How to get to us:
Itís very easy to get to Universal Training centre as it is situated right beside the well-known Vicarage Football Stadium and Watford General Hospital.
15 Minutes from Brent Cross
By Road: Watford is just 15 minutes on the M1 from Brent Cross. Take the junction 5 exit and Watford Town Centre is just 1 mile off the motorway. Alternatively, exit the M25 at junction 19 and Watford Town Centre is five minutes drive off the motorway.
20 minutes from London Euston
By Train: Trains run regularly from London Euston to Watford Junction and it takes just 20 minutes. The station is a short walk away from the stadium. Alternatively, some services run to Watford High Street Station which is five minutes’ walk from the stadium.
30 minutes from Baker Street
By Tube: Watford Metropolitan Line station is a 10 minutes’ walk from the Universal Training Centre. Train services from Baker Street and the journey time is 30 minutes.
From the North
Exit M1 at Junction 5 and take third exit off roundabout, A4008 (Stephenson Way), signposted Watford Town Centre. Bear left on dual carriageway, by-passing the roundabout, towards Town Centre. At the next roundabout follow signs to Town Centre. Immediately ahead is the Harlequin Centre. Stay in the middle lane of the three-lane carriageway on the ring road. After the second set of traffic lights (Watford High Street Station is on your left), move into the left-hand lane, and then turn left at the next set of lights. Turn left, then right onto Upton Road. Turn left on to Cassio Road, cross at 3rd set of traffic lights and walk up Vicarage Road pedestrian precinct. The Centre is approximately 300 meters on the left.
From the West
Exit M25 at Junction 19 and take third exit off roundabout, A411 (Hempstead Road), signposted Watford. Continue for approximately 2 miles and at roundabout go straight across, then follow signs to Rickmansworth (A412).
From the South
Exit M1 at Junction 5 and take first exit off roundabout, then as north. From the East Exit M25 at Junction 21A and then join the M1 Southbound (J6). Exit at Junction 5, then as North.
North London Railways
Watford Junction Station (15-20 minutes' walk) only 20 minutes on a fast train from Euston, or Watford High Street Station (5-10 minutes' walk) on a 'slow' train from Euston, stopping al all local stations. London.
From the station to the Underground
From Watford Junction Station (15-20 minute walk): Take the left diagonal road (Clarendon Road), and follow to the very end. You will cross over the ring road, and passing the Palace Theatre on your left will reach the Watford High Street.
Turn left on to the High Street, and take the next main road on the right - Market Street (NatWest bank is on the corner). Follow Market Street right to the very end (you will need to cross the ring road again). At the chip shop at the very end of Market Street turn left on to Merton Road.
At the traffic lights turn right. Walk through the pedestrian precinct and cross over the road on to Vicarage Road.
Walk down this road, Vicarage Road is on your left.
From Watford Junction Station by Bus: Bus Route 321 - to Vicarage Road (Sunday service: hourly at 58 minutes' past the hour from Watford Junction Station; 56 minutes' past the hour from Vicarage Road (General Hospital) back to the station).
Metropolitan Line to Watford Met. Station (10-15 minutes' walk)
Directions from Watford Metropolitan Line (10-15 minute walk): Turn right out of the station and on to Cassiobury Park Avenue. At the end of the playing fields (on your right), turn right on to Shepherds Road. Follow this road to the end, you will come out by the Watford Grammar School for Boys School.
Turn left on to Rickmansworth Road. Cross over the road and take the first road on your right (Harwoods Road). Follow this road right to the very end (passing 9 roads on your right). At the end of Harwoods Road, turn left on to Vicarage Road. The Stadium and Universal Training Centre are further down this road, on your right.