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Travel to GSK Stevenage's Travel Plan Map
Travel to GSK Stevenage's Travel Plan Map
Travel to GSK Stevenage's Travel Plan Map

Travel to GSK Stevenage's Travel Plan Map
Travel to GSK Stevenage's Travel Plan Map
Travel to GSK Stevenage's Travel Plan Map
Travel to GSK Stevenage's Travel Plan Map

Travel to GSK Stevenage's Travel Plan Map
Travel to GSK Stevenage's Travel Plan Map
Travel to GSK Stevenage's Travel Plan Map
Travel to GSK Stevenage's Travel Plan Map

Travel to GSK Stevenage's Travel Plan Map
Travel to GSK Stevenage's Travel Plan Map
Travel to GSK Stevenage's Travel Plan Map
Travel to GSK Stevenage's Travel Plan Map


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Getting to GSK House

Address: Gunnels Wood Road, Stevenage, Herts., SG1 2NY
Sat Nav only: SG1 2FX
Visitors’ Centre: 01438 764486

GSK R&D Stevenage is located just off junction 7 (Stevenage South) of the A1(M) at the junction of Gunnels Wood Road and Broadhall Way.

We encourage staff and visitors to travel by sustainable modes where possible. If you require any advice or have any questions about how to get to GSK R&D Stevenage please contact the Right Turns team by emailing UK RD-Right-Turns

Visitor Rules

On arrival please report to the Visitors’ Centre where you will be issued with a visitor’s pass (Contractors need to report to the Security Reception next to Visitors’ Centre). The pass should be worn throughout your visit and handed in at the Reception before you leave the site.

Your host will be informed of your arrival and you will be directed to the site’s Reception where your host will meet you. If you are arriving by car, you will be also directed to the Visitors’ car park. Drivers must observe on site speed limits and parking restrictions.

While on site you must be accompanied by a member of GSK staff who will make you aware of any relevant health and safety procedures.

Taking of photographs on site without prior authorisation from Security is strictly prohibited.

Smoking is only permitted in the designated smoking area outside the site’s main barriers.

Walking and Cycling

GSK R&D Stevenage is easily accessible on foot or by bicycle.

Stevenage has an extensive traffic free network of paths providing access to all areas by both pedestrians and cyclists. The cycleway and footpath network generally follows, but is separate from the local road network. Please visit Stevenage Cycling for maps and further information. This network provides easy access to Stevenage rail station and the town centre.

To the northeast of GSK, Stevenage rail station is a 20-25 minute walk/10-15 minute cycle ride. The main bus station is located in the town centre and is accessible via a footpath bridge from the rail station.

Everyone travelling to GSK R&D by bicycle can park on site and use the available cycle change facilities – please speak to security staff on arrival.

Train

Stevenage is the nearest national rail station to GSK R&D Stevenage. Govia Great Northern services connect Stevenage with London, Kings Cross (journey time circa 25 minutes), Cambridge (journey time 40minutes) and Peterborough.( journey time 30 or 50minutes) Virgin Trains East Coast connect Stevenage with Peterborough, York, Newcastle and Edinburgh. Services to Hull are provided by First Hull Trains.

For information on train fares and services go to the National Rail Enquires website

GSK Stevenage is part of the Smartgo Stevenage initiative offering discounts on local bus and rail season tickets.

For further information please visit www.smartgo.co.uk/stevenage

Taxis are available from the taxi rank outside the station - journey time to GSK R&D Stevenage is approximately 5 minutes.

The cycleway and footpath leading to GSK can be accessed beyond the taxi rank, to the left of the adjacent car park.

GSK R&D Stevenage operates a peak hour shuttle bus service between GSK and Stevenage rail station (detail under bus section)

Bus

GSK Shuttle

GSK R&D Stevenage operates a peak hour shuttle bus service between GSK and Stevenage rail station. The shuttle bus runs every 15 minutes in the morning peak (07:10-09:40) and every 15 or 20 minutes in the evening peak (16:10-18:40).

GSK shuttle bus stops outside Stevenage rail station, opposite the taxi rank. Staff and visitors may use the service on production of a GSK pass or a letter of attendance provided by your host. The timetable is available on the Right Turns section of the Stevenage Community connectGSK page.

Bus Routes

The following Bus routes stop directly outside GSK Stevenage (peak hours only: 06:00-09:00 and 16:00-18:00):

SB1 Stops on Gunnels Wood Road; to Poplars and Chells in Stevenage

SB40/50 Stops on Gunnels Wood Road; to Shephall and Broadwater in Stevenage

Other local and cross country buses stop in roads near GSK, a sample of these follow. All of these buses terminate at the forum and during peak times the GSK shuttle can be accessed by a short walk to the railway station. Information on all routes can be accessed directly from providers websites (See below), via Intalink or by clicking on bus stops.

Arriva

Centrebus

SB1 Chells - Stevenage - Gunnels Wood Road Mon-Fri

Poplars, Sainsbury’s - Chells - Shephall - Stevenage Bus Station - Stevenage - Gunnels Wood Road/Leyden Road, for GSK

Monday to Friday mornings (early and peak hours only), evenings (peak hours only) every 30 minutes.

Operated by Arriva

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SB8 Stevenage - Bragbury End (Circular service) Daily

Stevenage Bus Station - Monkswood Way - Roebuck Centre - Roebuck Gate - Wordsworth Centre - Bragbury End Blenheim Way - Roebuck Centre - Monkswood Way - Bus Station continues to Railway Station - Old Town and Symonds Green

Monday to Friday daytime every 20 minutes. Saturday daytime every 30 minutes. Sunday daytime every 60 minutes.

Operated by Arriva

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SB40 Stevenage - Broadwater (Circular service) Mon-Fri

Stevenage Bus Station - Sheppall - Broadwater - Gunnels Wood Road, for GSK - Stevenage - Stevenage Bus Station

Monday to Friday mornings (early and peak hours only), evenings (peak hours only) every 12 minutes.

Operated by Arriva

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SB50 Stevenage - Broadwater (Circular service) Mon-Fri

Stevenage Bus Station - Stevenage - Gunnels Wood Road, for GSK - Broadwater - Sheppall - Stevenage Bus Station

Monday to Friday mornings (early and peak hours only), evenings (peak hours only) every 12 minutes.

Operated by Arriva

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300 Hemel Hempstead - Stevenage Mon-Sat

Hemel Hempstead - Leverstock Green - St Albans - Fleetville - Oakland - Hatfield - Welwyn Garden City - Welwyn - Knebworth - Monkswood Way - Stevenage Bus Station

Monday to Saturday daytime every 30 minutes (Services 300/301 provides a 15 minute service on common parts of route).

Operated by Arriva/Uno

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301 Hemel Hempstead - Stevenage Daily

Hemel Hempstead - Leverstock Green - St Albans - Fleetville - Oakland - Hatfield - Welwyn Garden City - Welwyn - Knebworth - London Road - Stevenage - Lister Hospital

Monday to Saturday daytime and evenings every 30 minutes (Services 300/301 provides a 15 minute service on common parts of route). Sunday dayime 60 minutes, evenings 120 minutes.

Operated by Arriva/Uno

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797 Hitchin - Stevenage - London Mon-Fri

Hitchin - Stevenage Lister Hospital - Stevenage Bus Station - Hatfield - Mill Hill - Hendon Central Undergrond Station - London, Baker Stree Station

Monday to Friday early morning and evening every 60 minutes.

Operated by Uno

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Other peak hour bus services, including Green Line and National Express coach services use Stevenage Bus Station in the town centre, located a short walking distance from Stevenage rail station where the shuttle bus operates from (see GSK Shuttle section).

For further information visit the Intalink website

GSK Stevenage is part of the Smartgo Stevenage initiative offering discounts on local bus and rail season tickets.

For further information please visit www.smartgo.co.uk/stevenage

Car

GSK R&D Stevenage is easily accessible by road. The site is approximately 30 miles north of London on the A1(M). Exit at junction 7 (Stevenage South) and take the A602 towards Ware. At the first roundabout (Gunnels Wood Road) take the third exit and you will see the entrance to the site. If arriving from local roads follow the A602 to the site.

GSK LiftShare

GSK LiftShare is a secure car sharing scheme available to all staff working on GSK sites. To register and search for journeys on GSK LiftShare, go to connectGSK and type liftshare.gsk.com in the address bar.

Visitors are encouraged to visit www.liftshare.com, the national journey matching service.

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