University of East Anglia Directions

By | 22nd May 2017

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University of East Anglia Directions

University of East Anglia Directions

Campus Directions

All rooms starting with 0 are ground floor rooms (e.g. LSB 0.111). First floors are 1 (e.g. S1.07), second floors are 2 (e.g. ARTS 2.25). 01 is basement level 1, 02 is basement level 2.

Within the main Teaching Wall the floor level with the central walkways is floor 0. Floors 1 and 2 are above. Floors 01 and 02 are below this level. Road level exit is from the lowest floor 02.

Building numbers refer to the Campus Map.

ARTS – rooms are approached from the central walkways through entrance ARTS 1 and 2. (Building 3). For room 01.02 or 01.05 take the lift or stairs from ARTS 1 to floor 01 and turn left into the teaching wing. The fourth floor of the ARTS wing is only accessible by taking the lifts closest to


Sciences – Entry is mainly through the walkway.  They are Buildings 4-6 (in the long line of grey buildings on the right).


CareerCentral is across from Union House, in the line of shops that include the SU Shop, Barclay’s Bank and Waterstones.

Congregation Hall (Building 23) sits between the centre of the campus and the main parking lot.

Elizabeth Fry (EFRY) Building 11 is located at the end of Chancellor’s Drive on the left hand side and opposite Norwich Medical School. Make your way down to floor 01 and find the relevant room number.

Julian Study Centre (JSC) Building 57 is at the end of Chancellor’s Drive behind Norwich Medical School (MED). Make your way up to floor 1 and find the relevant room number.

LCR is the Lower Common Room and is part of the Students Union Block (Building 17) in the centre of campus.

Lawrence Stenhouse Building (LSB) within the School of Education (Building 9). From the main central campus walkways enter the Teaching Wall building at the School of Mathematics/School of Computing Sciences entrance beyond Environmental Sciences on level 0. Go straight across the foyer and out the back walkway which leads directly into the LSB building on level 0. At the first fork bear left and the room is 20m along the corridor.


LT are in the Lecture Theatre Block (Building 13) is opposite the entrance to the Library (Building 14). This is located in the centre of the campus above the shops and over a concrete walkway.

The Queens Building (Building 10) is located on Chancellor’s Drive.

The Registry Building is located at the top of the walkway closest to the main parking lot. Student Finance is located here.

Scholar’s Bar is the café bar found in part of the Students Union Block (Building 17) in the centre of camp

Sportspark (Building 33) can be found on University Drive next to the main car park. The Sportspark has some of the best University sporting facilities in the country. You will be entitled to reduced activity prices when you show your valid and registered campus card. Make your way to the Main Arena halls which will be clearly signposted.


Student Support Service is located just past the Library on the back of the concrete walkway above the shops.


Thomas Paine Study Centre (TPSC) (Building 52) located on Chancellors Drive almost opposite The Zuckerman Institute for Connective Environmental Research (ZICER) Building. It is also labelled as part of the Norwich Business School (NBS). Follow directions to the appropriate room number.

Union House is part of the Students Union Block (Building 17) in the centre of campus.

ZICER Building is the Zuckerman Institute for Connective Environmental Research. It sits midway down Chancellor’s drive opposite to TPSC.

How to find us

Norwich is easily accessible by road, rail, bus and coach (see below), and is particularly well served by the rapidly expanding Norwich International Airport which offers direct flights to and from Aberdeen, Amsterdam, Edinburgh, Manchester and Paris, and international connections to 200 cities worldwide.


Use the interactive Google Map below to get directions to campus by clicking on the UEA map icon:

By Bus and Coach

National Express coaches run from all major airports and cities in Great Britain to the Surrey Street Bus Station in the city centre and even to campus! Norwich city buses 25, and 26 and run regularly from Castle Meadow and Red Lion Street close to the Bus Station in Norwich city centre to the university campus. Bus and coach enquiries (Traveline): (+44) (0)8712 002233. National Express enquiries: (+44) (0)8717 818181.

By Train

Norwich is less than two hours from London by train and there is an InterCity rail links with the Midlands, the North of England and Scotland via Peterborough. Greater Anglia trains run from London Liverpool Street station approximately every half hour. Note that discount tickets are often available if purchased before the day of travel and can be significantly cheaper – but will only be posted to UK addresses – see Raileasy’s website for more information. The easiest way to reach UEA from the station is by taxi, which costs less than £10 and takes approximately 15 minutes. There are also regular Norwich city buses direct to the University from the station forecourt (numbers 25 or 26). Rail enquiries: (+44) (0)8457 484950.

By Car

From London take the M11/A11 north, just outside Norwich take the A47 (Southern Bypass) in the direction of Swaffham – the University is signposted off at the next exit (B1108). If you are driving from the North or the Midlands, you can use the A47 via King’s Lynn, or the new A14 as far as Newmarket and then take the A11 to Norwich. UEA is situated on the outskirts of Norwich, around two and a half miles west of the city centre, just off the Earlham Road (B1108) which is one of the main roads out of the city. Visit our parking for visitors page for help and advice on parking availability and cost.

Park & Ride

Parking on campus can be difficult during busy periods.  For those travelling from the south of the County park & ride provides an inexpensive option for visitors.

Konect Bus company provide a park and ride service from Costessey under contract on behalf of the University.

Costessey Park and Ride Konect Bus Service 511 serves the main University campus every 30 minutes, Monday to Friday term time only. Travel time between Costessey and the main campus is just 10 – 15 minutes.

Visit the Costessey Park and Ride service 511 page for timetable information.

Costessey Park and Ride to UEA
First bus departs Costessey Park and Ride 7.20am (Mon-Fri)
Last bus departs Costessey Park and Ride 16.00pm (Mon-Fri)


UEA to Costessey Park and Ride
First bus departs UEA 9.45am (Mon-Fri)
Last bus departs UEA 19.15pm (Mon-Fri)


Tickets and charges

A return ticket costs just £1.00 for campus card holders.

By Air

Norwich Airport has regular flights to and from Aberdeen, Amsterdam, Edinburgh, Manchester and Paris and international connections to 200 cities worldwide through regular direct flights to and from Schipol Airport in Amsterdam (KLM, Northwest, Air France). For international students and visitors, we strongly recommend flying into Norwich airport where possible. The campus is within easy reach from the airport by taxi, taking only 10-15 minutes and there is also a free meet and greet service for students during arrivals week.

For flights arriving at London airports (Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted), we recommend coming to Norwich by National Express coaches or by train (see below). A taxi one way from Gatwick or Heathrow will usually cost well over £100, Stansted slightly less.