Photo of Pot Shrigley Hall.

The conference is held at the Shrigley Hall Hotel (4 star), where delegates can enjoy a challenging 18-hole championship golf course, sports & fitness facilities including an indoor pool and spa. The hotel is situated on the borders of the Peak District, a short walk from the small town of Bollington.

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Above: Photographs of Shrigley Hall Hotel by Geoff Eastmond, showing the hotel, golf course, dining room and pool.

Shrigley Hall Hotel website

Some of the local history and scenery is documented on the Kerridge Ridge and Ingersley Vale Countryside and Heritage Project's website:

Ridge and vale (KRIV) brochure

Travelling to Pott Shrigley

Pott Shrigley is situated between Macclesfield and Stockport, to the South West of Manchester, which is the nearest major city. Manchester has an international airport with direct flights to many European and North American cities. The airport is about ten miles from the hotel, and taxis to the hotel should cost about £35.

Manchester Airport website

The nearest railway station in Macclesfield, on the West Coast main line between London and Manchester, there is a taxi rank at Macclesfield station. Taxis can be booked through:

Most delegates arrive by road, and the hotel offers extensive car parking facilities to cater for this. Directions are provided on the Shrigley Hall Hotel website (above), but you can also use the link below to the hotel location in Google maps, which can produce a customised travel itinery for you:

Google Maps website

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The High Polymer Research Group is grateful to the following companies and organisations for their support of our 2024 conference Polymers in an Age of Data, our 62nd annual conference:

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