Plan Your Visit.
Make your way to IMPA London 2024
The QEII Centre
In the very heart of Westminster, The QEII Centre is ideally located to take advantage of everything London has to offer.
Uniquely situated in the shadow of Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and the London Eye, the award-winning, purpose-built events venue is perfectly placed to experience London’s many cultural attractions.
The QEII Centre's address is as follows: -
For more information on transportation when you arrive in London, please visit the Transport for London website.
Arriving by car
There is NO Car parking on site, however, there are a number of car parks close to the venue which are within walking distance. Details of these car parks can be found on this link.
Please click here to plan your walking route.
Remember it is sometimes quicker to walk in London rather than travel by Taxi or public transport!
If you would like access to a bike to get around London, click here for more information.
Disabled Car Parking
Disabled delegates arriving at the Centre in a vehicle with a disabled badge displayed will be allowed to park on the forecourt of the building. Taxis and other vehicles will also be allowed onto the forecourt to enable disabled passengers to disembark more easily.
There is a ramp from the forecourt which leads to the front doors and is wide enough for easy wheelchair access.
Guide dogs, hearing dogs and other assistance dogs are welcome at the Centre.
What to expect when you arrive at the QEII Conference Centre
Staff from the event organisers will meet exhibitors, staff will be situated throughout the venue at all times and exhibitors will be provided with details of the event organisers office well in advance of the event.
The QEII Centre is situated in the heart of Westminster with easy public transport links and hotel accommodation to suit all budgets.
Local Pubs Serving Food
The Two Chairmen
A favourite amongst Delegates and Exhibitors
The Two Chairmen is thought to be the oldest public house in Westminster. Its pub sign featuring two men carrying a sedan chair can be traced back to 1729!
The pub is near Birdcage Walk where James I had aviaries for exotic birds.
The Westminster Arms
Opposite the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre
It is in the heart of political London, a stone’s throw from the Houses of Parliament. It features a division bell so MPs can dash back to the House in time for the vote.
Please Note – No phones are allowed at the bar you have been warned!
St Stephens Tavern
An iconic traditional pub in the heart of Westminster
Originally opened in 1875, the St Stephen’s Tavern is a traditional pub, serving the heart of Westminster. It has been frequented by many notables, including prime ministers such as Baldwin, Churchill and Macmillan and even today boasts famous Politicians amongst its guests. The pub still has the original division bell which rings, warning MPs that there are only a few minutes to vote.
The Sanctuary House Hotel & Bar
Another popular pub very close to the venue serving food from 7.30 am
Built in the 19th century, this historic building provides the perfect base when attending the QEII Centre less than 3 minutes walk it also has a small number of bedrooms available.
The Blue Boar
For something a little more ‘upmarket’ The Blue Boar is the place to be seen
Satisfying appetites and quenching thirsts the Blue Boar Bar is another local featuring a parliament division bell.
It has a private dining room, quiet corners, carefully selected local ales, classic cocktails and fine wines.