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MCC Workshop on the Modelling of Point Defects 


The Workshop will take place in Lancaster University Management School's newly completed West Pavilion. The West Pavilion is situated on Lancaster University's Main Bailrigg Campus, which is indicated on the map below. 


Lancaster train station is a five-minute walk from the city centre.

There are direct rail links between Lancaster and many of the UK's major cities and airports. For train times, visit National Rail Enquiries

The 4 and 4X bus services operate between Lancaster Railway Station (Platform 3 exit) and Lancaster University every 30 minutes Monday to Friday daytimes. On Saturdays and during University vacation periods the 4 / 4X services operate hourly. There is also a limited service on Sunday evenings in term time (4X) to meet popular trains from the south. The journey time is around 25 minutes. Taxis are also available at the station.


If using an online route planner or satnav, the main University postcode is LA1 4YW.

Leave the M6 motorway at Junction 33 and take the A6 north towards Lancaster.


After Galgate village, three junctions with traffic lights on the A6 serve the University.


For South West Campus (Alexandra Park) - turn right at the first traffic lights into Hazelrigg Lane and then left at the roundabout into Alexandra Park



For North and South Campus, turn right at the second traffic lights into the University main drive. You can use the Car Parking Zones Map to identify the most convenient visitor car park for your destination.


For South East Campus (Forrest Hills) - follow the directions to South West Campus but go straight ahead at the roundabout and follow the signs.


Visitor car parking is available on campus 24/7 and is free between 6.00pm and 8.00am Mon to Fri after 6pm and at weekends. If you’re visiting campus during the day, then parking charges apply.

A ticket can be purchased using RingGo Cashless Parking Solutions and from any pay and display machine across campus at the cost of £2.20 for two hours or £5.50 for up to 10 hours. All payments are made using the RingGo app, web-based services or by phone, and machine payments are contactless by either chip and pin or contactless card payment.

The Sports Centre has a separate parking policy from the rest of the campus. Users of the Sports Centre can park for up to two hours free of charge at, subject to availability and restrictions. 


Wheelchair-accessible spaces are marked across all car parking areas on campus. Blue Badge holders are welcome to park without charge.

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