We are situated a few minutes walk from Leicester City Centre and 10 minutes walk from the train station at 9 Newarke Street, Leicester, LE1 5SN
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Leicester is on the Midland Main Line and trains run regularly between Leicester and London (takes just over an hour), Derby Nottingham, Sheffield and Coventry. The Station is approximately 1/2 mile from the centre.
If walking, turn right on leaving the station entrance and cross the road to Granby Street. Continue along Granby Street until you reach the traffic lights on the corner of Belvoir Street. Turn left at this junction and continue along the street until you reach the Leicester City Council High Rise office known as New Walk Centre to your left.
Cross the road using the lights on your right to the central reservation and then cross at the lights on the right of the reservation onto Newarke Street. Ahead you should see the a large banner with the words 'Orange Rooms' at the entrance.
We are near a variety of Bus stops (on Welford Road). To Check which is the most convenient for you call Traveline on 0871 200 22 33 for public transport information.
From the M69, M1 Junction 21 and A47 (Hinckley Road) West of Leicester
Leaving the motorway follow the road signs to the centre of Leicester, along Narborough Road. This is initially a dual carriageway merging after approx. one mile into two way traffic. At the end of Narborough Road turn right onto Hinckley Road (A47)
From A46 North of Leicester
Follow the city centre signs straight along Belgrave Road. Go over the first flyover and then turn right at the roundabout, follow signs for A594 Central Ring Road. Go under the underpass in the right hand lane and follow the road round to the left. You are now on Newarke Street.
From the A6 South of Leicester
Follow the city centre signs along London Road. Go straight on at the roundabout then take the left filter at the next traffic lights onto Granville Street and Regent Road past De Montfort Hall. Go straight on past three sets of traffic lights. At the crossroads go over Welford Road, staying in the right hand lane onto Oxford Street follow the road to the right and onto Newarke Street, VAL is on the left hand side.
From the A47 East of Leicester
Follow the city centre signs along Uppingham Road. At the roundabout turn right onto the A594 Central Ring Road. Go over the flyover onto Vaughan Way, through three sets of traffic lights. Go under the underpass in the right hand lane and follow the road round to the left. You are now on Newarke Street.
Paid parking is available at Newarke Street car park located 50 metres from Voluntary Action LeicesterShire. To get into the car park take the first right turn off Newarke Street and onto Upper Brown Street and then left onto York Road.
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