The Conference will take place at Loughborough University at Here East in London. London is a leading global city in the arts, commerce, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, professional services, research and development, tourism and transportation. London is also a leader in the drive towards smart monitoring of catchments. Various projects are trying to turn London into a hub of smart monitoring. The location is in the former Press and Broadcast Centres for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Loughborough University London is located on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, within a new innovation quarter known as Here East.
Travelling by Bus
The following buses operate services to and from venues on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The campus map above gives routes from each of the venues to the campus.
Stratford rail station, Stratford DLR, Stratford International and Stratford underground (Central and Jubilee lines) are all within walking distance of the venue (less than 30 minutes).
In addition, a free shuttle bus service connects Here East to all major transport stations in Stratford. The service is available to anyone travelling to and from Here East, and runs every 5 minutes from 7am until 10.30pm, Monday to Friday, and every 15 minutes from 9am until 6pm on Saturdays. The bus operates from Stratford International bus stop E and Stratford City bus stop X, and will take approximately 5 minutes to reach Here East (Bus stop in The Yard). The buses are clearly marked 'Here East'.
Stratford bus station, Stratford rail station, Stratford DLR and Stratford underground stations are located in close proximity to Stratford City bus stop X. On arrival at one of these stations, please follow the signs towards Westfield Stratford City and the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. If you are using the underpass, exit the station and turn right before you reach Stratford City bus station. Stratford City bus stop X is on the opposite side of Montfichet Road. If you are using the bridge over the railway tracks, when you reach the end of the bridge, walk down the stairs on the right hand side and cross Montfichet Road when you reach the bottom. Stratford City bus stop X is located here, opposite Stratford Place. Please allow 5 minutes for this journey.
The 388 bus runs between Blackfriars in central London and Stratford City, near Stratford station.
The 388 bus stops directly outside of Here East and also travels to the Copper Box Arena and the London Aquatics Centre.
The 308 bus runs between Clapton to Wanstead, via Stratford City, near Stratford station. The bus also travels to the flats in East Village, which are less than 10 minutes’ walk from Here East.
The 339 bus runs between Leytonstone and Shadwell, and stops at Stratford City, near Stratford station. The bus also travels to the London Aquatics Centre, which is just minutes from Here East.
The D8 bus runs between Crossharbour and Stratford International bus station. The bus also travels to Pool Street, by the London Aquatics Centre, which is just minutes away from Here East.
In addition to the 25 bus which runs a 24-hour service, night buses to and from Stratford Station include:
Travelling by Car
Loughborough University London has fast links to Central London and the south and east of England, with easy access to the A11, A12, A13, A102, A406, M11 and M25.
Westfield Stratford City has around 4,500 parking spaces in three car parks over 15 levels. All of the car parks have easy access to the campus via the free shuttle bus, which operates from Stratford International Station's bus stop E.