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Travel & Accommodations for CSW Global 2016

CSW Global 2016 Venue

Crowdsourcing Week Global 2016 will take place at Regent Street Cinema, 309 Regent Street in London. As you can see from the map, it’s located right in the heart of London’s historic West End.

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:

London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square
Radisson Blu Portman Hotel
Holiday Inn London – Oxford Circus

You could also search anywhere in Soho or Holborn or Covent Garden, all areas are in walking distance to the venue.

Air Travel

London has five major airports: London City, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Luton and London Stansted.

By Rail

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 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

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.

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