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.