MERL Tech London 2018 Venue
CCT Venues Plus-South Quay
Canary Wharf, Thames Quay
193 Marsh Wall
E14 9SG London
**The venue has stair-free access and accessible toilets.
Arriving to the venue:
From South Quay DLR, direction of Stratford/Bank DLR station (two minutes) When travelling from the direction of Bank or Stratford, on exiting the train turn right and walk towards the front of the train and go down the exit of stairs onto Marsh Wall. Once onto street level, cross the road at the pedestrian crossing and then turn right, continue for a few minutes and turn left into the Thames Quay Estate, CCT Venues Plus-South Quay is the silver building at 193 Marsh Wall, next to Independent House. From South Quay DLR, direction of Lewisham DLR station (two minute walk)
When travelling from the direction of Lewisham, on exiting the train turn left and walk towards the back of the train and go down the exit of stairs onto Marsh Wall. Once onto street level, cross the road at the pedestrian crossing and then turn right, continue for a few minutes and turn left into the Thames Quay Estate, CCT Venues Plus-South Quay is the silver building at 193 Marsh Wall, next to Independent House. If you require lift access to street level, lifts are located at the opposite direction of the stairs on the platform.
From Canary Wharf tube (8 minute walk) When travelling eastbound from the Jubilee Line (from the direction of London Bridge) on exiting the train, turn right and proceed towards the back of the train to the furthest escalator. Take the escalator to the next level, through the barrier and straight up the far escalator to the open air concourse onto Bank Street. Take a left and directly in front of you is Jubilee Place and Obica Mozzarella Bar – walk through the building to the other side and you will come to a footbridge. Cross the footbridge and turn left at the end, following the footpath along the waterfront. When you come to Goodman and Havez Restaurant, take a right and walk as far as you can and then take a left onto Marsh Wall, walking over the water and pass South Quay DLR station on your right. Continue for a few minutes and CCT Venues Plus–South Quay is the next silver building along, next to Independent House.
Arriving from London Airports:
London City Airport: (20 minutes) Take the London City Airport DLR (leaves every 8 to 15 minutes) with a journey time of 20 minutes to South Quay DLR.
Heathrow Airport: (1 hour 20 mins) Board the Piccadilly Underground line at Heathrow Terminals 1, 2 or 3. After 18 stops (45 minutes), transfer at Green Park to the Jubilee Line towards Stratford. Take the Jubilee Line for 13 minutes (7 stops) to Canary Wharf. It’s a 12 minute walk from there (see map below)
Gatwick Airport: (1 hour 8 minutes) Take the Thameslink train towards London Bridge for 2 stops (38 minutes). Walk to the London Bridge Underground Station and catch the Jubilee Line towards Stratford for 3 stops (6 minutes) to Canary Wharf. (See map below).
There are a number of hotels located near the venue. We recommend asking your travel agent for the best options. You can also use Google Maps to search for nearby hotels. Alternatively you can find a hotel a bit further away along the Jubilee Line which will make for an easy Underground journey to the venue.
The best way to get around in London is the Underground. You can purchase a pass at the ticket machines or the ticket counter inside most stations, and maps are available as well. You can also plan your journey here.