CRASSH is located in the Alison Richard Building at 7 West Road on the northern side of the Sidgwick Site. You can see the location on this map.

Getting to Cambridge

By Road

Information about the main routes into Cambridge is available from the University Map. For the most direct route to CRASSH, exit at Junction 12 of the M11 and follow the A603 (Barton Road) and then the A1134 (Trumpington Road) to West Road. Please note that during office hours (9am – 5pm Monday to Friday) parking is not permitted on the Sidgwick Site, except by permit holders. At weekends, parking is freely available on the Sidgwick Site (entrance off Sidgwick Avenue). There is also pay-and-display parking on some of the streets around Sidgwick Site for up to 4 hours (Sidgwick Avenue, Queen's Road, West Road).


By Rail

Cambridge is less than an hour away from London by train with frequent departures from King's Cross and Liverpool Street stations. The University maintains a schedule of Cambridge to London railway timetables. Further timetable information is available from National Rail. Taxis are available for hire at Cambridge Station, which is approximately 1 mile from the city centre. The station is marked on the Regional Roads Map. The walk from the station to CRASSH takes about 40 minutes.


By Coach

The central drop-off point for bus services is at the city bus station on Drummer Street (indicated on the Regional Roads Map) or Parkside.  Further information about bus routes and timetables is available from the University website or the Council website. You can also find information at National Express.


By Air

Cambridge Coach Services run an hourly bus service to and from Stansted, Luton, Heathrow and Gatwick airports (telephone +44 (0)1223 423900). Railway service is also available from Stansted (for more information see National Rail Enquiries or from the UK call National Rail Enquiries 08457 48 49 50). The University maintains links to more airport information.

More information about getting to Cambridge by air, rail, car, and bus is available from the Cambridge City Council tourist information site.


Accommodation & General Information

Please visit the Cambridge Tourist Board for a comprehensive listing of hotels and guesthouses in the Cambridge area.


Disability Resource Centre

The University's Disability Resource Centre can provide information about wheelchair access and parking for cars with disabled badges.