Delegates attending EACTS training course are responsible for making their own arrangements for accommodation. Faculty please contact the EACTS office. Please click here for further information.
Letters of invitation for visa purposes can be requested from firstname.lastname@example.org
PASSPORT AND VISA
To enter the United Kingdom, a passport valid for at least three months beyond length of stay is required by all nationals except those travelling from the European Union member states holding a valid national ID card. For further information please refer to the UK Embassy in your country of residence. Alternatively the following website may be able to assist you: http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration/do-you-need-a-visa/
Admission badges will be issued to all participants. Your badge is your admission ticket to the scientific sessions.
CERTIFICATES OF ATTENDANCE
Certificates of attendance are available via the EACTS user area.
HOW TO REACH WINDSOR AND EACTS HOUSE
The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead is just 30 miles west of London with Heathrow Airport just 15 minutes' drive away. Luton and Gatwick airports are within an hour's drive. The whole of the Royal Borough is easily accessible via the major motorway networks of the M3, M4, M25 and M40 and is well served by public transport.
EACTS House is located in Madeira Walk, SL4 1EU. Madeira Walk is located off Victoria Road and Windsor High Street. CLICK HERE for map.
The Royal Borough is easily accessible from London's airports and just 12 miles from London Heathrow airport.
London Heathrow Airport
Heathrow Airport +44 (0)8700 000123 www.heathrowairport.com From Heathrow Terminal 5 take either the 77 or 71 Bus directly into the centre of Windsor (approximately 30 minutes). There is no direct bus link between Heathrow Central Bus Station and Windsor town centre - it is necessary to take 75/76 service and change at Slough.
If travelling outside scheduled bus operating hours it may be advisable to take a taxi from Heathrow to Windsor; call Windsor Cars +44 (0)1753 677 677.
London Gatwick Airport
Gatwick Airport +44 (0)8700 002 468 www.gatwickairport.com From Gatwick Airport take the train to Clapham Junction then a train to Windsor and Eton Riverside (approx 1.5 hours) www.nationalrail.co.uk. Alternatively, take the National Express connecting service to Heathrow Airport, then the Bus 77 to Windsor town centre. Useful websites: www.nationalexpress.com; www.firstgroup.com/ukbus
London Stansted Airport
Stansted Airport +44 (0)8700 000 303 www.stanstedairport.com From Stansted Airport, take Stansted Express train to Liverpool Street Station then Circle Line underground train to London Paddington station, then a train to Slough where there is a branchline service to Windsor and Eton Central station taking you right into the heart of the town. Alternatively, take the National Express coach service to London Victoria and then the Green Line 702 bus service to Windsor town centre. Useful websites: www.stanstedexpress.com; www.tfl.gov.uk (London Transport); www.nationalrail.co.uk; www.nationalexpress.co.uk; www.greenline.co.uk
London Luton Airport +44 (0)1582 402 100 www.london-luton.com From London Luton Airport take Greenline 757 Bus service to London Victoria then the Greenline 702 service to Windsor Town Centre www.greenline.co.uk
London City Airport (+44) 020 7646 0088 www.londoncityairport.com From London City Airport take the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) to Canning Town then take the Jubilee Line underground train to London Waterloo. From London Waterloo take the direct train service to Windsor and Eton Riverside Station. Useful websites: www.tfl.gov.uk; www.nationalrail.co.uk
Windsor is served by two train stations, Windsor & Eton Central and Windsor & Eton Riverside. First Great Western operates from London Paddington to Windsor and Eton Central station involving a change at Slough (minimum journey time 25 minutes). A frequent shuttle service runs between Slough and Windsor. To search the full timetable for the London Paddington to Windsor service via Slough visit www.firstgreatwestern.co.uk
South West Trains operates a direct service from London Waterloo to Windsor and Eton Riverside station. Journey time approximately 55 minutes. To search the full timetable for the London Waterloo to Windsor service visit www.southwesttrains.co.uk
PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS NO PARKING AT EACTS HOUSE - Click HERE for further information on local public car parking. (The nearest car park is Victoria Street).
The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead is very accessible by road and can be reached from all directions by motorways and major 'A' roads.
- The most accessible motorway is the M4, with Windsor being just 1 mile from Junction 6.
- On the M4, Windsor is situated 24 miles from London, 26 miles from Reading and 90 miles from Bristol and South Wales.
- As well as the M4, Windsor is only 5 miles from Junction 13 of the M25 London circular motorway making its access to the outskirts of London and other motorway links very easy
Local 'A' roads
- From Staines take the A308 (9 miles west) or from Maidenhead (6 miles east).
- From Ascot take the A332 (6 miles south) or from Slough (3 miles north).
- From Henley take the A404(M) via M4 West Junction 8/9 (18 miles
INSURANCE AND LIABILITY
Participants are encouraged to make their own arrangements in respect of health and travel insurance. Neither EACTS nor any of it's appointed agencies, can be held responsible for any personal injury, loss, damage, accident to private property or additional expenses incurred as a result of delays or changes in air, rail, sea, road or other services, strikes, sickness, weather and any other cause.
The official language of the EACTS and the EACTS Academy, is English.