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Transport


Travel Arrangements

If you are going to be travelling to South Leicestershire College by bus then we can offer you a range of options. Learners are eligible for a bus pass if they are on a full time course and live more than 2 miles from SLC.

To find out more or to seek advice, our Customer Service Team will be happy to help you on
0116 264 3535 or by email: info@slcollege.ac.uk

Option 1 
South Leicestershire College Buses

SLC has two dedicated contract buses in place covering specific geographical locations including Market Harborough and Husbands Bosworth. The cost of the College bus pass will be £275. Learners may be eligible to apply for assistance with the cost through the College Financial Help Fund. Please contact the Customer Services Team for further information and an application form. 

Option 2

Arriva Bus Pass

Eligible learners can purchase the Arriva academic year Leicester Zone bus pass which covers Central and South Leicestershire. The Arriva bus pass can be used on evenings, weekends and bank holidays in addition to your travel to college, offering amazing value for money. The cost of the Arriva bus pass will be £292.

Option 3
Leicestershire County Council Travel Pass

You can apply directly to Leicestershire County Council for a subsidised travel pass: http://www.leics.gov.uk/school_college_transport or telephone 0116 305 0002.

The transport charge for the academic year will be £750 per annum for post 16 students eligible for transport assistance. You can opt to pay the transport fee in one lump sum or in monthly instalments (up to a maximum of eight).

If you are 19+ then you can apply through the Adult Financial Help Fund for assistant with you travel to the college. Please contact the Recruitment Team for further information.

 

SLC Contract Buses

Passes are necessary for both contract buses - please obtain an application form from the Customer Service Team. Payment will be required on collection of the pass. Under no circumstances will students be allowed to board without a valid pass.

Please be at the bus stop at least 5 minutes before the pick-up time and wait at least 10 to 15 minutes after said time of pick-up in case the bus is running late due to traffic problems at various points on the journey.

The following buses operate to and from the college: 

Market Harborough to South Leicestershire College S613

Ausden Clark

 

 

Market Harborough

Grt Bowden Rd, Opp Arden Way

7.45 am

Market Harborough

Grt Bowden Rd, Opp Fernie Rd

7.48 am

Market Harborough

Coventry Rd (BP Garage)

7.51 am

Lubenham Hill 

Bus Stop

7.55 am

Lubenham

Main St Bus Stop

7.57 am

Gartree

Welland Ave Bus Stop

8.00 am

Church Langton

Edge of village X-roads    

8.09am

West Langton

Gates of Langton Hall

8.12am

Kibworth

Main A6 opposite Raitha’s

8.17am

Great Glen

Outside The Greyhound, The Green

8.26am

Oadby

A6 1st Bus stop after Ashtree Rd

8.32am

Oadby

A6 Bus stop opp Oadby Owl (outside Sainsburys)

8.33am

Oadby

London Rd Bus stop opp Queen St    

8.35am

South Leicestershire College

 

8.45am

The bus will return from Canal Street every afternoon leaving at 5.15 pm.

 

Husbands Bosworth to South Leicestershire College S614

Steve Akiens

   

Husbands Bosworth

 

7.40am

North Kilworth

 

7.44am

Walcote

 

7.50am

Lutterworth

Main A426 at the Square    

8.00am

Broughton Astley

The Bulls Head

8.10am

Cosby

Bus stop outside the Library

8.15am

Littlethorpe

The Square

8.20am

Narborough

At rear of The Narborough Arms
(public conveniences)

8.25am

Enderby

Co-op Stores

8.30am

Enderby Foxhunter, Enderby Rd before traffic lights 8.33am

South Leicestershire College

 

8.45am

The bus will return from Canal Street every afternoon leaving at 5.15 pm.

Parking

Access to the South Wigston campus will only be through barriers on entry, which will only raise on exit through the production of a valid ticket or card.

There is a free 30 minute drop off allowance onsite per day. The cost for parking on onsite is £1 per day. Entry tickets will need to be validated on a daily basis.

We respect our neighbours and the local community and would encourage staff and students not to park where residents can be inconvenienced, safety compromised or traffic regulations broken. 

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Term Times:
Mon & Thurs: 8.00am - 8.00pm
Tue, Wed & Fri: 8.00am - 5.00pm

Non-term Times:
Mon - Thur: 8.30am - 5.00pm
Fri: 8.30am - 4.30pm
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South Leicestershire College
Blaby Road
South Wigston
Leicestershire
LE18 4PH
(SATNAV: LE18 4PN)

Phone: 0116 264 3535
Fax: 0116 277 5578
info@slcollege.ac.uk

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