Location

Location – De Montfort University, Leicester
Registrations – De Montfort’s Student Union is where you sign-in
Address – De Montfort Students’ Union, Mill Lane, Leicester, LE2 7HU
Accommodation Address – Liberty Park, 101 Raw Dykes Road, Leicester LE2 7FP
Accommodation Keys – Please collect these at Registrations (Student Union)
DMU Websitehttp://www.dmu.ac.uk

DMU Students Union

Travel Guide

Train TravelView Walking Directions from Leicester Train Station. To help get the cheapest ticket possible, we recommend that you search through the National Rail website 12 weeks prior to Alcon. This will help you find the cheapest advance ticket. Also, if you are eligible, using a Young Persons Railcard can help reduce the cost further.

Coach/Bus Travel View Walking Directions from St Margarets Bus Station, which is served by numerous companies including National Express, Stagecoach, First and Arriva. These offer regular national and local services. To help get the cheapest ticket possible, we recommend you search through the National Express and Megabus websites 12 weeks prior to Alcon.

Car Travel & Car Parking – Leicester is in close proximity to Junction 21 of the M1. As there is extremely limited parking in the vicinity of the campus, it is recommended that you use one of the nearby 24 hour car parks. The closest are the St Nicholas Circle NCP and Newark Street car parks. These are both approximately 15 minutes walking distance from the convention. Please check opening times in advance and ensure you have sufficient cash to pay when exiting. Please note that if you choose to park on the street, there are numerous parking meters in effect around the city. Do not leave any valuables on display.

Convention Areas

Alcon takes place in several buildings which are situated close to each over;

The Student’s Union for Registrations, Bar & Stage, Night Events, Tabletop Gaming, and is a 2 minute walk from the Queens Building
The Queens Building for Video Gaming, Dealers, Talks & Panels, and is a 2 minute walk from the Student Union Building
Liberty Park for Alcon’s Accommodation, which is a 10 minute walk from the Students’ Union