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Contact Details

Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6BH
Reception tel: + 44 (0) 161 247 1324
Distance from Manchester city centre: 1 mile/0.8km

Directions

By Train

Manchester Oxford Road Railway Station
The Manchester campus is just a five minute walk away. Turn right out of Oxford Road Station and walk underneath the railway bridge. The Manchester campus is to your right.

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. 

Deansgate-Castlefield tram stop is within walking distance of Birley Building.

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.

Visit Transport for Greater Manchester for more information

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

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By Car

From the M56, south of Manchester, keep in right hand lanes at Junction 3 (signposted City Centre) and continue from the end of the M56 onto A5103 (Princess Parkway), signposted Manchester city centre. Continue ahead until you reach a major roundabout with an overpass and take the third exit, signposted Sheffield A57(M). At next roundabout take the first exit onto Cambridge Street, turn right onto Chester Street and right onto Oxford Road.

From the M60, north and east of Manchester, exit at Junction 22 and turn right at traffic lights onto A62. Continue until the end and turn left onto A665 then, following signs for Universities, turn right. Bear left just before the road rises to become the Mancunian Way and join the dual carriageway, immediately moving into the right hand filter lane to turn right (signposted Manchester Aquatics Centre) onto Grosvenor Street. Follow sign for MMU onto Oxford Road.

From the M602, west of Manchester, proceed to the end of the M602, join the A57(M) (Mancunian Way) and leave by the slip road (signposted Universities) immediately after the MMU buildings visible on both sides of the carriageway. Follow the slip road from the Mancunian Way round to the left and join the dual carriageway (Upper Brook Street). Take the first right into Grosvenor Street, then turn right onto Oxford Road.

Directions to Birley Building

From the M56, south of Manchester, keep in right hand lanes at Junction 3 (signposted City Centre) and continue from the end of the M56 onto A5103 (Princess Parkway), signposted Manchester city centre. Continue ahead for approximately 5 miles, keep left and turn left onto Greenheys Lane West. Take the second right onto Old Birley Street.

From the M60, north and east of Manchester, exit at Junction 22 and turn right at traffic lights onto A62. Continue until the end of A62 and turn left onto A665. Follow briefly and join the A57(M) (Mancunian Way).

As the MMU buildings become visible on both sides of the carriageway, leave by the slip road (signposted Universities) immediately. At the roundabout, take the first left onto Cambridge Street A5067, then first right onto Cavendish Street. Take the first right into Grosvenor Street, then turn right onto Oxford Road. Continue over Hulme Bridge the take first left onto Royce Road.

From the M602, west of Manchester, proceed to the end of the M602, join the A57(M) (Mancunian Way). Leave by the slip road, at the first roundabout continue ahead. At the second roundabout, take the third exit onto Cambridge Street A5067, then first right onto Cavendish Street. Take the first right into Grosvenor Street, then turn right onto Oxford Road. Continue over Hulme Bridge the take first left onto Royce Road.

GPS

Input the postcode M15 6BH into your satellite navigation system to get to the Manchester campus. To get directions to Birley Building, input the postcode M15 5RN and this will give directions to Birley Multi-Storey Car Park.

Parking

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.

Car Parks within walkable distance of Manchester campus

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.

Parking at Birley Building

The Birley Multi-Story Car Park is open to staff holding a valid MMU permit and open to students studying at Birley in the evenings. There is no student car parking at the Birley campus site outside of these hours, unless students are Blue Badge Holders.

Birley Multi-Storey Car Park Opening Times

Staff

Student

Monday-Friday:

06:00-23:00

Monday-Friday:

16:30-23:00

Saturday-Sunday:

06:00-23:00

Saturday-Sunday:

06:00-23:00

Cars are not permitted to be left over night. Parking outside of these times may result in a civil enforcement notice being issued to the vehicle.

Anyone wishing to park outside of these times should be aware that there are publically available multi-storey car parking facilities in the area, although spaces are limited.

View map of Car parks in Manchester and Salford

Please be aware that there is no on-road parking in the immediate areas surrounding Birley as this is a residents parking zone, vehicles not displaying a valid residential permit will be issued with a parking notice.