Find out more about the event venue, how to get there, and where to stay.

The Business Design Centre, London

The Business Design Centre
52 Upper St. Islington, London
N1 0QH

Situated in Islington, one of London’s most vibrant areas, the BDC is located within two miles of both the City and the West End, and is ideally situated for both transport and local entertainment. Within walking distance of Angel tube station and only minutes from Kings Cross and Euston, the BDC is serviced by numerous bus routes and is conveniently located outside the congestion charge zone. The venue benefits from on-site car parking and has full access for those with disabilities.

Arriving at the BDC

There is a payable car park adjacent to the Centre with approximately 200 spaces. Please note there is a 1.9m height restriction. There are further car parks within walking distance of the Business Design Centre, including at the nearby shopping centre.

If you arrive by car, BDC has 8 dedicated parking spaces for blue badge holders in their on-site car park. There is a passenger lift to street level or the BDC forecourt, or you can take the 17-step pedestrian staircase.

The route from the car park to the building is well-lit and clearly marked. The surface is firm. There are two staircases between street level and the building (5 and 12 steps respectively, all with handrails).  A ramp is available on the forecourt.

If someone is dropping you off in a vehicle, please contact the BDC's front of house team so they can give you access to the forecourt through our security point. Please call 0207 288 6475.

If you are coming by train, the nearest step-free station is Kings Cross and St Pancras International, which is easily reachable via bus or taxi.