About us

We are a growing team of over 25 computational scientists and engineers, experts in data-centric cognitive computing, working in collaboration with domain experts based at the STFC Hartree Centre at Daresbury Laboratory. Our research is motivated by today’s most pressing challenges of UK industries and institutions. We bring cutting-edge computational science and engineering and applicable technologies, such as data-centric cognitive computing, to boost growth and development of the UK economy.

Visiting the Hartree Centre

IBM Research
The Hartree Centre STFC Laboratory
Sci-Tech Daresbury Warrington
Warrington WA4 4AD


GPS coordinates: 53.344661, -2.638233

By road (click to open or close)

The Hartree Centre is approximately equidistant from Warrington and Runcorn town centres in the north west of England. The Hartree Centre is approximately 1 mile along the A56, in the north easterly direction, from junction 11 of the M56 motorway.

By air (click to open or close)

Manchester and Liverpool John Lennon international airports are approximately a 30 minute drive away from the Hartree Centre. Taxis are available upon arrival from both airports. Rail travel to Warrington and Runcorn railway stations is also possible from both airports.

Manchester Airport

Liverpool John Lennon Airport

By train (click to open or close)

Regular train services pass through Runcorn, Warrington Bank Quay and Warrington Central stations. Please check railway time tables for details. Local bus services and taxis are available for transfers to the Hartree Centre from these stations. It is approximately a 15 minute transfer from these stations by taxi to the Hartree Centre.

National Rail Enquiries

By bus (click to open or close)

Bus services connect the Daresbury laboratory campus, where the Hartree Centre is located, to local towns and railway connections. Timetables are below.

200 Runcorn Station - Murdishaw - Runcorn Employment Sites timetable

X30 Warrington - Halton Lea - Chester via Daresbury - Beechwood - Sutton Weaver - Frodsham

By foot or bike (click to open or close)

Changing facilities and bike shelters are available.

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