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National Physical Laboratory
Hampton Road
TW11 0LW

As of 10 March, all visitors to NPL sites will be required to complete a Coronavirus declaration form. The form can be downloaded in advance of your visit by clicking here. Printed copies will also be available at our Reception.

We are a disability-friendly site, but if you require any reasonable adjustments to be made prior to your visit or have any questions please contact us.

Public transport

Buses: 33, 281, 285, 481, R68 and X26 all serve Teddington.
Please note that local buses do not accept cash. See the TfL website for accepted payment methods.

Trains: Regular services connect Teddington with London Waterloo in approximately 30 minutes.

From Heathrow: Routes 285, and the faster X26 both connect Teddington with Heathrow Airport. A taxi journey will take approximately 30 minutes.

Use the TfL journey planner to help plan your journey.

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Events at Bushy House

You can access Bushy House for events and meetings via our entrance on Queens Road, Teddington, TW11 0EB.

Please note, you will not be able to access the main site from this entrance.

North of England

National Physical Laboratory
3M Buckley Innovation Centre
Firth Street

Public transport

Buses: There is a free bus linking key locations within Huddersfield to our location at the University of Huddersfield.

Trains: Huddersfield train station is a 15-minute walk away, with services to Manchester, Leeds and the North East.

North of England


National Physical Laboratory
University of Strathclyde
Technology and Innovation Centre
G1 1RD

Public transport

Buses: Buchanan Bus Station is a short walk away.

Trains: Nearby Queen Street and Central stations provide services throughout Scotland and the rest of the UK.


East of England

National Physical Laboratory
University of Cambridge
The Old Schools
Trinity Lane

East of England

South of England

National Physical Laboratory
Surrey Space Centre
BA Building
University of Surrey

South of England

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