Loughborough Materials Characterisation Centre

Contact us

How to Find Us

Loughborough Materials Characterisation Centre is located within S-Building which is situated on the West Park of the campus. Visit our campus map for more information about the Department's location.

The nearest car park to the Department is Car Park One, which is a large multi-storey with ample spaces. For drivers, a visitor parking permit and directions to the car park will be provided on arrival at the Security Gatehouse at the West Park entrance(shown below) or the main University entrance on Epinal Way.

Our Reception is on the ground floor of S-Building (Materials/Chemical Engineering Building) room S1.12

By Road

Loughborough University is less than two miles away from junction 23 of the M1 motorway.

By rail

London is one-and-a-half hours away by train, Birmingham one hour and Manchester and Leeds around two hours. Taxis are normally available from outside Loughborough train station and the journey should cost around £6 - £8.

The University shuttlebus runs to and from Loughborough station every 20 minutes. Kinchbus Number 7 commences from Loughborough Railway station and brings you straight to campus. The stop you require is "Mechanical Engineering", which is also just a few yards from the entrance to Materials.

By air

East Midlands Airport is only 7 miles away and offers both domestic and international flights. For destinations and a full timetable contact the East Midlands Airport Information Desk: Tel: +44 (0)871 919 9000.
Other important international airports are also within easy reach:

  • Birmingham International Airport - 35 miles approx 50 minutes
  • London Heathrow - 115 miles approx 2 hours