Plan Your TripTravel & Accommodations for CSW Global 2016
CSW Global 2016 Venue
It is just a 2 minute walk north from Oxford Circus tube station.
If you’re looking for nearby parking, try Q-Park, just 2 minutes walk away under Cavendish Square Gardens.
Here are a few hotel options located just around the corner from the conference venue, Regent Street Cinema:
You could also search anywhere in Soho or Holborn or Covent Garden, all areas are in walking distance to the venue.
London has five major airports: London City, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Luton and London Stansted.
London’s train network includes various rail operating companies who each look after a different area. From destinations such as London’s airports, Europe via Eurostar, and cities across the UK you can connect to the London transport system by rail.
Book your train tickets in advance with thetrainline.com and save money.
Getting to London By Car
If it is your first time using a car in the UK remember to drive on the left!
The UK has an extensive public transport network but should you wish to drive to London or use a car while you’re in town, there are some important things to know: not least that Britons drive on the left side of the road.
London is easy to reach using the UK’s motorway network – with the M1, M2, M3, M4, M11, M20, M23, M25 and M40 motorways in or near London – as well as a multitude of major A-roads. All of London’s motorways intersect the M25 orbital motorway. There are good road connections with London’s airports and relevant ports.
You can also bring a car or motorcycle into the UK via Eurotunnel or ferry.
Car Hire in London
London’s points of arrival, including airports, train stations and sea ports are all well served by car hirecompanies, which you can book in advance. Always use a reputable car hire company. Adapted vehicles for disabled drivers can be hired from London airports and locations in the city. For more information visit the Mobility Centre website.
Car Parks in London
Parking in London can prove quite difficult if you don’t know where to go. There are car parking companies operating in London with properties throughout the city. NCP (National Car Parks) runs about 100 car parks in London. Find more parking information on the NCP website, including
- route planning
- how to download free Android and iPhone parking apps
- finding a London car park
- and parking at London Gatwick Airport and London Heathrow Airport.
London’s Congestion Charge
The Congestion Charge applies to drivers of most vehicles in Central London between 7am and 6pm, Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays and between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
The charging zone is clearly marked by traffic signs and road markings. Motorcyles and electric carsare exempt from the charge, or may qualify for a discount. Disabled drivers are also exempt but must apply in advance.
For more information on London’s Congestion Charge visit TfL’s Congestion Charge page.