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Durham University

Durham Energy Institute

How to find us

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 traffic light system (former roundabout) towards the City Centre then turn left at the next traffic light system (former roundabout) onto New Elvet (A177). Cross the river and continue up the hill bearing right. 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 short hill and at the roundabout, turn left and then immediately left again into the University Science Site.

Science Site:

Upon entering the University’s Science Site, proceed to the security barrier at the bottom of the hill. For visits during work hours, you can collect your previously arranged temporary parking permit here. If your visit is after 5pm, feel free to park in any of the parking bays in the two carparks highlighted above.

You can view a campus map showing the locations of DEI Offices, DEI Seminar Room and DEI Public Lecture Theatres here.

If you have any queries, please contact Lynn Gibson on 0191 3342649 or