There is Blue Badge parking on campus at all times. It is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

There is no visitor parking for Heritage Quay before 5.30pm on weekdays. Visitors to Heritage Quay after 5.30pm weekdays or at weekends are able to use the Queen Street Studios car park (no 32 on the campus map, see above), again on a first-come, first-served basis. Kirklees Council provide information about paid parking nearby:


Heritage Quay can be found on the 3rd floor of the Schwann Building, University of Huddersfield Queensgate Huddersfield HD1 3DH.

There is a Campus Map available which shows our collection and car parks, level routes and the location of major lifts.

The Schwann Building is the large brown brick building which says “University” across the top; the building also contains the University Library.

View of the Schwann Building from University entrance
View of the Schwann Building from University entrance

The entrance to Heritage Quay is on the right-hand side adjacent to the Technology Building. it is clearly marked “Heritage Quay”.

Colleagues at University Reception (as you enter campus from the ringroad) and at the iPoint (in Student Central) can direct you. Once inside the building follow the yellow brick road across the Atrium to the Heritage Quay door opposite you, enter and come down the stairs or use the platform lift to go down one floor.

Visitors with additional needs

– please see additional information.


The Campus Shop serves hot drinks and snacks until 8pm. Other campus caf├ęs and catering outlets are generally open until 6pm on weekdays. The campus shop and main catering facilities are in the Student Central area, within the same building as Heritage Quay.

Getting to Huddersfield

You can get directions from your current location and see satellite images of the campus from this link to Google maps (also available from the map above) – if you are on a mobile device you will need data and location to be enabled.
Our location can be viewed on Google Earth.

Town centre/driving map available at

On foot: the University 5 minute walk from the town centre or a 15 minute walk from the Rail station.

By rail: Huddersfield is on the Trans-Pennine line with easy access from Leeds and Manchester; the Huddersfield Free Town Bus operates throughout the day linking the station and campus.

By road: on main A62 with easy reach of the motorway network. When using SatNav enter the postcode HD1 3DH

Opening times

The Research Room is now closed

9am - 4:30pm 9am - 4:30pm

Please check the homepage for
Heritage Quay opening times

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