Access Creative College

Post 16 provision

Access Creative College (ACC) is a national creative college with campuses in Birmingham, Bristol, Lincoln, London, Manchester, Norwich and Plymouth. They offer Level 2, 3, and 4 vocational courses in music, media, esports, games and computing for 16-18 and 19+ age groups.
At ACC, students can take advantage of 30 years of experience, industry partnerships and knowledgeable tutors with decades of combined professional experience in their fields. They’ve also got a bespoke curriculum, delivered in modern campuses filled with the latest creative technology. Their offer is designed to get students ready for a career in the creative industries, whether they are finishing school and going to college, or returning to education as an adult.
Last September ACC opened a brand-new campus in Whitechapel that features a dedicated performance space, practice rooms, recording studio, music production suites, media production super space with a photography studio, and a games development super space complete with green screen studio. 
They are working to foster links within the London creative community, including employers and industry specialist organisations and charities, so students can start building your professional network alongside your studies.
Students have access to a national network of 4500 students and tutors, a full enrichment calendar including careers-related events like masterclasses, and opportunities for work experience at industry events like festivals around the country. 

Alumni include Ed Sheeran, Amy Love from Nova Twins, BAFTA winning video game developer Aysheq Hussain and many more.

Contact details

41 Commercial Road, E1 1LA
0207 613 8380


Train/ Tube 

  • Aldgate East (District line, Hammersmith & City)- 6-minute walk 
  • Aldgate (Circle, Metropolitan) - 11-minute walk 
  • Whitechapel (Elizabeth line, Hammersmith & City, District, Overground)- 13 minute walk 
  • Shadwell (overground)- 14-minute Walk 
  • Fenchurch Street (National Rail, C2C Rail Train) - 16-minute Walk 
  • Liverpool Street Station (National Rail, Elizabeth Line, Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan)- 20-minute walk 


Henriques Street (Stop P)- 1 minute walk 
Bus routes 15, 115, 135, N15, N550

Leman Street (Stop OH)- 7-minute walk 
Bus routes 786, 788, 789

Shadwell Station (Stop A) - 14-minute walk 
Routes 100, D3

Folgate Street (Stop T)- 15- minute walk 
Bus routes 242

Liverpool Street (Stop L)- 20- minute walk
Bus routes 8, 11, 26, 42

The East London Mosque (Stop J)- 7-minute walk
Bus routes 25, 205


Quality Assurance (Pupil Referral Unit): Not Applicable
DfE registered: Yes
Ofsted rating: 2 (2022)

This page was last modified on: 25 Jun 2024