EMPA-KIDNEY Results Meeting - Getting there
Travel to Park Plaza Westminster
We hope the information below will help you plan your journey to the meeting.
The meeting venue is in the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London, 200 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7UT. Situated on London's South Bank, it is within walking distance of the city's most iconic attractions and minutes away from Westminster and Waterloo London Underground Stations.
You will be provided with accommodation on the night of Friday 9 December at Park Plaza Westminster. If you require any additional accommodation after the 9 December, this must be booked at your own expense.
Further information about the venue is available on the website: Park Plaza Westminster Bridge (see location map page 4).
We will reimburse reasonable standard travel costs. Please keep all tickets / receipts, as costs cannot be reimbursed without them. You will be provided with an expenses claim form at the meeting.
We recommend you travel to the venue by train / tube but have included details below for travel by car, coach or plane. If you have any questions about your travel plans, please do ask us before you book any tickets.
If you wish to travel by car to the venue, please contact the RCC to have this agreed first. We cannot reimburse journeys which have not been agreed in advance and associated costs (congestion charges, parking, etc.).
From Junction 1 of the M4, take the A4 signposted Central London. After three miles, turn right onto the A3220 signposted Central London (Westminster), Battersea. After 1.3 miles, continue forward onto the A3212 for Central London, Victoria, Vauxhall. At Parliament Square, turn left (one-way street). Immediately turn right and head along A302 for Waterloo Station. Cross over Westminster Bridge and drive along Westminster Bridge Road to the hotel. The drop-off point is accessed from Addington Street heading towards York Road (stay in the left-hand lane).
Safe and secure parking is available at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London. Please note that car parking spaces are currently only available on a first come, first served basis and you are unable to pre-book a space prior to your arrival. The charge to park at the hotel is from £65 per day.
Please note the Hotel is within the London Congestion Charge Area. It is the responsibility of the car owner to pay the congestion charge, not the hotel.
Alternative self-parking facilities can be found at Britannia Parking, Upper Marsh, Waterloo, SE1, London.
By Train from King's Cross & St. Pancras Railway Station (Eurostar)
Take the Piccadilly line on the London Underground. Heading eastbound, change at Green Park Station for the southbound Jubilee line. Alight at Waterloo and exit the station via the South Bank. Walking up York Road, Park Plaza Westminster Bridge will be directly in front of you (see map below, page 5).
You can plan your tube journey online using the Transport for London website plan-a-journey and London Rail and tube services maps. It is now possible to pay for your travel on the Underground by touching your contactless card on a yellow card reader to start a journey and pay for the Tube fare. Note that a ticket will not be issued with this method of payment.
Getting to your local train station to travel to King's Cross & St. Pancras Railway Station (Eurostar)
If travelling to your local railway station by car, we will pay the mileage and the overnight parking charges. We will reimburse short taxi journeys to the station from your home address.
Return coach / bus travel to London and onward travel by tube to the venue will be reimbursed.
Getting to Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London by taxi
All taxi journeys must be agreed with the RCC in advance of travel. We cannot reimburse journeys which have not been agreed in advance.
From the Airport
Please send details of proposed flights to the RCC to be agreed before booking.
From London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
Take the direct Heathrow Express to Paddington, and then the tube to Waterloo. Alight at Waterloo and exit the station via the South Bank. Walking up York Road, Park Plaza Westminster Bridge will be directly in front of you.
From London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
From London Gatwick Airport, you can take the Gatwick Express headed towards London Victoria Railway Station. At London Victoria, take the Underground travelling eastbound on the Circle and District lines. Get off at Westminster and walk south across Westminster Bridge, safely cross the roundabout. Walk along Westminster Bridge and the hotel will be directly in front of you.
From London City Airport (LCY)
As the name says, London City Airport is located within the city limits of London. From the airport, take the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) and change at Canning Town. Take the Underground on the westbound Jubilee line towards Waterloo. Alight here and exit the station via the South Bank. Walking up York Road towards the London Eye, take the second left turn. Park Plaza Westminster Bridge will be directly in front of you.
From London Stansted Airport (STN)
From London Stansted Airport, take the Stansted Express to Liverpool Street Rail Station. Change for the London Underground and take the Circle Line to Westminster. Get off at Westminster. Walk south across Westminster Bridge, cross the roundabout. Walk across Westminster Bridge and the hotel will be directly in front of you.
Location: Park Plaza Westminister, 200 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7UT.