4th International Conference on Advances in Solidification Processes
8-11th July 2014, Beaumont Estates, Old Windsor, UK


Directions to Beaumont Estates

Beaumont Estate is conveniently located to the south-west of London and there are numerous methods of transport to the venue. Click on a form of transport below for instructions on how to get to the conference venue:

You can also use the Google Maps service below for directions if travelling car and also information on public transport.

Arriving by air

Due to its proximity to London, the venue is easy to reach if your journey involves travel by air. London has 5 main international airports:

From Heathrow Airport

Beaumont Estates is only 10 miles from London Heathrow Airport, which is directly accessible from most locations worldwide. Upon arrival you can travel to Beaumont Estate by taxi or bus.

London Black Taxis taken from the taxi ranks at Heathrow are convenient, but expensive. You are advised to pre-book a private hire mini-cab, which may save you up to 50% of the cost of a Black Taxi. Beaumont Estate recommends Windsor Cars (Tel: +44-1753-677677, Email: bookings@windsorcars.com, cost about £35 per car). Alternatively, greentomatocars is Heathrow’s official transfer service (cost about £32 per car). Of course, there are numerous other local private hire mini-cab companies. You are advised to check the cost of your journey when you book.

For travel by bus the First bus line 71 runs between Heathrow Terminal 5 (which can be reached from Terminal 1-3 via Heathrow Express free of charge) and Slough. For Beaumont Estate you will want to disembark at the Bells of Ouzeley Public House / Restaurant, Straight Road, Old Windsor. You can obtain the timetable by clicking here. To reach the Beaumont Estate from the Bells of Ouzeley: Walk along Ouseley Road (adjacent to the Bells of Ouzeley car park). After approx 120m, turn left onto Burfield Road and continue for a further 150m until the gates to Beaumont Estate are on your right where you can follow signs to reception.

Other aiports

If you are flying in to Gatwick, Luton or Stansted airport, we recommend taking National Express coaches to London Heathrow and continue your journey from there.

London City Airport is within the service area of Transport for London and has good connections with the London Underground. You can take the DLR line to Bank Station and then the Circle Line to Paddington. From here take a train to Slough Station, and proceed by bus 71 or taxi to Old Windsor. Alternatively from London City Airport take the DLR to Canning Town, change to the Jubilee line until Green Park and finally to the Piccadilly line for Heathrow Airport and continue your journey as described above.

Arrive by train

Beaumont Estate is within easy reach of three railway stations. Each is only a short taxi journey away, and each has a taxi rank outside.

  • Egham station is 3 miles (5 km) away and has connections to London Waterloo and Reading
  • Windsor & Eton Riverside station is 3.5 miles (5.5 km) away and also has connections to London Waterloo
  • Windsor & Eton Central is 3 miles (5 km) away and has connections to Slough, London Paddington, Reading and Bristol

For international arrivals at London St. Pancras International, we advise you to use London Underground's Circle or Hammersmith line to go to London Paddington. Take a train to Slough Station and from there you can take a taxi or the bus First bus 71 to Old Windsor. See directions for Heathrow Airport for more information. Another option is to take the London Underground's Piccadilly line to Heathrow Airport and proceed as described above.

Arrive by car

Satellite navigation coordinates: 51.449394, -0.575441 (post code SL4 2JJ)

From the M25, junction 13:

Exit junction 13 (A30 Staines). At the roundabout, follow the signs for the A30 to Bagshot/Egham. This takes you alongside the M25 southbound. Travel to the next roundabout and follow signs for the A308 Windsor. You'll pass the Runnymede Hotel on your right, continue straight until you reach a mini-roundabout. Take the left exit for Englefield Green A328 and then turn immediately right into Burfield Road. Beaumont Estate entrance is on your left, follow signs to the Beaumont Estate reception.

From the M4, junction 6:

Exit at junction 6 and follow the signs for Windsor and the A308. Continue following the signs for Staines and the M25 on the A308. Go past a pub on your right called the Bells of Ouzeley, and at the next mini-roundabout turn right signed for Englefield Green A328. Then turn immediately right into Burfield Road. Beaumont Estate entrance is on your left, follow signs to the Beaumont Estate reception.