YMCA George Williams College, 199 Freemasons Road, Canning Town, London, E16 3PY
020 7540 4900
The College is situated at the north end of Freemasons Road, close to the A13 (opposite the Canning Town recreation ground).
Bus: Two buses stop close to the College on Freemasons Road – 241 (Canning Town – Stratford) and 325 (Beckton to Prince Regents Lane via East Ham and Forest Gate).
Car: Westbound (A13) – leave the A13 at the sign for the A112, cross Prince Regent Lane and continue in the left hand lane following the sign for Local Traffic. This will take you alongside the A13 and into Freemasons Road. Eastbound (A13) it is necessary to drive past Freemasons Road but at the junction with Prince Regent Lane turn right and right again onto the slip road.
Rail/tube: The nearest station is Custom House on the Docklands Light Railway (by the ExCel Exhibition Centre). Take the opposite exit to ExCel, cross Victoria Dock Road and walk up Freemasons Road (about 8 minutes walk).[Please note Custom House station is closed from January to October 2017 due to work on Crossrail]. You can either get off at Royal Victoria or Prince Regent pick up a bus – or take the route below.
Alternatively you can get off the Jubilee Line at Canning Town cross Silvertown Way and walk up the slip road by the side of the flyover. You then walk along the A13 until you reach Freemasons Road (15 minutes walk).
Bike: There is a good bike-way along the A13. From the south (Woolwich Ferry) there is an easy, quiet route. Similarly, from the north there are a number of quiet roads.
City Airport: is less than 2 miles away. Take the DLR from the airport to Canning Town and change for Custom House or the airport bus (473) runs close by. The nearest bus stop to the college is about 15 minutes walk away.
Heathrow Airport: Take the Piccadilly Line to Green Park, change onto the Jubilee Line east bound to Canning Town and walk to the College or take the DLR to Custom House (journey time 90-140 minutes).
Stanstead Airport: Take the train to Liverpool Street station. Take the Central Line to Bank and then the DLR to either Canning Town or Custom House (journey time 60-90 minutes)
Gatwick Airport: Take a train to Victoria station. Then take the Victoria Line to Green Park, then change onto the Jubilee Line east bound to Canning Town and walk to the College or take the DLR to Custom House (journey time 90-140 minutes).
A local taxi service is available – phone: 020 7474 1915
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