Gravesend Campus

The National Maritime Training Centre is based at North Kent College Gravesend Campus.


Registration for all courses takes place at the NMTC, Gravesend Campus, including for courses at the fire training ground and the jetty off Mark Lane. Please register at the NMTC.

See below for directions to Mark Lane by road:

Exit Junction 2 from the M25, take the A2 Eastbound towards Dover. Take the exit for Gravesend East - Singlewell, at the first roundabout take the second exit and then the first exit at the second roundabout. Continue straight down Valley Drive. At the ‘T’ Junction, the end of Valley Drive you get to a the set of traffic lights, turn right and continue to the roundabout

Take the first exit towards Gravesend Town Centre.

Continue on this road to the 2nd set of traffic lights, take the sharp right turn down Ordinance Road.

On this road you pass the yacht basin, industrial estate and other buildings, until the road forks, following on down Norfolk Road until you come to a right turn into a private road, which runs alongside the canal - Mark Lane.

This private road has signposts indicating the way to the National Maritime Training Centre (NKC) situated towards the end of Mark Lane on the left hand side.

Mark Lane by rail

Gravesend Rail Station is on the main line from London Cannon Street, Charing Cross or London Bridge to the Kent coast. Taxis are available outside the station.

Mark Lane by taxi

Ask for National Maritime Training Centre, Mark Lane, at Denton.