The Builder Training Centre is located at Waddon Train Station, Epsom Road, Croydon, Surrey CR0 4UP.
Our dedicated Electrical Training Centre is just one minute’s walk from Waddon Train Station at 33 Stafford Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 4NG (but students should register at Reception at Waddon Station).
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To get to The Builder Training Centre:
We are approximately 25 minutes from Junction 6 of the M25. This leads on to the A22. We are also approximately 25 minutes from the M23. Free parking is available within a few minutes walk.
Leave the M25 at Junction 7 – Follow M23 towards Croydon. Continue straight ahead onto A23. Follow A23 for approximately 4 ½ miles. Arrive at Purley Cross. There is a large Tesco Superstore on your right hand side. Bear left at the traffic lights into Banstead Road; follow the road round to the right then bear left again onto the A23 Purley Way.
Leave the M25 at Junction 6 – Follow the A22 towards Caterham and Croydon. At the first roundabout take the 3rd exit. At the next roundabout take the 2nd exit. Follow this road for approximately 2 miles until you arrive at Purley Cross. There is a large Tesco Superstore on your left. Stay in the middle lane as you enter the one-way system and follow the signs to A23 Purley Way.
Follow the A23 Purley Way for approximately 2 miles. Arrive at Fiveways Junction. There is a Texaco Service Station on your left hand side and Waddon Leisure Centre on your right hand side. Go straight across these lights. You are now within a 2 minute walk from the Centre. Free parking is available in this area. We are located at Waddon Train Station, Epsom Road. Click here for local map.
There are no congestion charges in the Croydon area. A map detailing the congestion charging zones can be found by selecting the following link: https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/driving/congestion-charge
From London Victoria or London Bridge via Clapham Junction and West Croydon you can catch a train (approximately a 30 minute journey from Victoria), which has direct links with Waddon Station. As you exit the platform at Waddon Station we are directly in front of you.
From Sutton via Epsom Downs, Banstead, Belmont, Carshalton Beeches and Wallington or from Horsham and Dorking via Leatherhead, Ashtead, Epsom, Ewell East and Cheam. Approximately a 10-minute journey from Sutton.
The nearest Tram stop is Wandle Park which is approximately a 10 minute walk away.
154 – From West Croydon Bus Garage via Fairfield Halls and Duppas Hill and from Morden
Station via St Helier Station, Carshalton, Wallington and Roundshaw.
157 – From Morden Station via St Helier Hospital, Wrythe Green, Wallington Station and Purley Way Stafford Road and from Crystal Palace via Anerley, Norwood Junction, West Croydon Bus Station and Croydon Centrale Tram Stop.
119 – From Bromley via Hayes, West Wickham, Shirley, East Croydon and Fiveways.
410 – From Wallington via Beddington.
410 – From East Croydon Junction, West Croydon Bus Station and Croydon Centrale Tram Stop.
407 – From Sutton via Carshalton, Wallington and Beddington.
We are approximately 40 minutes from London Gatwick Airport which is located at Junction 9 on the M23.
You may find the following websites useful to help plan your journey by bus or train: