London is the gateway to Europe - the most accessible city in the world.

Travel and accommodation

London is the capital city of the United Kingdom. It is the U.K.’s largest metropolis and its economic, transportation, and cultural centre. London is also among the oldest of the world’s great cities, with its history spanning nearly two millennia.

Getting to London:

As one of the most visited cities, London is very well connected and easily accessible from all corners of the world. London is ideally situated for easy access to / from airports, rail and coach, making it easy to travel to and from the City.

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Getting around London:

See maps, tips and all the information you need to help you get around London:

Getting to & around the venue (ExCeL, London):

Please visit the ExCeL London website for details on finding and getting to the venue. On this page you can also find information on parking, public transport and onsite facilities.

ExCeL London
One Western Gateway
Royal Victoria Dock
London E16 1XL

For satnav please use:
E16 1XL - west entrance and CentrEd
E16 1FR - east entrance and ICC London

Coming by train/tube/DLR: please use Custom House station


Take your pick from London's huge choice of hotels to suit every taste, need and budget. The WVS team have managed to secure discounted rates for certain hotels and you can use the below links to go direct to the discounted booking page to book your accommodation now. Please visit:

If you have any questions or would like to reserve alternative accommodation, please contact Event Express directly on +44 (0) 1905 732 737 or email

Covid Safe:

We take your safety seriously as do the partners we work with when hosting the WVS. To find out more about what we are doing to ensure your trip to ExCeL London in December 202 is as successful, smooth and safe as possible, please click here.