DIRECTIONS/PUBLIC TRANSPORT TO THE QEII Centre
Directions to the venue: Google maps
Nearest Tube Stations
The QEII Centre is within walking distance of a number of London Underground stations. Plan your journey and find up to date travel information on the TfL website.
Nearest Rail Stations
Directions from Airports:
The Santander cycle scheme provides access to 12,000 bikes and 800 docking stations across London. There are several docking stations close to the QEII Centre, including at the adjacent Storey’s Gate, and Abbey Orchard Street, a five minute-walk away. Click here for more information.
You can walk to the QEII Centre from all over central London, giving you the chance to explore the city on on your way.
There are several car parks within walking distance of the Centre but parking spaces are limited.
Van and Car parking is available at the Q-Park Westminster, which is a 7-minute walk from the Centre.
Blue badge holders are permitted to park on the QEII Centre forecourt free of charge. Parking in this location is subject to availability so please call ahead on +44 20 7798 4000 to enquire.
Disabled passengers arriving by taxis or alternative vehicles may disembark on the forecourt.
Alternatively the nearest Blue Badge disabled parking bay is located on Matthew Parker Street. Alternatively, a little further away, there are bays on Tothill Street and Old Queen Street. Please see Westminster Council’s website for further information.
For more information about QEII Centre visit their FAQs page.
RAIL AND UNDERGROUND STRIKES PLANNED
National Rail and Tube Strikes are planned during the week of the conference.
National rail strikes and Tube strikes are planned the week of the conference. Please be sure to leave plenty of time to arrive at the venue for the conference. Walk, cycle and take the bus or alternative transport when you can. Check Google Maps and the Transport for London app to find the best routes. See the links below for help.
Tube strikes: Wednesday 4 and Friday 6 October 2023
A trade union has announced strike action on Wednesday 4 and Friday 6 October. If the strikes go ahead, there will be severe disruption across the whole Tube network.
Elizabeth line, London Overground, DLR and trams
Elizabeth line, London Overground, DLR and tram services are not on strike.
National rail strikes
There are national rail strikes on Saturday 30 September and Wednesday 4 October 2023, with severely reduced services running. Check the National Rail website
CHATHAM HOUSE RULE
The conference is being held under Chatham House Rule.
In order to keep everyone safe and healthy, if you are feeling unwell, please do not attend the conference or black-tie dinner.
Business attire or military uniform for active duty military when applicable.
Access to the presentations authorised for publication will be available via a secure link to be sent after the event.