Centre for Extragalactic Astronomy

How to get to the Centre for Extragalactic Astronomy


University map of Durham City



Entrance to the Ogden Centre.
(the CEA is on the first floor)
Entrance Physics Department
Entrance to the
Physics Department

How to get to Science Site from the A1M

Exit A1(M) at Junction 62, and take Carrville Link Road (A690). Continue straight and at the following roundabout, take Leazes Road (straight-ahead exit, down a hill). Turn left at the next roundabout into New Elvet (crossing River Wear immediately), continue straight, at Y fork take Church Street to the right (slightly) and turn left at Stockton Road (traffic lights). The Science Site entrance is to the right from this street.

How to get to Science Site from Darlington and Spennymoor

Take A167 north. On approaching Durham, turn right into South Road at the Farewell Hall West Farm Roundabout (signposted to city centre). Continue for about 1 mile, then turn right at traffic lights and enter Stockton Road and turn right again into the Science Site entrance.

Once at the Science Site:

The main entrance to the Science Site is on Stockton Road (B). If you are coming by car, a visitors parking permit must be arranged in advance - please fill in this form. Note that there is no vehicular access from this side of the Science Site to Physics - you will need to park in the Engineering car park (near (9)), or near Biological Sciences (11), and walk. If coming from town by foot you will probably meet the library (1) first, in which case just walk straight up past Geography (2). The Ogden Centre West (3a) is a separate building to the west of the main Physics building (3). The main entrance is on the north east corner. The CEA is on the middle (first) floor, and can be reached by lift or stairs.


Map Legend:

1) Main Library
2) Geography
3) Physics/Ogden Centre East
3a) Ogden Centre West
9) Engineering | Computer Science
11) Biological Science | Psychology
B) Stockton Road entrance