Venue & Accommodation

The tournament’s venue will be the Writtle Room, Writtle College, Lordships Road, Writtle, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 3RR.

Room opening times will be:

The venue is less than 2 miles outside Chelmsford and is easily accessible:

• By car – the college is less than 15 miles from both junction 28 of the M25 and junction 7 of the M11.
• By train – Chelmsford station has a regular direct service on the London Liverpool Street line. Free pick ups and travel between the station and college can be arranged with the organisers.
• By plane – London Stansted airport is less than 30 minutes from the venue, and for those flying into Stansted, free pick ups and transportation can again be arranged with the organisers.

Participants intending to stay overnight should book their B&B accommodation directly with the college (£30.00 plus VAT per person per night). A booking form and T&Cs can be found at this link. Further information can be obtained by contacting Jo Hasnip or Caroline Pocock at the college (phone +44 (0) 1245 424200).

The college has a licensed bar which will be open during the weekend, partly in response to the first round of knockout games in the 2010 World Cup. Sandwiches and snacks will also be available at certain times. Writtle village is a very short walk from the college, with a varied selection of pubs, restaurants and a mid-sized supermarket.