HESPA 2019 > Venue



East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham
De Vere East Midlands Conference Centre
Beeston Lane
Nottingham NG7 2RJ United Kingdom

0871 222 4836



Information on reaching the East Midlands Conference Centre is below. Hotels will be allocated nearer to the event and details of travelling to your allocated hotel will be issued with joining instructions. The below will help with planning your journey to Nottingham. 

By Train

The closest train stations to the campus are:

  • Nottingham Railway Station (3.9 miles) - The station is approx. 10-15 minutes’ drive from the East Midland Conference Centre, there is a taxi rank outside the station. Alternatively you can get the bus to Wollaton Park Gates (Stop UN17) bus station which is 0.3 miles away from the venue, this includes one change (please see bus information below for further details).
  • Beeston Railway Station (1.7 miles) - The station is approx. 5-10 minutes’ drive from the East Midland Conference Centre. There is no taxi rank outside the station, a local taxi company is Beeston Taxis on 0115 772 2324.

By Car

Leave the M1 motorway at junction 25 and follow the A52 signposted to Nottingham. After approximately 4.4 miles turn right at the roundabout (Toby Carvery) onto the A6464 Woodside Road. Turn left at the next roundabout to enter the University of Nottingham's West Entrance.

The EMCC is situated on Beeston Road, which is the main loop road through the campus.
For satellite navigation systems please use postcode NG7 2QL


There is complimentary on-site car parking at the East Midlands Conference Centre, however, this is not guaranteed and is on a first come first served basis.

By Bus

If you are coming from the Airport, take the Skylink Express from East Midlands Airport and change at Nottingham Railway Station (Stop S5) to board the Centrelink bus toward Nottingham departing at Angel Row (Stop A2). Then from Stop A4 take the 36 bus towards Chilwell, departing at Wollaton Park Gates (Stop UN17) bus station, which is approx. a 6-minute walk to the venue.

By Plane

After arrival at East Midlands Airport, please see the bus information above. Otherwise a taxi from the airport would take approx. 30 minutes to the venue. 


You can also take the tram from Nottingham Railway Station, towards Toton Lane, departing at University Boulevard. It is then an approx. 15-minute walk to the venue.




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