Welcome to London, one of the most illustrious and vibrant cities in the world. Our home is 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 the needs of our students.
CU London 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.
How to find us
CU London is easily accessible by road, rail and bus. Our students benefit from a location close to both central London and Essex.
Rainham Road North
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.
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.
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.
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
From Dagenham Heathway Underground
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)
Bus 5 / 103 / 175
From Chadwell Heath