Where to find us

The Union's building is conveniently sited in central Cambridge, with easy access available by an assortment of modes of transport. Our address is The Cambridge Union Society, 9a Bridge Street, Cambridge. CB2 1UB. Detailed directions can be found below.

On foot

From King's Parade:

Walk down the street with the colleges on your left. Continue past Trinity College (Trinity Street) and on past St. John's College (St. John's Street). The street ends at a crossroads. Opposite, you should see the Round Church. Cross the road, and take the path to the right of the Round Church. The Union Society building is at the end of that path.

From Market Square:

Head across the square, away from Great St. Mary's Church, and towards the left corner. Follow Market Street from that corner until it joins Sidney Street. Turn left down Sidney Street, and follow it past Sainsbury's on your left, Halfords on your right, and continue until you see the Round Church on your right. Turn right down the path just before the church. The Union Society building is at the end of that path.

From the Train Station:

Proceed down Station Road to the end. Turn right, following the signs for the city centre, and walk until you reach a large traffic junction adjacent to the Catholic Church. Cross this junction onto Regent Street, and continue straight ahead until you reach the pedestrianised zone at Natwest Bank. Continue into the pedestrianised zone, taking the left fork when the road splits (Sidney Street, at Lloyds TSB Bank). Continue down Sidney Street, and follow it past Sainsbury's on your left, Patisserie Valerie on your right, and continue until you see the Round Church on your right. Turn right down the path just before the church. The Union Society building is at the end of that path.

From the Bus Station (Drummer Street):

Leave the bus station, turning right at the end of the station cul-de-sac. Follow this short street to the next junction, turning right into the pedestrianised area (St. Andrews Street). Continue into the pedestrianised area, taking the left fork when the road splits (Sidney Street, at Lloyds TSB Bank). Continue down Sidney Street, and follow it past Sainsbury's on your left, Halfords on your right, and continue until you see the Round Church on your right. Turn right down the path just before the church. The Union Society building is at the end of that path.

From Park Street (Car Park):

From the Multi-Storey car park, head back down Park Street. On the right you should see the ADC theatre. Take the path on the right just before the theatre. Follow this path around to the front of the Union Society building.

From Jesus Lane (Bus stop):

Head along Jesus Lane towards the City Centre. Continue to the end of the road (at a T-junction). Turn right down Sidney Street Continue down Sidney Street until you see the Round Church on your right. Turn right down the path just before the church. The Union Society building is at the end of that path.

By bus

From outside Cambridge, buses should stop at Drummer Street Bus Station, the main bus station in Cambridge. On arriving, follow the pedestrian directions above from Drummer Street.

Within Cambridge, take buses to Park Street or Jesus Lane, and then follow the relevant directions from those stops.

By train

The Union Society building is a 5-minute taxi-ride, or a half-hour stroll, from Cambridge Train Station. Cambridge is serviced by four trains an hour from London (King's Cross and Liverpool Street), three from Stansted and regular services from Birmingham. It is easily accessible from most other stations.

There is a taxi rank immediately outside the station, and a regular bus service runs between the train station and bus station.

Alternatively, follow the pedestrian directions above.

By car

Approaching from the A14 Eastbound (The North, West-Midlands and Wales)

Leave the A14 when the M11 splits off. Follow signs for Cambridge; you should be in right hand of the two slip road lanes. Follow this lane as it turns into a single track road (Huntingdon Road); keep going until you reach a junction.

Turn left at this junction, and continue straight ahead at the next set of traffic lights (which are almost immediate). This is Victoria Road; continue until you reach a large traffic island. From here, follow signs for Park Street Multi-story car park.

Follow the pedestrian directions from the Car Park.

Approaching from the A14 Westbound (Ely, Norwich)

Leave the A14 by turning onto the B1049 toward Cambridge City Centre. Carry on along this road until you reach a T-junction with a Texaco garage on your right. Turn left at the junction; this is Victoria Road.

Continue until you reach a large traffic island. From here, follow signs for Park Street Multi-story car park.

Follow the pedestrian directions from the Car Park.

Approaching from the M11 Northbound (London, Stansted)

Leave the M11 at junction 12, following signs for Cambridge City Centre. Driving along this road (A603 Barton Road), you will eventually turn left and reach a roundabout. Turn right here (Fen Causeway), and you will shortly reach a sequence of two mini-roundabouts.

Take a left at the first mini-roundabout, then right at the second (Lensfield Road). Drive straight ahead at the next two junctions; you will eventually reach a large roundabout. Turn left, and you will come to another roundabout.

Go straight ahead (signposted Park Street car park), and continue to the third set of traffic lights (this includes the pedestrian crossing). Turn right here; this is Park Street.

Follow the pedestrian directions from the Car Park.