Richmond upon Thames College
Main Reception: 020 8607 8000
Monday: 9am - 5.15pm
Tuesday: 9am - 9.30pm (reception closes at 5.15pm)
Wednesday: 9am - 9.30pm (reception closes at 5.15pm)
Thursday: 9am - 5.15pm
Friday: 9am - 3pm
Coming by Car
Please note that due to campus redevelopment there is very limited parking onsite. Parking is available on Egerton Road in parking bays (free after 6.30pm) and the college can be easily accessed via public transport: Rail (Twickenham station is less than 1km from the college) / Bus (33, 110, 267, 281, 290, H22, R68 and R70). Please see below for more information.
Sat nav postcode for the front of the college:
The college is located on Egerton Road, Twickenham and is also adjacent to the A316 Chertsey Road. Due to the campus redevelopment, onsite parking is very limited however parking is available on Egerton Road in parking bays (free after 6.30pm).
Getting Here - how to find us
Walk to RuTC
Richmond upon Thames College is a ten minute walk from Twickenham Station (Click here to see this walk on Google Maps). When exiting the station, turn right onto London Road; once you reach the traffic lights, turn left onto Whitton Road. From Whitton Road take the first left onto Court Way. At the end of Court Way, the main gate will be directly in front of you.
The college can be accessed on foot from most nearby bus stops via Court Way and also from the Heath Road / Grove Avenue bus stop via Marsh Farm Road which involves a foot bridge over the railway lines.
If you are a prospective student coming to the college for an interview, please use the Main Gate in Egerton Road and ask for Reception.
Many buses pass close to the college; stopping on Whitton Road, London Road and other nearby streets in Twickenham. Buses that stop near the college include:
(Click the bus route number for information on the TFL website)
Bus route 33 towards Fulwell or towards Hammersmith (York Street Twickenham, stop H or stop G)
Bus route 267 towards Fulwell or towards Hammersmith (Twickenham Station, stop B or stop C)
Bus route 110 towards Hounslow Bus Station or West Middlesex Hospital (Twickenham Station, stop B or stop C)
Bus route 281 towards Tolworth or towards Hounslow (Heatham House, stop S or stop L)
Bus route H22 towards Hounslow or towards Richmond (Heath Road / Grove Avenue, stop GP or stop GS and walk via Marsh Farm Rd)
Bus route R70 towards Hampton or towards Richmond (York Street Twickenham, stop H or stop G)
Bus route R68 towards Hampton or towards Richmond (York Street Twickenham, stop H or stop G)
Bus route 290 towards Twickenham (London Road / Twickenham)
Bus route 490 towards Heathrow Terminal 5 or towards Pools on the Park (Heath Road / Grove Avenue, stop GP or stop GS and walk via Marsh Farm Rd)
Twickenham Station is in zone 5 and is easy to reach from Central London, taking just 22 minutes from London Waterloo and 12 minutes from Clapham Junction on South West Trains. Plan your journey using Google Maps or the Transport for London TFL Journey Planner.
Twickenham Station Upgrade
Twickenham Station is undergoing an upgrade project from August 2017 until Spring 2019, which means there will be some changes to the station. This should not effect your journey. To find out more please visit www.twickenhamforward.com.
Oyster Card Information
Students aged 16-18 can apply for a 16+ Zip Oyster photocard. This will enable them to get half the adult pay as you go rate on bus, Tube, tram, DLR, London Overground and some National Rail services. If eligible, students could also get free bus and tram travel in London. Find out more and apply for a 16+ Zip Oyster photocard from the TFL website.
Students over the age of 18 can also apply for a student Oyster Card or an 18+ Student Oyster photocard, which will provide them with 30% off adult-rate Travelcard and Bus & Tram Passes. Visit the TFL website for more information and to apply for an 18+ Student Oyster photocard.
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