MRC Elsie Widdowson Laboratory

Directions

By Rail

  • Trains run every half an hour from London. Trains from London Kings Cross take about 50 minutes while the less direct trains from Liverpool Street station can take about 1h 20 minutes.
  • EWL is a 10-15 minute drive from the station and it is advisable to take a taxi. There are no direct buses.
  • If travelling from the North of the country it is worth noting that all trains to Cambridge pass through Ely and often changes have to be made here.

By Bus

  • Citi 1 (Fulbourn) and Citi 3 (Cherry Hinton) services operated by Stagecoach are the best options for getting to EWL. Please see Stagecoach bus time table for more information.

By Car

Sat Nav Post Code: CB1 9NL

From the South

  • Leave the M11 at junction 9 for the A11 to Newmarket.
  • Continue along the A11 until the Fulbourn / Balsham exit.
  • Turn left and continue through Fulbourn.
  • At the roundabout, continue straight ahead and take the first turning on the left which is the entrance to the Peterhouse Technology Park (also the location of ARM).
  • Turn left at the small roundabout.
  • Elsie Widdowson Laboratory (EWL) is on the left, down the ramp.

From the North

  • Travel south on the A14, just before it becomes the M11 turn left and continue to bear left until you ‘rejoin’ the A14.
  • Pass three further exits and then turn right at the fourth exit on to the A1303 (signposted for Newmarket, Bottisham and Cambridge).
  • Turn left at the first roundabout (into Airport Way).
  • Turn left at the next roundabout (into Gazelle Way; signposted to Trumpington and Addenbrooke’s).
  • Carry straight on at the next two roundabouts (the second of which is for Tesco), going over a level crossing between them.
  • Turn right at the next roundabout, then take the first turning on the left which is the entrance to the Peterhouse Technology Park (also the location of ARM).
  • Turn left at the small roundabout.
  • Elsie Widdowson Laboratory (EWL) is on the left, down the ramp.

By Air

  • London Stansted airport is only half an hour away by car (M11) and there is a regular train service that runs directly to Cambridge.