BALEAP 2019 will take place at the University of Leeds 12 – 14 April 2019.

On-site registration, the supplier and publisher exhibition, refreshments the poster session and drink receptions will take place in the Parkinson Building. Should you wish to exhibit at the conference please contact

The main conference sessions will be held in the Parkinson Building, Michael Sadler, Baines Wing and Social Sciences break out space. Each lecture theatre is equipped with a projector, screen and PC.

The Language Zone on the 2nd Floor of Parkinson Building will be available for delegates to use as a quiet space.


Conference accommodation is available to book alongside your registration at the IBIS Leeds City Centre, Holiday Inn City Centre Hotels and Double Tree Hilton Hotel. These hotels are a short walk from the conference venue.

Getting to the University of Leeds

The University campus is approximately half a mile from the City Centre on Woodhouse Lane, the A660. Leeds is linked to the M1 and M62 and is very easily accessible. Satellite Navigation Main Entrance Address:

University of Leeds
Woodhouse Lane

(street listing can appear as Cavendish Road in some navigation systems)

The City of Leeds is served by two major airports: Leeds Bradford and Manchester. Regular flights are available from a large number of European and International cities. Leeds Bradford airport is approximately 8 miles from The University and taxis cost in the region of £20. Manchester airport is 59 miles from The University and has excellent train and motorway links to Leeds. For visitors arriving at London Heathrow Airport there are frequent trains to
London Kings Cross Railway Station (see information By Train)

Taxis from Leeds Bradford Airport cost from £20 – £25. Taxis from Leeds Train Station cost £5 – £7. When travelling in Leeds please ensure you take licensed taxis:
Amber Cars 0113 202 2117
Arrow Private Hire 0113 258 5888.

If you need to book a taxi for your departure date from Conference, please ask at The Registration Desk in The Parkinson Court.

Leeds station connects us with all major UK cities and has a fast and efficient London service.
The principal station that runs trains to Leeds is London Kings Cross. For train information and timetables visit National Rail Enquiries. Visitors should expect to pay under £40.00 for a return ticket between Manchester Airport and Leeds and around £270.00 for a return ticket
from Heathrow Airport to Leeds. All travelling times vary depending on the time and day.

The University campus is just a 20 minute walk from Leeds city station. Exit the station into City square; with the Queens Hotel behind you, walk straight up Park Row. Continue up Park Row until the first major junction. Cross straight over The Headrow
and continue up Cookridge Street. At the next set of lights continue straight ahead, passing Millennium Square on your left and Leeds City Museum on your right. Turn left on to Woodhouse Lane, a busy main road. You will pass Leeds Beckett University on your left and our University campus begins in another 100 metres. To reach the
Parkinson building, carry on up Woodhouse Lane to the Parkinson clocktower building.

Where possible we suggest the use of public transport to travel to the University. Parking at the University of Leeds is extremely limited, and must be booked in advance, chargeable at £7.00 per day (card payment only).
If parking is required please email with required dates, your name and vehicle registration number. Parking will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Access to the car park is available via the main University entrance on Woodhouse Lane
(Postcode LS2 9JT). All other University vehicle entrances are limited to permit holders only. For more information and prices on alternative car parks in Leeds please visit

If you require a Campus Map indicating flat floor access to conference buildings please contact
Leeds City