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Merchant Taylors' School

Where to find Merchant Taylors' School

Sandy Lodge




Tube (Metropolitan Line):

Moor Park (Zone 6) on the Metropolitan Line is a 10-minute walk from the School buildings.

At the exit turnstiles, double back on yourself, sharp right along the walkway under the railway line. Go up the stairs and turn sharp left through the barrier onto the path through the spinney. At the end, bear left along Askew Road, cross the road at the zebra crossing and walk on 50 yards until you see the school gates on your right (pedestrian gate to the left of the main gates).


Half-hourly Chiltern Line trains from London Marylebone take 14 minutes to Harrow-on-the-Hill. Change to Metropolitan Line north (Amersham branch) for Moor Park (10 minutes). You may also continue to Rickmansworth (23 minutes from Marylebone) and take the Metropolitan Line south one stop to Moor Park. There is generally a connecting train within 5 minutes at either station.


Car: From South & West: Leave the M25 at J17 or J18. Follow signs for Rickmansworth and Northwood through a series of roundabouts (2 from J17, 4 from J18) until you come to Batchworth/Moor Lane roundabout and see the A404 heading up the hill to Northwood (2nd Exit) Follow the A404/London Road until you pass the Old Green Man pub on your left. Take the first left turn after the Old Green Man and follow Batchworth lane, going over one mini roundabout, until the round comes to an end at the junction with the A4125/Sandy Lodge. Turn Left and keepgoing down the hill until you see an Esso Petrol Station on the left. Turn left immediately next to the petrol station and follow the road (Sandy Lodge Lane) until you see the main Merchant Taylors' School entrance on your right.

From the M1: Leave the M1 at J5. Take the A4008, Stephenson Way, towards Watford. Bear left at the second roundabout (A411). Carry on at the mini-roundabout opposite Tesco’s and follow the one-way system into Dalton Way. Keep left and continue straight on for 200 yards. Turn right at the Bushey railway arches roundabout (following signs for Northwood HQ) and turn into Eastbury Road(which becomes Hampermill Lane) continuing straight on for 5-10 minutes. The road bends sharp left and you see an Esso Station on the right. Turn right immediately before the Esso Station into Sandy Lodge Lane. The School entrance is 350 yards on your right.

From London via the A40: From the A40 take the A4180 through Ruislip following Duck’s Hill Road to its end. Turn left onto the A404 – the Rickmansworth Road (which becomes the London Road). Pass Mount Vernon Hospital. At the Prince of Wales Pub, turn right into Batchworth Lane. Follow Batchworth Lane until it ends and turn left into Sandy Lodge Road. Drive down the hill. Turn left immediately after the big Esso Station into Sandy Lane. The School entrance is 350 yards on your right.