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Worcester University City Campus

City centre university campus on the site of the Old Infirmary. Hospital buildings survive including the one where the British Medical Association was founded.

City Campus, Castle Street, Worcester, WR1 3AS


Hylton Road, Worcester, WR2 5JN

Day School Venue

Worcester University Arena


The High Street, Worcester, WR1 2EY

Annual Dinner venue

The Guildhall

The City's Guildhall dates back to 1721. At one time it was the seat of justice for the city and housed a prison. It was visited in 1788 by King George III who declared it 'a handsome gallery' and presented the city with his portrait to commemorate his visit which can be seen in the Assembly Room. Described by Pevsner as a 'a splendid town hall, as splendid as any of C18 England' it gives visitors an insight into Worcester's rich and varied heritage.


Deansway, Worcester, WR1 2JE

Welcome Reception

The Old Palace

The Old Palace was the official residence of the Bishop of Worcester until 1842. The building was sold in 1846 to the Dean and Chapter and used as the Deanery. Later it became a Church House club and Diocesan Offices.

Along with the Cathedral, it is the oldest building in Worcester, indeed there was a bishop living here before there was a King of England. The Old Palace also has many royal associations including Queen Elizabeth I who kept her Court at the Bishop's Palace in Worcester for seven days in 1575. King Charles I stayed briefly in 1644 and James II stayed at the Palace in 1687.


Directions to City Campus (from City Campus website)
By Rail

Worcester is served by two train stations:

Worcester Foregate Street - is situated in the city centre and is a 5 minute walk from the City Campus

Worcester Shrub Hill - is a 10 minute walk from the City Campus.

Guide to approximate travel times:

  • Birmingham to Worcester Foregate Street 50 minutes
  • Cardiff Central to Worcester Foregate Street 1 hour 50 minutes
  • London Euston to Worcester Foregate Street 3 hours
  • London Paddington to Worcester Shrub Hill 2 hours 20 minutes

By Road

From M5 take Exit 7 to Worcester(S)

Follow A44 into Worcester

Before crossing river take sharp right into North Parade

Keep left on to Croft Road/Castle Street

Turn right into Infirmary Walk

The City Campus does not have a car park of its own but is surrounded by several car parks