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Financial Reporting and Business Communication - 23rd Annual Conference

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Event information
Date 3 - 4 July 2019
Time 8:00-13:00 (Timezone: Europe/London)
Venue Henley Business School, Whiteknights Campus
<>Conference venue and travel information for the 23rd FRBC Conference <>ABOUT READING

Travel by air

Reading is well connected to Heathrow and Gatwick Airport.

How to get to Reading from London Heathrow A direct bus service runs between Heathrow airport and Reading station. Buses run every 30 minutes, during the day, and take about 40 minutes. For more information, please visit the RailAir website. RailAir buses are the most cost-effective way to get to Reading from Heathrow. Alternatively, there are Heathrow Express buses running to London Paddington, in Central London. Travel by train from Paddington to Reading takes about 30 min. It is not recommended to take a cab from Heathrow to Reading as it is likely to be costly.

How to get to Reading from Gatwick A direct train service runs between Gatwick airport and Reading station. Trains run once an hour, during the day. and take about 75 minutes. For more information please visit the National Rail website.

Travel by train

London Paddington is only 30 min by train. Reading train station is a mainline train station and is easily accessible from most other places in the UK. There are direct rail links from many major cities, including Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow, Cardiff, Bristol, and Exeter.

Travelling from London If you are travelling from or via London, the quickest route to take is from London Paddington station. Trains from London Paddington to Reading run approximately every 15-20 minutes throughout the day and the average journey time is around 30 minutes. Find out more at the National Rail website.

How to get to the University by bus from Reading town

The 21 and 21a buses run from Reading train station in the town centre, bus stop, next to the RailAir bus stop, to our Whiteknights campus at regular intervals, 24 hours a day. Please note, Bus number 9 stops at the Shinfield Road, by the entrance to the University, but it does not stop on Campus.

Buses run every 10-15 minutes. Journey time is 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2.00 (day £4.00). Bus drivers do not give change so exact money is needed. Further information on travelling to the University by bus can be found here. Also to find your bus stop in town, please see the central Reading bus stop map.

This map shows how to walk to the Henley Business School building from the bus stop on Campus.

Travel by car

The Whiteknights Campus of Reading University is approximately 1.5-mile from the M4. Please enter the University via the Shinfield Road entrance, drive ahead and then take the first turning on the left. Continue towards car park number 2 (see the map of Whiteknights Campus). The Sat Nav is RG6 6UR.

Taxi services Delegates wishing to use taxi services may find the following numbers useful.

Loddon Cars +44 (0) 118 932 1321

Yellow Cars +44 (0) 118 966 0660

Conference Venue Address

Henley Business School, University of Reading, Whiteknights Campus Reading Berkshire RG6 6UD Click here to download the Whiteknights Campus map.

Welcome to Reading, a place of business and innovation, a spot with cultural attractions and a town with potential.

Located in the South-East of England, Reading is a dynamic town, known for its University, over 800 listed buildings and monuments, two national trails and the rivers of Kennet and Thames. Thanks to its pivotal location in the Thames Valley, one of the fastest growing economic regions, Reading is a home to some of the world’s most famous businesses including information technology and financial services such as Microsoft, Prudential, Ericsson and others.

Reading town is served by regular rail services from locations throughout the UK. London Paddington is only 30 min by train. The railway station underwent a major transformation and redevelopment which opened a new way of investments. Reading is one of the best-connected towns in the UK. By 2020, thanks to the extension of the cross rail line, it will have a direct line into London employment and business centres such as the West End, The City and Canary Wharf in under an hour.

For a useful pocket map of Reading town, please click here.

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