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CBI Conference Centre, London

12 February 2004


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The CBI Conference Centre is situated in Central London's landmark Centre Point tower overlooking the busy shopping area of Oxford Street.

A modern conference centre, this venue has a flexible range of facilities and is an ideal location for the Collection Description Schema Forum.

The Centre Point tower can be reached by Euston and Charing Cross Mainline stations and by Tottenham Court Road, Oxford Circus and Leicester Square Underground stations. Further travel information can be found on the Transport for London website.

Further details about the location including a map can be found on the CBI Conference Centre website.


If you require overnight accommodation before the workshop, the organisers and speakers will be staying at the St Giles Hotel which is in close proximity to the CBI Conference Centre.

The following contact number can be given out for urgent messages or to contact us during the conference/workshop: + 44 (0) 7779 283320

St Giles Hotel
Bedford Avenue
Telephone: +(44)0 20 7300 3000
Fax: +(44)0 20 7300 3001

Location Map for St Giles Hotel

The St Giles Hotel London is approximately 50 metres along Tottenham Court Road from Tottenham Court Road Tube Station and is serviced by both the Northern and Central lines. Exit No.3 should be used for the St. Giles Hotel.

From Waterloo International Station

Take the underground Northern line (Northbound Charing Cross branch) to Tottenham Court Road Station (2 stops).

From Euston Station

Take the underground Northern line (Southbound Charing Cross branch) to Tottenham Court Road Station (3 stops).

From Victoria Station

Take the underground Victoria line (Northbound) to Oxford Circus (2 stops), then change onto the Central line (Eastbound) to Tottenham Court Road Station (1 stop).

From Heathrow Airport

The Hotelink service from Terminals 1,2,3, and 4 can be taken directly to the Hotel entrance (details of times and fares are available from the Concierge). Alternatively by underground, take the Piccadilly Line to Leicester Square Station and change to the Northern line (Northbound) to Oxford Street (1 stop).

From Gatwick Airport

Avoid the problems of finding your way from the airport and struggling with heavy luggage. Hotelink's door to door air-conditioned shuttle bus service operates from both terminals at Gatwick and can be booked in advance with Hotelink or our Concierge Desk. Alternatively, take either Connex South Central or Gatwick Express rail services direct to Victoria station, then take number 24, 25 or 73 bus from the main station entrance to the St Giles Hotel. Flightline coach services also run between Gatwick and Victoria Station.

From Stansted Airport

Take the Express rail service to Liverpool Street Station, then the underground Central Line (Westbound) to Tottenham Court Road Station (5 stops).

N.B. Journey time for all 3 airports is approximately 1 hour (depending on time of day and day of week).

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