Our centres

Armada has eight dedicated training centres at Bromsgrove (close to Birmingham), Bristol, Cardiff, Manchester (opens on 8 April 2024), Milton Keynes, Nottingham (opens 25 March 2024), Reading and Sheffield.

All centres offer state-of-the-art training facilities. A computer running the relevant licensed software is made available to each delegate to practice the techniques taught.

Birmingham / Bromsgrove training centre

We have two training centres in Bromsgrove. If you’re attending a course here, we’ll confirm which centre it’s being held at in your joining instructions. Please call us if you need to know before then.

Our Bromsgrove centres are easily accessible from the M5 (J4 or J5) and M42 (J1) motorways. Both centres offer free car parking and corporate rates for accommodation.

Holiday Inn centre

  • Kidderminster Road, Bromsgrove B61 9AB
  • Permanent training facility in 4* hotel.
  • Bromsgrove train station: 2 miles; free taxi service available from the station.
  • Birmingham airport: 25 miles.
  • Tel: 01527 834783.

At the Holiday Inn centre, you don’t need to report to the hotel reception. If you walk past the reception and continue straight on to the corridor in front of you, our room is second on your right. One of our team will be waiting there to meet you. At the back of the training room, there’s a refreshment area offering tea, coffee, chilled water and biscuits.

Saxon Business Park centre

  • 6 West Court, Saxon Business Park, Stoke Prior, Bromsgrove B60 4AD
  • Bromsgrove train station: 3 miles; free taxi service available from the station.
  • Birmingham airport: 25 miles.
  • Tel: 01527 834787.

 

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Bristol training centre

  • Hartwell House, 55-61 Victoria Street, Bristol, BS1 6AD.
  • City centre location, 200 yards south of Bristol Bridge.
  • 5-6 minute walk from Temple Meads train station.
  • 1½ miles from M32.
  • Bristol Airport: 8 miles.
  • Tel: 0117 3637951.

As you enter our building, you’ll see our training room on the right-hand side. You don’t need to report to the building’s reception desk – you can come directly to our room. Bristol Course Co-ordinator Rebecca Haselhurst will welcome you when you arrive.

 

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Cardiff training centre

  • 34 Churchill Villas, Churchill Way, Cardiff, CF10 2EA.
  • City centre location.
  • By train: 3 minutes’ walk from Cardiff Queens Street, 10 minutes’ walk from Cardiff Central.
  • By car: 4½ miles from M4.
  • Cardiff Airport: 15 miles.
  • Tel: 0292 280 4146.

Upon arrival, please press number 34 on the door entry system (3-4-call). Cardiff Course Co-ordinator, Rose Pates, will answer and direct you to our training room.

 

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Manchester training centre

  • Marsland House, Marsland Road, Sale, M33 3AQ.
  • 6 miles from Manchester city centre, 35 miles from Liverpool.
  • Metrolink tram: We’re right next to Brooklands stop. The journey time from central Manchester (St Peters Square) is 19 minutes, and from Piccadilly train station is 25 minutes.
  • By car: ⅓ mile from A56, 1½ miles from M60, 3 miles from M56.
  • By train: local stations Navigation Rd, Flixton, Chassen Rd and Urmston (all 3-4 miles).
  • Manchester Airport: 6 miles.
  • Full disabled access.
  • Tel: 0161 526 1456.

Upon arrival, please report to reception. You’ll be directed to our training room.

 

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Milton Keynes training centre

  • Gloucester House, 399 Silbury Boulevard, Milton Keynes, MK9 2AH
  • City centre location. We’re close to the central Police Station and Law Courts.
  • 10 minute drive from M1 J14.
  • Parking available in front of building and adjoining roads. Standard tariff 50p per hour.
  • Short walk from Milton Keynes Central train and bus stations. Train from London Euston: 35 minutes.
  • London Luton airport: 25 miles.
  • Tel: 01908 597084.

Upon arrival, please sign it at receptionThe receptionist will then direct you to our training room, where Milton Keynes Course Co-ordinator, Lesley Ramswell, will meet you.

We’re on the second floor, and you can either use the stairs at the front of the building, or the lift at the back.

 

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Nottingham training centre

  • Foxhall Business Centre, Gregory Boulevard, Nottingham, NG7 6LH.
  • 1.2 miles from city centre.
  • By car: 4 miles from M1, ample free parking.
  • By train: 2 miles from Nottingham train station.
  • By tram: nearest stop is The Forest, which is 3 stops from the city centre and 6 stops from Nottingham train station.
  • East Midlands Airport: 25 mins drive.
  • Full disabled access.
  • Tel: 0115 784 4776.

Upon arrival, please report to reception. You’ll be directed to our training room.

 

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Reading training centre

  • 16 The Aquarium, King Street, Reading, RG1 2AN.
  • In the town centre, between Starbucks and The Botanist pub.
  • 5-minute walk from Reading main train station.
  • M4 J11 is 3 miles away, and London Heathrow airport is 28 miles.
  • Choice of car parks less than 5 minutes’ walk.
  • Heathrow airport: 28 miles.
  • Tel: 0118 3042798.

Upon arrival, press number 16 on the door entry system. One of our Reading centre Course Co-ordinators, Jeanie Herbert or Carmen Sarrion, will answer and direct you to our training room.

We’re on the third (top) floor. You can either use the lift or the stairs.

 

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Sheffield training centre

  • Electric Works, Sheffield Digital Campus, Sheffield, S1 2BJ
  • City centre location.
  • Next to the train station and Sheffield Interchange (bus/coach/tram).
  • 6 miles from M1 J33.
  • Discounted car parking available.
  • Corporate rates for local accommodation.
  • Doncaster Sheffield (formerly Robin Hood) airport: 25 miles.
  • Tel: 0114 349 2645.

Upon arrival, please report to reception. Sheffield Course Co-ordinator Rachel Wood will meet you and take you to our training room.

 

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