Travel and Accommodation

Getting to Nottingham

Nottingham is right in the centre of the UK and is well connected to other major cities by train. Regular services operate between Nottingham and London St Pancras (from 1 hours 45 mins), Birmingham (1 hour 15 mins), Leeds (2 hours), Manchester (2 hours), or Sheffield (1 hour). Visit Nottinghamshire (the regions official website) provides all the information you will need to facilitate your visit:


The School of Chemistry (University Park Campus)

The Nottingham University Park campus is 2 miles from Nottingham train station, about a 40 min walk or a short journey by public transport.  A frequent tram service connects Nottingham train station to University Park. Alight the tram at either “Queens Medical Centre” or “The University of Nottingham” stops. Visitor parking is available in the main car park. Currently the rate is £ 10 per day. Please visit the University of Nottingham website for detailed travel information:

A map of University Park campus is available here:


Hotel Accommodation

Accommodation is NOT included in the BMS SIG delegate registration fee. Delegates should make their own hotel arrangements if required. We have secured 30 rooms in the De Vere Orchard Hotel on University Park Campus for the night of 1st July at the following rates:

  • £85.00 per room per night Bed & Breakfast for single occupancy
  • £95.00 per room per night Bed & Breakfast for double occupancy

Please contact the hotel directly, 0115 8760900, quoting UON- BMSS SIG. Bookings are on a first come first served basis, and should be made before 20th May 2020. These rates are fully pre-payable at the time of the booking, non-transferrable and non-refundable in case of cancellation.

Additional rooms may be bookable in the hotel at the best available rate. Rooms may also be available in the De Vere Jubilee Hotel on Jubilee Campus, which is 15 min walk from the School of Chemistry. Please contact the hotel directly:

If you would prefer to stay in the city centre and travel to University Park, Nottingham has a plethora of hotels to suit a range of budgets. The well-known on-line hotel booking websites (e.g. will provide the most efficient solution for reserving overnight accommodation.