Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre
Scottish Enterprise Technology Park
Tel: 01355 223332
SUERC is approximately 10 miles south-east of Glasgow and is situated on the Scottish Enterprise Technology Park at the Birniehill Roundabout, East Kilbride. See SUERC map.
- From the North/South - Leave the M74 at Junction 5 on to the A725.
- From the East - Leave the A8 (M8) West bound at Coatbridge/Shawhead and take A725. Continue along the A725 to the Whirlies roundabout. Then take the second exit (Kingsway) towards the town centre. Continue to the end of Kingsway to the Birniehill roundabout. The Scottish Enterprise Technology Park is directly opposite.
- From the Airport/West - Follow the A726 through Paisley and Clarkston to East Kilbride and continue along Queensway to the Birniehill roundabout.
Trains from Glasgow Central Station for East Kilbride leave approximately every 30 minutes (more frequently at peak times) with a journey time of about 30 minutes . SUERC is about 20 minutes walk or a 5 minute taxi journey from the station. Taxis usually meet incoming trains or can be pre-booked from EK TOA (01355) 266666, Kelvin Kabs (01355) 241212 or EKCO Taxis (01355 233333).
There are several buses from Glasgow West End/City Centre to East Kilbride. The no. 20 bus will drop you off at the bus stop outside Scottish Enterprise Technology Park. The no. 16 and no. 18 buses will take you to the town centre and SUERC is approximately 15 minutes walk from there. The buses take different routes through the city centre. Check the SPT website for more information.
Glasgow International Airport is approximately 15 miles from SUERC. Airport taxis are expensive and we would suggest booking a taxi with an East Kilbride taxi company - Kelvin Kabs (01355 241212), EKCO Taxis (01355 233333) or EK TOA (01355 266666) which will cost £15-£20. The company will ask for your flight details and you will need to contact them once you are through Arrivals.
Prestwick Airport is approximately 23 miles from SUERC and has a regular train service to Glasgow Central. A taxi (using the companies above) is approximately £30-£35.