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Palmer’s - Transport

Our Palmer’s Campus is located in Grays just off the A13 and benefits from good transport links.

Travelling by car

The college can be accessed easily from the A13, please use the postcode RM17 5TD on your Sat Nav. The campus benefits from free car parking facilities on campus for students, although we cannot guarantee every student a parking space.

Cyclists are welcome.

Travelling by bus

USP College works very closely with both Ensignbus Company and First Bus to provide affordable travel for students. The current price of the Ensign/First Bus pass which
allows students to travel at any time over a 28 day period is £44*.

Buses from Rainham, Upminster and Brentwood are contracted by the college and cost £495* per year and run twice a day. 

Travelling by rail

Grays station and Tilbury station on the Fenchurch Street line are the nearest stations to the college. Discounted student season tickets are available on the Southend to Fenchurch Street line.

Students can register online for a c2c Smartcard at and follow the instructions to save a third off rail travel to college. There are regular bus services from Grays station to the college. 

Please note that these stations are not within reasonable walking distance of the college and will require further transport.
It is recommended that you contact the local transport companies for further information, as routes are subject to change.

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