Training Welcome Pack
Tekelec UK Training Centre
Katherine House, 85 High Street
Egham, Surrey, TW20 9HF
This document is for informational purposes only, and Tekelec reserves the right to change any aspect of the products, features or
functionality described in this document without notice. Please contact Tekelec for additional information and updates.
Classes start at 8:30am and end at 4:30pm each day, unless otherwise
Lunch breaks are from 11:30am to 12:30pm.
Dress is business-casual.
› Meals and Refreshments
Tekelec will provide a sandwich lunch
*Please call +44.1784.437000 if you have any specific dietary requirements
Free tea, coffee, hot chocolate and filtered water are provided. Break
times will be set by the instructor
Class attendees may retain student guides. Other reference material is
provided for use in the classroom only.
› Smoking Policy
Tekelec has a smoke-free environment throughout the facility. Smoking is
permitted in designated areas outside of the building where ashtrays are
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How to find Us
› TEKELEC UK - Map & Directions
From the M25 exit at
junction 13 (Staines)
At roundabout, take exit
towards M25 South Bound
and Egham A30 (not
London) move into left-hand
lane. Follow road round to
At next roundabout, take 1st
exit towards Egham town
At the mini-roundabout bear
right on to the High Street.
Turn right after Katherine
House into Hummer Road.
Turn right into the Tekelec
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Egham Training Facility
› TEKELEC UK - Office Building
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Access to our office
› By plane
London Heathrow airport is 30 minutes from the office by pre-booked taxi which will cost
approximately £30. Avoid using Black Cabs on arrival because they can charge up to
London Gatwick airport is1 hour and 30 minutes by taxi which will cost approximately
› By train
Egham train station is approximately 10 minutes walk from the office, there are frequent
trains from here to Waterloo, Central London (45minutes).
› By Bus
From the hotels in Staines you can take a bus to Egham. There are several buses which
run regularly from the Elmsleigh Bus Station (a 3 minute walk from the Thames Lodge
Hotel), buses are the First 43, or Travel Surrey bus numbers 566 or 441.
› Local Taxi company
+44 (0) 1784 47 11 11
It is advisable to make reservations in advance of travel
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› Hotel accommodation close to our office:
Mercure Thames Lodge Hotel
Thames Street, Staines, Middlesex TW18 4SF
Tel: +44 (0) 870 4008121 Fax: +44 (0) 1784 454858
Tekelec rate (Breakfast included) £123.00 Double Room for single occupancy, £143.00 for Riverview Room for
single occupancy. This hotel is on a local bus route with regular buses into Egham, Staines, Terminal 5 and
Windsor. It has a swimming pool and gym for residents use, extensive gardens and two restaurants. There is also
a pub just on the main road in front of the hotel.
Burfield Road, Old Windsor, Berkshire SL4 2JJ
Tel: +44 (0) 1753 640 000 Fax: +44 (0) 1753 640 200
Tekelec rate (Breakfast included) £73.00 Double Room for single occupancy, £63.00 for Twin Room (double
occupancy).This hotel is on a local bus route with regular buses into Egham, Staines, Terminal 5 and Windsor. It
has a swimming pool and gym for residents use, extensive gardens and two restaurants. There is also a pub just
on the main road in front of the hotel.
Hale Street, Staines, Middlesex TW18 4SF
Tel: +44 (0) 870 191 1746 www.travelodge.com
Prices from £70.00 per night, room only. This hotel is in the heart of Staines town centre with its many pubs,
restaurants, shops and a cinema. It is approximately 35 minutes (walking distance) from the office. Please note,
you must book this hotel on their website since they will require payment in full with a credit card at the time of
Please send an email to email@example.com or call + 44 845 0200 350 and mention Tekelec to obtain
the best hotel rates.
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In & Around Egham
There are local shopping centres in Staines and Windsor with a wide
range of retail shops, as well as Central London to buy gifts for your
family and friends.
Staines has a multi-screen cinema and a wide variety of pubs
and restaurants. Windsor is also a great place to visit, take in the
Castle or just stroll along by the river. There are lots of very good d
restaurants and bars in Windsor too. You can also take the train into
London to experience the capital of England!
Egham has an abundance of restaurants; you can eat in a different one each day
that you are here. Lunch menus are usually priced at approx. £6-8 with soft
drinks costing around £3 in a restaurant. Evening meals tend to be a little more
expensive at around £20-30 for 3 courses. The local pubs also offer good value
food. A takeaway sandwich and drink will cost around £5.
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If you want to leave Egham for London, there is a direct train from Egham to
Waterloo which takes approx. 45 minutes and will cost around £11.
› Underground / Tube
Take a tube map with you; this will enable you to travel easily throughout
London on the underground. You can buy a 1 day travel card that will give
you unlimited travel on all London buses and underground trains
London is a historical town, well known for its monuments,
gardens and architecture. Here are some examples of what
you should see in London: The London Eye, Big Ben,
Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, Marble Arch and
Why not take one of the open top bus tours to make sure you
don’t miss anything !
Enjoy your stay!!
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