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Loughborough University in London

Loughborough University London is located on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, within a new innovation quarter known as Here East. Overlooking the Lee Navigation Canal in the north west of the Park and surrounded by green space. Here East was developed from the former Press and Broadcast Centres that hosted the world’s media during the London 2012 Games. Now it is a hub for the UK’s flourishing creative and digital industries.

Neighbours

Among our neighbours at Here East are BT Sport, one of the newest and most dynamic media providers, and award-winning data centre experts Infinity SDC. Within our building, BT Sport has state-of-the-art facilities including three TV studios and 20 edit suites, providing unique opportunities for you to engage in this fast-paced industry. Infinity has created one of the largest and most efficient data centres in Europe.

Transport Links

Loughborough University London is convenient and accessible, with easy and affordable transport connections to central London, the UK and Europe.
The University is just ten minutes’ walk from Stratford International station, Docklands Light Railway (DLR), London Underground and several bus services, including National Express and Megabus.
There is a free shuttle bus service from outside Stratford Internation station. The bus is branded with Here East and BT Sport.Hop on the Central line of the Tube and within 19 minutes you can be in Oxford Street, one of the most energetic shopping districts in the world. From here, Carnaby Street, Bond Street, Soho, Covent Garden and Savile Row are all just minutes away.
From Stratford International Station you can get to St Pancras International Station in fewer than seven minutes. St Pancras International offers high speed rail access direct to a number of European cities including Paris and Brussels. It also provides links to the UK’s major cities, including Birmingham, Manchester, Cardiff and Edinburgh.
London’s major airports (City, Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted) are between 15 and 60 minutes away, offering both international access and cheap budget flights across Europe and beyond.

LUiL

OUR GET TO GUIDE

AIR

RAIL (TRAINS)

TUBE (UNDERGROUND)

  • Canary Wharf, offering shops, restaurants, cafes and bars – 10 mins
  • Oxford Circus – 19 mins
  • Leicester Square – 23 mins
  • The O2, one of the UK’s largest entertainment arenas – 7 mins
  • Liverpool Street Station (in the City, London’s financial and business centre) – 9 mins

COACH (BUS)

  • Victoria Coach Station – 39 mins

PLANNING YOUR JOURNEY

Whether you’re walking, cycling or going by bus, tube or rail, you’ll find these sites useful when planning your journey.
TRAVELLING BY TUBE, DLR, BUS, BIKE, CAR OR ON FOOT
Transport for London (TFL) provides easy-to-use journey planners, real-time travel information and lots of maps.
TRAVELLING BY COACH
National Express provides services to a number of UK towns and cities, the UK’s major airports and some European destinations.
TRAVELLING BY TRAIN
National Rail and Network Rail both provide journey planners to help you organise your train travel around the UK. Meanwhile, EuroStar provides train transport from Europe into the United Kingdom.
TRAVEL PORTAL SITES FOR COMPETITIVELY PRICED FLIGHTS, HOTELS AND CAR HIRE