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CU London Dagenham

CU London Dagenham

Welcome to London, one of the most illustrious and vibrant cities in the world. Our first London location was opened in Barking and Dagenham, East London, at the former Civic Centre. The grade II listed building has undergone a £4.5 million renovation that is purpose-built for your needs.

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Open events

Want to find out more? Join us at one of our open events to see for yourself what it's like to study at CU London Dagenham.


CU London (Dagenham) offers everything you need under one roof, including:

  • Classrooms with interactive teaching capabilities.
  • Fully equipped, open access IT suites.
  • Comprehensive Library and Learning Services with study areas, laptops and more.
  • Student diner and lounge area.
  • Customer Service Desk with staff on hand to help with any student queries.
  • Comprehensive Student Support.

CU London diner

Union Streat Kitchen

How to find us

CU London (Dagenham) is easily accessible by road, rail and bus. Our students benefit from a location close to both central London and Essex.

Rainham Road North
RM10 7BN


By Rail

Train to London Euston.

Edinburgh - approx 4hrs 30mins
Liverpool - approx 2hrs 10mins
Manchester - approx 2hrs 20mins
Birmingham - approx 1hr 15mins

C2C rail services offer good connectivity to Barking from Essex, including Laindon, Basildon, Pitsea, Southend and Tilbury.

TFL Rail

Chadwell Heath Station - 15-20 mins by taxi or bus from Barking & Dagenham Civic Centre.

Romford Station - 15-20 mins by taxi or bus from Barking & Dagenham Civic Centre.


By London Underground

Take the District Line and alight at Dagenham Heathway Tube Station. Travel either eastbound towards Upminster or westbound towards central London.

Underground Connections

DLR - West Ham or Bow Church
London Overground - Barking
Hammersmith & City - Barking
Circle - Tower Hill
Northern - Monument

You can use contactless payment cards on bus, Tube, Tram, DLR, London Overground, TfL Rail, and most National Rail services in London.


By Taxi

An uberX will cost £5 - £7 from Dagenham Heathway tube station.

An uberPOOL will cost £27 - £37 from London Euston station.

Local Taxi Services 

Elm Cars - 020 8593 2222
East London Cars - 020 8517 7107
Alpha Cars - 020 8591 8000
Alphabet Cars - 020 8595 5555
Henlat Cars - 020 8262 2347


By Bus

From Dagenham Heathway Underground

Bus 175
Holgate Road
Halbutt Street (F)
Eastfield Road (G)
Oxlow Lane (H)
Connor Road (J)
Heathway Becontree (K)
Wood Lane/Morrisons (C)
Althorne Way (G)
Civic Centre/Wood Lane (R)

From Romford

Bus 5 / 103 / 175

From Ilford

Bus 150

From Rainham

Bus 103

From Goodmayes

Bus 128

From Chadwell Heath

Bus 173

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