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Re: Fw: logistics for Hursley

From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2009 07:40:34 -0400 (EDT)
To: Paul Nolan <NOLANPT@uk.ibm.com>
cc: public-ws-resource-access@w3.org
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.1.10.0908260739300.24251@wnl.j3.bet>
On Tue, 25 Aug 2009, Paul Nolan wrote:

See also [10] and [11] (the attachment were to big to be delivered by the 
ML).
[10] http://www.w3.org/2002/ws/ra/9/08/LocalHotels3.pdf
[11] http://www.w3.org/2002/ws/ra/9/08/LocalRestaurants.pdf

> Well this is what I have so far.
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> The meeting will be in Hursley Park near Winchester, Hampshire, UK. Make
> for the main reception when you arrive. The link below [1] gives full
> details of travel to Hursley Park. In short the big airports to aim for
> are London Heathrow or London Gatwick. Both are an hour or so away so taxi
> recommended (book one)  - public transport is possible but only for the
> determined. If you hire a car note that parking is a bit of an experience
> in the hotels I recommend below - you may need to book a space. Also of
> course we drive on the wrong side of the road!
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> I also attach details of the large local hotels. I would recommend that
> you all stay in Winchester city itself. That way you can get around on
> foot in the evenings. You will need a car or taxi to get to Hursley though
> as it is about 5 miles away. Note that only the first three hotels listed
> in the first attachment are actually in Winchester. The others are about
> 20 minutes or more away. The Wessex and Royal are slap-bang in the centre,
> the Winchester is 5 minutes on foot from all the restaurants etc. A good
> one for Bob is Hotel Du Vin - a boutique hotel in Winchester specializing
> in fine wine - details in the second attachment.
> There are also plenty of smaller guest houses and B&B that I personally
> like - but we are not allowed to recommend any these days. You can always
> ask me what I think of one if you fancy trying one.
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> If anyone has time for a bit of sight seeing I have attached link [2]. The
> City itself has quite a bit to see. The Cathedral (one of the oldest),
> King Arthurs table and  the College (14th centaury public school not
> unlike Hogworts). Nearby we also have Stone Henge.
>
> Finally I have had an idea that I wanted to float. On Wednesday evening we
> have the opportunity to witness the ringing of the bells at Winchester
> Cathedral. We can go into the ringing chamber at the top of the tower and
> see it all in action. Link [3] below gives a super high level
> introduction.  This is an mysterious art (even to most Brits). If people
> are interested we can arrange a group vbisit.
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> [1] http://www.ibm.com/uk/locations/hursley.html
> [2] http://www.visitwinchester.co.uk/
> [3] http://www.freewebs.com/mybellringing/thebasics.htm
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> The Winchester Hotel
> Worthy Lane, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7AB
> www.pedersenhotels.com
> Tel: 01962 709 988
> The Winchester Hotel is 4* contemporary venue having recently
> undergone a major refurbishment. Situated in the city centre, the
> hotel is within easy walking distance to restaurants, bars and local
> amenities.
> The privately owned hotel has 71 spacious bedrooms, together
> with a leisure club and indoor swimming pool. Wireless high
> speed internet access is available in all public areas, meeting
> rooms and hotel bedrooms.
> Bed and breakfast (from): £90.00
> Location: Central Winchester
> Distance from IBM Hursley: Approx. 15 minutes drive
> Rating: 4*
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> The Wessex Hotel
> Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LQ
> http://www.mercure-uk.com/
> Tel: 01962 861 611
> The Mercure Wessex Hotel is a 4* traditional style property
> conveniently situated in central Winchester.
> The hotel has a total of 91 bedrooms and three suites, with a
> number of the superior bedrooms overlooking Winchester
> Cathedral.
> Room only (from): £81.00
> Breakfast: £13.95 per person
> Location: Central Winchester
> Distance from IBM Hursley: Approx. 15 minutes drive
> Rating: 4*
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> The Winchester Royal Hotel
> St. Peter Street, Winchester, Hampshire,
> SO23 8BS
> http://www.thewinchesterroyalhotel.co.uk/index.html
> Tel: 01962 840 840
> Its central location makes the Winchester Royal an ideal venue for
> guests. Walk out of the front door of the hotel where you can
> explore the historic and beautiful city.
> The hotel has 75 en-suite bedrooms including standard and
> premier rooms. Many of the bedrooms overlook the
> pleasant landscaped gardens
> Bed and breakfast (from): £88.00
> Location: Central Winchester
> Distance from IBM Hursley: Approx. 15 minutes drive
> Rating: 3*
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> The Grand Harbour Hotel
> West Quay Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 1AG
> www.devere.co.uk
> Tel: 02380 633 033
> Situated at the heart of the South Coast and catering comfortably
> for conferences of up to 500 delegates, the Grand Harbour is
> easily accessible from anywhere in the UK, with excellent road,
> rail and air links all within 15 minutes.
> The Grand Harbour has 173 bedrooms, ranging from traditional
> rooms to executive rooms, featuring king size beds and seating
> areas, some also have balconies.
> Bed and breakfast (from): £112.00
> Location: Southampton Waterfront
> Distance from IBM Hursley: Approx. 20 minutes drive
> Rating: 5*
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> Hotel du Vin & Bistro
> www.hotelduvin.com
> Southgate Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9EF.
> Tel: 01962 841 414
> The original Hotel du Vin is housed in the fine architecture of one of
> central Winchester?s most important Georgian buildings, dating
> back to 1715. The smallest within the group, with 24 bedrooms, it
> has an intimate ambience emphasised by the cosy Bistro and
> Champagne Bar.
> Described by one journalist as ?hotels with substance and wit?, they
> conjure up images of wonderful wines, great cocktails and cigars,
> serious showers, divine Egyptian linens and classic bistros with a
> twist.
> Location: Central Winchester
> Menu price (from): £30.00 (3 courses)
> Click here to view a sample menu
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> Lainston House Hotel
> Sparsholt, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 2LT.
> www.exclusivehotels.co.uk
> Tel: 01962 863 588
> This charming 17th Century country house is a luxurious hotel,
> surrounded by 63 acres of Hampshire parkland. Lainston House
> is located minutes away from the historic city of Winchester and
> only a short drive from Salisbury.
> The restaurant here has recently been awarded a third rosette for
> its food.
> Room only (from): £125.00
> Breakfast: £17.50 per person
> Location: Sparsholt, quite rural
> Distance from IBM Hursley: Approx. 15 minutes drive
> Rating: 4* deluxe
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> The Hilton Hotel
> Bracken Place, Chilworth, Southampton, Hampshire, SO16 3RB
> www.hilton.co.uk
> Tel: 02380 702 700
> The Hilton Southampton is a 4* hotel situated close to
> Southampton International Airport and to the intersections of the
> M27 and M3.
> The hotel has a business centre offering a wireless broadband
> internet access connection, fast and convenient copy service and
> a secretarial and typing service.
> Room only (from): £85.00
> Breakfast: £12.50 per person
> Location: Outskirts of Southampton
> Distance from IBM Hursley: Approx. 20 minutes drive
> Rating: 4*
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> Corus Hotel Romsey
> Ampfield, nr Winchester, Hampshire, SO51 9ZF
> www.corushotels.com
> Tel: 02380 266 611
> The Corus hotel Romsey is full of character with its distinctive
> thatched roof.
> The hotel has 54 ensuite bedrooms, and a choice of dining
> facilities; the more formal garden restaurant or the Potters Heron
> Pub. All bedrooms at this hotel are Non-Smoking.
> Bed and breakfast (from): £80.00
> Location: Ampfield, nr Romsey
> Distance from IBM Hursley: Approx. 5 minutes drive
> Rating: 3*
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> Norton Park, Sutton Scotney
> Norton Park, Sutton Scotney, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 3NB
> http://www.qhotels.co.uk/
> Tel: 01962 763000
> Norton Park is one of the finest hotels in Hampshire. Situated in
> 54 acres of Hampshire Parkland, it offers you tranquillity, calm
> and an inspirational outdoor lifestyle.
> 185 superbly finished bedrooms, including 13 rooms in our
> magnificent 16th Century Manor House, offer the luxury you
> expect.
> Bed and breakfast (from): £80.00
> Location: Sutton Scotney, Winchester
> Distance from IBM Hursley: Approx. 30 minutes drive
> Rating: 4*
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> Paul Nolan
> Web Services Development
> Hursley, England, 44(0) 1962 817228 (Internal 247228)
> Internet: nolanpt@uk.ibm.com
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> From:
> Gilbert Pilz <gilbert.pilz@oracle.com>
> To:
> "public-ws-resource-access@w3.org" <public-ws-resource-access@w3.org>
> Date:
> 20/08/2009 00:25
> Subject:
> logistics for Hursley?
> Sent by:
> public-ws-resource-access-request@w3.org
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> There was some discussion on 8/18 about a link to a logistics page for
> Hursley. It would be helpful if that were posted relatively soon.
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> - gp
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> Unless stated otherwise above:
> IBM United Kingdom Limited - Registered in England and Wales with number
> 741598.
> Registered office: PO Box 41, North Harbour, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO6 3AU
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> IBM United Kingdom Limited - Registered in England and Wales with number
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> Unless stated otherwise above:
> IBM United Kingdom Limited - Registered in England and Wales with number
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> Registered office: PO Box 41, North Harbour, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO6 3AU
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Baroula que barouleras, au tiéu toujou t'entourneras.

         ~~Yves
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