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Wilmslow Road, Didsbury Manchester M20 2RR
Reception tel: + 44 (0) 161 247 1385
Distance from Manchester city centre: 5 miles/8km
The Didsbury campus is located a quarter mile south of Didsbury village on the A5145 and five miles south of Manchester City Centre. GMPTE's Journey Planner is a useful website for local travel information.
Trains run from Piccadilly and Oxford Road stations to East Didsbury station. From East Didsbury station walk west along Wilmslow Road (towards Didsbury Village and Manchester City Centre, away from Tesco supermarket) for a quarter of a mile. The campus entrance is on the right.
Frequent bus services (the 42, 42A, 142, X57) operate from the city centre (from Piccadilly Gardens via Oxford Road train station) to the Didsbury Campus. Ask for the Didsbury Campus (the stop is also known as the Broomhurst Halls).
Services 23, 23A & 370 also stop at the campus. Check the GMPTE website for details.
From the M56, south of Manchester, keep in left hand lane at Junction 3 following sign for Didsbury. Leave at Junction 1 (signposted Manchester city centre and Didsbury) and merge onto A34 (Kingsway). Branch left onto A5145 (signposted Didsbury). Campus is on your right after half a mile (0.8 km).
From the M60, north and east of Manchester, leave the M60 at Junction 1 (Stockport West), take the A5145 for Didsbury and continue straight for 2 miles (3km). At the traffic lights at the junction with the A34 (Tesco ahead on the right) continue straight over following the A5145 to Didsbury and turn right at the T-junction. The campus is on the right after half a mile (0.8 km).
From the M602, west of Manchester, proceed to the end of the M602, join the A57(M) (Mancunian Way) and follow the road from the Mancunian Way round to the left to join the dual carriageway (Upper Brook Street), continue for 2 miles (3km) to the roundabout and take the first exit for A34. Immediately take the second exit at the second roundabout onto the A34 (signposted Congleton, Wilmslow) and after a further 2 miles (3km) turn right at the traffic signals (by Tesco) onto the A5145 (signposted Didsbury). At the T-junction turn right, continue for half a mile (0.8 km) and the campus is on the right.
Input the postcode M20 2RR into your satellite navigation system to get to the Didsbury campus.
Please note that MMU Didsbury aims to be a 'green' campus and use of public transport is encouraged. Visitor parking is available within the Sports Centre Car park on a pay and display basis. To access this car park turn left at the traffic lights off Wilmslow Rd (A5145) onto Didsbury Park Road and take the first left after the Didsbury Park Hotel. If you are parking on campus using one of our car parks, please read our guidance on visitor car parking.
Information supplied by Transport Direct.