Venue, Travel & Accommodation


The conference will take place at the University of Central Lancashire’s Preston City Campus. Preston sits to the north of and about equidistant from Liverpool and Manchester, England (these are also the nearest airports). Full details will be sent through with maps and directions upon confirmation of a place.

See details about how to get to Preston and the Campus.


There is a range of local accommodation available, and here are some of the options you can book:

Preston International Legacy Hotel, Marsh Lane, Preston, PR1 2YF
Approximately a 5-10 minute walk from the conference venue
Telephone: 0844 411 9028

Premier Inn Preston Central, Fox Street, Preston, PR1 2AB
Approximately a 10-minute walk from the conference venue
Telephone: 0871 527 8908
Online flexible rates available

Holiday Inn, The Ringway, Preston, PR1 3AU
Approximately a 15-minute walk from the conference venue
Telephone: 01772 567071
Fax: 01772 204842

Marriott Hotel, Garstang Road, Broughton, Preston. PR3 5JB
Approximately a 20-minute drive from the conference venue
Telephone: 01772 864087 (Select option 1)
Fax: 01772 861728

Travelodge Preston Central, Preston Farmers Office, 47 New Hall Lane, Preston PR1 5NX
Approximately a 25-minute walk or 10-minute taxi ride from the conference venue
Telephone 08719 846150
Online flexible rates available

The Park Hotel: 209 Tulketh Road, Ashton, Preston, PR2 1ES
Approximately a 10/15 minute drive from the conference venue
Telephone: 01772 726250
Fax: 01772 723743

Please mention that you are attending a conference at UCLan when you make a booking, as you may be eligible for UCLan preferential rates, although you can often get better rates via the bookings websites such as,, etc (this does not constitute a recommendation).