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