Contact us

How to find us

Oxford Innovation’s head office is close to the centre of Oxford, next to the castle development and castle mound. It is a short walk from Oxford train station.

For satellite navigation systems please use the postcode OX1 1NA.

You will need to turn right at the end of Tidmarsh Lane and the centre is the first building on the right with a yellow barrier.


  By car

Our head office can be reached from the Botley or Hinksey Interchanges from the A34 to the West of Oxford. If necessary, drive around the Oxford Ring Road to reach either of these interchanges.

From the Botley Interchange. head towards the City Centre along the Botley Road, at the junction outside the station, take the right fork to follow Park End Street.

From the Hinksey Interchange, follow signs for the city centre and follow the Abingdon Road. After about 2 miles, the main road forks left at a set of traffic lights, then follow the road until you reach a set of double traffic lights close to the train station – turn right at the first set to join Park End Street.

Continue along Park End Street, over the next set of traffic lights and Oxford Centre for Innovation is immediately on the right, set back from the road.

Some visitors parking is available at the centre but please book this before arrival. Alternatively, Worcester Street car park is a short walk away and can be accessed next to the final set of traffic lights next to the centre – click here for more information and charges.

  By Park and Ride

Oxford has 5 park and ride stations located around the city centre. There is a frequent and reliable service 7 days a week which runs from each station. Each service will drop you in the centre of Oxford within a short walking distance of the centre. For further information, including timetables, please visit the Oxford Park and Ride website.

  By rail

A frequent direct service operates between Oxford and London Paddington (approximately every 30 minutes), and between Oxford and Birmingham New Street via Banbury and Coventry. Other services operate from the north via Birmingham New Street; from the South via Reading; and from the west via Didcot or Reading. For information contact National Rail enquiries; tel: +44 (0)8457 484950.

Our head office is a 5 minute walk from the Oxford train station. Walk from the main exit over the pedestrian crossings to the large sand-coloured building called Said Business School. Cross the road, continuing over the island to the row of shops. Cross the road at the next set of traffic lights and continue along Park End Street. Cross Tidmarsh Lane, Oxford Centre for Innovation is the next building on the right after the Registry Office.

  By coach

Frequent 24-hour direct services connect Oxford with London (peak times every 10 – 20 minutes). The Oxford Express X90 service includes Victoria Coach Station, Grosvenor Gardens, Marble Arch, Baker Street/Gloucester Place and Hillingdon (tel: +44 (0)1865 785410). The Oxford Tube service includes Grosvenor Gardens, Marble Arch, Notting Hill Gate, Shepherd’s Bush, and Hillingdon (tel: +44 (0)1865 772250). For information on coaches to other major cities and airports contact National Express (tel: +44 (0)8705 808080). Coaches arrive at Gloucester Green Coach Station.

  Local Taxis

Taxi ranks are located at Oxford Railway Station, Gloucester Green Coach Station and St Giles’ in the city centre.

Radio Taxis, Tel: +44 (0)1865 249743 or 242424.
ABC Taxis, Tel: +44 (0)1865 770077.
Tourist Information Centre, Gloucester Green - Tel: +44 (0) 1865 726871. For further information please visit