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The conference will be held in Queens’ College, one of Cambridge University’s beautiful and historic colleges.
Queens’ was founded in 1448 by Margaret of Anjou, wife of King Henry VI of England, and refounded in 1465 by Elizabeth Woodville, wife of King Edward IV of England.
The college sits astride the River Cam with its two halves joined across the river by the famous Mathematical Bridge which was first built in 1749.
Oral presentations will take place in the Fitzpatrick Hall, situated in Lyon Court, with refreshments and poster sessions in the near-by
A wireless internet hot spot will be available in the Angevin Room for use with personal laptops.
Queens’ College is located where Silver Street crosses the River Cam, and the main entrance is on Silver Street. A map of Queens’ College can be
If you require any special assistance to be able to fully enjoy the conference, please do discuss this with us in advance. We will do our
very best to accommodate your needs.
A map of Cambridge showing the venues, train station and bus station can be found here.
Train: Cambridge can be reached via train from
a large number of towns and cities in the UK, and there is a very
regular service between Cambridge
and London which takes approximately one hour. Further timetable
and fare information is available from the National
The train station is an approx. 10-15 minute walk from the city
centre. Buses run from the train station to the city bus station
on Drummer Street every ten minutes. You can catch a bus from the
bus stop on the right hand side of the road as you exit the station.
There is also a taxi rank outside the station which, again, is to
your right as you exit the station.
Bus: The central drop-off point for bus services
is at the city bus station on Drummer Street. Full information about
bus routes and timetables is available
here. National Express operates a coach service from a large
number of towns and cities in the UK, including a regular service
from London Victoria coach station, and provides an airport shuttle
service. Tickets can be purchase online from their website at http://www.nationalexpress.com/home/hp.cfm.
Car: The main routes into Cambridge and locations
of University and College buildings are marked on the University
map. Cambridge is a very busy city with poor parking facilities.
Please bear this in mind when planning your journey. There is no
parking available at the conference venue. If you are staying overnight,
your hotel may be able to offer you parking facilities. If you wish
to use your car and are not staying overnight, we recommend you use
the Park & Ride sites instead of bringing your car into the city
centre. If you have a disability or condition which means that car parking
at the venue is essential, please do contact us, in advance, by
Taxi: There is a taxi rank at the train station.
If you wish to call a taxi during your stay in Cambridge, we recommend
Panther Taxis (01223 715715).
London Stansted Airport:
This is the closest airport to Cambridge which offers scheduled flights, at
a distance of approx 30 miles from Cambridge. It is well served by airlines
from many European destinations. Information on flights can be found here.
Cambridge is easily reached by rail or coach from Stansted. There
is a railway station inside the terminal at Stansted and the direct
journey to Cambridge takes approximately 30 minutes. A regular direct
coach service runs to Cambridge and takes approximately 1 hour. Timetables
and tickets can be obtained from here.
London Luton Airport:
Luton Airport is also quite close to Cambridge (35 miles) and receives a number
of flights from European destinations, mainly those operated by budget airlines.
The journey from Luton to Cambridge is less favourable than that from Stansted.
The coach journey can take between 1½ and 3½ hours, depending
on the time of day. The train from Luton is via London and is not direct
to Cambridge, and the station is in the centre of Luton rather than at the
London Heathrow Airport:
Heathrow is the main airport in the UK, and is well-serviced by both European
and international flights. Cambridge can be reached by a direct coach from
the airport which takes approx. 2½ hours, although is often longer
due to traffic on the main London ring-road. There is a train station within
the airport terminal from which the regular Heathrow Express train connects
to London Paddington station. From there you need to take the underground
to either London Kings Cross or London Liverpool Street to get a train onto
London Gatwick Airport:
Gatwick airport is the furthest London airport from Cambridge, being located
on the south of London. Cambridge can be reached by a direct coach from the
airport which takes approx. 4 hours. There is a train station in the airport
terminal from which the regular Gatwick Express train connects to Victoria
train station in London. From there you need to take the underground to either
London Kings Cross or London Liverpool Street to get a train onto Cambridge.
Cambridge is a popular tourist destination and is well-served by
hotels, a selection of which is listed below. A more complete listing
of local accommodation can be found on the Visit Cambridge website
There is also some limited College accommodation available at the time of writing - you can book this via the Cambridge Rooms website at
The rates listed below are a guide only. If you wish to book accommodation,
please contact your preferred hotel directly for up-to-date rates
and availability. We recommend you book your accommodation well in
A map of the listed hotels showing their position in relation to
the conference venue can be found here.
Hotels within easy walking distance of the conference venue:
Cambridge Garden House Hotel ( )
Price: double/twin £149-£184
Granta Place, Mill Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1RT
Tel: 01223 259988, Fax: 01223 316605, Website: www.cambridgegardenhouse.com
Recently refurbished, 122 contemporary bedrooms overlooking the river Cam,
car parking with charge.
De-Vere University Arms Hotel ( )
Price: single £110-215, double/twin £115-£220
Regent Street, Cambridge, CB2 1AD
Tel: 01223 351241, Website: www.devere.co.uk/deluxe/university%2Darms/
120 bedrooms in a Victorian hotel overlooking parkland, car parking with charge.
Hotel du Vin ( )
Price: from £150
15-19 Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1QA
Tel: 01223 227330, Fax: 01223 227331 Website: www.hotelduvin.com/HotelLanding.aspx?HotelId=7
41 bedrooms in a converted terrace overlooking the Fitzwilliam Museum, limited
Crowne Plaza Cambridge ( )
Price: single/double/twin £99-£275
Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3DT
Tel: 0870 4009180, Fax: 01223 464440, Website: www.crowneplaza.com/cambridgeuk
198 bedrooms, car parking with charge.
Royal Cambridge Hotel ( )
Price: single £85-120, double/twin £95-155
Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PY
Tel: 01223 351631, Fax: 01223 352972, Website: www.forestdale.com/royal-cambridge-hotel.htm
57 bedrooms in a row of Georgian terraced houses, free parking.
Best Western Gonville Hotel ( )
Price: single £79-£150, double/twin £99-£180
Gonville Place, Cambridge, CB1 1LY
Tel: 01223 366611, Fax: 01223 315470, Website: www.bw-gonvillehotel.co.uk
73 bedrooms, overlooking open park, free parking.
Regent Hotel Price: double/twin £99-£140
41 Regent Street, Cambridge, CB2 1AB
Tel: 01223 351470, Fax: 01223 464937, Website: www.regenthotel.co.uk
22 bedroom privately owned hotel overlooking parkland, no parking.
Arundel House Hotel ( )
Price: single £75-£95, double/twin £95-£145
Chesterton Road, Cambridge, CB4 3AN
Tel: 01223 367701, Fax: 01223 367721, Website: www.arundelhousehotels.co.uk
102 bedrooms in a Victorian terrace overlooking the river Cam, on-site parking.
Lensfield Hotel ( )
Price: single £65-£95, double/twin £98-£140
53-57 Lensfield Road, Cambridge, CB2 1EN
Tel: 01223 355017, Fax: 01223 312022, Website: www.lensfieldhotel.co.uk
A family run hotel with 30 bedrooms, limited car parking available.
Hotels a little further from the conference venue:
Hotel Felix ( )
Price: single from £132, double/twin from £163
Whitehouse Lane, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, CB3 OLX (approx. 45 minute walk)
Tel: 01223 277977, Fax: 01223 277973, Website: www.hotelfelix.co.uk
52 individually designed bedrooms set in landscaped gardens, free parking.
2 AA rosette restaurant.
The Møller Centre ( standard)
Price: single £96, double £107
Storey’s Way, Cambridge, CB3 0DE (approx. 30 minute walk)
Tel: 01223 465500, Fax: 01223 465525, Website: www.mollercentre.co.uk
Management training and conference venue in the grounds of Churchill College.
67 bedrooms, free parking, includes breakfast. Bookings can only be made four
weeks prior to arrival date.
Travel Lodge – Cambridge Central Price: all rooms £50
Cambridge Leisure Park, Clifton Way, Cambridge, CB1 7DY (approx. 30 minute
Tel: 0871 9846101, Fax: 01223 413436, Website: www.travelodge.co.uk/travelodge/location.php?hotel_id=255
Located on leisure park, limited parking with charge.