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Directions from M11 - Bishop's Stortford
By Car
From the Junction 8 roundabout of the M11, you take the Bishop's Stortford exit. This road will lead onto a second roundabout. On this roundabout take the first exit that takes you along the A1250 (Do NOT take the A120).
Whilst driving the next 1/4 of a mile, you will see Bishop's Stortford Golf Course to the left and an industrial estate to the right, before you reach a small roundabout.
At this roundabout, drive straight over it (second exit) and continue for approximately another mile until you come across a major road junction with traffic lights. During this stretch of road you will see lots of trees, go over a railway bridge, Nags Head Pub (left) on a sharp bend bearing right which you follow, Used car Sales Garage (Left), Land-Rover Garage (Right), mini-roundabout, Hockerill School (Right) and the rear entrance to Herts & Essex High School (Left).
When you reach the crossroads with traffic lights (you will be sloping down hill slightly at this point), you need to take the left. Turning left takes you onto the start of London Road, you keep following this road until you reach a mini-roundabout. As you drive along you will see a launderette, SUDS on the right, Aldi Supermarket (Right), Three Tuns pub (Right) and a Volkswagen Repair Garage (Right). At the mini-roundabout London Road does NOT go straight across it, but continues RIGHT over the railway bridge. After you have gone right at the roundabout you will see ITVet to the left, the Baan Thitiya Thai Restaurant on the right and then finally Shell Garage (right).
When you get to the Shell Garage, you continue in the same direction that you have already been driving, for a further 1-2 minutes. This means at the Shell Garage round-about, you take the first exit and continue following London Road. As you drive along this road you will see: Dawns Food Stores (Right), Traffic Lights with a post box, Mitre Gardens (Right), Pedestrian Crossing (Traffic Lights) and then The Bishop's Stortford High School entrance (Right).
The entrance to the school is in a tree-covered section of the road. If you reach another major junction with traffic lights on it, you have gone too far.
When you turn into the entrance of The Bishop's Stortford High School, take the right hand driveway up to the main reception area.
Directions from Railway Station - Bishop's Stortford
You can hire a taxi from the station concourse to the school or take a delightful 20 minute walk.
On Foot
For those walking from the front of the station; turn left and walk through the new car park (Area currently under redevelopment) to the metal raised footbridge over the river Stort. Pass between the Rivermill pub and the River Cafe alongside the Oasthouses and at the junction at the bottom,  cross Southmill Road and turn left into South Road. This road runs along side the Southmill Arts Centre, passing the driving test centre and arriving alongside the petrol station.  Carry straight on, over the roundabout into London Road.  Pass Dawn's Food Stores on the right, and continue on to the traffic lights at the bottom of Thorley Hill. Carry straight on and pass Mitre Gardens and the pelican crossing on the right. A further 200m and  you will arrive a the entrance to the School site on the right. Take the right hand driveway which will take you directly to reception.
Directions from Airport - Stansted
The airport is served by a number of European Airlines as well as some internal UK Domestic services. Travellers from the USA can only travel directly to Stansted Airport with Continental Airlines. There are regular coach services from London Heathrow and Luton Airports for those that are not able to get direct flights to Stansted itself.
Travel from the Airport to the school is possible by TAXI and/or HIRED CAR. Exits to the Bishop's Stortford/M11 interchange are clearly marked and should be followed, but without actually going onto the motorway itself.
Travel from the Airport to the school is possible by TRAIN. Travellers need to make their way to the Train Station which is situated underneath the main Airport building concourse. The MAJORITY of Stansted Express/Flyer train services to London (Liverpool Street) stop at Bishop's Stortford station (6 minute journey).