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Institute of Criminology



Location maps

This map shows the location of the Sidgwick Site in Cambridge .

This second map is a more detailed map of the site, showing access into the site.

Accessibility guide

AccessAble, in collaboration with the University of Cambridge, has produced this accessibility guide for the Institute of Criminology 

Arriving by Train

There are frequent rail services from London King's Cross and Liverpool Street stations, and regular trains from the Midlands and further field.

For further information regarding train times:

National Rail Enquiries, 03457 48 49 50


Cambridge Railway Station is situated one mile from the town centre. The Institute is about a 30 minute walk from Cambridge Railway Station. There is a regular bus service (Universal Bus) from the railway station stopping on West Road, which runs along one side of the Sidgwick Site. If you prefer, you can catch a taxi at the station and ask to be taken to the Sidgwick Site.

Cambridge Detailed Map Highlighting the Railway Station

Arriving by Bus or Coach

Drummer Street Bus Station, and the adjacent Parkside Coach Rank are situated in Cambridge centre. The Institute is about a 15 minute walk from the Bus Station, or if you prefer you can catch a taxi from the Bus Station.

Cambridge Detailed Map Highlighting the Bus Station


Arriving by Car

Directions to the Institute of Criminology from the M11:

  • Exit the M11 at Junction 12.
  • Follow the A603 (Barton Road) eastwards into Cambridge.
  • You should pass Wolfson College on your left and the Hat and Feathers pub on your right.
  • Turn left into Grange Road (just past a pedestrian crossing).
  • Take the second right hand turn into Sidgwick Avenue.
  • Turn left into the Sidgwick Site, where the Institute of Criminology is located. Use the on-site maps or use the maps linked to above to locate the Institute building.

Cambridge and the Surrounding Region


On the Sidgwick Site parking is limited and restricted to permit holders only, it is often possible to find metered street parking near the Institute of Criminology in Sidgwick Avenue, Queen's Road and West Road (4-hour periods are allowed). There are also a number of car parks in the city centre and five Park & Ride sites around the city, the nearest one being on Madingley Road. 


Further Information

If you require any further information about travelling to the Institute please contact Reception:


If you are trying to contact a specific member of the Institute, then please consult the people pages to find their contact information.

General Enquiries

Institute of Criminology, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Tel: +44 (0) 1223 335360


FAX: +44 (0) 1223 335356