is in New Cross, South East London, five miles from
5 minutes' walk from both New
Cross and New Cross Gate Stations,
in Travelcard Zone 2, on the main rail network.
(the East London Underground Line is closed
The Wednesday lecture will be in
the Ben Pimlott lecture Room at 2pm and 4pm. This
is the building with the big metal spaghetti on
top. (You can see it on the left side from the train
to new cross)
On Thursday we will be in room 274
(in the Music department) And the rest of the course
will be in 342. (Overlooking the playing field)
- New Cross station:
turn right out of the station, and right again
into New Cross Road. For the Main Building, cross
New Cross Road at the pedestrian crossing into
Amersham Road, keeping on the right hand side.
Follow the road round to the right into Parkfield
Road. The Main Building is straight ahead, at
the junction of Parkfield Road and Lewisham Way.
For Deptford Town Hall Building, keep straight
ahead on New Cross Road. Deptford Town Hall Building
is on the left hand side after about five minutes'
- New Cross Gate:
turn left and cross the road at the pedestrian
lights. Deptford Town Hall Building is just to
the left of you; for the Main Building, turn left
and follow New Cross Road, past Laurie Grove onto
Lewisham Way, and past the Rutherford Information
Services Building, and Dixon Road. The Main Building
is on the right immediately after this.
Unless otherwise advised, please report to College
Reception inside the front door of the Main Building
(the large red brick building) where staff will
- From Central and West London:
travel to New Cross or New Cross Gate from London
Bridge Station; the journey usually takes about
5-10 minutes. To get to London Bridge, travel
by underground, or catch a train from Charing
Cross, Waterloo East, Blackfriars, or Cannon Street;
many trains run directly to New Cross or New Cross
Gate, so check at the station.
- From South East London and
Kent: there are direct services to
New Cross station from Orpington, Sidcup, Hayes,
Dartford and Sevenoaks. Change at Lewisham from
- From South London, Surrey
and Sussex: New Cross Gate station
has direct services from Caterham, Crystal Palace,
Epsom and Tattenham Corner. Change at East or
West Croydon or Norwood Junction from other lines.
By London Underground (tube)
the East London Underground Line
By Docklands Light Railway
You may also find it convenient to travel by Docklands
Light Railway (DLR) to either Deptford Bridge station,
15 minutes' walk from the College, or Lewisham Station.
From Central London, South
East London or Kent: Goldsmiths is on
the following bus routes to and from Central London,
or South East London or Kent: 21, 36, 136, 171,
172, 177, 225, 321, 343, 436, 453. Buses run every
15 minutes throughout the day from Victoria, Waterloo
and London Bridge stations to New Cross and Lewisham;
the journey time is about 45 minutes from Central
... about trains - please contact National Rail
Enquiries, tel 08457 484950.
... about buses and the underground - please contact
London, tel 020 7222 1234.
Alternatively, ask at the station for a train and
Goldsmiths is on Lewisham Way on the New Cross
one-way system, at the junction of the A2 and A20.
Lewisham Way is an extremely busy red route (no
parking or waiting at any time); it is not possible
to stop on the main road, and vehicles may pull
in to the front of the Main Building to let passengers
- From Central London:
Take the A2 towards Dover, via the Old Kent Road;
at the end of the Old Kent Road (on the New Cross
Gate one-way system) turn into New Cross Road.
Keep in the right hand lane and shortly after
Sainsbury's take the A20 fork to Lewisham. Turn
right at the traffic lights into Lewisham Way
- the College is on the left downhill.
- From Kent, Surrey, Sussex,
or from the north if using Blackwall Tunnel
or Dartford River Crossing (southbound):
Follow the A2 or A20 towards London (using M25
or South Circular Road to join the nearest of
- On the A20,
after passing through Lewisham, the College's
Main (redbrick) Building is clearly visible
on the left after about one mile.
- On the A2,
follow the left turn after New Cross Station,
turn right at the traffic lights into Lewisham
Way - the College is on the left downhill.
If you are travelling by car, please notify the
person you are visiting in advance, so that special
arrangements can be made for you.
There are cycle racks around the College, adjacent
to the Education Building, or beside the Whitehead
Building: please ask at Reception in the Main Building
for the locations, or a porter, who will be able
to help you. Please do not chain cycles to signs,
benches, railings, etc - they may be removed.