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Travel & Accomodation

Our location in the heart of London means that IET London: Savoy Place is fully accessible by all major transport links in the capital and has a fantastic selection of local accommodation.

We have listed directions from the most popular transport routes and presented a selection of nearby accommodation.

Underground

Covent Garden | Piccadilly Line
Leave Covent Garden underground station and head south towards Covent Garden Piazza. Go through the Piazza and head down to The Strand via Southampton Street. On reaching The Strand turn left and head eastwards, turning right into Savoy Street.  Head down to the bottom of Savoy Street and turn right at bottom, directly into Savoy Place. We are the first venue on your right on the corner of the street.

Embankment | Northern, Bakerloo, Circle and District lines
Leave Embankment underground station via Embankment exit to the right.  Turn immediately left onto Victoria Embankment and follow the road along to the first left turn, before Waterloo Bridge, where you will find IET London: Savoy Place on the corner.

London Charing Cross | Northern and Bakerloo lines
Leave Charing Cross station via the main exit into The Strand, turning right outside the station and heading in an easterly direction until you reach Savoy Street on the right. If you reach Somerset House, you have gone too far.  Head down to the bottom of Savoy Street and turn right at bottom, directly into Savoy Place. We are the first venue on your right on the corner of the street.

Temple | Circle and District lines
Leave Temple underground station, turning right and right again onto Victoria Embankment.  Head westwards, passing underneath Waterloo Bridge and crossing the road, where you will find IET London: Savoy Place immediately on your right as the first building in Savoy Place.

Westminster station | Jubilee, Circle and District lines
Walk along the Embankment, past Embankment Station and follow directions from there (above).

Waterloo Station | Jubilee and Northern lines
Walking across Waterloo Bridge and down the left hand side steps down to street level. Cross the street and follow the directions above from Temple Station.

 National Rail

Liverpool Street station
Seven stops on the Circle Line to Embankment station, walk two minutes from the station to the venue through the Embankment Gardens.

Euston Station
Five stops on the Northern Line to Embankment station, walk two minutes from the station to the venue through the Embankment Gardens.

King’s Cross station
Three stops on the Piccadilly line to Covent Garden and follow the instructions above from Covent Garden to IET London: Savoy Place.  Alternatively, take the Piccadilly line for four stops, changing at Leicester Square to the Northern line for two stops to Embankment station, walk two minutes from the station to the venue through the Embankment Gardens.

Victoria station
Three stops on the Circle and District Lines to Embankment station.

Waterloo station
One stop on Northern or Bakerloo Line to Embankment station, or walk across Waterloo Bridge to IET London: Savoy Place.

For more information, visit the National Rail Website.

Walking from The Strand

From The Savoy Hotel, head in an easterly direction until you reach Savoy Street on the right. Head down to the bottom of Savoy Street and turn right at bottom, directly into Savoy Place.

IET London: Savoy Place is the first venue on your right on the corner of the street.

By bike

There is a docking station for Santander Cycles hire right outside IET London: Savoy Place on the Embankment for added convenience when cycling to or from an event with us.

By river boat

With a venue that sits right on the Thames, what better way to arrive than by water?

Combat peak travel and treat yourselves or your delegates to a more enjoyable journey to IET London: Savoy Place by boat. River bus services run every 20 minutes during peak hours. You can use your Oyster card and every customer is guaranteed a seat.

Alight at Embankment Pier for a very short walk up to the venue.

Buses

The main bus service for the Victoria Embankment is the 388, although there are many other available bus routes on The Strand and over Waterloo Bridge which will bring you within short walking distance of the venue.

Road transport

The easiest option is to type in our postcode ‘WC2R 0BL’ into a route finder or satnav, which will direct you straight to IET London: Savoy Place.

There is limited parking outside of IET London: Savoy Place, behind the Embankment Gardens on metered bays.

Alternatively, there is an NCP car park just two minutes drive from the venue in Drury Lane, Covent Garden.

See the City of Westminster website for further information.

Please note that IET London: Savoy Place is located within the congestion charge zone.

From the airports

Gatwick
Gatwick express (30 min) to Victoria Station then three stops on the Circle or District line to Embankment Station.

Heathrow
Direct train to Covent Garden via the Piccadilly line, then follow directions from Covent Garden (above).

Stansted
Stansted express to Liverpool Street station then seven stops on the Circle Line to Embankment station.

City
DLR to Bank station then walk through to Monument Station. It’s then five stops on the Circle or District Line to Embankment Station.

About the Venue

Savoy Place is a unique London venue situated by the River Thames. It has recently been re-opened following a £30 million pound refurbishment offering increased capacity and easy access by rail, tube and river!

The conference takes place in the Kelvin Lecture Theatre which has a capacity exceeding 450 delegates and technical workshop sessions with capacity for 70 delegates.

Sponsors, speakers and delegates will benefit from a full range of digital facilities including cutting-edge IT, AV and wireless connectivity throughout providing the tools to attract and hold audience attention.

Break-out sessions will take place in the Riverside Room.

History

Savoy Place has a rich history dating back to 1889

  • – Completed in 1889, Savoy Place was designed by Stephen Salter and H Percy Adams as a joint examination hall for the Royal College of Physicians and Royal College of Surgeons.
  • – On 1 June 1909, The Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE) bought the lease of the building and refurbished it to suit the needs of its members.
  • – In 2006 the Institution changed its name to become the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and Savoy Place.

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