Venue

ECF 2017 is at Keble College.

Location: Parks Road entrance Keble College, Oxford, OX1 3PG, United Kingdom (7-10 minutes walk north from the Oxford centre). On arrival, ask at the porter’s lodge (college reception) for directions.  All conference rooms have step-free access.

During the event our main base room will be the Arco rooms. Other sessions will take place in the Sloane Robinson building – event reception will be in the Sloane Robinson lobby – come and ask one of the ECF team if you need any help!

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Internet access

  • Meeting Rooms and some accommodation: Wireless (WiFi) See instructions on your delegate badge.
  • Some accommodation: Network points (no WiFi). A network cable is required. They are available for loan at the front desk (porter’s lodge) – £5 deposit.

Directions

Getting to Keble College (the ECF 2017 venue)

  • Keble College’s Instructions on getting to the venue
  • Keble College is just 7-10 minutes walk north from Oxford town centre, 10-15 minutes walk from the train station.
  • Taxis/Cabs are relatively cheap compared to London due to the short distances
    Royal Cars: 01865 777 333 (quick service)
    Oxford City Cars: 01865 70 3030

Getting to Oxford

By Public Transport:

  • From London by Coach (cheapest): Journey time: 1.5h ours off peak, 2-ish hours during rush hour.
    From: Victoria Coach Station and many other stops depending on if it is the Oxford Tube or the Oxford X90 (both run 24 hours a day)
    Alight: Gloucester Green Bus Station (Central Oxford)
  • From London by Train: Journey time: 1 hour (on trains with only a few stops)
    From: London Paddington station. You can find specific times and costs from the National Rail website
    Alight: Oxford Train Station (there is only 1)
  • From anywhere except London: National Rail website or National Express (Coach)

Arriving from abroad

Getting across London

See the Transport for London site

Accommodation

On site accommodation is available from 2pm on day of arrival. Bag storage is available in the college bar. Ask at the porter’s lodge (college reception) when you arrive.

You need to check out of college rooms by 10am on day of departure to avoid charge for an additional day. Please leave bags for storage (and drop keys) in the college bar.

Alternative accommodation