Front entrance to the Maclean Building
The Chiltern Wing laboratories
GroDomes at Wallingford
Also at Wallingford
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Wallingford
CEH's headquarters is in Wallingford, in the Thames Valley to the west of London. The research carried out at Wallingford forms part of a CEH-wide Science Programme, covering Biodiversity, Water and Biogeochemistry, supported by the Environmental Information Data Centre.
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By road: CEH's Wallingford site is in the village of Crowmarsh Gifford, about 20-30 minutes drive from the following motorway junctions: M4 J8/9, M4 J12 & M40 J6 (from London and the south-east); M4 J13 (from the west/south-west), and M40 J8 (from the midlands/north). From the Crowmarsh Roundabout (junction of the A4130 and A4074), travel west towards Wallingford and then turn right at the mini-roundabout in Crowmarsh Gifford, signed Maclean Building. Express bus services (X39/X40) run twice an hour from central Oxford (journey time 25 minutes) and Reading station (40-45 minutes) to Crowmarsh Gifford.
By rail: The nearest mainline station is Didcot Parkway (six miles). Didcot is about 40 minutes from London Paddington Station. Taxis are available at the station.
By air: London Heathrow airport is about 40 miles / 65 km away. There is a rail-air coach link to Reading station (on the London Paddington to Didcot line) or the Heathrow Express train goes to London Paddington.
CEH's Wallingford site also hosts offices staffed by the following organisations: