Find Us

The Concert Hall is located on the north-west corner of the University’s Sidgwick site, with its main entrance on West Road. You can view and download a map here (35kb)

West Road Concert Hall
11 West Road
Cambridge CB3 9DP

Travelling to West Road

We encourage all visitors to the hall to travel via sustainable travel methods such as walking. cycling, public transport, or car sharing. We have recently installed additional bike parking to facilitate this and we have live information in the foyer on bus and train times. There is a Voi collection point on West Road where you can pick up or drop off a hire bike or scooter.

By Train

Trains run regularly to Cambridge from both London King’s Cross and London Liverpool Street. If you are coming from the North, it is advisable to change at Peterborough. West Road is a 10 to 15 minute taxi ride from the railway station. The Universal bus (see below) also runs from the railway station to West Road.

Park and Ride

Cambridgeshire County Council run a ‘Park & Ride’ service from Madingley Road, just off Junction 13 of the M11 to the West of Cambridge. From there, one can take the Universal (Route U) bus and alight at the stop entitled ‘West Road, University Library’, which is approximately 50 metres from our front door.

Timetables for the Universal bus service are available from the University’s Environment and Energy website.

Further information about Park & Ride can be found on the County Council’s website (link to open in new tab:

By Car

From Junction 12 of the M11
Drive for approx 1.5 miles into Cambridge (Barton Road)
Turn left into Grange Road
Turn 3rd right opposite Rugby Club (West Road)
We are half way along the right hand side of West Road.


Patrons may park in marked bays on the Sidgwick Site during evenings and at weekends. The majority of spaces are accessible only from Sidgwick Avenue.

There are a number of bays for blue badge holders on the Sidgwick Site, on a first come first served basis.

The following may also be helpful:

Cambridge City Council parking

Pay & display parking on West Road costs 60p per 30mins Monday-Sunday from 9am-5pm, max 4hr stay.

The nearest unregulated streets are Herschel, Adams and Cranmer Roads.

If you are hiring the concert hall, you are entitled to use two parking spaces outside the Faculty of Music during the hours of your booking only.

Electric vehicle charging

Details of the closest electric vehicle charging locations can be found here.

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