Getting There

BiCon 2005 will be held at University College Worcester, Henwick Grove, Worcester, WR2 6AJ.
UK National grid ref: SO835555 Location map – 600k pdf file

If you get lost, call BiCon reception 07910 xxxxxx for directions!

By Road

The venue is approximately 4 miles from M5 Junction7. Take the A44 to Worcester city centre, then follow signs to University College. (More detailed directions will be posted here shortly.)
There are ample parking spaces on site, with designated disabled parking bays provided in several key locations. Parking will cost £1.20 per day via the pay & display machines, and we hope to have 4 day permits available at £4.80 from BiCon reception.

By Rail

Worcester has two rail stations:
Worcester Foregate Street is situated in the city centre and is approximately 1 mile from the college.
Worcester Shrub Hill is just to the west of the city and approximately 1.5 miles from the college.

Guide to approximate travel times:
Birmingham to Worcester Foregate Street 50 minutes
Cardiff Central to Worcester Foregate Street 1 hr 50 minutes
London Euston to Worcester Foregate Street 3 hrs
London Paddington to Worcester Shrub Hill 2hrs 20 minutes

Further info: National Rail

By Bus

Crown Gate Bus Station in the main shopping centre.

National Express
– Direct routes to Birmingham & London.
Further info: National Express

Service Buses – The no. 31 Henwick Park Service calls at the Oldbury Road entrance to campus via St Johns:
Mon – Sat every 9 minutes during the day every 30 minutes after 6pm.
Sundays – an hourly service is in operation.
Bank holiday bus times to be confirmed.

By Air

Birmingham International Airport is only 45 minutes away from UCW and visitors travelling via London Heathrow can use the high speed rail-air link to Worcester via London Paddington or Reading

Guide to approximate travel times & distance:
Birmingham International to UCW – 45 minutes – 41.5 miles
London Heathrow to UCW – 2hrs 11 minutes – 107 miles
Manchester Airport to UCW – 1hr 55 mins – 110 miles