Maps and directions

The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) office is located in Swindon, in the south of the UK off the M4 between London and Bristol.


BBSRC Map - Swindon office



Directions by rail

Swindon is served by Great Western Railway (GWR) services between London Paddington, Bristol and South Wales.

Polaris House is two minutes walk from Swindon train station. Instead of taking the main exit out of the station, head for platforms one and three, and go through the ticket barrier next to the newsagent. Go up the steps and across the footbridge. Polaris House is the low-rise brick building to your left as you descend the steps.

Directions by road

From most approach routes, follow signs for ‘Town Centre’. Then look out for signs for ‘North Star’. When you come off the dual carriageway and into North Star you will see Swindon College on your left. Take the second exit (the one after the college). At the next roundabout (with the station in front of you) turn left into the Polaris House main entrance road.

Visitor parking is located outside the main reception, but please note that visitor parking is limited and where possible visitors should travel by train.

Last updated: 31 March 2022

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