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Oxford University Earth Sciences Labs and Clarendon Lab's New Beecroft Building on 26th September 2019

This visit has been organised by John Temple.

A more detailed version of this flyer can be found on the REMS website at IoP - L&SE Branch - REMS . Click on the relevant tab on the left hand side of the title page 'Events: current' or 'In the pipeline, to see a list of event flyers.

Booking and payment: Please request places by e-mailing


In the morning we shall be shown around the Department of Earth Sciences which has some interesting physics toys (further details in the full flyer).  

In the afternoon we shall have a conducted tour of the Clarendon's  new state-of-the-art Beecroft Building where we have been kindly offered a free lunch.  


10.30   Meet in foyer of Earth Sciences building (E on the map), South Parks Road for tea/coffee

11.00   Conducted Tour of the Earth Sciences laboratories

12.45   Walk to Clarendon Laboratory  (P on map)

13.00   Free Buffet Lunch  (compliments of Clarendon Lab)

14.15   Meet members of Marlborough College Sixth Form

14.30   Conducted Tours of the new Beecroft Building

16.30   Disperse

When and where to meet: assemble from 10:30 to 11:00 at Department of Earth Sciences, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3AN

Getting there:

By car        (See map in full REMS flyer)

Parking in the city is expensive (typically £6.00 for up to 2 hours) so use Park & Ride (£2.00 for 24 hours). Caution:  Thornhill and Seacourt tend to fill up so try Redbridge, P

Bus No 300 from Redbridge or Peartree; No 500 from Parkway; return fare £2.60;  bus passes are valid

Alight at Keble Road (500) or Little Clarendon Street (300) and walk to “E” on South Parks Road            

By public transport          (See map on full flyer for locations)

Rail to Oxford or Oxford Parkway then bus 500 to Keble Road and walk to “E” on  South Parks Road  (500 runs station to station)

Bus X90, Oxford Tube or National Express to Gloucester Green then walk to “E” on South Parks Road

300 & 500 on the map are bus stops (shown as dots) nearest the labs

Map Key        R=Railway Stn;   B=Bus Stn;  300 & 500 = Bus stops;

                        E=Earth Sciences Bldg;  P=Physics (Beecroft Bldg)

Size of party:   Maximum:  24

Cost:          £14.00   including a voluntary donation of £10.00 to OXPEG (Oxford Physics Endowment for Graduates)

Booking and payment: Please request places by e-mailing 

Contacts:  Hugh Deighton:  at or   John Temple: 01865 86 1934 or 0777 944 5251 Late arrivals Please ring John (0777 944 5251) and wait at Reception in Earth Sciences on arrival.


Organised By
John Temple for REMS/LSE
26 Sep 2019 10:30 to 16:30
Earth Sciences Building, University of Oxford
South Parks Road
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