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MC HQ Northwood
Directions to MC Northwood Headquarters:
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- Junction 16. Exit onto M40 East signposted London(W). Take first exit
A412/A413. At bottom of slip road (traffic light controlled) turn left
and at mini roundabout take first exit (effectively straight on).
Take right hand lane when approaching traffic lights (less than 1/4
mile). Turn right onto A412 signposted Denham and
Watford. After 1/2 mile and just after passing under railway
bridge turn right into Moorfield Road
(signposted Harefield). Follow over canal to mini roundabout at
Turn left towards Harefield (Harvil
Road). Follow to crossroads in centre of
Harefield. Turn right (Breakspear
Road signposted Northwood). After 200 yds
turn left into Northwood road (signposted Northwood). Follow for two
miles to T-junction. Turn right and shortly first left signposted
Northwood Headquarters (white sign with red surround). Follow Batchworth Lane for some two miles until
it ends at a T-junction.
Turn right and Northwood Headquarters are approximately 400 yards on the
From M1 -
Southbound Exit J5 (M1), off ramp - Traffic light with roundabout. 3rd
Exit towards Watford/Bushey, or similarly Northwood from London, but 2nd exit.
Approx half mile roundabout (with single lane bypass (keep in left
lane), either bypass or straight across. Approx half-mile roundabout -
keep left and take filter left before roundabout.
Quarter mile roundabout straight across (large supermarket on right).
Traffic lights at T-junction. Keep in left lane (All traffic turns left)
Turn left with traffic and stay in left lane (Road forks). Traffic
lights at fork, stay left (straight on, single lane). Once road goes
back to 2 lanes (Approx 100 Meters), move to right lane.
Roundabout - Follow around to the right and take 2ND exit (You will see
signs (White with red border) for Northwood HQ). You are now on the road
direct to the HQ. 2 Sets of lights then approx 2 miles. The HQ Complex
is at the crest of a long hill on the right hand side of the road.
Northwood Underground station
is on the Watford Section of the Metropolitan Line. Trains between
Aldgate, Kings's Cross, Baker Street and Northwood run four times an
hour and more frequently during peak times.
For those with cars, faster trains can be picked up at Moor Park
Station, one stop further West from Northwood. First trains into London
leave Northwood at approx 0550 (0730 Sunday); last trains to Northwood
leave Baker Street at approx 2359 (2345 Sunday).
For underground enquiries ring 0208 222 1234 or visit
Carpenders Park, the nearest BR
Station to Northwood (1 miles approx), is on the Euston to Watford line,
with trains every 20 minutes. Watford Junction (4 miles) is on the main
London and North Western line. Most inter-city trains between Euston,
the North-West and Glasgow stop at Watford.
For BR enquiries ring Watford +44(0)1923 245001.
Heathrow Airport is approximately 35 minutes drive
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