Our 2017 conference will be held at The Hayes Conference Centre in Swanwick, Derbyshire.
Guests can arrive from 4:00pm on Friday 7th July. Dinner will be at 6:00pm, and the evening session will start around 7:15pm.
Guests will depart Sunday 9th July after lunch (around 1:30pm).
The Hayes is easy to get to both by car and public transport.
Postcode – DE55 1AU
The Hayes Conference Centre is only 5 miles from the M1.
From Junction 28 of the M1 take the A38 dual carriageway towards Derby.
Leave the A38 at the exit marked A615 Matlock / A61 Chesterfield and at the roundabout take the B6179 towards Swanwick and Ripley.
After 0.8 miles turn left (B6016) at the traffic lighted cross roads by the Church in the centre of Swanwick. 500 yards down the road, past the school buildings, turn right signed ‘Conference Centre’ into Hayes Lane.
The Conference Centre is straight ahead.
The local station is Alfreton Station on the Sheffield-Nottingham (every half an hour*) and Liverpool to Norwich lines (every hour*), and is about three miles from the station to The Hayes.
*Please check times with the train providers as these may be subject to change.
Please be advised that there is no lift available at Alfreton Station, so passengers may need to continue their journey on to a fully accessible station and return back to Alfreton in order to arrive on the accessible side of the station.
Some guests may prefer to travel to Derby Station, with direct lines from London, then catch a bus (see below) or taxi from Derby to The Hayes.
N.B. Derby Station is 1 mile from the centre of Derby, all buses heading into town from the station all stop at the bus station.
The conference centre recommend that you pre-book taxis if arriving at Alfreton and Derby Stations. Their recommended reliable taxi company is Amber Taxis 01773 836100. As a guide, Amber Taxis charge £25.00 from Derby Station to The Hayes and £6.00 from Alfreton Station to The Hayes (please quote ‘The Hayes’ to ensure these rates).
From Derby catch the 9.1, 9.2 or 9.3 bus from Stand C2 on Corporation Street and ask to be dropped opposite ‘The Gate’ pub in Swanwick. Then walk down Hayes Lane. The Conference Centre is straight ahead – approximately a five minute walk.
From Alfreton catch the 9.1, 9.2 or 9.3 bus (towards Derby) from either the bus or train station and ask to be dropped outside ‘The Gate’ pub in Swanwick. Then walk down Hayes Lane. The Conference Centre is straight ahead – approximately a five minute walk.
For details of bus times and prices please contact Trentbarton buses on 01773 712265 or click here.