Policy 2001: Local Arrangements


The workshop will be held at Hewlett-Packard's European research centre in Bristol - Building 3, Cabot Auditorium.

Coaches will collect at 0800 on 29th, 30th and 31st from QUINCEY'S PREMIER LODGE and POSTHOUSE FORTE and return to these hotels after the evening reception and evening dinner.

HP Labs is conveniently reached by road and rail (to Bristol Parkway Station) from London and Heathrow Airport. Take the shuttle coach to Reading Station,  train to Bristol Parkway and taxi to the hotel or to HP.

It takes approximately 80 minutes by train from London, Paddington Station. The Heathrow Express provides a regular service from Heathrow Airport to Paddington Station - 15 minute journey.

Further information for visitors to Bristol

Accommodation - 3 Hotels

Forte Posthouse Bristol   

Room Rate:  81 per night for room only

When booking quote GROUP # 1515

Rooms to be released to general public on 15 Jan. 2001

The hotel has a totally refurbished ground floor area including the lounge bar and restaurant and is located on 16 acres of landscaped woodlands with fishing lake. Other amenities include exercise facilities, indoor pool and sauna.

Address: Posthouse Bristol
Filton Road
Bristol BS16 1QX, U.K.
Tel: 44 (0) 870 400 9014
Fax: +44 (0) 117 - 956 9735


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The hotel is located approximately 15 miles from Bristol Airport. Take the M5 and join the M4 at junction 15 going towards London. Leave the M4 at junction 19 joining the M32. Follow the M32 until junction 1 and get onto the A4174. You will soon see the entrance to the Forte Posthouse signed-posted on your left hand side. If you are coming from London on the M4, then follow the directions set above from junction 19.

The nearest train station is Bristol Parkway, as shown on the map, and there should be an abundance of taxis willing to take you either to the hotel or HP Laboratories. The map also shows the location of the HP site. Ask for the Laboratories, Building 3, at the gate house.

Quinceys Premier Lodge

Room rate:  49.50 per night

Rooms to be released to general public on 15 Jan. 2001

Tel:   + 44 117 979 1011
Fax:  +44 117 906 3100

Shield Retail Park
Gloucester Road North
Bristol BS34 7PT, UK

For map see http://www.streetmap.co.uk/

Anchor Road

Room rate: 49.95

Central Reservations: +44 (0) 8700 850 950 - PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU ASK FOR TRAVEL LODGE ANCHOR ROAD, BRISTOL

They will require a credit card to secure room. 

Breakfast is available but not included in price. 

Delegates arriving Monday 29th please explain to reservations that you will check in on RETURN from HJP Drinks Reception at 20:00