Venue and Car Parking

Venue Information

The venue for Graduation ceremonies is Preston Guild Hall, Lancaster Road, Preston, PR1 1HT

On arrival, please proceed to the ground floor of the arcade where you will find the University's Reception and ticket collection desk.

Gown collection and photography also takes place at the Guild Hall. You will find the gown collection point immediately opposite the University's Registration desk.

Preston Guild Hall is wheelchair accessible and the Ceremony Hall is equipped with induction loop systems.  There is lift access to all floors.


UCLAN Campus Maps

Maps can be viewed and downloaded from the University’s website.

Preston Guild Hall External Pic

Car Parking

The nearest multi-storey car park to the Guild Hall is the multi-storey Bus Station pay and display car park. Access is via Ringway. There are spaces available for blue badge holders on levels 4 or above. (There are also a limited number of blue badge spaces available on Market Street car park.)  

Please note that there is work currently ongoing around the bus station. Please see the Guild Hall's Car Parking pdf for further information about these temporary changes to the car park and access to the venue.


Park and Ride

The service operates from Walton-le-Dale which is located just behind the Capitol Centre and is easily accessible from the M6 and M65. The bus service stops outside the Harris Museum which is just opposite the Guild Hall. Further information can be found on the Lancashire County Council website.