How to Find Us

We would like to encourage all our staff, students and visitors to come to the Centre by bicycle, walking or public transport whenever possible. You can find us easily, as we are located in Leeds City Centre on Woodhouse Square, near the Clarendon Wing of Leeds General Infirmary and Leeds City College (Park Lane Campus).

We do not have any car parking available for students or visitors.

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Arriving By Bicycle

There are cycle racks at the front of the building for students to use whilst visiting the Centre.Use the City Connect Journey Planner to plan your route to Swarthmore using cycle friendly routes, find us by clicking on the link and enter your start and end locations.

Arriving By Bus or Train

We are served by the Leeds CityBus / First Service 5 (£1 flat rate), which departs from Leeds Rail and Bus Stations approximately every ten minutes Monday – Saturday. Get off at the Clarendon Rd/Maternity Hospital Stop No. 9 which is opposite Swarthmore. More details and a timetable can be found here.

Arriving By Car

We have no parking available for learners or room bookings during the daytime however after 5.30pm and at weekends, users of Swarthmore can park in the “Joseph’s Well” car park for free. The nearest daytime parking is on Claremont Avenue, or in the council car park on Burley Road five minutes’ walk away. See the following page for more information about parking near Swarthmore.