Eckersley Oxford is right in the city centre near the Oxford University colleges, shops, theatres and museums. We are just 1 minute’s walk from Gloucester Green bus station where buses from the airports arrive and 10 minutes’ walk from the railway station. Buses from all parts of Oxford stop near the school.
The school address is 14 Friars Entry, Oxford, OX1 2BZ, UK.
Friars Entry is a pedestrian passageway linking Magdalen Street to Gloucester Street and Gloucester Green. Other occupiers in Friars Entry include a café, 2 pub-restaurants. Tesco and Sainsbury's supermarkets are just around the corner.
Friars Entry is said to have been named after the Carmelite friars who lived in the neighbourhood. They would have used the alleyway to get to and from the south chapel to the church of St Mary Magdalen, which stands opposite the Magdalen Street entrance (June 2009, “Friar’s Entry”, Oxford Limited Edition, Your county, www.oxfordtimes.co.uk.