Next Generation Networking

Travel to Cosener's House,
Abingdon, Oxfordshire (OX14 3JD)


By air Abingdon is about an hour and a quarter's drive from Heathrow Airport and two hours or so from Gatwick Airport. Your host may be able to arrange transport from Heathrow. For flight details, contact the airport enquiry services (Heathrow (+44) 181 759 4321, Gatwick (+44) 1293 535353). From Heathrow Airport a half-hourly coach service, the Railair Link, takes passengers to Reading railway station to connect with trains to Didcot Parkway.
By rail Abingdon is about 5 miles NNW of Didcot Parkway railway station, which is less than 60 minutes journey from London Paddington. Didcot also provides connections to Birmingham, the West of England and South Wales. Taxis are available from the station.
By road

From the A34 (northbound)
Take the A415 exit signposted Abingdon. Follow this to the centre of Abingdon, entering the town via Ock Street. Follow the one-way system around to the Vineyard (please refer to map), and turn right at the next set of traffic lights into Abbey Close. Follow this round (to the right, not into Waitrose car park) to the entrance to Cosener's House, by a public car park.

From the A34 (southbound)
Take the A4183 exit signposted Abingdon, turning left at the top of the slip road. Follow this towards the centre of Abingdon where it becomes the Vineyard (please refer to map). Turn left at traffic lights (opposite filling station) into Abbey Close. Follow this round (to the right, not into Waitrose car park) to the entrance to Cosener's House, by a public car park.

From Heathrow Airport
Take the M4 motorway towards Slough, Reading and the West. Continue as far as junction 13 and then head North for about 8 miles on the A34 towards Oxford and follow the A34 (northbound) directions given above.

From Gatwick Airport
Take the M23 to London and Guildford. At junction 7/8 join the M25 to Heathrow and Watford. At junction 15, take the M4 towards Slough, Reading and the West, and continue to junction 13. Head North for about 8 miles on the A34 towards Oxford and follow the A34 (northbound) directions given above.


Upcoming Events

Coseners 2013

The Brendan Murphy prize for the best presentation was won by Gareth Tyson.

The tentative dates for next year's workshop are July 10-11 2014. We have now passed organisational responsibility across from Ian Wakeman to Iain Phillips at Loughborough and Hamed Haddaddi at QMUL.