Where is Chieftain Training

Courses are run from four entirely separate venues, three centres are in the Southampton area and are 5 to 25 minutes apart by car, the fourth centre is in Dumbarton, Scotland, please check on your booking confirmation which centre you have booked..

STCW Ltd.
Chieftain Training HQ

(Willments Shipyard)
Southampton Boat Club Ltd. Chieftain Training
(Bitterne Park)
Chieftain Training
(Scotland)
Fire Aid
(Hythe)
Chieftain Survival Centre
Unit T
Willments Shipyard
Southampton
SO19 7HS
Chieftain Powerboat Centre
11 Harcourt Rd
Bitterne Park
Southampton
SO18 1GN
Denny Ship Experiment Tank
Scottish Maritime Museum
Castle Street
Dumbarton
G82 1QS
Fire Aid
Hythe Marine Park
Shore Road, Hythe
Near Southampton
SO456HE
  • RYA Powerboat Courses
  • RYA Survival Courses
  • World Sailing Courses
  • RYA Diesel Courses
  • RYA SRC Courses
  • RYA First Aid Courses
  • RYA Radar Courses
  • RYA Navigation Courses
  • STCW Courses (other than PST & EFA)
See below for Chieftain Training HQ, (Willments Shipyard) Directions See below for Chieftain House (Bitterne Park) Directions Click here for Chieftain Training, (Scotland) Directions Click here for Fire Aid Directions

BOTH SOUTHAMPTON TRAINING CENTRES

BY ROAD (To Either Southampton Centre)

From the West – On M27 Eastbound, exit Junction 5 and follow sat nav directions.

From the East – On M27 Westbound, exit Junction 7 and follow sat nav directions.

From the North – On M3 Southbound, at M27 junction use right hand two lanes to filter into M27 Eastbound (towards Portsmouth, then exit M27 Junction 5 and follow sat nav directions.

PARKING – Bitterne Park,  Southampton Centre

Parking is free and on-street, we are in a largly residential area. There is plenty free on-street parking nearby, particularly in Whitworth Crescent. Please don’t worry, you will always get a space within a minute or two walk from us.

PARKING – Willments Shipyard,  Southampton Centre

We have our own private parking in font of the centre, it is free for our students.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT (To Willments Shipyard,  Southampton Centre)

Times are average and do not allow for “rush hour.”

To the Wilments Shipyard Centre Walking  By Bus & short walk By Taxi or Driving
Woolston Rail Station 17 minutes Not Available 5 minutes
Southampton (Central) Rail Station 53 minutes 35 minutes 14 minutes
Red Funnel Ferry Terminal 44 minutes 30 minutes 13 minutes
Southampton Coach Station 49 minutes 35 minutes 14 minutes
Southampton Airport Bit far! Take the train 11 minutes
London Heathrow Airport* Are you mad? Take the train or coach 1 hr 20 minutes
London Gatwick Airport* You are mad! Take the train or coach 1 hr 45 minutes

PUBLIC TRANSPORT (To Bitterne Park,  Southampton Centre)

The simplest option is to get yourself to Bitterne Rail Station, however various other options are given below. Times are average and do not allow for “rush hour.”
If you opt for a one-way car hire then the Bitterne Park branch of Enterprise Cars is less than 10 minutes walk away from our Bitterne Park Centre

To the Bitterne Park Centre Walking  By Bus & short walk By Taxi or Driving
Bitterne Rail Station 4 minutes Not Available 2 minutes
St. Denys Rail Station 16 minutes 10 minutes 6 minutes
Southampton (Central) Rail Station 50 minutes 30 minutes 10 minutes
Red Funnel Ferry Terminal 54 minutes 30 minutes 13 minutes
Southampton Coach Station 46 minutes 23 minutes 10 minutes
Southampton Airport 52 minutes, rural and parks but flat Take the train 11 minutes
London Heathrow Airport* Are you mad? Take the train or coach 1 hr 20 minutes
London Gatwick Airport* You are mad! Take the train or coach 1 hr 45 minutes

*  If arriving at London Heathrow or London Gatwick, you can take the train, coach, taxi or hire car. If pre booked, Airports Specialist Taxis of Petersfield are very competitive and are who we use. You can contact them on +44 1730 231479  or www.airportspecialist.co.uk 

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