UK-RAS Conference

UKRAS20: Location

UKRAS20: Location

** In response to the ongoing threat from the Covid-19 outbreak the Conference Committee has taken the decision to go ahead with UKRAS20 virtually **

The UKRAS20 Conference will be held at the University of Lincoln on the 17th April 2020.

Stephen Langton Building
University of Lincoln

Getting there

Based in the heart of the city of Lincoln and easily accessible from across the UK, and the world, the University of Lincoln looks forward to welcoming you.

Situated in the East Midlands region of England, Lincoln’s central location allows for quick and easy access to London and a number of other major cities, including Nottingham, Sheffield, Leeds, Leicester, and Hull.

London’s King’s Cross Station is around two hours away by train, and a number of airports are within easy reach, providing direct links to locations around the world.

For further directions on how to get here and maps, please use the University of Lincoln website 

Travel by rail

Lincoln Central Railway Station is in the city centre, just a few minutes’ walk from the University of Lincoln’s Brayford Pool Campus. The station is fully accessible for wheelchair users.

Direct trains to London King’s Cross take around two hours. There are also frequent rail connections to other major cities, including Sheffield, Nottingham, Leicester, and Leeds.

Book train tickets on the National Rail website. See information on Lincoln Central Station on the East Midlands Trains website.

Travelling by car

Lincoln can be reached via the A1 at Newark (A46) from the South and near Retford (A57) from the North. The city is 40 miles east of Nottingham on the A46 and 40 miles south of the Humber Bridge on the A15. Lincoln is less than an hour’s drive from the M1.

Parking is not available on our campus, however there are a number of pay and display car parks available within a 3-5minute walk of the campus. The closest is St. Marks Retail Park or the NCP on the High Street. The NCP High Street Car Park is available at a discounted rate, if tickets are taken to the Students’ Union and stamped prior to using the Exit Pay Machine.

To find information on the range of parking options available in Lincoln see Visit Lincoln’s Parking Guide.

If you require disabled parking on campus, please contact the Commercial Services Office on 01522 886905 or by emailing who will be happy to help. Please note, you will require a permit to park which will need to be supplied in advance of the conference.