The Venue

The Crystal
Western Gateway,
London, E16 1GB

The Crystal is on the waterfront at the western end of the Royal Victoria Docks in East London and is well served by public transport.

By Underground and Docklands Light Railway(DLR)
The nearest station to the Centre is Royal Victoria Station (Zone 3) on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR), only a three minute walk away from the Crystal.

From Central London, take the eastbound Jubilee Line and change onto the DLR at Canning Town taking the Beckton line. Royal Victoria Station is the first stop. Alternatively, several London Underground lines also connect to the DLR at Bank and Tower Gateway.

From DLR By Foot (three minute walk)
To reach the Centre from the DLR, turn right out of Royal Victoria Station onto Seagull Lane. As you pass the Pumping Station you will come to a small roundabout and will see the Crystal straight ahead of you.

It is a 10 minute walk from Custom House DLR/rail station and the western entrance of the ExCeL conference complex.

By Bus
See TfL bus links running closest to Royal Victoria Station

By Car
The Centre is just off Silvertown Way (A1011) at its junction with Lower Lea Crossing (A1020). It is outside the London Congestion Zone but inside London’s Low Emission Zone. Access to the Centre is from the roundabout on Tidal Basin Road.

The Royal Victoria Car Park (L2) offers 750 parking spaces a five minute walk away and is located behind the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Western Gateway.

By Air
The Centre is within five minutes by taxi of London City Airport which serves over 30 destinations across the UK, Europe and the USA, with connections to the rest of the world through major European hubs.

By Cable Car
You can get to the Crystal direct via the Emirates Air Line Cable Car from the Greenwich peninsular.

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