Yorkshire Event Centre, Harrogate

CHEMUK 2019 will take place at the Yorkshire Event Centre based in Harrogate. The venue is one of the premier exhibition platforms in the UK and the largest single event space in the region for trade events and conferences providing strategic access to key dominant regional chemical clusters. The venue offers free parking to all visitors.

Opening Times:

  • Wednesday 1st May – Admission: 09.00 – 17.00

  • Thursday 2nd May – Admission: 09.00 – 16.00

  • Parking is FREE – USE SATNAV HG2 8QZ

Admission age: 18+





With the central UK location, The Yorkshire Event Centre is well positioned
wherever you’re coming from or however you’re travelling to us.

By Road:

There are directions for North, South, East and West approaches into Harrogate that you can download here.

If you’re using a satnav or route planner, please use the postcode HG2 8QZ.

We also offer free car parking across the entire site. When you arrive, please follow the signs for your chosen event for the best car park.

By Bus:

For local buses we are on bus routes No. 70 and 71; the best stop to use is Woodlands Corner. Once you’ve alighted, walk down Hookstone Drive and then turn left down Hookstone Wood Road. Follow the road around to the right, which will bring you out by the YEC.
For times and routes, the Transdev Harrogate and District website is here or you can call them on 01423 566061.

If mobility assistance is required, please contact:
Mobility transport:
Change Mobility Ltd
01423 500666

By Train:

Harrogate is located midway between Leeds and York, with regular commuter train services on the local line.
We are about 2 miles from Harrogate train station, where taxis and buses are available to complete your journey.


Blue Line Taxis
01423 530830

Main Line Taxis
01423 555555

Hornbeam Park station is about 1.5 miles from us, but there are no taxis available at this station without pre-booking. The station is connected to the YEC by a Showground Greenway so if you’d prefer a short walk or cycle, directions are here.

By Air:

We’re approximately 14 miles from Leeds Bradford Airport, which offers regular flights to UK, European and Worldwide destinations. It’s a short 30 minute taxi or the 747 bus stops at Harrogate Bus station.

Hotel Information

For information/assistance on places to stay in and around Harrogate – please contact the official hotel supplier for the event who will be happy to discuss your requirements.

Tel: +44 (0) 1335 345655

Email: hotels@TSCHotels.co.uk

Alternatively – please find a selection of leading ONLINE Hotel Booking channels:


Visa requirements and Letter of Invitation - Please email info@chemicalukexpo.com