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The QMUL 600 MHz NMR Spectroscopy Service is situated on the ground floor (Room G15) in the Joseph Priestley Building at Queen Mary, University of London. The College is situated three miles east of the City and north of the River Thames and Docklands on the Mile End Road - see the campus map (above) for more details and "By Road" below. The Joseph Priestley Building is located on the left just past the Arts Building on Westfield Way (see plan). The building entrance is at the far end (coming from the Mile End Road), the NMR laboratory is on the ground floor at the far end of the Corridor.

Alternatively, for additional information on local public transport connections and on travel to and from London's airports see below.

Travel

Underground

The campus is within five minutes walking distance of both Mile End station (Central, District and Hammersmith & City lines) and Stepney Green station (District and Hammersmith & City lines).

Mile End station is east of the College on the opposite side of the Mile End Road. Turn left out of the station and cross Burdett Road and Mile End Road at the traffic lights.

Stepney Green station is to the west of the College. Turn left out of the station, cross Globe Road, and continue along Mile End Road.

Docklands Light Railway

The Light Railway runs from Stratford to Tower Hill and Bank. The nearest station to the College is Bow Church which is a short tube or bus ride away from the College.

Buses

The number 25 (Oxford Circus to Ilford) travels along Mile End Road and stops outside the College.

The following buses also stop near Mile End Underground station, within five minutes' walk of the College:

  • 277 Highbury & Islington to Canary Wharf
  • D5 Isle of Dogs ASDA Superstore to Mile End tube station
  • D6 Isle of Dogs via Mile End to Hackney Central
  • D7 Poplar to Mile End tube station

In addition, the 309 (Poplar to Bethnal Green) stops outside Stepney Green tube station.

Airports

The College is easily reached from London's main airports at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted. The most convenient airport, however, is the new London City airport which has regular continental flights and is only five miles to the east of the College.

From Heathrow : take the Underground (Piccadilly Line) into central London and change at Holborn onto the eastbound Central Line. Alight at Mile End tube station.

From Gatwick : take the Gatwick Express to Victoria Station in central London and then take the eastbound District Line of the Underground to Mile End tube station.

From Stansted : take the British Rail fast link to Liverpool Street station in central London and then take the eastbound Central Line of the Underground to Mile End tube station.

From City Airport : take one of the airport taxis and ask for "Queen Mary, University of London on the Mile End Road".

By Road

From the east and north: Get onto the M25 and head towards junction 27 with the M11. On the M11 head south until you reach junction 4. Follow the signs for the City and the A12 (Eastern Avenue) and then head west along the A12. At the next major roundabout take the second exit for the A11 (South) towards Leytonstone and Stratford. Follow the A11 through Leytonstone, Stratford and Bow, always following signs for the City. As you near Mile End and the College you will see Mile End underground station on your left. Go straight through the next set of traffic lights and the College is another four hundred metres on the right.

From the west: Get onto the M40 and follow it through west London on the A40 and A40(M). Once on the A40(M) Westway flyover follow the signs for the City and the A501 (City Ring Road). Once on the A501 follow it through Euston, King's Cross and Pentonville until you reach Old Street roundabout (distinguished by the two large arches in the middle of it) and take the first exit along the A5201 (East). Travel for a third of a mile and then turn right onto the A10 (South). After about a third of a mile follow the signs left for the A1202 (Commercial Street). After about half a mile turn left onto the A11 (East). Drive through Aldgate East and Whitechapel until you see Stepney Green underground station on your left. The College is then another four hundred metres on the left.

From the south-west: Get on to the M3 and head towards London. Keep following the M3 as it changes into the A316. Follow the A316 through south-west London until you reach the Chiswick roundabout, at which you should change onto the A4. Follow the A4 through Hammersmith and then in Earls Court turn right onto the A3220. This will lead you to Embankment (A3212). Follow the Embankment through Westminster and the City until you reach the Tower of London and then follow signs for the A11 and Aldgate East. Once on the A11 head east following signs for Whitechapel and Mile End. After about a mile you will see Stepney Green underground station on your left. The College is another four metres on the left-hand side of the road.

From the south: Get on to the A205 (South Circular Road) and follow the signs for the A2. Once on the A2 head north following signs for the A102(M) and Blackwall Tunnel. Go on the A102 (North) and through the Blackwall Tunnel. Once through the Tunnel continue north for another mile and a half until you reach the A11. Head west along the A11 through Bow. As you near Mile End and the College you will see Mile End underground station on your left. Go straight through the next set of traffic lights and the College is another four hundred metres on the right.

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