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We'd be pleased to hear from you. You can telephone us or drop us a line:

Roedean School
Roedean Way
Brighton
BN2 5RQ

+44 (0)1273 667500

Air

Gatwick is the closest airport to Roedean. You can then take the train (frequent trains, taking approximately 30 minutes) or drive to Brighton.

Heathrow is approximately an hour and a quarter's drive, depending on the traffic.

Rail

There are frequent trains from London. The train from Victoria takes between 50 minutes and an hour and a quarter. A slightly slower train leaves from London Bridge.

Other direct trains run along the coast, to Southampton, Portsmouth and Eastbourne, or north through London to Luton.

You can also take the Eurostar to Ashford and connect there with a direct train to Brighton (approximately an hour and a half).

Roedean is approximately 15 minutes from the station by taxi. A good local taxi service is Streamline Taxis, 01273 747474 or 01273 202020.

Ferry

The ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven takes four hours. Roedean is 20 minutes from Newhaven by taxi.

Road

If you are using sat nav, the senior school's postcode (BN2 5RQ) will send you to a gate which has actually been closed to traffic since the 1960s.

Please use the postcode BN2 5RJ instead. Drive to the very end of the Roedean Way to the electric gate ahead of you.

Alternatively, here are some old-fashioned instructions. If you get stuck, just give us a ring on 01273 667500.

Driving from the north

  • Travel south on the M23 and then the A23.
  • On the outskirts of Brighton follow signs for Lewes A27.
  • Leave the A27 at the third junction (exit is signposted Falmer, University of Brighton and University of Sussex).
  • Follow signs for Woodingdean (two miles) and at Woodingdean traffic lights turn right.
  • After another mile, you will reach the racecourse traffic lights. Turn left down Wilson Avenue towards the sea.
  • After half a mile, you will reach the fire station traffic lights at the bottom of the road. Turn left and just over the summit of the hill you will see the school in front of you.
  • Turn left into Roedean Way and follow the road to the end to reach the school gate.

Driving from the west

  • Travel east on the A27 towards Lewes.
  • Ignore the Brighton and Hove junctions and take the one signposted Falmer, University of Brighton and University of Sussex.
  • Follow signs for Woodingdean (two miles) and at Woodingdean traffic lights turn right.
  • After another mile, you will reach the racecourse traffic lights. Turn left down Wilson Avenue towards the sea.
  • After half a mile, you will be at the fire station traffic lights at the bottom of the road. Turn left and just over the summit of the hill you will see the school in front of you.
  • Turn left into Roedean Way and follow the road to the end to reach the school gate.

Driving from the east

  • Travel west on the A27 towards Brighton.
  • Before reaching the city, leave the A27 at the junction signposted Falmer, University of Brighton and University of Sussex.
  • Follow signs for Woodingdean (two miles) and at Woodingdean traffic lights turn right.
  • After another mile, you will reach the racecourse traffic lights. Turn left down Wilson Avenue towards the sea.
  • After half a mile, you will reach the fire station traffic lights at the bottom of the road. Turn left and just over the summit of the hill you will see the school in front of you.
  • Turn left into Roedean Way and follow the road to the end to reach the school gate.
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