Useful Information

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Rail: Wolverhampton Railway Station is ten-minute walk to the conference venue, close to the City Centre.

Address: Railway Drive, Wolverhampton WV1 1LE
Phone: 01902 351 036
Hours: Monday – Saturday 24 Hours a Day, and Sunday 06:15 – 23:59

There is also a Midland Metro Tram to Birmingham that runs every 6-8 minutes during the day, and every 15 minutes on evenings and Sundays. You can pick up tickets at the bus stations

Bus: The Travel West Midlands Central Bus Station is a one-minute walk from the train station and three-minutes’ walk from the conference venue. All-day passes cost £4.40 while short hops are £1.90.

Address: Pipers Row, Wolverhampton WV1 1LD
Phone: 0121 214 7214

Taxi Hire: Black cabs are available outside the train station, as well as at other taxi ranks in the city centre. These are the only taxis you don’t need to pre-book. Recommended taxi hire firms include:

Central Taxis: 01902 423456
A1 Premier Cars: 01902 313141
ABC Cars: 01902 333333
GoCarz: 01902 717273 

Cars: The conference location for SatNavs is WV1 1LY

The closest car parking facilities to the conference venue are,

Broad Street Car Park: Westbury Street, Wolverhampton WV1 1JD
Charges: up to 4 hours: £2.50/ per day: £4.50

Civic Centre Car Park: Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton WV1 1RQ
Charges:  up to 2 hours: £2.00/ up to 4 hours: £4.50/ up to 6 hours: £8.50/ over 6 hours: £10 Closed for refurbishment during period of conference


Emergency/Urgent Care:

  • Call 999 in an emergency
  • Call NHS Direct (0845 46 47) for urgent, but non-emergency, health advice.
  • Call NHS Choices (111) if you require general medical advice.

Accident & Emergency services are located in New Cross Hospital.

First Aid:  Support staff trained in first aid will be on site during the conference


  • Lloyd’s: 34-35 Thornley St, Wolverhampton WV1 1JP (01902 424380)
  • Boots: 40-42 Dudley St, Wolverhampton WV1 3EX (01902 427145)
  • Superdrug: 65-67 Mander Square, Wolverhampton WV1 3NN (01902 773827)


Cashpoints/ATMs (most are located very near to campus):

  • Barclay’s Bank: Queen Square, Wolverhampton City Centre, Wolverhampton WV1 1RF
  • Cooperative Bank: 1-2 Dudley Street, Wolverhampton City Centre, Wolverhampton, WV1 3EN
  • HSBC: 9 Queen Square, Wolverhampton City Centre, Wolverhampton, WV1 1DF
  • Lloyd’s Bank: 37 Queen Square, Wolverhampton City Centre, Wolverhampton, WV1 1TL
  • NatWest: 40 Queen Square, Wolverhampton City Centre, Wolverhampton, WV1 1TL
  • There’s also an ATM in the University’s Student Union


  • Asda: Jack Hayward Way, Wolverhampton, WV1 4DE (open 24 hours)
  • Marks & Spencer’s: 19 Dudley St, Wolverhampton WV1 3EY (open 8:30 am – 6:00 pm)
  • Sainsbury’s: Raglan Street, Wolverhampton, WV3 0ST (open 7:00 am – 11:00 pm)
  • Sainsbury’s Local: 7 Victoria St, Wolverhampton, WV1 1LD (open 8:00 am – 11:00 pm)


Since the conference venue is in the city centre, there are numerous and varied places to eat within a quick walk. While most pubs offer food at reasonable prices, and there are familiar eateries like McDonald’s, Subway and Starbucks, you may like to try some of these:

Evening Meals:

The Bilash (Michelin rated Indian £££)
Address: 2 Cheapside, Wolverhampton WV1 1TU
Hours: 12–2pm, 5:30–10pm

Catellani’s Restaurant (modern Italian £££)
Address: 6 School St, Wolverhampton WV1 4LR
Hours: 12–3:00pm, 5:30–10:30pm

Made in Thai (authentic Thai £££)
Address: 24 Darlington St, Wolverhampton WV1 4HW
Hours: 12–2:30pm, 5–11pm

Rosso e Nero (modern Italian £££)
Address: 25 Darlington St, Wolverhampton WV1 4HW
Hours: 12–3pm, 5:30–10:30pm

Dilshad Tandoori (classic and contemporary Indian £££)
Address: 40-43 Berry St, Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV1 1HA
Hours: 6–12pm

Hungry Bistro (British ££)
Address: 81 Lichfield St, Wolverhampton
Hours: 12–3pm, 5–10pm

Banks Bistro (European, British ££)
Address: Chapel Ash | 40c Bath Road, Wolverhampton WV1 4EP
Hours: 12:00 – 9:30 pm

Jivan’s (authentic Indian Balti ££)
Address: 14 Broad St, Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV1 1HP
Hours: 5pm–12:30am

Light Meals & Lunches:

Patisserie Valerie (lovely for afternoon tea ££)
Address: 61 Dudley St, City Centre, Wolverhampton WV1 3EN
Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00pm

Café Maxsim (Spanish Tapas ££)
Address: 87 Darlington Street, Wolverhampton WV1 4EX
Hours: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Tuesday-Thursday and 9:30 am – 3:30pm, 6:00 – 10:30pm Friday -Sunday

Lock Works Café Bar (homemade light lunches ££)
Address: The Chubb Buildings, Fryer St, Wolverhampton WV1 1HT
Hours: 9:00 am – 8:30 pm Monday – Friday

Art Gallery Café (light lunch close to campus ££)
Address: Lichfield St, Wolverhampton WV1 1DU
Hours: 10:30 am – 4:30 pm Monday – Saturday

Jay’s Café (breakfast and lunch close to campus £)
Address: 175 Stafford St, Wolverhampton WV1 1NA
Hours: 8:00 am – 3:30 pm Monday – Saturday