Oxford Map

Oxford Map

ORIENTATION AND PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Queen Street becomes High Street, and Cornmarket Street becomes Saint Aldates at Carfax Tower, the center of the original city. The colleges are all within a mile of each other, mainly east of Carfax along High St. and Broad St. The Oxford Cyclists’ Guide (£1.50), at the TIC, is excellent for both cyclists and pedestrians who wish to explore the city.

Tourist Information Centre: 15-16 Broad St. (726 871; www.visitoxford.org). A pamphleteer’s paradise. The busy staff books rooms for £4 and a refundable 10% deposit. Visitors’ guide £1, monthly In Oxford guide free, accommodation list £1.10, restaurant guide free. Open M-Sa 9:30am-5pm, Su and bank holidays 10am-3:30pm. Last room booking 4:30pm. Financial Services: Banks line Cornmarket St. Marks and Spencer, 13-18 Queen St. (248 075), has a bureau de change upstairs in the back. Free. Open M-W and F 8am-7pm, Th 8am-8pm, Sa 7:30am-7pm, and Su llam-5pm. American Express, 4 Queen St. ( 207 101). Open M-F 9am-5:30pm, Sa 9am-5pm. Thomas Cook, 5 Queen St. (447 000). Open M-Sa 9am-5:30pm.

Laundromat: 127 Cowley Rd. Small load £2.60, large load £3.90; dry £2.60.

Police: St. Aldates and Speedwell St. ( 266 000).

Hospital: John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way ( 741 166). Bus #13 from outside the general post office.

Internet Access: Pickwick Papers, 90 Gloucester Green ( 722 849), next to the bus station, fl per30min. Open M 5am-7pm, Tu-Sa 5am-9pm, Su 7am-6pm. Mice’s, 119 High St. £1 per 30min. Open M-Sa 9am- 1,1pm, Su lOam-llpm.

Post Office: 102-104 St. Aldates ((08457) 223 344). Bureau de change. Open M-Sa 9am-5:30pm. Postal Code: 0X1 1ZZ.

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