The Royal Geographical Society
Royal Geographical Society
1 Kensington Gore
London SW7 2AR
Note: the pre- and post- conference workshops/tutorials will be held at Imperial College London, South Kensington campus, London SW7 2AZ, and click here for details on the venue of the workshops.
From Heathrow Airport
Take the Underground (Piccadilly Line) to South Kensington station (50 minutes travelling time).
From Gatwick Airport
Take a British Rail train to Victoria station
(journey time 40 minutes) and then by Underground, (Circle or District
Line; westbound) to South Kensington.
Both airports are some distance from central London
and a taxi is not recommended for the whole journey. However, if you
have to do so, establish the cost before you get in.
Take a British Rail train from the port of entry to
London (Harwich to London journey time 1hr 30 mins; Dover to London
journey time 2hrs) and then travel by Underground to South Kensington
From South Kensington station, the Royal Geographical Society
a five minute walk. Either follow the subway signposted to the museums
or walk north up Exhibition Road. The Royal Geographical Society is next to Imperial College London across the Prince Consort Road.
South Kensington is easily accessible by
bus. A number of routes pass within easy walking distance of the
campus. Please see the selection below for more information:
9 Aldwych - Hammersmith Broadway, alight at the Royal Albert Hall
10 Kings Cross Station - Hammersmith Broadway, alight at the Royal Albert Hall
52 Victoria Bus Station - Willesden Bus Garage, alight at the Royal Albert Hall
360 Elephant and Castle Station - Prince Consort Rd, alight at Prince Consort Rd
14 Tottenham Court Road - Putney Heath, alight at South Kensington Station
49 Battersea Rise - Shepherd's Bush Grn, alight at South Kensington Station
70 Acton - South Kensington Station, alight at South Kensington Station
74 Baker Street Station - Putney, alight at South Kensington Station
345 Peckham Bus Station - South Kensington Station, alight at South Kensington Station
414 Maida Vale - Putney Bridge, alight at South Kensington Station
Car parking near South Kensington is
severely restricted and you are advised NOT to bring a car unless
permission has been given. After 6pm, at weekends and during vacations
the car park of Imperial College (next to the Royal Geographical Society) is open to the paying public. Parking in the streets
surrounding the Royal Geographical Society
is at pay and display or parking meters for
limited periods only.