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How to get here

The University has two sites in the heart of West London, Ealing and Brentford, and a specialist Berkshire Institute for Health in Reading.

Most open days take place at our Ealing site (with tours to Brentford throughout the day). Information on how to get to our Ealing site and the Berkshire Institute for Health are below.

Getting to Ealing

Exterior of the University of West London Ealing campus

How to get to our Ealing site

Our Ealing site address is:

University of West London
St Mary's Road
W5 5RF

View a map of our location

Travel by tube / train

The site has three London Underground stations within easy walking distance:

  • Ealing Broadway (District and Central lines) - 15 minutes
  • Ealing Common (District and Piccadilly lines) - 15 minutes
  • South Ealing (Piccadilly line) - 10 minutes

There is also an over-ground rail service at Ealing Broadway, taking you to London Paddington in just ten minutes and linking up with major train stations around the country.

Travel by bus

A regular bus service (number 65) runs from immediately outside Ealing Broadway station to the Ealing site.

Students and staff can also catch the free University shuttle bus from Ealing Broadway station, running to both the Ealing and Brentford sites.

There are a number of London buses in the area, many 24 hours, which serve both local routes and the city centre.

Travel by car

Please note that there is no car park available at the University site. Please use the public car parks within the Ealing area.

The Ealing site lies on the B455 which runs between the A4 and A4020 (Uxbridge Road).

The M4 motorway is a few minutes' drive away from Ealing (junction 2).

The A40 is a short drive away and accessible from Hanger Lane or Perivale.

Villiers House

Villiers House
W5 2NU

Villiers House is a 10 minute walk away from our Ealing site and hosts some LCM examinations as well as a couple of practice rooms. 

There is no parking available on site, although paid parking is available in the nearby Ealing Broadway Shopping Centre.

Villiers House is directly next to Ealing Broadway station, which serves the Central, Circle and District tube lines as well as national rail connections to central London and Reading. 

Getting to Reading (Berkshire Institute for Health)

Reading town centre

Our Reading campus:

University of West London
Tenth Floor
Fountain House
2 Queens Walk

Reception: 020 8209 4200


Download a map of the Berkshire Institute for Health (pdf, 311 kb).

Travel by foot

Fountain House is above the Broad Street Mall in Reading. The entrance is on Queen's Walk, a pedestrian walkway running between Oxford Road and the Civic Centre, at the rear of the Broad Street Mall.

From Oxford Road, turn into Queen's Walk and the entrance to Fountain House is about half-way down on the left.

Travel by train

The Berkshire Institute for Health is about five minutes walk away from Reading rail station. Trains run to London Paddington in less than 30 minutes.

Travel by car

There is no parking at Fountain House itself. However, there is parking nearby at Broad Street Mall car park

If you choose to park at Garrard Street car park near the station, the University also has an arrangement with the owners to provide our students with a discount.

To take advantage of this please bring your car park ticket into Fountain House where it can be marked for the discount.