Find the Centre

The e-Research Centre is based in Keble Road on the northern edge of Oxford city centre, just off Banbury Road and the northern end of St Giles and near to Keble College.  

We are an easy 15-minute walk from the city centre, and the entrance to Keble Road from Banbury Road is accessible by pedestrians and bikes but not cars.

Oxford e-Research Centre
7 Keble Road

The main phone number for the Centre is +44(0)1865 610600. To contact us by email please use the form on our  Contact Us page.

You can use the map above to explore and get directions to the Centre. Alternatively you can  see the Oxford e-Research Centre entrance using Google Streetmap view .

Travelling by car

Oxford suffers from severe traffic congestion, expensive and limited parking so we recommend that if possible you use public transport when visiting the City. If you are driving we recommend you use one of the  Park and Ride facilities around the city.  

From London and the South-East
Take Junction 8 (A40) from the M40 and follow straight through towards the City Centre; turn right immediately past Magdalen Bridge.

From the North
Junction 9 off the M40 leads to North Oxford.

From the West
The A40 also enters North Oxford, at the Banbury Road. Then approach via Parks Road.

From the South or South-West
Take the A34 or A420 to the Botley interchange.


Please note that parking at the Oxford e-Research Centre is by prior arrangement only and limited to a single space. Limited public parking is available in Keble Road at a rate of £3 for up to 1 hour or £5 for up to 3 hours.

Travelling by rail

Taxi services are available outside the Station entrance. The taxi fare to Keble Road is about £6.

For rail travel information ring +44 (0)8457 484950 or visit the  National Rail  website.

Walking directions from the station

The Oxford e-Research Centre is approximately18 minutes' walk from the railway station. For a map showing the best walking route from the station, click here.   

Travelling by coach

Express coach services run between Oxford and London (1-1½ hours), London Heathrow, Birmingham and other destinations nationwide.

The Coach Station at Gloucester Green is approximately 15 minutes' walk from the Oxford e-Research Centre. Alternatively there is also a Taxi rank at Gloucester Green.

For coach travel information contact: 

The Oxford Bus Company

Stagecoach, Oxford

Oxford Tube

National Express

Travelling by air

Oxford is conveniently reached by coach from Heathrow Airport (1¼ hours) or Gatwick Airport (2½ hours) or Birmingham Airport (2 hours). There is a frequent and excellent service from Heathrow, Gatwick and Birmingham. See here for details. Alternatively, there are a range of local taxi/car firms  who offer an airport transfer service.