East Croydon station is about 5 minutes’ walk from Stephenson House – turn left on leaving the station. East Croydon station is served by Southern services from London Bridge and London Victoria to the south coast, as well as by Thameslink services from Brighton and London. For full details of rail services, please call National Rail Enquiries on 03457 484950 or visit www.nationalrail.co.uk. East Croydon station is also served by London Trams services from Wimbledon, New Addington, Beckenham Junction, Elmers End and West Croydon. For details of tram services to East Croydon, please call Transport for London on 0343 222 1234.
Stephenson House is located near the octagonal ‘No.1 Croydon’ tower. Pay and display metered parking is usually available on Cherry Orchard Road (including two disabled bays for use by blue badge holders) and in nearby side roads such as Cedar Road, where the tariff is cheaper. The nearest secure car park is the Ruskin Square Car Park on Dingwall Road; use the pedestrian footpath (Caithness Walk) to cross the railway line to Billinton Hill and Cherry Orchard Road.
Bus routes 197, 312, 367 and 410 stop in Cherry Orchard Road outside the Assessment Centre: alight at the Addiscombe Road or East Croydon station stops. Alternatively, many other services call at East Croydon station in George Street. For full details of bus routes and services, please call Transport for London on 0343 222 1234 or visit www.tfl.gov.uk.
Notes from this Centre
Please note: the Assessment Centre is located on the first floor. The Centre can be accessed by lift but if an emergency evacuation of the building is required, such as a fire alarm, the lift cannot be used. There are 42 steps to the ground floor.
If you think that you would have difficulty going down the stairs unaided in the event of an emergency, please ring the Appointments Helpdesk number on the accompanying letter at least two days before your appointment date so we can make alternative arrangements for you.