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Registered Address:

King's Rochester Satis House Boley Hill Rochester Kent ME1 1TE United Kingdom

Telephone: (+44) 0 1634 888555 Fax: (+44) 0 1634 888505

Email: All Enquiries & Senior School: 13+ - 18+ years old admissions@kings-rochester.co.uk

Principal and Headmaster of the Senior School

Mr Jeremy Walker

Headmaster of the Preparatory School

Mr Roger Overend

Telephone: (+44) 0 1634 888577 Fax: (+44) 0 1634 888507

Preparatory School: 8+ - 12+ years old admissions@kings-rochester.co.uk

Headmistress of the Pre-Preparatory School

Mrs Sarah Skillern

Telephone: (+44) 0 1634 888566 Fax: (+44) 0 1634 888506

Pre-Preparatory School & Nursery: 3+ - 7+ years old admissions@kings-rochester.co.uk

Bursar

Mr Graham Longton

Telephone: (+44) 0 1634 888588 Fax: (+44) 0 1634 888508

Registrar (Admissions)

Mrs Lynne Davies

Telephone: (+44) 0 1634 888590 Email: admissions@kings-rochester.co.uk

Location Map

By Train

On the High-Speed line from St Pancras, journey direct to Rochester is 37 minutes. Otherwise, it is best to travel from Victoria rather than Charing Cross. Make sure that the train stops at Rochester Station. It is then a 10 minute walk to the School. (If the train does not stop at Rochester, continue to Chatham Station and take a taxi (5 minutes). 80 minutes by rail from Gatwick Airport - Gatwick to Victoria, change trains Victoria to Rochester; 120 minutes from Heathrow Airport - via London Underground (tube/subway) to Victoria Station and then surface train to Rochester. 10 minutes from Ebbsfleet (Channel Tunnel via Ebbsfleet).

From Heathrow

By road via M4/M25/M20 motorways and A229 to Rochester. Journey time approximately 90 minutes.

From Gatwick

By road via M23/M25/M20 motorways and A229 to Rochester. Journey time approximately 55 minutes.

Via Channel Tunnel

By road from Cheriton via M20 and A229 to Rochester. Journey time approximately 40 minutes.

Via Channel Ports

Dover via A2/M2/A229 to Rochester. Journey time approximately 50 minutes.

Folkestone via M20/A229 to Rochester. Journey time approximately 60 minutes.

From London

Follow the A2 until you reach the junction with the M2. Do NOT follow the M2, but take the left-hand fork into Rochester and Strood. Keep in the right-hand lane over Rochester Bridge. Straight on at traffic lights at the end of the bridge. First right across the dual carriageway (signposted Castle and Cathedral). Continue across the High Street and follow the road between the Castle and Cathedral.

From the North

Join the northern section of the M25 at the most convenient junction and travel towards and over the Dartford Crossing. Take the A2 turn-off. Follow the A2 until you reach the junction with the M2. Do NOT follow the M2 but take the left-hand fork into Rochester and Strood. Keep in the middle lane over Rochester bridge and go straight on at the traffic lights at the end of the bridge. Take the first right across the dual carriageway (signposted Castle and Cathedral). Continue across the High Street and follow the road between the Castle and Cathedral.

If travelling on the M20, leave at Junction 6 (Chatham A229). At the roundabout take the left-hand lane (signs for Chatham) and travel up Blue Bell Hill, keeping in the left hand lane, go down the hill and at the lights go left, following signs for Borstal (B2097). About three miles from the start of the B2097, some almshouses appear on the left, and about half a mile further on the road takes a sharp right-hand turn marked "All through traffic". At this point turn left into Vines Lane. Turn right at the T-junction at the far end of Vines Lane into St Margaret's Street. Take the next turning on the left and enter the Main School Yard on the right-hand side opposite the garages.

From the East

Join the M2 at the most convenient junction towards Maidstone. Leave the motorway at Junction 3 (A229 Blue Bell Hill) towards Chatham and Rochester. If travelling on the M20, leave at Junction 6 (Chatham A229). At the roundabout take the left-hand lane (signs for Chatham) and travel up Blue Bell Hill, keeping in the left hand lane, go down the hill and at the lights go left, following signs for Borstal (B2097). About three miles from the start of the B2097, some almshouses appear on the left, and about half a mile further on the road takes a sharp right-hand turn marked "All through traffic". At this point turn left into Vines Lane. Turn right at the far end of Vines Lane into St Margaret's Street. St Margaret's Street turns sharp left and then sharp right. Immediately before the right hand bend go straight on, and enter the close of houses through the white gate for Satis House. There is parking available.

If travelling on the M20, leave at Junction 6 (Chatham A229). At the roundabout take the left-hand lane (signs for Chatham) and travel up Blue Bell Hill, keeping in the left hand lane following signs for Borstal (B2097). At first roundabout take the second exit and at the traffic lights alongside the flyover go left heading for Borstal; then, about three miles from the start of the B2097, some almshouses appear on the left, and about half a mile further on the road takes a sharp right-hand turn marked "All through traffic". At this point turn left into Vines Lane. Turn right at the T-junction at the far end of Vines Lane into St Margaret's Street. St Margaret's Street turns sharp left and then sharp right. Immediately before the right hand bend go straight on, and enter the close of houses through the white gate for Satis House. There is parking available.