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The College’s iconic location at 199 Westminster Bridge Road is its fifth home since Davies, Laing and Dick was established in 1931 to provide tutoring for Oxbridge and Colonial Service entrance exams. Although much has changed in education over the past 88 years, our vision and fundamental mission of helping individual students achieve to their potential has remained the same. Preparing young people for a digital revolution and a fast changing global jobs market is what we do.

Our College is noted for its friendliness, outstanding pastoral care and informality; we treat our students as young adults and aim to build their confidence and resilience and raise their expectations of themselves in a safe and secure learning environment.

The ‘Gold Standard’

As part of the Alpha Plus Group, DLD College aims to maintain a ‘gold standard’ of educational quality. Classes are small enabling students and teachers to focus upon the most effective ways of learning. The College offers superb, modern teaching facilities in the heart of London overlooking The Houses of Parliament, Big Ben & the River Thames. The College is a short walk from Westminster and Waterloo stations.

History of the best 6th form college in London


Davies Laing and Dick, commonly known as DLD, was founded in 1931 to provide tutoring for Oxbridge and Colonial Service entrance exams.

Staff at the best independent 6th form college in London


The staff at DLD College London is made up of highly qualified educationalists with a depth of experience.

DLD College London Parent Testimonials


Here is a selection of things that our students’ parents have said about their time and experiences at DLD College London.

Facilities at the best 6th form college in London


We have a responsibility to maintain extremely high standards at the college with our equipment and facilities.

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