SAScon 2016 is taking place at the Manchester Metropolitan University Business School.

Address: MMU Business School, All Saints Campus, Oxford Road, Manchester, M15 6BH



By Train

Manchester Piccadilly Railway Station

Follow the signs for Fairfield Street taxi ranks and take the 147 bus to Oxford Road/All Saints. The bus runs every 10-15 minutes. You can also walk, which takes 10-15 minutes.

Manchester Victoria Railway Station

Follow the signs for the free metro shuttle bus service 2 (green). Get off at Chester Street and walk up to Oxford Road and turn right. The metro shuttle service runs every 10 minutes.


By Metrolink

You can walk to the campus from St Peter’s Square Metrolink Stop, which takes 10 minutes. Walk down Oxford Street/Oxford Road, in the opposite direction to the Midland Hotel, past the Palace Theatre and Oxford Road Railway Station. The Manchester campus is on your right.

The nearest mainline tram stop to Birley Building is Deansgate-Castlefield, which is approximately a 10 minute walk.


By Bus

Take the 147 bus from Piccadilly railway station to the stop outside the surface car park on Oxford Road. You can also get numerous buses heading towards south Manchester (Bus Number 41, 42, 43, 85, 111, 250, 256), which all stop at the Manchester campus.

New direct bus service to Birley

The 141 bus runs from East Didsbury direct to Birley Monday to Friday, during term time, every 10 minutes in peak time (up to every 12 minutes during the day). You can also get numerous buses that run from Birley to Manchester City Centre (Bus Number: 86, 250, 291, 256, x58, 263, 253, 255).

Visit Transport for Greater Manchester for more information.



There is limited on-road parking and multi-story car parking facilities around the Manchester Campus, although spaces are limited and parking charges are expensive.

Whenever possible, please use public transport. If you are parking on campus using one of our car parks, please read our guidance on visitor car parking.


We recommend the following nearby hotels:

High End

Hilton Hotel, 303 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 4LQ
0161 870 1600

Radisson Edwardian Hotel, Peter Street, Manchester, M2 5GP
0161 835 9929

Mid Priced

Jurys Inn, 56 Great Bridgewater Street, Manchester, M1 5LE
0161 953 8888

The Holiday Inn Express, Oxford Road, Manchester, M1 5QA.
0800 990 3997


Manchester Central Premier Inn
Bishopsgate, 7-11 Lower Mosley Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester
0870 990 6444

Travelodge Manchester Central Hotel
Blackfriars Street, Manchester, M3 5AL
0871 984 6159


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