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Durham Business & Innovation Services

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Directions, Parking & Route Planner

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Journey planner

If you are using satnav please use the following postcode: DH1 3SD (but follow the road to the top of the hill)

From the North:
Approach Durham on the A1(M). Exit at Junction 62, taking the A690 West towards Durham City. Continue straight over the first roundabout towards the City Centre then turn left at the next roundabout onto New Elvet (A177). Cross the river and continue up the hill. Turn Left at the traffic lights (New Inn pub) and then turn right into the University Science Site.
From the South:
Leave the A1 at Junction 61 and follow the A177 north, through Bowburn and Shincliffe, past Houghall College and Maiden Castle. Travel up the hill and at the roundabout, turn left and then immediately left again. 
Science Site:
Upon entering the Science Site proceed through the barrier at the bottom of the hill (or collect a your temporary parking permit).  Continue up the hill until you reach the signs for Mountjoy Research Centre and John Snow House.  Take your first left, followed by your second left, up a small incline to the new car park at the very top. 
Parking:
All visitors are required to display a visitor parking permit.  You must arrange this prior to your visit with the department you are visiting. There are specific visitor bays available for parking, both at Mountjoy and at the bottom of the Science Site (near Engineering).  Security will inform you where to park upon arrival at the barrier on Stockton Road.

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Contact us

Maple Wing
Mountjoy Centre
Durham University
Durham, DH1 3LE, UK
Business Engagement
+44 (0)191 33 44650
Business Partnerships
+44 (0)191 33 43176
Research Commercialisation
+44 (0)191 33 43210
Fax: +44 (0) 191 334 4634