35 Hospital Fields Road

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Inside the Hackspace

Our third Hackspace was in Unit 1, 35 Hospital Fields Road, York. We moved into here on 15 August 2016 from our previous hackspace in Stonebow House, and out on 2 March 2024 to 10 Redeness Street.

Location

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York Hackspace
Unit 1, 35 Hospital Fields Road
York
YO10 4DZ

Plus Code: WWWC+FM York
What Three Words: ///quench.manliness.deal
Lat: 53.9462 Long: -1.0783

Please note We are on Hospital Fields Road. There is no way of getting to the Hackspace from Ambrose Street, even though Google Maps sometimes believes it is possible.

A video of getting to the space

Visiting

We have an open night every Wednesday Evening from 8pm, anybody is welcome to come and visit. Please bring a mask if you are able to wear one. If you wish to come visit it is generally a good idea to let us know on Discord or the mailing list, although it is certainly not required. On the rare occasion that there are less than three people coming, we will usually cancel the meeting. We’ll post via the group and send out a tweet to let people know if this happens.

If you are unable to visit on Wednesday evenings but still want to see the hackspace and get involved, drop us a message on Discord or the mailing list - often another member will be available to show you around.

Paying members can receive keys and have 24/7 access.

Getting Here

This hackspace was conveniently located just slightly south of York City Centre, and is easily accessible by cycling, on foot, by public transport, and by car from within York as well as many outlying villages and towns.

Walking

The Hackspace can be accessed from either Fulford Road (opposite the barracks), or via Millennium Bridge from South Bank. From town, the fastest way is via either river side. We are around 20 minutes walk from the centre of York and 30 from the Rail Station, about 20 minutes walk from the University of York (walk through Walmgate Stray and the barracks, or via either Broadway or Heslington Road), and a couple of minutes from Millennium Bridge. All these paths with the exception of Walmgate Stray are well lit at night.

Getting Inside

The door is marked on this image (click for full size):

35HospitalFieldsRoadOutside.jpg

On open evenings, look for the York Hackspace logo to the left of a blue door. The outside door should be unlocked during open evenings and events, in which case head upstairs and use the "York Hackspace" buzzer at the top of the stairs to gain access. If the outside door is locked, use the doorbell on the York Hackspace logo.

For members, information on accessing the hackspace is available.