Annual Conference

Useful Information

Getting to the Grand Connaught Rooms, London

Full instructions of how best to arrive at the Grand Connaught Rooms can be found by visiting the venue website

The full address of the venue is:

Grand Connaught Rooms
61-65 Great Queen Street
London WC2B 5DA

We are keen to promote arrival to the conference by public transport and hope that the information on this page will assist you with your travel.

By Rail - London has numerous mainline railway stations that connect to all parts of the UK. National Rail Enquiries can help you to find the best route for getting into London.

Once in London, you can plan your journey using the Transport for London website. This useful site will help with planning your tube or bus journey. You can download tube maps and get information about fares.

By Coach National Express provide long distance coach services throughout the UK. For local coach and bus services in and around London visit the Transport for London Website

Walking through the City - London is a wonderful City for walking, you can plot your start & finish points and get a comprehensive walking by at Walk It

Cycling - Barclays Cycle Hire is available in Central London and there are docking stations close to our conference venue. Full details of how to hire a bike can be found on the Transport for London website

By Air - London has four major airports, London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London Stansted and London City. All have fast access to the City.

By Road - the venue is right in the heart of Theatreland in London, so access by car is not particularly easy and parking is often a problem. The venue is inside the London Congestion Charge Zone so please be aware that charges will apply and fines can be levied. Full details of the Congestion Charge can be found on the Transport for London website. If you do plan to drive, a useful routeplanner can be found at The AA website. The closest NCP car park to the conference venue is on Parker Street, Covent Garden, parking charges apply (cards are accepted).