The Academy of Play and Child Psychotherapy

Therapeutic Play Skills & Play Therapy

- the UK's largest and most experienced dedicated training organisation

- the best support services for all levels of practitioners

Central London - UJC (The Union Jack Club)


This venue is conveniently located just across the road from Waterloo station for the Post Graduate  Certificate in Therapeutic Play Skills and the Post Graduate Diploma in Play Therapy courses. 


Front Entrance of the UJC

The Union Jack Club, Sandell Street, London, SE1 8UJ


01825 761143 - APAC's number for all enquiries about course content and dates.


The UJC's main entrance is in Sandell Street.  This is opposite the Waterloo Road entrance of the Waterloo main line and underground railway station.

Being in central London, car parking is very restricted and charges are high on weekdays and Saturdays. Much better to come by public transport. Waterloo station is very well served by 

Underground: Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo/City lines

Bus routes:

1, 68, 168, 171, 172, 176, 188, 59, 341, 76, 211, 50, 7, 77, RV1, 381, 4, 26, 139, 243, 521

Ideally situated close to many of Londonís top attractions the UJC is very close to places where you can relax after an intensive day's training.
- London Eye, Trafalgar Square, Royal Festival Hall
- Imax Cinema, London Aquarium, Tate Modern
- The Old Vic and Young Vic Theatres

Travel Time
Although we strongly recommend travelling by public transport which will normally be quicker than car, we show the using 40 minutes driving time from the UJC to give you a rough idea of travel time.

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Course participants may stay overnight at the Union Jack Club as Temporary Honorary Members. However, they will be asked to show a photo ID on arrival.

The prices, which are very reasonable for bedrooms in central London, are:

Single Basic Room with TV (shared facilities) - £49.00
Single Ensuite Room - £61.50
Double/Twin Room - £111.00

All prices quoted are for bedrooms only. Breakfast is available at extra cost of £6.95 for full English breakfast, or £5.60 for Continental breakfast.

You can book bedrooms through Daiva Sobole. Advance Reservations Manager, mentioning that you a Play Therapy course participant. It's worth asking if there are any special offers.

Tel. 0207 902 7379 or Fax. 0207 620 0565

Nearby places to relax

We always like to have training venues that have quick access to 'therapeutically sympathetic space'.  More of a challenge in central London.
The Lake in St James' Park
Central London?  Yes! About 20 minutes walk from the UJC - the lake in St. James' park.

Covent Garden
Covent Garden - beautifully restored piazza and interior - 15 minutes walk

and then there's the views from Waterloo Bridge - only 5 minutes away.

Waterloo Bridge View to the West

..... to the West

Waterlloo Bridge views to the East

..... and to the East

Don't feel like going home immediately after the day's training?

The UJC has a good restaurant and bar but if you want to explore the culinary delights of London - there are at least 5570 restaurants to choose from. 

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