NIRI is located in the North Wing of Clothworkers’ Building Central at the Centre
for Technical Textiles, School of Design, University of Leeds.
Directions to NIRI
The Clothworkers’ Building Central is on University Road and is adjacent to Clothworkers’
Court. Enter through Speakman Gate and follow the white line on the ground which
leads to the rear of the building where our offices are located. The main NIRI office
is on the 2nd floor.
Unfortunately there is no parking available outside our building. We suggest that
visitors drive to the main University entrance where limited parking is available
at a cost of £5 per day.
Delivery vehicles should enter by the University Road entrance (through the security
barrier). Please note that there is a height restriction of 3.35 m (11 feet) before
the Clothworkers’ Building Central.
For directions to the University of Leeds by Google maps please follow this link.
Drivers with satellite navigation should enter LS2 9JT for the main entrance and
carpark or LS2 9DF for the University Road entrance and deliveries.
Leeds station is connected to all major cities in the UK. For timetable information
please visit the National Rail web site. Leeds University campus is a short (free)
bus ride or 20 minute walk from Leeds station.
There is a 50p bus service linking the University and other key city locations. This
drops off at the southern end of the campus, so please allocate an extra ten minutes
to your journey when visiting NIRI. More details are available here.
By foot (from Leeds train station)
Leeds University campus is around twenty minutes walk from Leeds city station. Exit
the station into City square; with the Queens Hotel behind you, walk straight up
Park Row. Continue up Park Row until the first major junction. Cross straight over
The Headrow and continue up Cookridge Street. At the next set of lights go straight
on passing Millennium Square on your left and Leeds City Museum on your right.
Turn left on to Woodhouse Lane, a busy main road. You'll pass Leeds Metropolitan
University on your left and the University campus begins in another 50 metres or
so, you will see the Parkinson Building clocktower ahead. NIRI is clearly signed
on the campus maps situated around the campus.