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Purley English Language College
34 Brighton Road, Purley, Surrey, London CR8 3AD, United Kingdom

Telephone: UK +44(0)20 8660 5060
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Whatsapp College Whatsapp Number:
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Where is Purley Language College?

The College is situated in the centre of Purley, a pleasant residential town in the county of Surrey, on the south side of London approximately 12 miles from the heart of London. The College is very close to Purley railway station from where there is a frequent train service to London. The journey takes about 20 minutes. The College is located directly opposite a superstore, Tesco, on a main road.

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There are trains during the day every 10 minutes from London Bridge and London Victoria to Purley. The journey takes 10 to 30 minutes. You may need to change at East Croydon. Journey cost is about 7 pounds.

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From Victoria coach station, it is just 5 minutes' walk to Victoria railway station (from platform 16 to 19).

Airport Meetings

The College can send a representative to meet students at airports.

How to travel by road from outside London

Turn off the circular motorway M25 at Junction 7 onto the M23/A23 following signs to Croydon. Follow this road (north). The college is approximately 15 minutes' drive on the left.

From London airports

The College is located in the residential south London town of Purley, Surrey, within easy reach of most London airports, especially Gatwick and Heathrow.

From Heathrow Airport:
By bus: Take bus number X26, get off at East Croydon train station, then take bus 466 to Purley Tesco. College directly opposite bus stop. Journey time approx 1.5 hours; cost £4
By underground/train: Take the Piccadilly Line to Hammersmith; change to District Line to Victoria, then train to Purley. Journey time approx 1.5 hours; cost £12

From Gatwick Airport:
Take train to Purley (usually via East Croydon). Journey time 35 minutes; cost £17.70

From Stansted Airport:
Take coach or bus to Victoria (in London), then train to Purley. Approx cost: £18*; journey time 2 hours.

From Luton Airport:
Take coach/bus number 757 to Victoria, then train to Purley. Approx cost: £18*; journey time 2.5 hours.
*Note it may be possible to get much cheaper bus/coach tickets if you book online, in advance.

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AddressPurley English Language College
34 Brighton Road, Purley, Surrey, London CR8 3AD, U.K.
PhoneTelephone: +44-(0)20-8660-5060
Whatsapp College Whatsapp: +44(0)7910 883427
Email email: contact@purleycollege.com
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