Travel | Accommodation

Conference Venues

Both conference venues are located a 1 minute walk apart, on opposite sides of Mount Pleasant road.

John Foster Building

80-98 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool, L35UZ

John Lennon Art & Design Building

Duckinfield Street, Liverpool, L35RD


LJMU and Liverpool are easily accessible by a number of transport means that serve the city centre, which is in walking distance of both conference venues.


Liverpool can be reached via Lime Street Station (national connections) or Liverpool Central Station (city connections via MerseyRail).


Liverpool city centre is served by both National Express Coaches and MegaBus.


Various paid car parks in the city centre, including Lime Street Station, and St John's Centre and Liverpool ONE shopping centre multi-storeys (see Parkopedia for more). Major roadworks on A59 may cause delays / diversions. Note that if approaching via M56 / M53, both tunnels and both bridges are toll roads.


The closest airport is Liverpool John Lennon Airport (park and ride and MerseyRail connections via Liverpool South Parkway). Manchester Airport is the nearest major international airport and can be reached directly by train (via Liverpool South Parkway and Manchester Piccadilly; ~1 hour).


A range of accommodation is available in Liverpoool. Select budget options are suggested below:

Hatter's Hostel

Private rooms and shared dormitories | Two minute walk from conference venues |

International Inn

Shared dormitories | Three minute walk from conference venues |

YHA Liverpool Albert Dock

Shared dormitories | Twenty minute walk from conference venues |