At the heart of Baker Street, in the bustling district of London Marylebone We pride ourselves on offering a variety of comprehensive beauty therapy courses to help you shine bright in your chosen career.
An Easy Commute – That’s Elementary.
We believe learning should be stress-free from start to finish, which includes getting here as well. Our Academy location offers excellent connectivity through multiple transport links such as buses and tube stations like Baker Street station just minutes away by foot. You’ll find it easy to navigate even if you’re new to London after all, 'getting lost' isn’t part of our curriculum. But let's get into specifics.
If you're coming by tube, we're just a stone's throw away from Baker Street Station. Exit thestation, take a left onto Baker Street itself and keep walking for about 3 minutes until you see our academy on your right-hand side.
Buses are another convenient way to reach us. Several bus routes including numbers 13, 18, 27and others stop near us. You can use this handy bus route finder for precise directions.
PARKING NEAR US
If you prefer driving over public transport but worry about parking – fear not. There are several car parks nearby such as Q-Park Oxford Street or NCP London Marylebone Road Car Park that offer reasonable rates throughout the day. Check out their web pages to get more info.
ULEZ AND CONGESTION CHARGES
Keep in mind that to drive to our location you will need to pay a Congestion Charge, Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) and/or the Low Emission Zone depending on what vehicle you are driving. Your number plate (Vehicle Registration Mark) will tell you which charges you need to pay. Plan ahead so you know when best to travel without paying extra. Check TFL’s official site for more details about Ulez and congestion charges.
ACCOMMODATION AROUND US
If you're traveling to us and need accommodation, there are a multitude of nearby hotels for a convenient stay. You can also find more affordable accommodation around various boroughs of London as our location is very easy to reach via public transport. Check Booking.com to find a suitable stay for your needs.
A 70 years legacy of excellence in beauty education
Since 1954, we have been offering exceptional education in beauty therapy courses provided by our highly qualified professional lecturers in a safe, modern, encouraging, and supportive training environment. We can train total beginners looking to embark on a brand new career in the exciting beauty industry, as well as therapists who have already trained and wish to update their skills. Ray Cochrane is a multi-award-winning Beauty training academy.
For more information, check out our courses selection or book a free career consultation with one of our experts.
The Allure of Central London: Our Baker Street Academy
Set in the heart of London, Baker Street is more than just a hub for Sherlock Holmes enthusiasts. Set amidst a rich legacy, Baker Street holds something for all - from tourists to locals. Famed as the residence of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's legendary detective, it boasts the well-known Sherlock Holmes Museum. But there's much more to explore on this iconic street. A stone’s throw away lies one of London’s greenest spaces - Regent’s Park. A haven for nature lovers offering boating lakes, sports pitches, beautiful gardens and even a zoo.
Amenities Around Every Corner
This vibrant neighbourhood is also home to a wide array of amenities essential for students at our Academy. Baker Street offers a range diverse eateries: from cosy and trendy cafes serving artisanal coffee perfect for study breaks, to upscale restaurants and classic British pubs dishing out comfort food - you're spoilt for choice when hunger strikes between classes and to celebrate your academic achievements. Marylebone High Street, known for its unique blend of boutique shops and high-end brands, adds more flavour to your student experience here. Nip to Selfridges for some window shopping after your class, or stroll down Oxford street which is only a short walk away.
An Epicentre Of Cultural Significance
Baker Street isn’t just about modern convenience though; it plays host to many historical landmarks too. One such site being Madame Tussauds – where you can meet lifelike wax figures ranging from movie stars to world leaders. Another is The Wallace Collection: a stunning house with equally stunning 18th century paintings, furniture, porcelain and armour, also the home of famous Laughing Cavalier. Note: Our central location doesn't only mean convenient access but also allows students to immerse themselves into British culture while they learn their craft at Ray Cochrane Beauty Academy. Now that you know that you will never get bored whilst studying with us - why not book a tour of our Academy? We love showing students our classrooms and environment. And the best part? You can make a day out of it and explore our neighbourhood. Watch the video on this page to see how to get to us and get a glimpse of our wonderful Academy. *Please note that with tours often taking place during lesson time means that not all classrooms will be available to view due to ongoing teaching; but we will do our best to show you as much as we can