How to find us

We are based in Headington, Oxford and can be found by following signs to the Churchill Hospital and the Old Road Campus.
For those using Satellite Navigation in their cars, the GPS coordinates are Lat: 51:45:09N (51.7526) Lon: 1:12:54W (-1.2151)

Location Map

Travelling by bus

A regular bus service is available from the Oxford City Centre Route 15 goes to Girdlestone Road where you can walk to the Wellcome Trust Centre.  More information is available from Oxford Bus Company, Tel 01865 785400.

Travelling by Park & Ride

The nearest Park & Ride is the Hospital Park & Ride which comes from Thornhill, on the A40 1 mile east of Headington. The closest stop is marked on the Street Map, we are small building 1 (HWB of Molecular Pyhsiology).  Details about all the Park and Ride services to Oxford are available from Park & Ride web site.

Travelling by train

We are 3 miles from Oxford railway station, with its frequent trains from London (Paddington) and many other parts of the UK. Allow 15 minutes by taxi from the station forecourt and 30 minutes by bus number 5.  Changing at Queens Lane to the 15.  National Rail Enquiries – 08457 484950

Travelling on foot or bicycle

The Centre is within walking distance of London Road, the Headington shopping centre. There are plenty of cycle racks outside the centre by the main entrance. A map of Oxford’s cycle network is available from the Oxfordshire County Council

Travelling by car

There is very limited parking at the Wellcome Trust Centre so another means of transport is advisable.  It is not possible to reserve a parking space before you arrive.

Visitors parking spaces - There are only 8 visitor parking spaces so it is very possible they will all be in use.  You must get a visitors parking permit from Reception on arrival.

20 minute bays - There are six 20 minute bays marked on the road.  No permit needed but clamping will be enforced after the 20 minutes have elapsed.

All parking bays are marked on the Street Map

Any other bays - Other parking bays are used by staff and are usually full by 9.30am.  If you can find a free bay around the centre, then you can park there for an indefinite period of time but you must get a visitors parking permit from reception. 

There are some Pay and Display City Council car parks off London Road by the Headington Shops, and off Windmill Road.  They are approximately a 20-30 minute walk from the Wellcome Trust Centre.  These are marked on the Street Map

Street parking is limited since many streets are restricted to residents parking permits only.

Travelling by coach

The Oxford Bus Company and the Oxford Tube operate 24 hours a day to and from central London, stopping on London Road, Headington, Oxford.

Travelling by air

The Oxford Bus Company provides bus journeys which go from London Heathrow and London Gatwick and stop on London Road, Headington, Oxford. National Express Coaches cover Stansted and Luton airports


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Centre for Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford, OX3 7BN, UK
Tel: (+44) 1865 287500 Fax: (+44) 1865 287501