TomTom satnav users please note that post code entry takes you to the wrong side of the railway line, so please enter road details ( Rankine Road ) instead.
From the M3
Exit at Junction 6 and take the slip road to the Black Dam roundabout.Go straight across and follow the Ringway East (ignoring LH filter to town centre) for about 1/2 mile and take 2nd exit Left (not Daneshill) via slip road signed A33 to Reading and a large raised roundabout straddling the dual carraigeway. Follow round to the right and take the 4th exit into Faraday Road and then take the first right into Rankine Road. Drive to the bottom and a small mini roundabout. Take RH exit into Newton Court and you will see EC’s factory at the end of the close ( Unit 4 ).
From the M4
Exit at Junction 11 and take the A33 sign posted to Basingstoke.Follow the A33 (Reading Road) all the way into Basingstoke passing through Chineham and signs for the International Business Park on your right and the Go Outdoors store on your left. Follow the Reading Road up to a large raised roundabout straddling the Ringway dual carriageway. Keep in the left hand lane and take the first exit left into Faraday Road and then take the first right into Rankine Road. Drive to the bottom and a small mini roundabout. Take RH exit into Newton Court and you will see EC’s factory at the end of the close ( Unit 4 ).
There are frequent services to Basingstoke from London Waterloo, the South and the Midlands (via Reading ). For up to date information on train services to Basingstoke call National Rail Enquiries on 08457 48 49 50 or visit www.nationalrail.co.uk. There is a large taxi rank outside Basingstoke station and EC’s factory is 5 minutes away. Please note that EC staff will be pleased to pick up visitors from the rail station if preferred.
Bus routes 1, 4, 9 and 12 from the town centre bus station run via the Daneshill industrial area. The closest to our location for alightment is Faraday Road (only 3 times daily) and Gresley Road. The most frequent are routes 1, 4 and 9 alighting at the Gresley Road requset bus stop and a 3 minute walk to EC’s factory. From the town centre direction, remain on the bus stop side of the road and follow the public footpath behind it, past the cement works on your right and under the railway bridge.Turn left immediately under the railway bridge and follow the footpath for approximately 80m then turn right. The footpath will lead you into Newton Court and you will see EC’s factory at the end of the close ( Unit 4 ).
Please click on the following link to download a copy of the main bus routes in Basingstoke.
For up to date details, please call Stagecoach on 0871 200 22 33 or visit www.stagecoach.com
Bicycle racks are available at EC’s Unit 4 factory which is accessible via the local cycle network.
Basingstoke has an extensive cycle network which is growing all the time. Please click here to download a copy of the Basingstoke Cycle Map
EC’s office and factory is around 20 – 25 minutes walk from the town centre bus and rail stations