How to find DDD East Midlands

The venue for DDD is now part of NTU Events and Conferencing, formerly known as Nottingham Conference Centre. DDD takes place in the Nottingham Trent University Newton & Arkwright buildings, whose entrance is at 10 Goldsmith St, Nottingham NG1 4BU.

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The entrance is directly opposite St Andrews with Castle Gate URC Church.

By rail

Nottingham Station is the mainline train station close to Nottingham city centre. The train station is a 15 minute walk from the conference centre, but for those new to Nottingham it might be easier to take a taxi or use the Nottingham Express Transit (NET) system. Directions to the the station tram stop are signposted throughout the train station building. The conference venue is located between the Royal Centre and Nottingham Trent University tram stop. Take a tram heading to either Phoenix Park or Hucknall. Exit the tram at the Royal Centre, and continue along Goldsmith Street past Burton Street. The entrance is on your left, through the big glass doors marked "Nottingham Trent University Newton & Arkwright".

By air

The closest airport to Nottingham is East Midlands Airport which is 15 miles (approximately 24 kilometres) outside of the city. It takes about half an hour from there to travel into the city by car or bus. There is a Skylink bus service that runs every half hour from the airport into Nottingham city centre and stops a few minutes walk away from the conference venue.

By car

From the north, exit the M1 at junction 26 and follow the signs for the A610 towards Nottingham city centre.

There is a Park and Ride (tram) facility situated close to the M1 junction 26. The Park and Ride (Phoenix Park) site is clearly sign-posted off the A610.

Leave the tram at the Nottingham Trent University tram stop which is located on Goldsmith Street. Head south along Goldsmith Street. the entrance to DDD is on your right, opposite St Andrews URC Church.

From the south, exit the M1 at junction 24 and follow the signs for the A453 to Nottingham city centre.

The Queen’s Drive Park and Ride is located just off the A453 (Queen’s Drive), follow signs for A453 / Queen’s Drive Industrial Estate and merge on to the A453 (Queen’s Drive). The Park and Ride is located on the opposite side of the road to the retail park and is clearly sign-posted.

Alight from the Park and Ride bus on Lower Parliament Street (Victoria Centre); The conference venue is a short walk away.

Car parking

Car parks in the city centre are clearly signposted from all major approach routes. There are two car parks close to venue; Trinity Square car park on North Church Street and Talbot Street car park. For satellite navigation systems please use the following information:

Trinity Square car park: postcode NG1 4BR
co-ordinates 52.956785,-1.149316

Talbot Street car park: postcode NG1 5GG
co-ordinates 52.956143,-1.154433