Getting to Stockwell Street

10 Stockwell Street, Greenwich, London SE10 9BD

Public Transport to Stockwell Street


Greenwich has excellent bus services. The routes listed below stop close to Stockwell Street (the 286 provides a direct link with Avery Hill Campus):

  • 129: North Greenwich - Greenwich
  • 177: Thamesmead - Peckham
  • 180: Belvedere - Lewisham
  • 188: North Greenwich – Russell Square
  • 199: Canada Water - Catford
  • 286: Sidcup - Greenwich
  • 386: Blackheath – Woolwich Arsenal

TfL provides information on bus timetables and routes.


National Rail

Southeastern operates train services to and from Greenwich. From Central London there are direct trains from Cannon Street and London Bridge. From the east services operate from Dartford. There are also direct services from Medway towns to Lewisham linked to Greenwich by the DLR.

For travel to Stockwell Steet alight at Greenwich station (Travel Zone 2 or 3). The building is a 4 minute walk away along Greenwich High Road. Please refer to the Greenwich Campus Plan.

More information:

Docklands Light Railway (DLR)

Cutty Sark DLR station is located in the heart of Greenwich town centre just a two minute walk to Stockwell Street. Direct services run from Bank, Canary Wharf, Lewisham and Stratford and easy connections are available from Tower Gateway, Beckton and London City Airport. Please refer to the Greenwich Campus Plan.

London Underground (Tube)

For connections from the Tube network, the quickest route is to alight at Canary Wharf station on the Jubilee Line and get a DLR Lewisham bound train to Cutty Sark station. More info from TfL.

River services

Thames Clippers provides a regular boat service from Westminster to Greenwich Pier adjacent to the main campus and a 4 minute walk to Stockwell Street. The service stops at various locations on route and takes 35 minutes in total, probably the fastest way to travel from Central London.

Further information

For fare and ticket information go to the Public Transport Options page.

Use Traveline to plan your journey to campus.

Cycling and Walking to Stockwell Street


Information about cycle routes is available from TfL. The ride from Avery Hill Campus takes around 30 minutes using the suggested route on Google maps.

At Stockwell Street there is a large access controlled bike parking facility to the rear of the building. This requires a Greenwich Gateway card to operate. We still recommend that you invest in a good quality bike lock. We do not accept liability, for any loss, destruction, damage or theft of cycles. Showers and lockers are provided in the basement of the building in room G11. Keys can be obtained from Security subject to availability.

The nearest TfL cycle hire location is in Island Gardens just north of the river (see note on walking below).

The London Cycling Campaign provides useful guidance about safety on the road, cycle maintenance and security.


The Stockwell Street site is located close to the main campus a short walk (2 minutes) from the Dreadnought Building. It is also within easy walking distance of our Halls of residence at Devonport House (1 minute), the Cutty Sark Halls (2 minutes), Daniel Defoe Hall (5 minutes) and Rachel McMillan Hall in Deptford (14 minutes).

The Greenwich Foot Tunnel provides walking access between Greenwich and the Isle of Dogs north of the river. There are also some very pleasant walks and fantastic views in Greenwich Park very close-by as well as plenty of shops, cafes, restaurants, banks and Greenwich Market. provides information on walking routes in London.

Driving to Stockwell Street

Road Directions

The postcode is SE10 9BD.  

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From the M25 South:

Exit at J2 for A2 towards London. Head for Blackwall Tunnel onto A102. Exit the A102 via the slip road for the A206 and follow the signposts for Greenwich. Continue into the centre of Greenwich until the junction with a church opposite. Turn to the left to stay on the A206. Stockwell Street is next on left. There is public car park off Burney Street next right after Ibis Hotel. 

From M25 North:

Exit at J27 for M11 towards London follow signs for A12 Blackwall Tunnel. After tunnel, exit the A102 onto the A206 and follow directions for Greenwich above.

Car Parking

There is no parking at the building. There are three bays for Blue Badge holders directly outside the building in Stockwell Street. Otherwise there is a public car park close-by off Burney Street (see directions above). Greenwich Council provides information on parking in Greenwich.

There is more Blue Badge parking on the main campus. Apply here for a Disabled Persons permit.

Motorbikes and Scooters

Motorbike and scooter parking is provided via the East Gate of the main campus. There is no facility at Stockwell Street.

Car Share

If you drive to university please help the environment and register your journey with our car share scheme UNISHARE South East. You could save money and make new friends.

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