University of Salford Manchester

How to find us

The University of Salford is situated just a mile and a half (three kilometres) from Manchester city centre - so close you can walk. We are also just 1.6 miles from MediaCityUK. There are excellent transport links, with Salford Crescent railway station on campus and regular bus services. Trains from Manchester International Airport run hourly and take 30 minutes to campus. The airport can also be reached by car within 20 minutes.

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Car parking

All University car parks are open and staffed during weekdays. The Frederick Road and Adelphi car parks are also open in the evenings. Before leaving the Irwell Place and Frederick Road sites, please ensure you obtain a car parking token.

The School or section you are visiting will assist you in this. If you are in doubt as to which car park you should use, call in at the main barrier nearest the Maxwell Reception.

Disabled parking

Designated disabled parking spaces are available in Maxwell Building, Faraday House, Irwell Place car park, Humphrey Booth House, Adelphi House, Adelphi Building, Cockroft Building, Horlock Court and Frederick Road site.


Cycle parks are available at:

  • Allerton Building
  • Ashworth Building
  • Clifford Whitworth Building
  • Constantine and Horlock Courts
  • Crescent House
  • Humphrey Booth House
  • Mary Seacole Building
  • Maxwell Hall
  • Newton Building
  • Peel Building
  • Sports Centre

Showers are available at the Sports Centre.