Directions and Accommodation

The conference will be held at

Chandler House
2 Wakefield Street
London WC1N 1PF

Chandler House is located in Wakefield Street, about 500m south of King’s Cross and St. Pancras stations. It is not recommended that you travel by car, since no visitor parking spaces are available. Also Chandler House is located within the London Congestion Charge Zone.

By Underground
Kings Cross & St. Pancras Station (Northern, Victoria, Metropolitan, Circle & Piccadilly lines)

Russell Square Station (Piccadilly line)

By Air
From Heathrow, the Piccadilly underground line provides a service (approximately 45 minutes) to Russell Square. 

From Gatwick, both Network Rail and Gatwick Express run trains to Victoria station (30 minutes) where tube trains and taxis are available.

By Rail
Euston, King’s Cross and St. Pancras mainline stations are within walking distance.

From other British Railway stations to Kings Cross & St. Pancras:

  • Charing Cross – take Northern line
  • Euston – take Victoria or Northern line
  • Liverpool Street – take Metropolitan or Circle line
  • London Bridge – take Northern line
  • Marylebone – take Metropolitan or Circle line
  • Paddington – take Metropolitan or Circle line
  • Victoria – take Victoria line
  • Waterloo – take Bakerloo line and change to Victoria line at Oxford Circus


There are a number of hotels in the Bloomsbury area of London, where the conference will be held. All of the options listed below are within close walking distance of Senate House; hotels listed as being closer to King’s Cross will be a 15-20 minute walk from the conference location.

Tavistock Hotel is located at Tavistock Square, minutes away from Senate House. Single rooms are listed at £81 per night. Breakfast is included. Visit to book.

County Hotel London, on Upper Woburn Place, is run by the same company as the Tavistock Hotel, and is slightly cheaper, with single rooms listed at £52 per night. Note that these rooms are not en-suite; there is one bathroom to every four bedrooms. Includes breakfast. Visit to book.

Cresfield Hotel is slightly further, located near King’s Cross train station. Single rooms are listed at £50 a night. All prices include breakfast. To book, call +44 (0)20 7837 0500 or visit

George Hotel, on Cartwright Gardens, is about ten minutes from Senate House. Single rooms start at £65 per night. All rooms have free Wi-Fi. Visit to book.

Euro Hotel, also located on Cartwright Gardens, has single rooms starting at £70 per night. Includes breakfast. To book, call +44 (0)20 7387 4321 or visit

Gower House Hotel, on Gower Street, is only a three minute walk away from Senate House. Basic (non en-suite) single rooms are available from £70 per night. Includes breakfast. Visit to book.

Youth Hostel: There is a youth hostel located on Euston Road, near King’s Cross train station and across the road from the British Library. Private rooms are available from £65 per night, and beds are available from £17 per night. Call +44 (0)0845 371 9344 to book, or visit

Some university halls of residence rent out rooms to guests over the summer. A number of University College London halls are close to Senate House, and rates begin at £36 per night for single rooms. You can make enquiries at