Ickenham Miniature Railway 

Last updated on
13th September 2023

Ickenham & District Society of Model Engineers

How To Reach Ickenham

IDSME is located in the centre of the village of Ickenham , near the junction of the B466 and B467. For details of how to find us once in Ickenham click here

By Road

Ickenham is located near Uxbridge in Middlesex, about a mile north of the A40 and less than four miles from Junction 16 of the M25. For a map click here.

Approaching Ickenham from the A40 Westbound from London

On passing the Polish War Memorial and RAF Northolt on the right, you should take next exit which is Hillingdon Circus, turn right on to Long Lane (B466) past Hillingdon Station, and follow the road, crossing over the main A40 on a bridge and then heading downhill towards Ickenham Village about ¾ of a mile further on.

Approaching from the A40/M40 Eastbound and from M25

Leave the M25 at junction sixteen and join the M40 eastbound towards London. Shortly thereafter the M40 becomes the A40. Leave the A40 at the Swakeleys Roundabout (Junction for the B467 & B483). Turn left onto Swakeleys Road (B467). Follow the main road, going straight on at the first mini-roundabout and, right at the second. The road now leads straight into the centre of Ickenham.

There is a public car park in Community Close.

For Sat Nav users enter the post code UB10 8LJ

By Public Transport

Ickenham is well served by public transport.

By Rail and Underground

Ickenham Station is 300 yards from the centre of Ickenham and is located on the Uxbridge branch of the Metropolitan and Piccadilly Lines of London Underground. On leaving the station turn left and walk down the road until you reach the main road and then turn right. The centre of Ickenham is a short distance further on.

West Ruislip Station is half a mile from the centre of Ickenham and is served by London Underground's Central Line and also by National Rail services operated by Chiltern Railways. On leaving the station turn left and follow the main road until you reach the centre of Ickenham. Alternatively bus routes U1, U10 & 278 connect this station with the centre of Ickenham.

By Bus

Ickenham is served by three bus routes. The nearest stop to IDSME is 'Ickenham Pump' (B), 'Ickenham Station' (C) or 'Austins Lane'  (A) according to route and direction of travel.

U1      This route runs from Ruislip to West Drayton via Ickenham and Uxbridge at regular intervals throughout the day.

U10    This route runs every 90 minutes from Uxbridge to Ruislip via Ickenham for most of the day.

278    This route runs from Ruislip to Heathrow via Ickenham and Harlington at regular intervals throughout the day.