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The Royal Geographical Society
Royal Geographical Society
1 Kensington Gore
London SW7 2AR
United Kingdom
 
 
The BSN 2012 will be hosted at The Royal Geographical Society, the UK's learned society and professional body for geography, founded in 1830.
 
 
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.
 
By Sea
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 station.
 
On Foot
From South Kensington station, the Royal Geographical Society is only 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.
 
By Bus
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
By Car
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.