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Watershed, 1 Canon's Road, Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5TX

Wednesday 31 January 2007


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The events will take place at The Watershed in the historic city of Bristol. The Watershed is situated overlooking the floating harbour in the centre of the City.

The City of Bristol is well situated with good transport links including close proximity to three motorways, two train stations and an international airport with direct flights throughout Europe.

For further information on the City of Bristol please visit:


For those who wish to book accommodation, there is a comprehensive accommodation search facility at

In addition to the hotels offered through this booking system, delegates wishing to make their own arrangements may find the following local hotels of interest:

Premier Travel Inn

There are two Premier Travel Inns in Bristol City Centre: Haymarket and King Street, so you can search for availability at either of these hotels at:

Jurys Bristol


Transport information

By Air direct to Bristol

The city of Bristol is served by Bristol International Airport, which serves over 35 international destinations. Information on the airport can be found at:

From Bristol Airport you can take a convenient Shuttle bus into the centre of Bristol:

A taxi to Bristol city centre will cost in the region of £15.

By air to London

If you are arriving at London Heathrow or London Gatwick you will need to take further transport links to get to Bristol. Please note that a standard return from London to Bristol is £106 (€160). If you have to travel by train, then do book in advance at or consider travelling by coach

Heathrow - Take the Heathrow Express train directly from the airport to London Paddington train station where you can take a direct train to Bristol (approximately £22). Alternatively you can take the London Underground (approximately £4).

Gatwick - Take the Gatwick Express from the airport to London Victoria. Then take the London Underground to Paddington where you can take a direct train to Bristol.

Information on the London Underground can be found at:

By train

There are two mainline train stations in Bristol, the most central is Bristol Temple Meads. Trains run twice an hour from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads and the journey takes approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes.

By coach

The coach station in Bristol is right in the city centre and there are regular coaches from many parts of the UK.

By car

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