London Centre – Rosebery Avenue

Levels taught here: Undergraduate

Address: St James’ House, 10 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4TF

Opening hours: Monday – Friday: 9am – 6pm. These opening hours will be review on an ongoing basis. We intend for you to be able to access the campus for scheduled teaching sessions and to use the study facilities. To help us maintain safe numbers on campus – you must book a place before arriving on campus. We will email all students with information on how to book.

The building is located between the hustle and bustle of London’s financial district and the buzz of the West End. It’s close to many cafes, bars, and restaurants that are always popular with our students.

Within the building, the library offers a quiet, reflective area for study. The student area provides a breakout space. With free WiFi and comfy sofas, it is the perfect place for students to unwind.

Just down the road at 7-15 Rosebery Avenue is our Student Hub. Split across 2 floors, it has been decked out with the 21st-century learner in mind, equipped with modern technology and furnishings to give students a relaxed and informal space to study and socialise in.

It also includes:

  • Student PCs, printing services and lockers
  • Breakout space
  • IT and learning space
  • Dedicated careers and employability area
  • ACE team area
Getting here by car

London is the capital city of the United Kingdom and is very easy to reach via the UK’s motorway network and the major A-roads. Our centre is located in the heart of the city, situated in Zone 1.

Please, keep in mind the congestion charge when driving in Central London between 7am – 6pm, Monday to Friday, which applies to most vehicles. Find more information at Transport for London.

Parking facilities nearby

While there is no onsite parking there are many car parks nearby. NCP Car Park London Farringdon is close which we recommend. Please see the map below:

London has one of the world’s largest public transport networks, hence we recommend you travel by train or tube as it’s convenient and quick. London’s Overground rail network services connects efficiently with the Underground rail network called ‘the tube’. We suggest travelling to Farringdon Station (train) or Chancery Lane (tube), as they are 10 minutes away from the centre at walking distance.

You can book your train tickets in advance at National Rail or thetrainline.com.

Download Tube map

Farringdon Station

Chancery Lane

Alternatively, for other locations visit here to plan a journey

From London Heathrow Airport

Heathrow Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world. It is located 20 miles to the west of central London. You can travel from the airport to the city centre by train, tube, coach, taxi and bus.

By Train: Take the Heathrow Express from any of the 5 terminals at Heathrow airport to London Paddington station. This express train service runs every 15 minutes. The approximate journey time is 15 minutes into the city centre and It is the fastest way to travel from Heathrow Airport to central London. Book your tickets online in advance from Heathrow Express. Alternatively, you can take the TfL Rail service which runs from Heathrow airport (terminals 2,3 and 4) to London Paddington. The journey time is about 35 minutes.

By Tube: Heathrow airport is on the Piccadilly line on the Tube, so you can take the tube using your oyster card, contactless or a ticket can be purchased at the station. Traveling from Heathrow airport to our campus located in Zone 1 will take just under an hour.

By Coach: National Express coach services operate day and night from Heathrow Airport to Victoria Coach Station. From which you take the tube to our London campus. The journey approximately takes 40-90 minutes, depending on traffic. Remember to book your tickets in advance from the correct terminal and leave plenty of time when checking out.  For more information visit National Express.

By Bus: Alternatively, you can take the N9 night bus which runs every 20 minutes from the airport to central London. Traveling by bus takes roughly 75 minutes, depending on traffic. Find more information on bus routes and times.

By Taxi: You can take a black cab from Heathrow airport to the centre. All terminals at Heathrow airport have an approved taxi desk if you require assistance. Ask the driver beforehand how much your journey will cost. Journey time will take approximately one hour. Visit the Heathrow Taxi website for more information.

 

 

From London Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport is the UK’s second largest airport, located 28 miles south of London. You can travel from the airport to London city centre by train, coach and taxi.

By Train: Take the Gatwick Express which runs between the South Terminal Station and London Victoria station. This express train service runs every 15 minutes and the approximate journey time is 30 minutes into the city centre. Book your tickets online in advance. Alternatively, you can take the Southern and Thameslink train services from Gatwick Airport to central London.

By Coach: National Express coach services run between Gatwick airport and Victoria Coach Station. From there you can take the Underground tube to our London centre. Journey time can vary from 30 minutes to 1 hour depending on the route and traffic. Remember to book your coach tickets in advance from the correct terminal and leave plenty of time for checking out.  For more information visit National Express.

By Taxi: There is an official Gatwick taxi concession called Airport Cars Gatwick, which will help you find a taxi. Only take a black cab or authorised taxi. You can ask the driver beforehand how much your journey will cost. Find more information for taxis and minicabs at Transport for London.

 

From London Stansted Airport

London Stansted Airport is located 40 miles to the north-east of London. You can travel from the airport to London city centre by the Stansted express train, which is the fastest way. Alternatively, you can take coach or taxi.

By Train: Take the Stansted Express from the airport to London Liverpool Street. The express train service runs every 15 minutes and takes 47 minutes to get into the city centre. From there you can take the Underground tube or bus to the campus. You can book your tickets in advance from Stansted Express.

By Coach: National Express coach services operates a 24-hour service between Stansted airport to Victoria Coach Station. From which you take the Underground tube to the centre. Remember to book your coach tickets in advance from the correct terminal and leave plenty of time for checking out. For more information visit National Express.

By Taxi: 24×7 Stansted is the official London Stansted airport taxi hire service, that operates 24 hours to and from the airport. They will help you find a licensed taxi or minicab upon arrival as black cabs do not operate from the airport. The cost of your taxi will be metered and displayed inside the cab. However, you can ask the driver beforehand on average how much your journey will cost. Find more information for traveling by taxi at StanstedAirport.com

London’s iconic double-decker buses operate throughout the city with a 24-hour service, from Monday to Sunday. To purchase your bus ticket to travel you will need an Oyster card, Travelcard or Contactless payment. There are multiple bus routes nearby the centre within walking distance. This is very convenient for students travelling to and from the campus.

Bus number 19, 38 and 341 stop directly outside the centre. Bus service 17, 45, 46, 55 and 243 stop less than a 3-minute walk away. You, can find more information about bus fares at Transport for London.

London Tramlink is a tram service which runs from Beckenham to Croydon all the way till Wimbledon. The tram runs every 10 minutes on Mondays to Saturdays. Find more information for tram fares at Transport for London.

Visit Transport for London to plan your bus or tram journey from your destination to the centre.

If you are looking to stay overnight before or during your visit there are plenty of hotels nearby. The Travelodge London Farringdon and Crowne Plaza London, Kings Cross, as they are close by near our campus. See maps below for directions.

 

Travelodge London Farringdon

Crowne Plaza London, Kings Cross