Essential Information

Essential Information

VENUE

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

OPENING TIMES

Sunday 25 March — 9.30am – 6.30pm
Monday 26 March – 9.30am – 6.00pm
Tuesday 27 March – 9.30am – 4.00pm

London Bridal Week

White Gallery is co-located with London Bridal Week, the UK’s first bridal ‘super-show’. You can find out more about London Bridal Week here.

White Gallery Concierge

This year we will be working with a dedicated concierge team, who are on hand to make attending the event as easy and convenient as possible. Our team will be on hand to assist exhibitors and visitors with travel, accommodation and restaurant bookings. You can find out more here.

 

Important information:

It has been brought to our attention that a number of companies are attempting to contact our exhibitors and visitors, offering hotel deals and claiming to be working with us. These companies are NOT associated with the event, and we strongly advise you to avoid booking with them. Ocean Media have no affiliation with these companies and we strongly advise you to take extra care. Please ensure you read the small print before signing anything related to London Bridal Week and remain vigilant, companies can use convincing branding and may appear genuine. Our official accommodation agency are MICE concierge – if you have any questions or are uncertain about your booking, please feel free to contact one of the organisers.

Accommodation

The White Gallery Concierge team are on hand to assist visitors with their accommodation bookings, and secure the best available rates. Please visit our dedicated concierge page to browse the range of hotels in close proximity to the venue. Click here for more information.

 

Important information:

It has been brought to our attention that a number of companies are attempting to contact our exhibitors and visitors, offering hotel deals and claiming to be working with us. These companies are NOT associated with the event, and we strongly advise you to avoid booking with them. Ocean Media have no affiliation with these companies and we strongly advise you to take extra care. Please ensure you read the small print before signing anything related to London Bridal Week and remain vigilant, companies can use convincing branding and may appear genuine. Our official accommodation agency are MICE concierge – if you have any questions or are uncertain about your booking, please feel free to contact one of the organisers.

International Visitors

International Visitors will have access to the White Gallery VIP Lounge, where they will receive complimentary refreshments for the duration of the show. International visitors are also able to apply for complimentary accommodation – please email ella.okeefe@oceanmedia.co.uk to find out more.

DLR (Docklands Light Railway)

The Docklands Light Railway (known as the DLR) is part of the London Underground network. Board a Beckton-bound train, and two of the stations, Custom House and Prince Regent, stop within ExCel London. Trains pull up at a covered walkway leaving visitors with less than a two minutes’ walk to the entrance. Alight at Custom House for the west entrance and Prince Regent for the east entrance (White Gallery is located at the west entrance). The service is fast and frequent, with trains usually arriving every few minutes.

London Underground

The Jubilee Line and the DLR are the quickest routes to ExCeL London. Alight at Canning Town on the Jubilee Line and change onto a Beckton-bound DLR train for the quick two-stop journey to ExCeL: Custom House for ExCeL (for the west entrance) or Prince Regent for ExCeL (for the east entrance or the ICC London).

London Overground

The London Overground serves a large part of Greater London and parts of Hertfordshire with 112 stations on several routes. The Overground is highlighted in Orange on the Tube map (tfl.gov.uk/maps/track/tube). The DLR and Jubilee Line can be connected from multiple Overground lines such as Stratford, Canada Water, and Shadwell. It’s also possible to join the Overground and travel to ExCeL London from Euston station.


Rail tickets can be booked via the following links — tickets are usually released 12 weeks from date of travel and booking early can save you money! Tickets can be booked via www.nationalrail.co.uk or www.thetrainline.com

Eurostar

Eurostar operates regular train services from Brussels and Paris to St Pancras International. The travel time from St Pancras International to ExCel London is 32 minutes. For bookings or more information please visit www.eurostar.com

Driving & Parking

It’s easy to drive to ExCeL London from many of the main routes into London. These main routes include the M25 and M11, the North Circular, A406 and the A13. As you get closer you’ll pick up signs for Royal Docks, City Airport and ExCeL London. If you’re using satellite navigation to travel to our car parks please enter the postcodes below.


E16 1XL
For the west entrance (the closer entrance to London Bridal Week) when travelling to ExCeL from Blackwall Tunnel, Limehouse Link, A12 or central London.


E16 1FR
For the east entrance, when travelling to ExCeL from the M11, A13 or into London from the east.


E16 1AL
If you are using the Royal Victoria Car Park (MSCP) — approximately a 5 minute walk from the venue.

 

Parking:

London Bridal Week have secured 500 complimentary parking spaces for exhibitors and visitors during the show. These will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Please contact hope.darcy@oceanmedia.co.uk to request your complimentary parking space.

Plane

To book your airport transfers at a discounted rate, please contact the White Gallery concierge team here.


London City Airport
7 minutes from ExCeL London


Gatwick Airport
1 hour from ExCeL London


Heathrow Airport
1 hour 15 minutes from ExCeL London


Stansted Airport
40 minutes from ExCeL London


Luton Airport
1 hour from ExCeL London


Southend Airport
50 minutes from ExCeL London

River & Cable Car

With some of the best views of the capital’s most popular landmarks including Big Ben, the London Eye, the Tower of London, St. Paul’s Cathedral and The O2, travelling on a river boat service offers a truly unique perspective on London. The route is serviced by MBNA Thames Clippers; the fastest and most frequent boat fleet on the river with departures from major London piers every 20 minutes. When travelling to ExCeL London, alight at North Greenwich Pier for the O2, where you can use the Emirates Air Line Cable Car for a quick journey to the venue campus.


The UK’s first urban cable car, known as the Emirates Air Line, connects ExCeL London to the O2 and North Greenwich tube station. On the cable car, you can sit back, relax and enjoy stunning aerial views of London from 90m above the river Thames.


All exhibitors and visitors to shows at ExCeL can use the cable car for just £2.50 single fare - to redeem this exclusive discount, all you need to do is show a confirmation email/ticket etc - something that indicates that you are attending an ExCeL event - to the staff at the Emirates Airline terminals. A cabin arrives every 30 seconds and flights last approximately 10 minutes — except during peak commuter times when it runs a bit quicker. Emirates Air Line is fully accessible for most wheelchairs and pushchairs. It has step-free access, and you can even take bicycles on board!

Floorplan

Download the floorplan here to plan your day in advance and navigate around the show floor.

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