The Venue

York University – Ron Cooke Hub

York University – Ron Cooke Hub

The Ron Cooke Hub is in the Campus East area of the University of York campus. York University is spread across various sites so make sure you go to the correct one.

Getting There

Use postcode YO19 5LA to be directed to the Grimston Bar Park and Ride junction.

There are frequent buses between the city centre and Campus East via the number 4 and UoY66. Ensure you alight at the Ron Cooke Hub stop.

Further travel details can be found on The Ron Cooke Hub University site.


Parking is available at Field Lane and Kimberlow Lane car parks. Pay and display parking is in place please purchase a ticket and display this in your vehicle on arrival. Short stay parking for up to 45 minutes is free, longer stays are charged at £1 per hour and is free from 6pm – 8am and on weekends.

Therefore workshop day parking is charged at £1 per hour, and conference day parking is free. Further parking information can be found on The Ron Cooke Hub university site.


If you are at the university, taxis can be ordered for you by either the porters at the Ron Cooke Hub or the conference volunteers.

If you are at York railway station, there is a taxi rank in the forecourt of the station. There are also various taxi ranks around the city. If you are at a restaurant or pub, they will be able to call a taxi for you.

You can also call a taxi yourself, the university uses Streamline (+44 1904 656565), who have wheelchair accessible taxis.

A taxi from the centre of York to the Ron Cooke Hub or vice versa will be about £8.

There is no need to tip taxi drivers.