Avril Robarts Library

The Avril Robarts Library is one of the three designated libraries belonging to Liverpool John Moores University in Liverpool, England. It is located at 79 Tithebarn Street and serves LJMU's City Campus on Byrom Street.

79-81 Tithebarn Street
L2 2ER

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Travelling by car

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 to public transport can be found on the Merseytravel website.

If you are travelling to the Avril Robarts Library by road and are using satellite navigation equipment you can enter the co-ordinates 53.4095,-2.98558 or the postcode L3 2AJ.

Visit www.ncp.co.uk/find-a-car-park for full details of city car parking facilities.

Travelling by public transport


The Avril Robarts Library is just a ten-minute walk away from the nearest mainline station at Lime Street. Take the main exit of the station and turn left onto Lime Street. Then turn right onto St George's Place and continue on St. John's Lane until you get to Whitechapel. Cross over Whitechapel and continue up Old Haymarket until you reach Dale Street. Cross Dale Street by the old Liverpool Magistrates Court, head right and you will reach Hatton Garden. Continue along Hatton Garden until you reach the first set of traffic lights and over the road you will see the Avril Robarts Library with the SuperLambBanana sculpture outside.

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


The National Express Coach Station is located at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place, Liverpool L1 8LB, in the heart of Liverpool's city centre.

Once in Liverpool, follow signs for Lime Street Station, then follow directions to the University from the station, as described above.

National Express Coaches: 
+44 (0)871 781 8181 


You can sail between Liverpool and Belfast, Liverpool and Dublin and Liverpool and the Isle of Man. Locally, Mersey Ferries operate services between Pier Head and Birkenhead/Wallasey on the Wirral. Once in Liverpool, follow signs for Lime Street Station, then follow directions to the University from the station, as described above.

Mersey Ferries:
0151 639 0609 (UK only)
Email: info@merseyferries.co.uk

Public transport advice

Merseyside has a comprehensive public transport network serving Liverpool city centre and the surrounding area. Public transport options include buses, trains and the famous Mersey Ferries and are a great way of getting around locally and seeing more of the wider region. 

For ticketing, timetables and a route planner go to www.merseytravel.gov.uk or call Traveline on 0871 200 2230.