Conference venue

QEII Centre

The QEII Centre is situated in central London, in the shadow of Big Ben and Westminster Abbey.

The Centre is served by outstanding transport links providing easy access to everything London has to offer and is within an hour’s transfer from five international airports.

Queen Elizabeth II Centre
Broad Sanctuary
Westminster
London SW1P 3EE

QEII Centre

Transport

By train

There are three mainline rail stations within a mile of the venue. To plan your journey from the other mainline terminals in central London including King’s Cross, Paddington, Liverpool Street and London Bridge, use the TfL journey planner.

Charing Cross (0.7 miles)

Exit the front of the station and turn left towards Trafalgar Square, and left again down Whitehall. Continue to Parliament Square, follow it around to the right and turn right onto Broad Sanctuary. The venue will be on your right, opposite Westminster Abbey.

Victoria (0.7 miles)

Exit the front of the station, walk across the bus stand area and turn right onto Victoria Street. Continue until you reach Westminster Abbey. The venue is on your left, opposite the Abbey.

Waterloo (1 mile)

Exit the station onto York Road. Turn left and walk to the roundabout. Cross York Road and cross Westminster Bridge Road on your right to Parliament Square. Follow it around to the right and turn right again onto Broad Sanctuary. The venue is on your right, opposite Westminster Abbey.

By tube

There are several tube stops near the venue. Plan your journey and buy tickets on the TfL website.

Westminster Station (0.1 miles) Step-free station

On the Circle, District and Jubilee lines. Leave the station via Exit 6 and head through the tunnel towards Parliament Square. You will reach street level on Whitehall. Turn left into Parliament Square, cross the road and then turn right into Broad Sanctuary. The QEII Centre is on your right, directly opposite Westminster Abbey.

St James Park Station (0.1 miles)

On the Circle and District lines. Take the Broadway exit from the tube station and walk straight down Tothill Street. At the end of this street turn left and the QEII Centre will be directly in front of you.

Victoria Station (0.7 miles)

On the Circle, District and Victoria lines. Exit the front of the station, turn right and walk down Victoria Street. At the end of Victoria Street is Broad Sanctuary, and the QEII Centre is on the left, opposite Westminster Abbey.

By bus

Buses 11, 24, 53, 77a and 88 all stop at Parliament Square. The venue is just to the west of the square, directly opposite Westminster Abbey. To plan your bus route, use the TfL journey planner.

By bike

There are many cycle routes across Greater London. You can order a free cycle guide on the TfL website or use their Journey Planner to plan your route.

By plane

The venue is around 45 minutes to an hour away from any of London’s airports by public transport.

  • Heathrow Airport (1 hour) – Take the tube to Green Park on the Piccadilly Line. Change to the Jubilee Line and stop at Westminster. Alternatively take the Heathrow Express to Paddington, and then take the Circle Line tube to Westminster.

  • Gatwick Airport (45 minutes) – Take the Gatwick Express to Victoria Railway Station. The QEII Centre is a 15-minute walk from Victoria via Victoria Street.

  • Stansted Airport (1 hour) – Take the Stansted Express to Liverpool Street and then take the Circle Line tube to Westminster tube station.

  • London City Airport (45 minutes) – Take the Jubilee Line from the airport to Westminster tube station.

  • Luton Airport (45 minutes) – Take one of the special connecting buses from the airport to Luton rail station. Take one of the frequent trains to Kings Cross, and from here take the Circle Line tube to Westminster.

By car

We don’t recommend you travel to the venue by car, as it’s within the congestion charging zone. It’s much quicker and easier to travel to The QEII Centre using public transport.

If you do decide to drive, the Q-Park Westminster car park is located just a short distance from The QEII Centre in Great College Street, SW1P 3RX. For more information about the car park please visit their website: www.q-park.co.uk.

Accommodation

There is a range of accommodation near the venue to suit all budgets. Here is a small selection. Check these and others out on TripAdvisor before you make your choice.

  • Park Plaza County Hall
  • 1 Addington St
  • London, SE1 7RY
  • +44 (0) 844 415 6762
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  • London Marriott Hotel County Hall
  • Westminster Bridge Road
  • London, SE1 7PB
  • +44 (0) 207 928 5200
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  • Park Plaza Westminster Bridge
  • 200 Westminster Bridge Rd
  • London, SE1 7UT
  • +44 (0) 844 415 6790
  • Visit website

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