Ultima Thule Record Shop
How to find us...
The Ultima Thule shop is at the south-east edge of Leicester city centre, just outside the inner ring-road. Conduit Street is the first left off the A6 London Road going south, at the side of Leicester train station. You'll now find a Tesco Express on the corner, followed by an office entance, a restaurant, and then 1c with a wrought iron gate This is where we are! Press the top intercom button & I'll let you in.
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Guideline directions for those new to Leicester...Train: Leicester is 100 miles, about 70 to 90 minutes north of London (St. Pancras station). Central trains run from Birmingham, Nottingham, Derby, etc. You can also connect via Thameslink (Brighton/Gatwick/London line, changing at Luton or Bedford).
At Leiecester Station, when in the forecourt turn left past the taxi rank, via the far archway, we're across the road! Check the picture above (looking from a Station archway) - that's how close we are!
Road: M1 from south (M69) junction #21, via A46 & inner ring, or use A563 outer ring (east) Oadby direction 2 miles, left A6 London Road 2 miles (north), right to Conduit Street. M1 from north junction #22, via A50 & inner ring, follow signs to East Street NCP or the Train Station, after which turn first left into Conduit Street. Basically find the inner ring road and follow signs to the Train station or to East Street NCP car park.
Parking: Street parking: free one-hour parking is getting hard to find. Most of the area's street parking is now metered. The most local, Nelson Street & Regent Street (across London Road) is 80p: 1 hour, £1.30: 2 hours, £1.80: 3 hours max. A bit further afield it's usually 50p: 1 hour, £1: 2 hours, £3: all day. Cheapest local car park is near De Montfort Hall, off Granville Road, Victoria Park, a 6 minute walk away along London Road. Nearest NCP car park is on East Street.
Bus: Leicester's 2 bus stations are not so convenient at around half a mile away, but dozens of buses in both directions regularly pass and stop at the Train station!