Finding us



The National STEM Learning Centre in York is a unique teacher CPD venue, mirroring the modern classroom and laboratory facilities, as well as housing our inspirational resources centre. We are within walking distance from York city centre. York is ideally placed with excellent rail links, thanks to the east coast mainline, and close to the M1, M62 and M18. 

Our London office is in Moorgate, and is also home to the STEM Ambassador Hub for London.

  • York - National STEM Learning Centre
  • London office

York centre

National STEM Learning Centre
Siwards Way
University of York
YO10 5DD

Tel: +44 (0)1904 328300

  • Travel by rail

    You can get to York from London in less than two hours with services from both LNER and Grand Central. There are direct services from Birmingham and the South West. TransPennine Express runs direct train services from Liverpool, Manchester and Newcastle.

    Typical train travel times to York:

    London 1 hr 50m 

    Manchester  1 hr 24m

    Newcastle 55m

    Bristol  4 hr

    - Birmingham 2 hr 15m

  • Travel by car

    York is just 20 minutes from the M1/M62 motorway network and is within comfortable driving times from many parts of the UK.

    Typical drive times to York:

    London  3hr 50 mins 210 miles

    Manchester 1hr 34m 73 miles

    Newcastle 1hr 47 mins 87 miles

    Bristol 3 h 53 mins 223 miles

    Birmingham 2hr 26 min 134 miles

    However, we suggest using public transport as parking is limited. The nearest pay and display is North Car Park but is often full from quite early on in the day. The machines accept contactless payment or payment made by phone.

  • Travel by air

    York is close to four international airports:




    Robin Hood Doncaster/Sheffield


From York City Centre and York Station

STEM Learning is located on York University campus


It takes 25-40 minutes to walk from York city centre or York train station.

A bus service, the number 66, runs from York station to the University approximately every 10 minutes. Alight at the University Library stop. The scheduled journey time is 20 minutes. Find out more about getting around York by bus.

There are abundant cycle tracks and bike parks available on campus and bike racks at our centre. It takes 15-25 minutes to cycle from York station.

There is a taxi rank outside York station. Ask for National STEM Learning Centre, York Medical School or the University of York’s Campus North car park.

London office

6th Floor
Ironmonger Place
11 Ironmonger Lane

Tel: 0208 194 3068


By train or London Underground

The office has three tube stations within walking distance. If you are using the Central, Northern or Waterloo and City lines, Bank station is a five-minute walk.

If you are arriving via the Circle or District lines, go to Moorgate or Mansion House, which are both a five-minute walk.

By bus

Several bus routes run near the building; 21, 43, 76, 141, 100, 388. Find out more about getting around London by bus.

By taxi

Ironmonger Lane runs between Gresham Street and Cheapside and is one-way traffic via Gresham Street.

By bike

The building has bike racks available if you are visiting by bike.

By car

The building has no on-site parking. There are, however, two car parks less than a mile from the STEM Learning office: NCP Aldersgate and NCP Finsbury Square.