Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts (ACCA)

University of Sussex,

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The iconic building designed by Sir Basil Spence closed in 2007, but in 2016 reopened as a modern interdisciplinary arts hub connecting University of Sussex with wider arts communities. They are guided by the values championed by Sir Richard Attenborough (former chancellor of University of Sussex) in his life and work

Getting to the venue

By train

Nearest stations

Falmer (5 minute walk) 

Moulsecoomb (2.1 miles)

London Road (3.3 miles)

Brighton (3.9 miles)

Preston Park (4.1 miles)

Hove (5.0 miles)

Brighton can be reached from London in just over an hour with train services run by Southern and Thameslink every 15 minutes. Regular rail connections also serve Gatwick, Heathrow and Hove.


By Coach

Approximate journey times

From Gatwick Airport - 1 hr

From London Victoria - 2 hrs 15 mins

From Heathrow Airport - 2 hrs 30 mins

From Standsted Airport - 4 hrs

Coaches arrive at Pool Valley Coach Station, 4.1 miles / 15 minute taxi ride

By car

Approximate journey times

London to Brighton via the A23/ M23 is approximately 50 miles, with a journey time of about 90 minutes depending on traffic.

Driving to Brighton from Kent and the South East, either from the East or West, use the A27.

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