James Parsons Building

The James Parsons Building is located at LJMU's City Campus and was built in 1960 as part of Liverpool Polytechnic.

Byrom Street
L3 3AF

Telephone: 0151 231 2121


Churchill Way flyovers


There are a number of road closures and changes to pedestrian ways due to the dismantling of the Churchill Way flyovers.

To find out how this might affect your journey to LJMU, take a look at the Liverpool City Council's website.

The map is an at-a-glance guide to finding your way to the buildings in the City Campus while the works are taking place (click the map to open a full-size version).

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 James Parsons Building by road and are using satellite navigation equipment you can enter the co-ordinates 53.412333,-2.981329 or the postcode L3 3AF.

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

Travelling by public transport


The James Parsons Building is just a ten-minute walk away from the nearest mainline station at Lime Street. Take the main exit and turn right onto Lime Street. Then turn left again at the Walker Art Gallery and continue down towards Byrom Street. Turn right and continue along Byrom Street until you reach the City Campus.

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 listed 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.