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How to find the Department of Engineering

Please follow this link to the Department of Engineering ‘find us’ details.

Please follow this link to the University of Cambridge ‘visiting us’ details.

Printable Cambridge/University map.

Arriving by train

Cambridge is well served by trains to and from London. Use National Rail Inquiries for timetable and fare information.

Please view a printable map showing the railway station (bottom right) and Department of Engineering.

Please allow 15 – 20 minutes to walk from the station to the Department via Station Road, Hills Road and Lensfield Road. There is a taxi rank on the right as you exit the station- the fare should be approximately £5.00 – £6.00.

Enter the Department via the Trumpington Street entrance. Please confirm your arrival at the registration desk and collect your name badge.

Arriving by car/parking options

Unfortunately there is no parking at the Department of Engineering. Those arriving by car are advised to use the Trumpington park and ride service accessed via junction 11 off the M11.

Further information about Cambridge town centre car parks can be found here.


Arriving by air

The nearest airport to Cambridge is Stanstead. Please find travel information here.

Department of Engineering
University of Cambridge
Trumpington Street
Cambridge CB2 1PZ
United Kingdom

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Where to stay and what to do

Recommended Accommodation

Newnham College – University of Cambridge

Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DF.

Tel: +44(0)1223 335803

Newnham is one of the 31 colleges of the University of Cambridge. The College is set in beautiful gardens with an adjoining sports field and tennis courts and is about 15 minutes walk from the conference venue and historic centre of Cambridge.

Single rooms (student accommodation/room only) are available in the Sidgwick Building from £63.00 per night.

Double en-suite rooms (room only) are available in the new Dorothy Garrod Building from £108.00 per night.

Rooms are available on a ‘first come first served’ basis so early booking is advisable. Please note, car parking is unavailable at this site.

Breakfast is available daily from 8am in the onsite Iris Cafe.

For bookings and enquiries, please email

Nearby Hotels

The Royal Cambridge Hotel

Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PY.

Tel: +44 (0)1223 351 631


The Lensfield Hotel

53 Lensfield Road, Cambridge, CB2 1EN.

Tel: +44 (0)1223 355 017


Alternative accommodation options can be found at ‘Visit Cambridge‘.

Further information

Watch this space for information on the conference dinner, drinks reception, industry tours and more.