FAQs

Faqs How can I contact the Benedictine-Institute ?c6
By contacting us, either by e-mail, telephone or by post, giving their name, address and telephone number. A Prospectus will then be sent to you.

How to get there?
The Benedictine Institute is situated at 74 Castlebar Road, Ealing, London W5 2DD

1. Cycle: Park in front of the building. We shall soon install cycle ramps
2. Underground to Ealing Broadway:  Central and District Lines
3. Thames Trains [10 minute walk]
4. Bus: E2, E10 to Mount Avenue, 297 to Castlebar Hill
5. Car: Unrestricted parking in Montpelier Avenue.

Accommodation: We have on-site the Ealing Abbey House for Guests, where students may stay should they require overnight accommodation. E-mail enquiries may be made to: info AT college4life DOT org
Bookings must be made in advance. Recommended student donation (B&B) £25 per night. There are lots of local b+bs and hotels. We also recommend you consult airbnb, where you can find local rooms at £30

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What childcare facilities do you offer?
There are no childcare facilities offered.

What facilities do you provide for disabled students?
Wheelchair Ramp. Downstair teaching and library facilities. No disabled toilets yet.

What facilities do you provide for those with learning difficulties?
None, as yet.

What is your institution renowned for and why?
The Benedictine Institute (including the former Benedictine Study & Arts Centre) is renowned not only for its Theology, Liturgy and Language Courses but also for its hospitality and its quiet, leafy setting. The  Centre, a foundation of the Benedictine Monks of Ealing Abbey whose monastery is also situated on the site, was established in 1992, upon the twin monastic emphases of hospitality and community life.

What are the major social events? Annual ‘Bash’ for new students, lecturers, volunteer staff and associates;  end of Autumn Term ‘Summer Party’ for students, lecturers, volunteer staff and associates; end of Summer Term barbecues and cookouts.

Are there any on site bars, cafes or restaurants?
Cafes and restaurants situated approx. 10 mins. walk from the Centre. There is also a Bar (Benet Club) in the Parish Centre,  adjoining the Abbey church, which is on the same site. Students are welcome to visit and to join the Benet Club, where they can meet after lectures or at Saturday lunchtimes.
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Ealing Abbey, updated 15 October 2015