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IFSSH XV & IFSHT XII Combined XXVII FESSH Congress

London 2022

04 December 2019 (Last updated: 1 Jun 2022 17:22)

 

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On the 6th June it is likely that there will be no London Underground service as a result of strike action.  Please note that the strike should not affect the DLR service or the Elizabeth line.

 

ExCeL is well-connected by alternative transport.  See below some suggestions of how to get to the venue without using the tube.  Please check the TfL website before you travel to confirm that the stations you are planning to use are open https://tfl.gov.uk/

 

Elizabeth line:  All trains from Paddington to Abbey Wood stop at Custom House. Custom House station is directly connected to the venue in the west. If you are travelling from Shenfield, please change at Liverpool Street for trains towards Abbey Wood. If you are travelling from Reading or Heathrow, please change at Paddington for trains towards Abbey Wood.  Visitors for events taking place in the east entrance and ICC London should alight at Custom House and either continue through the venue or change onto the DLR for one stop towards Beckton and alight at Prince Regent.

DLR: Custom House and Prince Regent DLR stations are directly connected to the venue. All trains towards Beckton and Gallions Reach stop at Custom House and Prince Regent stations. Alight at Custom House for the west entrance or Prince Regent for the east entrance and ICC London.

c2c train services: If travelling by the c2c train network from Essex, alight at Limehouse station where you can connect with the DLR service towards Beckton. Alight at Custom House for the west entrance or Prince Regent for the east entrance and ICC London.

Train services to Blackfriars and Thameslink services: Alight at Farringdon station. You can change onto the Elizabeth line for Custom House. Visitors for events taking place in the east entrance and ICC London should alight at Custom House and either continue through the venue or change onto the DLR for one stop towards Beckton and alight at Prince Regent.

Train services to Cannon Street: Cannon Street station is a short 5 min walk to Bank station.  There you can connect with the DLR service towards Lewisham or Woolwich Arsenal. Change at Limehouse station where you can connect with the DLR service towards Beckton. Alight at Custom House for the west entrance or Prince Regent for the east entrance and ICC London.

Train services to Charing Cross: Either walk 20 minutes up to Tottenham Court Road and take the Elizabeth line to Custom House or alight at London Bridge (before Charing Cross) and continue on to Cannon Street station which is a short five minute walk to Bank station.  There you can connect with the DLR service towards Lewisham or Woolwich Arsenal. Change at Limehouse station where you can connect with the DLR service towards Beckton. Alight at Custom House for the west entrance or Prince Regent for the east entrance and ICC London.

Train services to Euston: Walk five minutes to London King’s Cross St Pancras and take the overground service to Stratford International.  Change onto the DLR to Canning Town and then change towards Beckton.  Alight at Custom House for the west entrance or Prince Regent for the east entrance and ICC London.

Train services to King’s Cross and St Pancras: Take the overground service to Stratford International.  Change onto the DLR to Canning Town and change again towards Beckton.  Alight at Custom House for the west entrance, or Prince Regent for the east entrance and ICC London.

Train services to Liverpool Street Station: Change onto the Elizabeth line for Custom House at Liverpool Street Station. Visitors for events taking place in the east entrance and ICC London should alight at Custom House and either continue through the venue or change onto the DLR for one stop towards Beckton and alight at Prince Regent.

Train services to London Bridge: Continue on the overground to Cannon Street station which is a short five minute walk to Bank station where you can connect with the DLR service towards Lewisham or Woolwich Arsenal. Change at Limehouse station where you can connect with the DLR service towards Beckton. Alight at Custom House for the west entrance or Prince Regent for the east entrance and ICC London.

Train services to Marylebone Station: Walk 15 minutes to Paddington Station and take the Elizabeth line to Custom House. Visitors for events taking place in the east entrance and ICC London should alight at Custom House and either walk through the venue or change onto the DLR for one stop towards Beckton and alight at Prince Regent.

Train services to Paddington Station: Change onto the Elizabeth line for Custom House at Paddington Station. Visitors for events taking place in the east entrance and ICC London should alight at Custom House and either walk through the venue or change onto the DLR for one stop towards Beckton and alight at Prince Regent.

Train services to Waterloo: Alight at Clapham Junction and take the Overground to Whitechapel.  Once at Whitechapel, change onto the Elizabeth line and alight at Custom House. Visitors for events taking place in the east entrance and ICC London should alight at Custom House and either walk through the venue or change onto the DLR for one stop towards Beckton and alight at Prince Regent.

Emirates Air Line Cable Car: The Emirates Air Line cable car connects North Greenwich to Royal Victoria, a few minutes’ walk from the venue. Emirates Air Line is fully accessible for wheelchairs and pushchairs. It offers step-free access and space for bicycles in each cabin. Cabins arrive every 30 seconds and flights are approximately 10 minutes each way - except during peak commute times when the flight duration is quicker.  Visitors for events taking place in the east entrance and ICC London can either continue through the venue or change onto the DLR at Custom House for one stop towards Beckton and alight at Prince Regent.

Uber Boat: The fastest and most frequent boat fleet on the river has departures from major London piers every 20 minutes. The route is serviced by Uber Boat by Thames Clippers. When travelling to ExCeL London, alight at the Royal Wharf Pier. It takes just over 20 minutes to walk through Britannia Village and over the Royal Victoria dock footbridge to ExCeL’s west entrance.  Visitors for events taking place in the east entrance and ICC London can either continue through the venue or change onto the DLR at Custom House for one stop towards Beckton and alight at Prince Regent.

Taxi: If you are travelling by taxi, instruct your driver to use postcode E16 1XL for the west entrance drop off point. The entrance is accessed via stairs or a ramp.  Visitors for events taking place in the east entrance and ICC London can continue through the venue or change onto the DLR at Custom House for one stop towards Beckton, and alight at Prince Regent.

Car: If you are travelling by car, you can use the postcode E16 1XL. You can also use the what3words app or go to the website, and enter the three-word address for the venue car park: ///expect.likes.eager.

Parking is available on a first come, first served basis, using pay and display. The car park is located directly under the venue and costs £20 for 24-hours. Please note the car park is only for vehicles up to a maximum height of 1.9 metres.

 


The OC Committee has decided to have 3 official 'hashtags' for the names of each of the 3 companies:

  • # IFSSH2022
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  • # FESSH2022

Due to the implementation of integrated communication please use these in your posts from now on.