The IWMW 2018 event will be held in the Spring Lane Building at the University of York.

In addition to the Spring Lane Building, which hosts the talks and workshop sessions, the other locations will be used for the IWMW 2018 event:

  • James College: accommodation for delegates
  • Galleria, Campus South Information Centre: location for breakfast
  • Vanbrugh College: conference dinner on Wednesday 11 July
  • Vanbrugh College: barbeque on Thursday 12 July
  • Vanbrugh Arms bar for late drinks until midnight on Wednesday, 11 July and Thursday, 12 July

A map of Campus West, where event activities will be taking place, is available at: [PDF format]

Getting to York

The event is taking place on the main campus of the University of York. The main campus is situated in the south east of York and is easily accessed by car or public transport.

Full travel details are available from the University of York website:

Arriving by Car

If you are arriving by car head for the Campus West car park which is next to the delegate halls (James College). Parking is pay and display.

There are other car parks nearby if full:

  • Carpark North
  • Carpark G
  • Carpark Central (nearest to Spring Lane Building)
  • Carpark West (nearest to James College)
  • Carpark South – please note that the Campus South car park, including the spaces outside the mail room and Dalham Farm, will be closed all day on Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12 July for Hull York Medical School’s (HYMS) Graduation ceremonies.

If you’re using a satnav, use the postcode YO10 5DD.

The main Spring Lane Building is a five to seven minute walk through the campus from the car park.

Travelling by Bus

There is a bus to the University which stops outside, over the road, from the train station – the Your Bus 66. Buses run every 7-8 minutes and it takes around 20 minutes to get to the campus, costing £1.60 for a single journey.

Alight at the Library stop in the middle of the campus and you will see the Spring Lane Building across the road.

Travelling by Taxi

If you get a taxi from the train station the cost will be approximately £7. Ask for the Spring Lane Building if you are travelling straight to the conference on the Wednesday or the Campus South information centre if you are travelling to arrive on Tuesday afternoon.


We will provide signs from the main arrival points to the Spring Lane Building and accommodation. Note that the signs will include the IWMW logo.