I&E Conversation 2016 Venues and Hotel

The I&E Conversation 2016 takes place from 9-10 June 2016. Below are is all the information you need to find the venues.

Hotel Accommodation

Accommodation has been organised for presenters at The Queen’s Gate Hotel, 33 Queen’s Gate, London, SW7 5JA and details will have been sent to you.

Other attendees looking for accommodation can use Imperial’s Hotel Reservation Team for preferential rates – email reservations@imperial.ac.uk or call +44 (0) 20 7594 9511

Conference Venue: The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

Direction to Royal Society


Directions from Piccadilly – From Piccadilly, walk south down Lower Regent’s Street, cross over Pall Mall and continue until you reach Carlton House Terrace, then turn right. 

Directions from Charing Cross: From Charing Cross, walk along the Strand to Trafalgar Square and go straight ahead through Admiralty Arch to the Mall. A short way along on the right (opposite Horseguards Road) take a set of steps up to Carlton House Terrace and turn left.

Directions from Imperial by Tube: Go to South Kensington tube station and take the Piccadilly Line to Piccadilly Circus and follow the directions above. Alternatively take the District or Circle line to Embankment and walk north towards the Strand (not the river), then follow the Charing Cross directions above.

Directions from Imperial by Bus: Walk north up Exhibition Road towards Hyde Park. Cross the road and turn left. The stop you need is on the opposite side of the road to the Albert Hall and take the Number 9 bus heading towards Aldwych. Alight at St James’s Palace / Pall Mall (all stops are announced so listen out) and cross the road. Turn right onto Carlton Gardens and then right again onto Carlton House Terrace.

Conference Dinner: L’Etranger Restaurant, 36 Gloucester Road, London SW7 4QT

To L'etranger

Directions from the Royal Society by Tube: From the Royal Society’s front door turn right onto Carlton House Terrace and then left onto Waterloo Place. Cross over Pall Mall and continue straight ahead (north) up Lower Regent’s Street until you reach Piccadilly Circus. Take the Piccadilly Line to South Kensington and take the subway exit tunnel to the Cromwell Road. Emerge onto Exhibition Road and turn left past the Natural History Museum and then turn right onto Gloucester Road. L’Entranger Restaurant is a 5 minute walk.

Directions from the Royal Society by Bus: From the Royal Society’s main entrance turn left onto Carlton House Terrace and right onto Carlton Gardens. As you emerge onto Pall Mall, turn left again and wait at the bus stop for the Number 9 bus (heading towards Hammersmith). Alight at The Royal Albert Hall and walk straight ahead until you reach Gloucester Road. Turn left onto Gloucester Road itself and qalk south until you see L’Etranger on the right-hand side of the road.