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Gravesend Kent Adult Education Centre


The Gravesend Adult Education Centre is a large, red-brick Victorian building on the edge of Gravesend town centre.

It is known locally as the "Victoria Centre" because of the statue of Queen Victoria that stands on the corner overlooking the town. The centre has a fully equipped Pottery and Jewellery studios.

Opening times

Term time

Monday 9am - 4.30pm

Tuesday 9am - 4.30pm reopens at 6pm - 9.30pm

Wednesday 9am - 9.30pm

Thursday 9am - 4.30pm

Friday 9am - 3.30pm


  • Water dispensers are available at the centre
  • Local shops are available in the town centre, approximately 2-minutes walk from the centre
  • Accessible toilets are available on the ground floor
  • A wheelchair ramp is available to access the building
  • An accessible lift is available in the building
  • Hearing loop is available in reception and classrooms

If you have accessibility requirements, please speak to a member of our Customer Relations team. You can contact us here ahead of your visit to our centre.

Getting there

Nearest parking:

Nearest car parking is at Gravesend Station car park or Thamesgate shopping centre car park.


The nearest bus stop is Barrack Row (Stop G). For further details and timetables for buses visit


The nearest train station is Gravesend station.

Centre information

Find us

Victoria Centre Darnley Road
DA11 0RX

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