The Computer Learning Research Centre
Royal Holloway, University of London
Tel: +44 1784 443432
Fax: +44 1784 439786
The College is on the A30, 20 miles from central London and about a mile south-west of the town of Egham. It is 2 miles from junction 13 of the M25 (London Orbital). After leaving the motorway take the A30 west, signposted to Bagshot and Camberley (not Egham). At the first roundabout, take the third exit; at the second roundabout, again take the second exit and continue on the A30 up Egham Hill. The College is on the left at the top of the hill. There are footbridges across the road at the pedestrian and main entrances.
There are frequent services from London Waterloo to Egham (35 minutes); Woking to Egham (25 minutes) and Reading to Egham (40 minutes). Services at weekends, especially those on Sunday, are less frequent than on weekdays. Visit South West Trains for timetables and a travel planner.
London Country buses 441 and 443 (Staines to Slough) stop near the station and at the College main entrance. There is also a College bus service during term, but tickets for this must be obtained in advance: they are available from the College shop, from the 7-11 store in Egham and from the station ticket office. The College bus, like the taxis, leaves from the main car park adjacent to the station.
The College is just over a mile from Egham Station. Turn right out of the station along Station road and walk about 100 yards to the T-Junction and the traffic lights. Turn left at the junction and follow the road up to the large roundabout; go left up Egham Hill. The main College entrance is on the left about a mile from the roundabout, after the second footbridge.
For those not wishing to walk along the main road, it is possible to approach the Campus via the back roads. Cross the road outside the station and walk up the small road beside the railway line. Cross the road by the Forester's Arms, and take the next turning on the right. At the end of this road turn left, then take the first right, then first left. This will take you into a close which loops sharply to the right. At the turn is a fenced driveway which leads up to the rear of the campus around the halls of residence.
There is a taxi rank immediately behind Egham station in the main station car park, the fare is about £5. Gemini Cars taxi offices can be found at 50 Station Road on the opposite side to the station, and about 200 yards from the station in the direction of Egham town centre. Other nearby taxi companies include Allpoint Cars on 01784 432468 and Arrow Cars on 01784 436533.
Taxis are available from Heathrow airport, 7 miles away, but can be expensive. It is far better to book a taxi in advance (eg from Gemini - see above), in which case a fixed fare will be charged. Alternatively take bus number 441 from Heathrow Central to the College, or go by tube to Richmond and then take a train to Egham.