Travel and Accommodation

This year Connections: Getting to Grips will be held at Coventry University, Elm Bank.

Address:

Coventry University Doctoral College & Centre for Research Capability and Development
Swan Room
Elm Bank
Coventry
CV1 2LQ

 

Travel

Coventry Rail Station:


Elm Bank is less than 10 minutes walk from Coventry Rail Station. Alternatively, there is a taxi rank at the station entrance.

Directions to walk: 

  • Leave Station Square, turn right onto Park Road
  • Walk round the front of the Listers Garage
  • Elm Bank is on the left
  • For the main building entrance, please use the car park entrance after the building, not between Elm Bank and Listers

Car parking

There are a limited number of first come, first served visitor car parking spaces at Elm Bank. Please park in a visitor space and ask reception for a parking permit.

The nearest public car park is New Union Street Multi Storey, Coventry, CV1 2PL, 6 minutes walk from Elm Bank. For further information: http://www.coventry.gov.uk/directory_record/11439/new_union_street

The Belgrade Plaza multi storey, Coventry, CV1 4BF always has spaces and is 20 minutes walk from Elm Bank. For further information: 

https://www.ncp.co.uk/find-a-car-park/car-parks/coventry-belgrade-plaza/

Accommodation

If you are arriving in Coventry by rail and want a hotel close by and within very easy reach of the venue we suggest Hotel Ibis Coventry Centre - 7 minutes walk/short taxi ride from Coventry rail station and 90 seconds from the pre-conference workshop at Elm Bank and the REDS Conference at the Coventry Technology Park.

https://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-2793-ibis-coventry-centre/index.shtml

If you would like a hotel closer to somewhere to eat we suggest the Premier Inn (Belgrade Plaza) – a short taxi ride from Coventry rail station and 15 minutes walk from the conference venue:

https://www.premierinn.com/gb/en/hotels/england/west-midlands/coventry/coventry-city-centre-belgrade-plaza.html

or the Ramada:

https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/ramada/coventry-united-kingdom/ramada-hotel-and-suites-coventry/rooms-rates?brand_id=RA&brand_code=BU,RA,DI,MT,HJ,SE,KG,TL,WG,WY,BH&rate_plan=LV0&checkin_date=10/04/2018&checkout_date=10/05/2018&rooms=1&children=0&adults=1