Napier Road Centre

30 Napier Road 258509
Telephone number
+65 6807 1599
Fax number
+65 6472 1010

About

Our Napier Road Centre is centrally located in beautiful tropical surroundings and a five minute bus ride from Orchard (NS22) MRT Station.

Courses and services offered 

We offer a variety of courses through our English Language Centre and Teacher Development Centre:

Besides courses, our Arts, UK Education, UK Transnational Education, UK Alumni and Examinations Services teams are also based here. 

A dedicated Examinations Customer Services team is now in operation to serve you better for exams-related phone enquiries, in-person registration and exams certificate collection.

Certification Service

The British Council Singapore provides a certification service, which is a confirmation that a photocopy is a true copy of an original document.  Please note that this is not a confirmation of the authenticity of the original certificate.  At the moment we do not provide legalisation service. This service is available only at the Napier Road Centre, from Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To have your documents certified, please follow the steps here

Facilities

Our centre provides an excellent learning environment for our students with:

  • 17 purpose-built classrooms; 574.58 m2 floor area and a capacity of 18 students per classroom
  • Each classroom is equipped with an interactive whiteboard and a Digital Visualiser
  • Wireless laptop computer facilities and free Internet access
  • Three interview rooms
  • Computer room and study zone
  • Adult learners learning zone
  • Young learners learning zone
  • Cafe

Virtual tours

Opening hours and holidays

Important notice 

  1.  Last week of Term classes for our Young Learners* programme (17 to 20 November). *Nursery to Junior College levels.  New Terms starts 4 January 2017.  We look forward to seeing you.
  2. British Council will be closed from 19 to 26 December 2016.  Please refer to our list of Public holidays and closure in 2016 for more details. 
  3. Business hours will be revised during 27 to 31 December 2016.  Please refer to Business Hours for English Course Enquiries and Registrations from 27 to 31 December 2016 for more details.
  4. Our Customer Services Team will be away for training.  There will be no services available on Tuesday 3 January 2017 for English Course Enquiries and Registrations.   

Business Hours for English Course Enquiries and Registrations from 27 to 31 December 2016

Day Time
27 to 28 December 0900 - 1600
29 to 30 December 0900 - 1930
31 December 0900 - 1300
Sunday and Public holidays Closed

Business Hours for English Course Enquiries and Registrations from 4 January 2017.

Day Time
Monday - Friday 0900 - 1930
Saturday - Sunday 0900 - 1600
Public holidays Closed

Examinations Customer Services

We have a dedicated Exams Customer Services team in operation to serve you better. For exams-related enquiries, in-person registration and exam certificate collection, our operating hours are as follows:

Day Operating Hours
Service Peak Hours
Monday - Friday 1000 - 1830 1200 - 1400 (Mon, Tue, Fri)
Saturday 0830 - 1600 1100 - 1500
Sundays and Public Holidays                             Closed

Customers may experience longer waiting times during our service peak hours. Alternatively, email us at sgexamteam@britishcouncil.org.sg for all your exams-related enquiries.

Korean helpdesk (by appointment only)

Day Time
Saturday 1100 - 1600

Call us at +65 6807 1585 or email contact@britishcouncil.org.sg to make an appointment. 

Search for 'sgBritish' on KaKaoTalk to enquire with a Korean speaker.

Japanese helpdesk (by appointment only)

Day Time
Saturday 1100 - 1600

 Call us at +65 6807 1584 or email contact@britishcouncil.org.sg to make an appointment.

Indonesian helpdesk (by appointment only)

Day Time
Wednesday 1330 - 1530

Call us at +65 6807 1599 or email contact@britishcouncil.org.sg to make an appointment.

Public holidays and closure in 2017

Date Holiday
1 January New Year's Day*
2 January In lieu of New Year's Day* (Sunday, 1 January 2017)
28 January Chinese New Year
29 January Chinese New Year*
30 January In lieu of Chinese New Year* (Sunday, 29 January 2017)
14 April Good Friday
1 May Labour Day
10 May Vesak Day
25 June* Hari Raya Puasa*
26 June In lieu of Hari Raya Puasa* (Sunday, 25 June 2017)
9 August National Day
1 September Hari Raya Haji
18 October Deepavali
18 to 24 December Scheduled Centre Closure
25 December Christmas Day
26 December Boxing Day

* As New Year's Day, the second day of the Chinese New Year and Hari Raya Puasa fall on Sunday, the following Mondays (i.e. 2 January, 30 January and 26 June 2017) will be public holidays.

 

Contact and location

Based in the heart of downtown Singapore, our Napier Road Centre is close to many international embassies. Our convenient location puts us within reach of many tourist destinations such as Orchard Road, Universal Studios, Marina Bay Sands and Gardens by the Bay. Our centre is just a stone's throw away from the Singapore Botanic Gardens - Singapore’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Car park

There is no parking available at the Napier Road Centre. The nearest parking spaces are:

  • Tanglin Mall, diagonally across from the Napier Road Centre. Its entrance is on Tanglin Road
  • Singapore Botanical Gardens Tanglin Gate at Cluny Road, next to the Gleneagles Hospital.

Nearest MRT station

Napier Road Centre is just a five minute bus ride from Orchard (NS22) MRT station. You can take SBS Transit 7, 111, 123, 174 or SMRT 75, 77 or 106 to our centre from Orchard station.

Plan your bus route

  • SBS Transit - 7, 105, 111, 123, 132, 174, 174M, 502
  • SMRT - 75, 77, 106, NR8

Dial-a-cab

Taxi company Customer service hotline
One-Call Taxi Booking Hotline +65 6342 5222
CityCab Pte Ltd +65 6552 1111
Yellow Top Taxi +65 6293 5545
Trans-Cab Services Pte Ltd +65 6555 3333
SMRT Taxis Pte Ltd +65 6555 8888
Prime Car Rental & Taxi Services Pte Ltd +65 6898 2000
Smart Automobile Pte Ltd +65 6485 7777
Comfort Transportation Pte Ltd +65 6552 1111
Premier Taxis Pte Ltd +65 6363 6888