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Mansion Site, Bexley Road, Eltham, London SE9 2PQ
Southwood Site, Avery Hill Road, Eltham, London SE9 2UG
The bus routes listed below stop outside the campus on Avery Hill Road (for Southwood Site) or Bexley Road (for Mansion Site). There are numerous other connecting services from Eltham High Street. The 286 provides a direct route from Greenwich Campus and the 132 a direct route from the Tube at North Greenwich.
TfL provide timetable and journey information.
The closest stations are New Eltham and Falconwood both around a 12-15 minute walk away and located in Zone 4. At peak times the university operates a shuttle bus service from Falconwood, There is the 162 bus or B13 at any time from New Eltham.
Southeastern provide direct services from Charing Cross, Cannon Street, Waterloo East and London Bridge to Eltham, Falconwood and New Eltham. Services are also available from the Medway towns and take around 55 minutes, a change at Dartford is however usually necessary.
The DLR operates from the City and East London via Greenwich and to Lewisham. From Cutty Sark Station in Greenwich take the 286 bus, the journey is around 30 minutes to campus. From Lewisham take National Rail services to Falconwood or New Eltham (around 12 minutes to either station).
The nearest Tube station is North Greenwich on the Jubilee Line. The 132 bus runs direct from there to the campus (Mansion Site) and takes around 30 minutes.
For fare and ticket information go to the Using public transport page.
Cycle parking is provided at various locations on-campus. Lockers and showers are provided at Mansion site in the main building (opposite Norbert Singer Lecture Theatre), and on the the Southwood Site in the south entrance to Bronte Building, and in the David Fussey Building.
The university's Brompton Dock bike hire scheme covering all three campuses has a bike dock at the entrance to the Southwood Site.
More information is on our cycling and walking page.
Falconwood Station, New Eltham Station and Eltham town centre are all within reasonable walking distance. There is a shortcut from New Eltham Station via Sparrows Farm (see link below). There is no direct access on foot through Avery Hill Park between Mansion Site and Southwood Site.
View Walk from New Eltham to Southwood Site in a larger map.
The car parks at Avery Hill Campus are pay and display Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm with a maximum daily charge of £3. Parking can also be purchased over the phone for a small 20p surcharge by calling 0114 266 0400.
The postcode is SE9 2UG for Southwood Site and SE9 2PQ for Mansion Site.
Exit at J27 for M11 towards London follow signs for A12 Blackwall Tunnel and then A2 towards Dover. Exit A2 onto A205 South Circular towards Lewisham. At first roundabout take first exit A210 for Eltham. After passing through Eltham Mansion Site is at bottom of a hill on right through brick archway. Turn immediately right for parking.
For Southwood Site continue on A210 turn right at traffic lights onto B2214. Entrance is on right after park.
Exit at J2 for A2 towards London. Exit A2 at Danson Interchange for Sidcup, Welling and Bexleyheath (A221). Take A210 towards Blackfen. Continue on this road until traffic lights with BP garage ahead on right. Take left filter lane into Avery Hill Road (B2214).
For Mansion Site, take first right into Reinickendorf Avenue. Take the last turn on left for parking (just before archway).
For Southwood Site take the next right on Avery Hill Road after park.
Alternatively exit M25 at J3 for A20 towards London. At the Fiveways junction (with Shell garage ahead on left) take first right into Southwood Road sign-posted New Eltham. Stay on this road and follow signs for University. With University on left take first exit at roundabout, Southwood Site is next left, Mansion Site second left.
Visitors to the campus are required to purchase a ticket at one of the pay and display machines or pay by phone, as above.
Students with disabilities who hold a Blue Badge can park free of charge by obtaining a Disabled Persons Permit (see Portal for how to apply). Otherwise payment is required.
Motorbikes and scooters can be parked free of charge in any of the designated motorcycle bays around the campus.
The university is aware that some car drivers may choose to park on local public roads off the campus. Drivers are asked to park with consideration for local residents and other members of the public using the area.