Travelling to an LJMU Open Day (John Lennon Art and Design Building)

John Lennon Art and Design Building
Duckinfield Street
L3 5RD

Get directions to the John Lennon Art and Design Building.  The building (see map) is adjacent to the Metropolitan Cathedral and can be entered from Brownlow Hill or from Mount Pleasant. 

Click to download a campus map:
LJMU city map (covering Mount Pleasant and City campus areas including student accommodation)
IM Marsh campus (note: whilst the map is correct, the additional information on parking is out of date)

General travel advice

As with any trip, it's really important that you plan your journey in advance and take into account any disruption to roads, buses, or rail.  Local updates can be found on the Merseytravel website.


From the M62: at the end of the motorway continue straight ahead onto Edge Lane (A5080 then A5047) and follow signs for Liverpool City Centre and the Metropolitan Cathedral.

Postcode for satellite navigation or online directions: L3 5RD


The John Lennon Art and Design Building is just a ten-minute walk away from the nearest mainline station at Lime Street. Take the main exit and turn left into Lime Street. Then turn left again at the Britannia Adelphi Hotel and continue up Brownlow Hill towards the Metropolitan Catholic Cathedral. 

National Rail Enquiries:
+44 (0)8457 484 950


The National Express coach station is in Norton Street, a ten-minute walk from the Campus. From the exit, turn right and cross London Road into Seymour Street and Russell Street. Then turn left into Brownlow Hill and head towards the Metropolitan Catholic Cathedral.

National Express Coaches:
+44 (0)8717 818 178


Mersey Ferries operates services between Pier Head and Birkenhead/Wallasey on the Wirral. You can also sail between Liverpool and Belfast and the Isle of Man. Once in Liverpool, follow signs for the  Metropolitan Catholic Cathedral, or for Lime Street Station, then follow directions to the university from the station, as listed above.

Mersey Ferries:
0151 639 0609 (UK only)


There is no car parking at the John Lennon Art and Design Building and the nearest NCP car park can be found at the bottom of Mount Pleasant (L3 5TB) towards the City Centre.  This particular car park operates a pay and display system - please note, the Mount Pleasant NCP closes at 8pm so may be unsuitable for evening events.

Visit for full details of city car parking facilities.

Disabled Students

There is limited disabled parking on site.  If you require additional support including parking please call 0151 231 5090.

Page last modified 17 June 2014.

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