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Directions to Learning and Work Institute, Leicester
NEW OFFICE – 4th floor, Arnhem House, 31 Waterloo Way, Leicester LE1 6LP
One train station serves the city of Leicester which has direct services to London, Birmingham, Coventry and Sheffield. On arriving at Leicester, follow the directions below.
Address: 4th floor, Arnhem House, 31 Waterloo Way, Leicester LE1 6LP.
Use the pedestrian crossings immediately outside the train station to cross London Road towards the KPMG building (orange brick with bright blue windows). Arnhem House is the dark brown building to the left of the KPMG offices. Our offices are on the 4th floor.
We encourage all visitors to travel by public transport. However, if travelling by car is unavoidable, please follow the directions below to the nearest large pay and display car park – a short 10-minute walk to our new offices on Waterloo Way. Other car parks are available nearby – see below for more parking information.
From the M1: Exit at Junction 21 and head towards Leicester. At the first roundabout turn right, and then at the second roundabout turn left onto the A563 (south and east) with Fosse Park shopping centre on your left.
Follow signs for Wigston and Oadby, and at the end of the A563 turn left at a large roundabout onto the A6 (racecourse on your right). Carry straight on, following signs for the city centre, then go straight over a small roundabout (Victoria Park is on your left). At the next set of traffic lights, near to Victoria Park’s big wrought iron gates, turn left on to Granville Road. There is a pay and display public car park on your left.
From the M69: The M69 comes to an end at the same roundabout as Junction 21 of the M1. Go straight over this roundabout, and then at the second roundabout turn right. At the third roundabout turn left onto the A563 (south and east) with Fosse Park shopping centre on your left. Follow directions as given above.
From A6 South (Market Harborough): Take the A6 to the city centre, then follow signs for Oadby. Go straight over the large roundabout (racecourse on your left). Carry straight on, following signs for the city centre, then go straight over a small roundabout (Victoria Park is on your left). At the next set of traffic lights, near to Victoria Park’s big wrought iron gates, turn left on to Granville Road. There is a pay and display public car park on your left-hand side.
From Nottingham (alternative to M1): Leave Nottingham on the A606 and continue straight onto the A46. Follow signs for Leicester city centre onto Melton Road then Belgrave Road. At the first large roundabout go straight on, and at the second (and flyover) turn left onto St Matthew’s Way. Continue straight onto a set of traffic lights and another roundabout. Take the third exit onto St George’s Way (St George’s retail park on your left). Follow the signs for the train station. Follow the road round keeping in the middle lane, go over next two sets of traffic lights. At the second set , the police station is on your right and the road bears to the left. Continue through the next two sets of traffic lights past the train station on your left. There is a pedestrian crossing just before a church on the corner of University Road, turn right at these traffic lights.
Continue down University Road and go left when you reach the junction with Regent Road. Turn left at these traffic lights and follow the road to the top. The road begins to bend left and the entrance is situated just before the traffic lights on the right. (please note: the big gates on the right before the bend are for De Montfort Hall and not for the car park).
A variety of pay and display car parks are situated around the train station and the city centre, however we advise that you use the public car park at Victoria Park. Directions to Victoria Park car park from all directions can found in the directions section above.
Parking is also available at the train station.
How do I get to Learning and Work Institute from the recommended car park?
From Victoria Park pay and display car park to Waterloo Way office (recommended):
Cross over Granville Road and proceed towards London Road. Walk down London Road, towards the train station. Arnhem House is located opposite the train station, to the left of the tall orange brick KPMG building. Cross the road towards the building and the main entrance is in front of the pedestrian crossing.
Directions to Learning and Work Institute, London
3rd Floor, 89 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7TP
The London office is five minutes walk from Vauxhall Station. Upon arrival at number “Eighty9”, please take the lift to the third floor and follow the sign to “Learning and Work Institute”.
- Heathrow Airport: Take Piccadilly line to Hyde Park and change to the Victoria Line to Vauxhall station.
- Gatwick Airport: Gatwick Express runs a direct service to London Victoria station every 15 minutes. Then transfer on the Victoria line to Vauxhall station.
- Victoria Line – Vauxhall Station, fare zone 1/2
- Take Exit 1 to Albert Embankment. At the crossing, cross over Vauxhall Bridge road and walk past the MI6 building (big glass fronted building) and number 89 Albert Embankment is the next building along.
- South East: M2
- From South (Brighton, Gatwick): M23 and A21
- From South West: M3 and A3
- From the West: M4 and M40
- From the North: M1 and A1M
- From the East: M11 and M25
- From Kings Cross or Euston Station – Victoria line south to Vauxhall station
- Waterloo International: change to overland trains or tube to Vauxhall station
- Victoria Station: change to tube – Victoria line south to Vauxhall station
If you need car parking and are staying at a hotel, you should contact them direct. For people wishing to park close to the London office, car parking is available a few minutes away in Tinworth Street and is subject to availability. Fees are: £5 for 2-6 hours or £7 per day. Spaces are limited and cannot be reserved.
Please note we are within the congestion charge zone. You can pay the congestion charge either in advance or on the day of travel, before, during or after your journey. The charge is £8 if you pay by 10.00pm on the day of travel or £10 if you pay between 10.00pm until midnight on the day of travel. Please visit the Transport for London website for more details www.cclondon.com.
Directions to Learning and Work Institute Cymru, Cardiff
3rd Floor, 35 Cathedral Road, Cardiff, CF11 9HB, Wales
From the East on the M4: Exit junction 29 Cardiff (A48M) and follow A48M for approximately 4 miles. Under flyover, go through lights and take next left turn A4119 sign posted Llandaff/Sophia Gardens, turn left at T junction and left at next lights/junction (approx 1/4 mile) into Cathedral Road. Learning and Work Institute Cymru is approximately 2/3 mile on your right just after the traffic lights. Parking available at Sophia Gardens (left at the traffic lights).
From the West on the M4: Exit junction 33 and follow the A4232 towards Cardiff Docks, exit A4232 at Leckwith sign posted City Centre. Pass Leckwith Athletics Stadium and go through 1st lights and turn right at 2nd set into Wellington Street. Follow for approximately 1/4 mile and turn left at 2nd set of lights into Cathedral Road. Learning and Work Institute Cymru is approximately 200yds on the left just before the lights. Parking available at Sophia Gardens (right at the traffic lights)
From the North on the A470: At Gabalfa interchange follow route west sign posted A48 Port Talbot and city centre. Go through the lights and take next turn A4119 sign posted Llandaf/Sophia Gardens, turn left at T junction and left at next lights/junction (approx 1/4 mile) into Cathedral Road. NIACE Dysgu Cymru is 2/3 mile on your right just after the traffic lights. Parking available at Sophia Gardens (left at the traffic lights).
Learning and Work Institute Cymru is approximately 1 mile from Cardiff Central Station. 5 minutes by taxi or 15 minutes walk.