Many of our History of Astronomy meetings and Practical Workshops (e.g. Telescope Workshops, Astrophotography Workshops) take place in Mycenae House, Blackheath, SE3.
Mycenae House is situated on Mycenae Road, a turning off of Westcombe Park Road, close to Greenwich Park.
Train: Mycenae House is located 500 yards from Westcombe Park station which is 19 minutes by train from Cannon Street station on the Greenwich to Dartford Line. Trains run every ten minutes at peak times.
Exit the station from Platform 1, turn right on Station Crescent and follow the road past the parade of shops. Mycenae Road is in front (the left of the two roads straight ahead). Walk to the top of the hill and Mycenae House is on the right hand side.
Tube: North Greenwich Station (Jubilee Line). Take bus 108 or 422 from Stop B. Alight at the Kirkside Road stop on Westcombe Hill. Cross the road and walk to the end of Kirkside Road and then turn left onto Mycenae Road. Walk to the top of the hill and Mycenae House is on the right hand side.
Buses: Mycenae House is well served by buses from all directions. Here are the key ones: to Blackheath Royal Standard - Bus Numbers 53, 54, 108, 202, 286, 380, 422; to Westcombe Park Road - Bus Number 386. Please refer to www.tfl.gov.uk for more info.
Car: Mycenae House is just 500m from the A2 and A102 (Blackwall Tunnel). Use SE3 7SE if you are using a sat-nav, and look out for the clear signage to Mycenae House. Mycenae House has a small onsite car park for reserved and disabled drivers. Please call 020 8858 1749 to reserve a disabled parking space (Blue Badge Holders Only). There are ample free parking spaces on Mycenae Road and Beaconsfield Road which are both adjacent to Mycenae House.
The first building on your right as you enter through the gates is the Greenwich Steiner School. Walk past this building to get to Mycenae House on your right. When you enter Mycenae House, check the notice board in the entrance foyer for "Flamsteed Astronomy Society" and follow the signs to the room.
We are normally in Room 10 on the first floor (turn right after entering the house, to the end of the corridor, and go up the stairs). However, this can change, so please check the noticeboard to be certain.