How to get here

Please click here for map – Roundhouse-Events-Map-2017

Address –
The Roundhouse
Roundhouse Road
Pride Park
Derby DE24 8JE

t: 01332 334800

HOW TO GET TO THE APPRENTICE ENGINEER SHOW

The Roundhouse is easily accessible from just about anywhere in the UK. It’s set in the historic Railway Quarter of Derby, the UK’s most central city.

Derby is just 15 minutes from East Midlands Airport and just five miles from the M1 motorway.

Travelling by rail

By far the easiest method to reach The Roundhouse from outside Derby is by rail. The Roundhouse is located just a few steps from the city’s railway station, so as soon as you step off the train you’re right here. Derby is a major rail hub, offering fast connections right across the UK and a 90-minute link from central London.

For connection information please visit:

http://www.eastmidlandstrains.co.uk/stations/derby-station/

  • The Roundhouse is located directly next to Derby Train Station.
    · Derby is only 93 minutes from London St Pancras with 35 direct services daily.
    · Derby Station is at the heart of the national rail network with fast, direct connections to Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Leeds, Reading and other business destinations.

Travelling by car

Car Parking 

We are a 10-minute drive from the M1 (J25) and 30 minutes from the M6, Derby is at the heart of the motorway network.

There is a large Car Park (The Point) situated on the corner of Roundhouse Road and Hudson Way (orange on the map) – it takes approximately 2 minutes to walk from here to the Roundhouse.

Address: The Point, Hudson Way, Derby, DE24 8JE

For details and directions please visit: http://www.green-parking.co.uk/derby-the-point-car-park-site/

Payment is by cash only at one machine (as you enter) or by credit card at the second machine (towards Roundhouse Road) £5.50 for a day ticket

You can also pay for this car park by using RingGo.

Dial: 0203 046 0010 with your credit/debit card – quoting your number plate and location number 2860

Pride Park and Ride Service

4 Minutes Away by bus

There is a frequent bus service from the large Car Park at Derby Arena to Roundhouse Road – near The Roundhouse– ask the driver to let you off at the Roundhouse Road stop – it takes approximately 3 minutes to arrive.

Pride Park and Ride Users

  • £3 per car per day at Derby Arena (There are over a 1000 spaces available)

Payment can be made at the ticket machines by the Arena either before or after bus travel.  In the event that the ticket machines are out of order, payment should be made at the Parking Attendant’s office, which is located by the entry barrier.

The Park and Ride site at Pride Park is served by two ARRIVA services – 4 and P&R.  All services will run to Roundhouse Road.

A detailed timetable for the day of the event is available online,  simply input your journey into the journey planner  – https://www.arrivabus.co.uk/journeyplanner/query/en?OK#focus

See map of journey below 

How to find Derby Arena (for park and ride service)

Derby Arena is signposted on all major routes. If using SAT NAV, please use DE24 8AN or type in ‘Derby Arena’ into your navigation system.

Timetable – Buses run every 30 minutes on the hour and half-hour.

Coaches

There are a number of pull in laybys along Roundhouse Road which leads to the Roundhouse where coaches can drop off and pick up. We suggest you do that.

Regarding parking between drop off and pick up – we would suggest:

Derby Cattle Market West Meadows Industrial Estate Chequers Road Derby DE21 6EP

Phoenix Street Coach Park 1 Phoenix Street, Derby DE1 2ER

This is about 5 minutes from the venue.

But there are other options if you prefer.