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ARRIVING BY PLANE AT GLASGOW AIRPORT and staying at Caledonian Court

  1. Catch Express Airport/City Shuttle Bus No. 500 to the city terminus at Buchanan Bus Station, Stance No. 45 Time: approx. 15 minutes; Fare: approx. £4.50 Single, £7 Open Return (28 days)
    OR, Catch the Glasgow Flyer, Airport/City Arriva Bus No. 500 to the city terminus at Buchanan Bus Station, Stance No. 46 Time: approx. 15 minutes; Fare: approx. £4.20 Single, £6.50 Open Return (28 days). Tickets may be purchased on the bus from the driver, or online: www.arrivabus.co.uk
    OR For a recommended ‘Network’ Taxi from Glasgow Airport to the City Centre, Telephone (0141) 557 1110, Fare: approx. £13.00
    OR, Catch Airport/City Bus No.747 to Buchanan Bus Station Time: approx. 1 hour; Fare: approx. £3.90 Single, £3.95 Return (24 hours only)
    NB. Before leaving the Bus Station, collect a Timetable for Bus No. 11 for going to Glasgow University to register (see 5, below)
  2. Walk out the northern, Cowcaddens Road exit of Buchanan Bus Station, cross Cowcaddens Road, and walk straight into the Caledonian University Campus.
  3. See Campus Map for directions to Reception Office at Caledonian Court, Security Office (to collect keys if arriving after hours), Hamish Wood Refectory for breakfast (Hamish Wood Building) George Moore Building for Conference Sessions, Lecture Theatre MO 01, Floor 1 and the CPD Building, Floor 1, Rooms CPD 01 and CPD 02
  4. To register at the Glasgow University Fraser Building and attend the Concert in the University Chapel, consult your Timetable for Bus No. 11 (see NB above), walk from Caledonian Court down North Hanover Street, turn left into Cathedral Street, cross Cathedral Street, keep walking in the same direction and catch Bus No.11 outside the Thomas Graham Building. Alight in University Avenue at the University main gate (Exact Fare required. approx. £1.80), cross University Avenue at the lights and walk up the hill to the Fraser Building on your right. For the University Chapel, walk down the hill, cross University Avenue, enter the University main gate, turn right, then left.
    OR Take a taxi from the rank in Buchanan Bus Station (near the Cowcadens Road exit) and ask the driver to go to the top of Gibson Street, turn left into Hillhead Street and let you off at the end of Hillhead Street. The Fraser Building is on the left and the University Library on the right.

For a useful taxi for around the city and suburbs, telephone (0141) 429 7070 or (0141) 429 6666.

ARRIVING BY PLANE AT GLASGOW AIRPORT and staying at the Sandyford Hotel, 904 Sauchiehall Street corner of Sauchihall and Kelvingrove Streets

  1. Catch Airport/City Bus No.747 (NOT the express No. 500) to Kelvingrove Street. Time: approx. 50 minutes; Fare: approx. £3.90 Single, Return £3.95 (24 hours). Sandyford Hotel is on the corner of Sauchiehall and Kelvingrove Streets (opposite the large Lorne Park Hotel).
    OR Call recommended ‘Network’ Taxi from Glasgow Airport to Sandyford Hotel Tel. (0141) 557 1110; Fare: approx. £13.00
  2. To register, (2.00–5.00pm Tuesday), hail or order a taxi (0141 429 7070/ 6666) to the Glasgow University Fraser Building. Ask the driver to go to the top of Gibson Sreet, turn left into Hillhead Street and let you off at the end of Hillhead Street. The Fraser Building is on your left and the University Library on the right.
    OR There is a pleasant, twenty-minute walk from the Sandyford Hotel to the University of Glasgow through Kelvingrove Park. From the Hotel, turn left into Sauchiehall Street, left again into Kelvingrove Street which leads into the Park, keep walking past the fountain and pond, turn left at the Soldiers’ Memorial to cross the Prince of Wales Bridge over the Kelvin River and follow the path to the right of Thomas Carlisle’s statue up to Kelvin Way. Cross Kelvin Way, walk to your right, then turn left into University Avenue. Walk up the hill to the main gate and Security Office. To register at the Fraser Building, cross University Avenue, walk straight up the hill to the Fraser Building on your right. For the Chapel, walk back down the hill, cross University Avenue, enter the main gate, turn right, then left.
  3. To reach Glasgow Caledonian University, catch Bus No. 747 outside the Sandyford Hotel to the Killermont Street stop outside Buchanan Bus Station, (exact fare required: approx. £1.80 single, £3.00 return), walk through the Station and the northern, Cowcaddens road exit, cross Cowcaddens Road and walk straight into the Caledonian University Campus. Conference sessions are held in the George Moore Building, Lecture Theatre MO 01, Floor 1, and the CPD Building, Floor 1, Rooms CPD 01 NS CPD 02.

[NB Copies of the Timetable for Bus No. 747 are available from the Buchanan Bus Station.]

For a useful taxi for around the city and suburbs, telephone (0141) 429 7070 / (0141) 429 6666.

ARRIVING BY PLANE AT GLASGOW AIRPORT and staying at the Holiday Inn, 161 West Nile Street

  1. Catch Express Airport/City Bus No. 500 to the city terminus at Buchanan Bus Station Time: approx. 15 minutes; Fare: approx. £4.50 Single, £7 Open Return (28 days)
    OR Catch the Glasgow Flyer, Airport/City Arriva Bus No. 500 to the city terminus at Buchanan Bus Station Time: approx. 15 minutes; Fare: approx. £4.20 Single, £6.50 Open Return. Tickets for this Arriva bus may be purchased from the driver, or in advance Online: www.arrivabus.co.uk
    Ask the drivers of both these buses whether they stop at the Holliday inn.
    OR Recommended ‘Network’ Taxi between Glasgow Airport and City: Tel: (0141) 557 1110, Fare: Approx. £13.00
    OR Catch Airport/City Bus No.747 to the city terminus at Buchanan Bus Station Time: approx. 1 hour; Fare: £3,90 Single, £3.95 Return (24 hours only)
    NB Before leaving Buchanan Bus Station, collect the Timetables for Bus Nos 11, 44 and 44A to go to Glasgow University in order to register (see 3 below).
  2. Walk out the northern, Cowcaddens Road exit of the Bus Station, turn left into Cowcaddens Road and continue until you reach the Holliday Inn, 161 West Nile Street, corner of Cowcaddens Road and West Nile Street.
  3. To register and attend the Concert at Glasgow University Fraser Building and Chapel: Walk down West Nile Street, cross and turn right into Bath Street, catch Bus 11 at the stop outside McCormack’s Musical Instruments. Alight in University Avenue at the main gate of the University (exact fare required, approx. £1.80). Cross University Avenue at the lights and walk up the hill to the Fraser Building on your right. To reach the Chapel, walk down the hill, cross University Avenue, enter the main gate, turn right, then left.
    OR From McCormack’s Musical Instruments in Bath Street, walk further along Bath Street, cross and turn left into Hope Street and catch Bus Nos 44 or 44A at the stop close to that corner (exact fare required, approx. £1.80. Thereafter, directions are the same as for 3 above.
    OR telephone the recommended taxi for trips around the city at (0141) 429 7070 or 429 6666 (Fare approx. £5.00). Ask the driver to go to the top of Gibson Street, turn left at Hillhead Street and let you off at the end of Hillhead Street. The Fraser Building is on your left and the University Library on your right.
  4. For Conference Sessions, from the Holiday Inn, walk back along Cowcaddens Road to Glasgow Caledonian University Campus opposite the Buchanan Bus Station’s northern exit. Sessions are held in the George Moore Building, Lecture Theatre MO 01, Floor 1,and the CPD Building, Floor 1, Rooms 01 and 02.

ARRIVING BY PLANE FROM GLASGOW AIRPORT and staying at McLay Guest House, 264–276 Renfrew Street

  1. Catch Express Airport/City Shuttle Bus No. 500 to city terminus at Buchanan Bus Station, Stance No. 45 Time: approx. 15 minutes; Fare: approx. £4.50 single, £7 Open Return (28 days)
    OR, Catch the Glasgow Flyer, Airport/City Arriva Bus No. 500 to city terminus at Buchanan Bus Station, Stance No. 46 Time: approx. 15 minutes; Fare: approx. £4.20, £6.50 Open Return (28 days) Tickets may be purchased for this Arriva bus in advance, Online: www.arrivabus.co.uk
    OR Take the recommended ‘Network’ Taxi between Glasgow Airport and City, Tel: (0141) 557 1110 Fare: Approx. £13.00.
    OR, Catch Airport/City Bus No.747 to city terminus at Buchanan Bus Station Time: approx. 1 hour; Fare: approx. £3.90 single, £3.95 return (24 hours only) [If walking up a very steep hill with luggage does not bother you, get off Bus 747 at Charring Cross, Sauchiehall Street, walk to your right, turn left into Garnet Street, left again into Renfrew Street and to McLay Guest House.]
  2. Take a taxi from the Buchanan Bus Station Taxi Rank near the northern (Cowcaddens Road) exit of the Bus Station to the McLay Guest House, Fare, approx. £3.50.
    OR If walking from the Buchanan Bus Station, turn right out of the Killermont Street entrance, cross West Nile Street and continue walking in the same direction (Killermont becomes Renfrew Street) until you reach McLay Guest House (about 20 minutes). However, there is quite a hill to walk up with luggage.
  3. To register in the Fraser Building at Glasgow University and attend the Concert in the Chapel: From McLay Guest House, turn right into Renfrew Street and walk to the end, cross the footbridge over the Motorway, turn back along the path under the footbridge to the bus stop and hail Bus Nos 11, 44 or 44A (Exact Fare required, approx. 90 pence). Alight in University Avenue at the main gate to the University, cross University Avenue at the lights and walk up the hill to the Fraser Building on your right. For the University Chapel, walk back down the hill, cross University Avenue, enter the University main gate, turn right, then left.
  4. To reach Caledonian University from McLay Guest House, turn left into Renfrew street and walk to Buchanan Bus Station. Walk through the Station and out the northern Cowcaddens Road exit. Cross Cowcaddens Road, and walk straight into the Caledonian University Campus. Conference sessions are held in the George Moore Building, Lecture Theatre MO 01, Floor 1, and the CPD Building, Floor 1, Rooms CPD 01 and CPD 02.

ARRIVING BY BUS AT GLASGOW BUCHANAN BUS STATION and staying at Caledonian Court

  1. Catch the City to Glasgow Airport Bus No. 747 (NB NOT the express No.500) and alight at the stop in Sauchiehall Street just beyond Kelvingrove and Derby Streets. Cross Sauchiehall Street and walk in the opposite direction from the bus, cross Derby street and walk past the shops to the Sandyford Hotel on the corner of Sauchiehall and Kelvingrove Streets. Exact Fare required: £1.80 single; £3.00 return. Time: approx. 20 minutes.
    OR Take a taxi from the rank near the northern, Cowcaddens Road exit of the Buchanan Bus Station. Fare: approx. £5.00.
  2. To Register: Take the local Taxi, (0141) 429 7070 / 429 6666, to the Glasgow University Fraser Building. Fare: approx. £3.50. Ask the driver to go to the top of Gibson Street and let you off at the cul de sac end of Hillhead Street. The Fraser Building is on your left and the University Library on the right.
    OR There is a pleasant, twenty-minute walk from the Sandyford Hotel to the University of Glasgow through the Kelvingrove Park. From the Hotel, turn left into Sauchiehall Street, left again into Kelvingrove Street which leads into the Park, keep walking past the fountain and pond, turn left at the Soldiers’ Memorial to cross the Prince of Wales Bridge over the Kelvin River and follow the path to the right of Thomas Carlysle’s statue up to Kelvin Way. Cross Kelvin Way, walk to your right then turn left into University Avenue. Walk up the hill to the main gate and Security Office. For the Fraser Building, cross University Avenue, walk straight up the hill to the Fraser Building is on your right. For the Chapel, walk back down the hill, cross University Avenue, turn right, then left.
  3. To reach Glasgow Caledonian University, catch Bus No. 747 outside the Sandyford Hotel to the Buchanan Bus Station stop in Killermont Street (exact fare required: £1.80 single, £3.00 return). Walk through the Station and out through the northern, Cowcaddens Road exit, cross Cowcaddens Road and walk straight into the Glasgow Caledonian University Campus. Conference sessions are held in the George Moore Building, Lecture Theatre MO 01, Floor 1, and the CPD Building, Floor 1, Rooms CPD 01 and CPD 02.

Take the opportunity to collect a Timetable for Bus No. 747 from Buchanan Bus Station.

ARRIVING BY BUS AT BUCHANAN BUS STATION and staying at McLay Guest House, 264–276 Renfrew Street

  1. Take a taxi from the Bus Station Taxi Rank near the northern (Cowcaddens Road) exit to the McLay Guest House, Fare, approx. £3.50.
    OR From the stop outside the Killermont Street entrance to Buchanan Bus Station, hail the Station Link Bus Bus No.398 (between Buchanan Bus Station and the city train stations) to Central Station in Gordon Street (Exact Fare required, 90 pence). Cross Gordon Street, walk left to and cross Hope Street at the lights and hail Bus Nos. 44 or 44A at the stop on the corner of Hope and Bothwell Streets. Alight at the stop under the footbridge over the M8 Motorway (Fare £1.80), walk over the footbridge into Renfrew Street and up to the McLay Guest House.
    OR if walking from Buchanan Bus Station, turn right out of the Killermont Street entrance, cross West Nile Street and continue walking in the same direction (Killermont becomes Renfrew Street) until you reach McLay Guest House (about 20 minutes). However, be warned, there is quite a hill to walk up with luggage.
  2. To register in the Fraser Building at Glasgow University and attend the Concert in the Chapel: From McLay Guest House, turn right into Renfrew Street and walk to the end, cross the footbridge over the Motorway, turn back along the path under the footbridge to the bus stop and hail Bus Nos 11, 44 or 44A (Exact Fare required, approx. 90 pence). Alight in University Avenue at the main gate to the University, cross University Avenue at the lights and walk up the hill to the Fraser Building on your right. For the University Chapel, walk back down the hill, cross University Avenue, enter the University main gate, turn right, then left.
  3. To reach Caledonian University from McLay Guest House, turn left into Renfrew street and walk to Buchanan Bus Station. Walk through the Killermont entrance and out of the northern, Cowcaddens Road exit, cross Cowcaddens Road, and walk straight into the Glasgow Caledonian University Campus. Conference sessions are held in the George Moore Building, Lecture Theatre MO 01, Floor 1, and the CPD Building, Floor 1, Rooms CPD 01 and CPD 02.

ARRIVING BY TRAIN AT GLASGOW CENTRAL STATION and staying at Caledonian Court

  1. Take a taxi from the Gordon Street Taxi Rank to Caledonian Court, Caledonian University Campus, Cowcaddens Road (Fare approx. £4.00). See Campus Map for directions to Reception Office at Caledonian Court, Security Office (to collect keys if arriving after hours), Hamish Wood Refectory for breakfast (Hamish Wood Building) George Moore Building for Conference Sessions, Lecture Theatre MO 01, Floor 1, and the CPD Building, Floor 1, Rooms CPD 01 and CPD 02.
    OR Take the Glasgow Station Link Bus No 398 from the Gordon Street Central Station exit to Buchanan Bus Station (Exact Fare, 90 pence). Walk through the Bus Station (pick up a Timetable for Bus No. 11 on the way, see 3 below) and continue through the northern, Cowcaddens Road exit, cross Cowcaddens Road and walk straight into the Glasgow Caledonian University Campus.
  2. To register and attend the Concert at the Glasgow University Fraser Building and Chapel, walk from Caledonian Court down North Hanover Street, turn left into Cathedral Street, cross Cathedral Street, keep walking in the same direction and catch Bus No. 11 outside the Thomas Graham Building. Alight at University Avenue at the main gate to the University (Exact Fare required: £1.80). Cross University Avenue at the lights and walk up the hill to the Fraser Building on your right. To reach the Chapel, walk down the hill, cross University Avenue, enter the main gate, take first right, then left.
    OR Take a taxi from the Buchanan Bus Station Rank (near the Cowcadens Road exit) or telephone the recommended taxi for trips around the city at (0141) 429 7070/429 6666. Ask the driver to go to the top of Gibson Street, turn left at Hillhead Street and let you off at the end of Hillhead Street. The Fraser Building is on your left (Fare approx. £5.00).
  3. If time is short and you wish to register first at Glasgow University, leave Central Station at the Gordon Street exit, cross Gordon Street and walk to Hope Street, cross Hope Street and catch Bus Nos 44 or 44A at the corner of Hope and Bothwell Streets. Alight at the University of Glasgow main gate in University Avenue (Exact Fare required: approx. £1.80). Cross University Avenue at the lights and walk up the hill to the Fraser Building on your right. The Chapel is on the other side of University Avenue: walk down the hill, cross University Avenue, go through the University main gate, turn right, then left. A bus will carry delegates to their accommodation after the Concert.
    OR Take a taxi from the Central Station Gordon Street Rank to Glasgow University and ask the driver to go to the top of Gibson Street, as in 3 above (Fare, approx. £5.00).

ARRIVING BY TRAIN AT GLASGOW CENTRAL STATION and staying at the Sandyford Hotel, 904 Sauchiehall Street

  1. Turn left out of Central Station at the Gordon Street entrance, walk to and cross Hope Street, catch Bus Nos 9, 16 or 23 from the stop at the corner of Hope and Bothwell Streets and alight in Sauchiehall Street at the stop after Derby Street. Exact Fare required: approx. £1.80. Cross Sauchiehall Street, walk back in the opposite direction, cross Derby Street and continue walking past the few shops to the Sandyford Hotel on the corner of Sauchiehall and Kelvingrove Streets.
    OR From the same stop on the corner of Hope and Bothwell Streets catch Bus No. 62 and alight in Argyle Street outside the Tesco Supermarket. Turn right and walk in the same direction as the bus, cross Argyle Street at the lights, turn right into Kelvingrove Street and walk the short distance up to Sauchiehall street. The Sandyford Hotel is on the corner diagonally opposite.
    OR Take a taxi from the Central Station Gordon Street Rank for the Sandyford Hotel, 904 Sauchiehall Street. Fare, approx. £5.00.
  2. To register in the Fraser Building and attend the Concert at Glasgow University: There is a pleasant, twenty-minute walk from the Sandyford Hotel to the University of Glasgow through the Kelvingrove Park. From the Hotel, turn left into Sauchiehall Street, left again into Kelvingrove Street, which leads into the Park, keep walking past the fountain and pond, turn left at the Soldiers’ Memorial to cross the Prince of Wales Bridge over the Kelvin River and follow the path to the right of Thomas Carlisle’s statue up to Kelvin Way. Cross Kelvin Way, walk to your right, then turn left into University Avenue. Walk up the hill to the main gate and Security Office. For the Fraser Building, cross University Avenue, walk straight up the hill to the Fraser Building on your right. For the Chapel, walk back down the hill, cross University Avenue, turn right, then left.
    OR Telephone the local taxi (0141 429 7070 or 429 6666) and ask the driver to go to the top of Gibson Street, turn left at Hillhead Street and drop you off at the end of Hillhead Street. The Fraser Building is on your left and the University Library on your right. Fare, approx. £3.50.
  3. To reach Glasgow Caledonian University, catch Bus No. 747 outside the Sandyford Hotel to the Buchanan Bus Station stop in Killermont Street (Exact Fare required: approx. £1.80 single, £3.00 return). Walk through the Station and out the northern, Cowcaddens Road exit of Buchanan Bus Station, cross Cowcaddens Road, and walk straight into the Caledonian University Campus. Conference sessions are held in the George Moore Building, Lecture Theatre MO 01, Floor 1, and the CPD Building, Floor 1, Rooms CPD 01 and CPD 02.

Take the opportunity of collecting a Timetable for Bus No. 747 at the Bus Station.

ARRIVING BY TRAIN AT GLASGOW CENTRAL STATION and staying at McLay Guest House, 264–276 Renfrew Street

  1. Take a taxi from the Gordon Street Rank to McLay Guest House (Fare, approx. £3.50)
    OR From Gordon Street, walk to and cross Hope Street at the lights. Hail Bus Nos. 44 or 44A at the stop on the corner of Hope and Bothwell Streets. Alight at the stop under the footbridge over the M8 Motorway (Fare, approx. £1.80), walk over the footbridge into Renfrew Street and up to the McLay Guest House.
  2. To register and attend the Concert at the Glasgow University Frazer Building and Chapel: Hail Bus nos. 11, 44 or 44A from the same stop under the footbridge over the M8 motorway and alight in University Avenue at the main gate to Glasgow University. Cross University Avenue at the lights and walk up the hill to the Fraser Building on your right. For the University Chapel, walk back down the hill, cross University Avenue, enter the University main gate, turn right, then left.
  3. To reach Caledonian University from McLay Guest House, turn left into Renfrew street and walk to Buchanan Bus Station. Walk through the Killermont entrance and out of the northern, Cowcaddens Road exit, cross Cowcaddens Road and walk straight into the Glasgow Caledonian University Campus. Conference sessions are held in the George Moore Building, Lecture Theatre MO 01, Floor 1, and the CPD Building, Floor 1, Rooms CPD 01 and CPD 02.

ARRIVING BY TRAIN AT GLASGOW QUEEN STREET STATION and staying at Caledonian Court

  1. Catch the Glasgow Station Link Bus No. 398 from the North Hanover Street exit to the Buchanan Street Bus Station (Exact Fare required, 90 pence). Walk through the Bus Station (collecting the Timetable for Bus No. 11 as you go, see 3 below) and through the northern, Cowcaddens Road exit. Cross Cowcaddens Road and walk straight into the Glasgow Caledonian University Campus. (Consult Campus Map, see 2 below.)
    OR if walking: Turn left into George Street, left again into North Hanover Street, cross Cathedral and Killermont Streets, Caledonian University Campus is in Cowcaddens road.
    OR Take a taxi from the rank for the short trip to Caledonian Court (Fare approx. £3.00).
  2. See Campus Map for directions to Reception Office at Caledonian Court, Security Office (to collect keys if arriving after hours), Hamish Wood Refectory for breakfast (Hamish Wood) George Moore Building for Conference Sessions, Lecture Theatre MO 01, Floor 1, and the CPD Building, Floor 1, Rooms CpD 01 and CPD 02.
  3. To register at Glasgow University Fraser Building and attend the Concert in the University Chapel, walk from Caledonian Court down North Hanover Street, turn left into Cathedral Street, Cross Cathedral Street, keep walking in the same direction and catch Bus No. 11 outside the Thomas Graham Building. Alight in University Avenue at the University main gate (Exact Fare required: £1.80). Cross University Avenue at the lights and walk up the hill to the Fraser Building on your right. For the University Chapel, walk down the hill, cross University Avenue, enter the University main gate, turn right, then left. .
    OR Take a taxi from the rank in Buchanan Bus Station near the Cowcaddens Road exit. Ask the driver to go to the top of Gibson Street, turn left into Hillhead Street and let you off at the end of Hillhead Street. The Fraser Building is on the left and the University Library on the right.

For a taxi recommended for trips around the city and suburbs, telephone (0141) 429 7070 / (0141) 429 6666.

Taxi Rank close to Caledonian Court: Northern end of Buchanan Bus Station

Recommended ‘Network’ taxi between City and Glasgow Airport Tel: (0141) 557 1110; Fare: approx: £13.00
Recommended taxi for around the City & suburbs: (0141) 429 7070 / (0141 429 6666

ARRIVING BY TRAIN AT GLASGOW QUEEN STREET STATION and staying at the Sandyford Hotel, 904 Sauchiehall Street

  1. Catch the Gasgow Station Link Bus No. 398 from the North Hanover Street exit to the Gordon Street entrance to Central Station (Exact Fare required, approx. 90 pence). .
    OR, if walking: From the George Street exit of Queen Street Station, turn right into George Street, walk to and turn left into Buchanan Street, second right into Gordon Street and walk to and cross Hope Street. From the stop on the corner of Hope and Bothwell Streets, catch Bus Nos 9,.16 or 23 and alight in Sauchiehall Street at the stop after Derby Street. Exact Fare required: approx. £1.80. Cross Sauchiehall Street, walk back in the opposite direction, cross Derby Street and continue walking to the Sandyford Hotel on the corner of Sauchiehall and Kelvingrove Streets. (Time: approx. 20 minutes)
    OR From the same stop on the corner of Hope and Bothwell Streets, catch Bus No. 62 and alight at the first stop in Argyle Street outside the Tesco Supermarket. Turn right and walk in the same direction, cross Argyle Street at the lights, turn right into Kelvingrove Street and walk the short distance up to Sauchiehall street. The Sandyford Hotel is on the corner diagonally opposite.
    OR Catch a taxi from the Queen Street Station Rank (Fare approx. £5.00).
  2. To register in the Fraser Building and attend the Concert at Glasgow University: There is a pleasant, twenty-minute walk from the Sandyford Hotel to the University of Glasgow through the Kelvingrove Park. From the Hotel, turn left into Sauchiehall Street, left again into Kelvingrove Street which leads into the Park, keep walking past the fountain and pond, turn left at the Soldiers’ Memorial to cross the Prince of Wales Bridge over the Kelvin River and follow the path to the right of Thomas Carlysle’s statue up to Kelvin Way. Cross Kelvin Way, walk to your right, then turn left into University Avenue. Walk up the hill to the main gate and Security Office. For the Fraser Building, cross University Avenue, walk straight up the hill to the Fraser Building on your right. For the Chapel, walk back down the hill, cross University Avenue, turn right, then left.
    OR Telephone a taxi ((0141) 429 7070 or (0141) 429 6666) and ask the driver to go to the top of Gibson Street, turn left at Hillhead Street and let you off at the end of Hillhead Street. The Fraser Building is on your left and the University Library on your right. Fare, approx. £3.50.
  3. To reach Glasgow Caledonian University, catch Bus No. 747 outside the Sandyford Hotel to Buchanan Bus Station (Exact Fare required: approx. £1.80 single, £3.00 return). Walk through and then out of the northern, Cowcaddens Road exit of the Bus Station, cross Cowcaddens Road, and walk straight into the Caledonian University Campus. Conference sessions are held in the George Moore Building, Lecture Theatre MO 01, Floor 1, and the CPD Building, Floor 1, Rooms CPD 01 and CPD 02.

ARRIVING BY TRAIN AT GLASGOW QUEEN STREET STATION and staying at McLay Guest House, 264–276 Renfrew Street

  1. Take a taxi from the Queen Street Station Rank to McLay Guest House (Fare, approx. £4,00).
    OR Hail the Glasgow Station Link Bus No. 398 from the Killermont Street stop for Queen Street Station to go to the Gordon Street entrance to Glasgow Central Station. (Exact fare required, approx. 90 pence). From Gordon Street, walk to and cross Hope Street at the lights. Hail Bus Nos. 44 or 44A at the stop on the corner of Hope and Bothwell Streets. Alight at the stop under the footbridge over the M8 Motorway (Fare, approx. £1.80), walk over the footbridge into Renfrew Street and up to the McLay Guest House.
  2. To register and attend the Concert at the Glasgow University Frazer Building and Chapel: Hail Bus nos. 11, 44 or 44A from the same stop under the footbridge over the M8 motorway and alight in University Avenue at the main gate to Glasgow University. (Exact Fare required: approx. 90 pence) Cross University Avenue at the lights and walk up the hill to the Fraser Building on your right. For the University Chapel, walk back down the hill, cross University Avenue, enter the University main gate, turn right, then left.
  3. To reach Caledonian University from McLay Guest House, turn left into Renfrew street and walk to Buchanan Bus Station. (Renfrew Street becomes Killermont Street.) Walk through the Killermont Street entrance to the Bus Station and out of the northern, Cowcaddens Road exit, cross Cowcaddens Road and walk straight into the Glasgow Caledonian University Campus. Conference sessions are held in the George Moore Building, Lecture Theatre MO 01, Floor 1, and the CPD Building, Floor 1, Rooms CPD 01 and CPD 02

Getting from Glasgow Caledonian University to Glasgow University and back

After paper sessions at Glasgow Caledonian University (downtown) each day, coach transport to Glasgow University Chapel (in the West End) and various other venues for concerts and recitals will be provided by Allander Coaches. At the end of the concert or recital, return coach transport to the accommodation venues will also be provided.

Bus number 11 from Cathedral Street or Bath Street and bus number 44 from Hope Street near the corner of Bath Street also go directly to Glasgow University (NB Bath Street is the continuation of Cathedral Street). Bus number 11 runs at 30-minute intervals, and number 44 at 15-minute intervals.

Catch bus number 11 at stops 196, 168 or 171 on the south side of the street; catch bus 44 at stops 014 (west side) and 171 (south side) (click here for a bus-stop map of the area around Glasgow Caledonian University). In order to promote car use, the operators neither give change on the busses, nor print the bus stop numbers on the bus stop sign, nor in most cases give any indication when one should alight (ask the driver to tell you). The fare is £1.80 single or £3 return. Bus numbers 11 and 44 stop right at the main gate of Glasgow University.

Bus numbers 11 and 44 also return from the main gate of Glasgow University to the city in the vicinity of Glasgow Caledonian University. Alight bus 11 in West Nile Street, near the corner of West Regent Street, and walk north up West Nile Street, then turn right into Cawcaddens Road. Alight bus 44 in Renfrew Street at the RSAMD (Hope Street) and walk along Renfrew Street which becomes Killermont Street, to and through the Bus Station (on your left), cross Cowcaddens Road and stright into Glasgow Caledonian University.

There is also a taxi rank across Cowcaddens Road from GCU (inside Buchanan Bus Station on its northern end). Taxis to GU involve quite a short journey (fare about £7!).

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