Venues & travel information
The main venue for the conference will be the Telford International Centre.
Telford and Shropshire have been at the heart of England's inovation and achievement for over 300 years. Nearby Ironbridge was the birthplace of the industrial revolution that the changed the world.
The conference venue is easily accessible by road, rail and air:
The International Centre is less than an hour by road from Birmingham International airport. There are also rail connections from Birmingham International Station with a journey time of 50 minutes.
There are regular services from Birmingham New Street, Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury which link to the rest of the UK mainline network. The International Centre is situated just over a mile from Telford Central Station and is only two minutes drive by taxi. Alternatively, there is a regular bus service. Visit National Rail for train times and fares.
Sat nav postcode: TF3 4JH
From M6 northbound
Join M54 at M6/J10A. Travel west to M54/J4. Take the second exit and follow signs to The International Centre. The venue is situated just over 2 miles from Junction 4.
From M6 Toll northbound
Leave M6 Toll at junction T8. This equates to M6/J11. Go straight ahead into A460 (Wolverhampton Road) towards Wolverhampton. After 2.4 miles access M54/J1. Take the third exit off the roundabout onto M54 direction Telford. Travel west on M54 to J4. Take the second exit and follow signs to The International Centre. The venue is situated just over 2 miles from Junction 4.
From M6 southbound
Leave M6 at junction 12. Take A5 west for 1 mile to Gailey Island. Take first left on to A449. Travel 3 miles to M54/J2. Travel west on M54 to J4. Take the second exit and follow signs to The International Centre.
Approximate drive times:
from Birmingham City Centre: 45 minutes
from Manchester City Centre: 1 hour 30 minutes
from Bristol City Centre: 1 hour 45 minutes
from Leeds City Centre: 2 hours 15 minutes
from London (M25): 2 hours 15 minutes
The International Centre has over 1500 car parking spaces onsite, all within easy walking distance of the venue.