How to find us

Each of our campuses are easy to get to from all part of Merseyside by bus, train and car.

Campuses

Balliol Road Campus
Balliol Road,
Bootle,
L20 7EW

South Sefton Campus
Sterrix Lane,
Litherland,
L30 2DB

St Winefride’s Campus
Oriel Road,
Bootle,
L20 7AD

Thornton College
Edge Lane,
Thornton,
L23 4TF

Directions

Hugh Baird College, Balliol Road Campus, Balliol Road, Bootle, Merseyside, L20 7EW.

  • Balliol building: located on the corner of Balliol Road and Stanley Road.
  • Port Academy Liverpool building: located on the corner of Balliol Road and Pembroke Road.
  • L20 building: located on the corner of Stanley Road and Balliol Road.

By train
The Merseyrail Bootle Oriel Road station is only a two minute walk from the Balliol Road Campus. This station is on the Northern Line and offers easy access to the Balliol Road Campus from Liverpool, Crosby, Formby, Southport and other areas. For further information visit the Merseytravel Journey Planner at jp.merseytravel.gov.uk.

By car
Satellite navigation systems (Satnav) – please enter postcode L20 7EW. The closest motorway junctions are the M58 1a/ M57 Junction 7 – 3.7 miles (6km). Then follow the A59 towards Liverpool for approximately ten minutes, turning right onto the A5058 at the first roundabout, which leads onto Balliol Road. Please note: there is no car park available for visitors, unless pre-booked with the College beforehand.

By bus
Students can also travel to the Balliol Road Campus on regular bus services from Southport, Formby, Crosby, Old Roan, Maghull, Litherland, Netherton, Litherland, Queens Drive and Liverpool City Centre. For further information visit www.arriva.co.uk.

  • From Southport: 47, 48, 48a, 300
  • From Formby and Southport: 47, 48, 48a
  • From Crosby: 47, 48, 48a, 54, 62, 62a, 62b
  • From Old Roan and Maghull: 55, 300
  • From Litherland: 53, 53a, 55, 59
  • From Netherton: 52, 52a, 58, 59
  • From Queens Drive: 60, 81
  • From Liverpool City Centre: 47, 48, 52, 52a, 53, 53a, 54, 55, 55d, 155, 300

Hugh Baird College, South Sefton Campus, Sterrix Lane, Litherland, Liverpool, L30 2DB.

By bus
The 56/56A bus from Liverpool Centre to Netherton runs a half hourly service and stops directly in front of the South Sefton Campus. For further information visit www.arriva.co.uk.

By train
There are two Merseyrail stations within a 30 minute walk of the South Sefton Campus. Seaforth and Litherland Station and Aintree Station. There are buses that run from both stations and stop near the College. For further information visit the Merseytravel Journey Planner at jp.merseytravel.gov.uk.

By car
The South Sefton Campus is situated just off the A5036 next to Bootle Golf Course and is close to both the M57 and M58. There is parking available on campus.

St Winefride’s Campus, Oriel Road, Bootle, L20 7AD.

Please note: there is no car park available for visitors, unless pre-booked with the College beforehand.

By train
The Merseyrail Bootle Oriel Road station is only a one minute walk from the St Winefride's Campus. This station is on the Northern Line and offers easy access to the St Winefride’s Campus from Liverpool, Crosby, Formby, Southport and other areas. For further information visit the Merseytravel Journey Planner at jp.merseytravel.gov.uk.

By car
Satellite navigation systems (Satnav) – please enter postcode L20 7AD. The closest motorway junctions are the M58 1a/ M57 Junction 7 – 3.7 miles (6km). Then follow the A59 towards Liverpool for approximately ten minutes, turning right onto the A5058 at the first roundabout, which leads onto Balliol Road. Please note: there is no car park available for visitors, unless pre-booked with the College beforehand.

By bus
Students can also travel to the Balliol Road Campus on regular bus services from Southport, Formby, Crosby, Old Roan, Maghull, Litherland, Netherton, Litherland, Queens Drive and Liverpool City Centre. For further information visit www.arriva.co.uk.

Thornton College, Edge Lane, Thornton, Liverpool, L23 4TF.

The College is on Edge Lane in Thornton (L23 4TF). There is parking available on campus.

Parking

Car parking spaces at our Balliol Road Campus and St Winefride's Campus are limited, particularly during office hours. There is free car parking spaces available for visitors to South Sefton Campus and Thornton College.

Pay and display public car parking is available at the following locations:

  • Bootle New Strand, New Strand Bootle, L20 4UX
  • Strand Shopping Car Park, Vermont Way, Bootle, L20 4XZ

Parking at the Balliol Road Campus events (e.g; Open Evenings, Interview Evenings) is available on the 'rough ground' car park on Pembroke Road. Please follow the event parking signs from Balliol Road.

Booking is not required for event parking.

If you require parking at a conference hosted at the Balliol Road Campus, you should advise the conference organisers of your parking requirements in advance.

Approved contractors can park free of charge, providing you have booked in advance with the Facilities Manager or Maintenance Manager. Please give at least 24 hours to book a space.

Location
Spaces are available within the centre area of the Balliol building, Balliol Road, L20 7EW. The entrance is via Exeter Road, off Stanley Road. Please report to the reception upon arrival.

All those parking at the Balliol Road Campus are required to read and adhere to the car parking procedures. Please be aware any unauthorised parking may result in charge from an external ticketing company.

When can I park?
Pre-booked contractors can park during the following times:

  • Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 18:00

If alternative hours are required, they must be approved by the Facilities Manager or Maintenance Manager.

Overnight parking is not permitted.

Parking space is restricted and cannot be guaranteed.