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
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.