We are situated in the heart of the prestigious BRE site just off the St Albans road, close to the M1, M25 and the centre of Watford.
To find us, use our map or follow the directions below. Our postcode is WD25 9XX but we find that drivers using a satnav can locate us more easily by using the postcode WD25 9NH.
From the M1
Leave the M1 at Junction 6 (the A405, signposted to St Albans if approaching from London, and North Watford if approaching from the north). Follow the tight bend of the slip road round and join the southbound A405 towards North Watford. After half a mile, turn left at the traffic lights into Bucknalls Lane (signposted to BRE). Our entrance is on the left at the end of the lane, after the motorway bridge.
From the M25
Leave the M25 at Junction 21A (signposted ‘A405, St Albans’ if approaching from the west and ‘A405, M1 South, St Albans’ from the east). Turn onto the A405, following signs to North Watford. After half a mile, continue straight on at traffic lights, passing under the M1. After a further half mile, at the next traffic lights, turn left into Bucknalls Lane (signposted to BRE). Our entrance is on the left at the end of the lane, after the motorway bridge.
By bus and train
Travel to Watford Junction via London Midland or Virgin Trains. Buses from bus stop 5 outside the station link to the BRE site. Uno bus 635 will drop you right at the centre of our site (Monday to Friday only) and Arriva 321 service towards St. Albans passes close to BRE (ask for the St. Michael’s School stop and see walking route from the 321 bus stop to our entrance). Alternatively, taxis are available from outside the station.
Café Bucknalls, BRE, Bucknalls Lane, Watford, Herts, WD25 9XX
01923 664 075