Royal Free International Advanced Endoscopy Masterclass
How to find us

1 Wimpole Street is in central London and within easy walking distance of three Underground stations. We are at the south end of Wimpole Street which runs north to south between Oxford Street and Marylebone Road.

By London Underground

Oxford Circus station (Victoria, Bakerloo, Central lines) 4 minutes' walk
Bond street (Central, Jubilee lines) 5 minutes' walk
Great Portland Street (Hammersmith & City, Circle lines) 15 minutes' walk

By bus

Nearest bus routes (all within walking distance):
6, 7, 10, 13, 15, 23, 25, 30, 55, 73, 94, 98, 113, 137, 139, 159, 175, 189, 274, 390.


By National Rail

London Liverpool Street Station

6 stops on the Central line to Oxford Circus
30 minutes by taxi


London Euston Station

2 stops on the Victoria line to Oxford Circus
10 minutes by taxi


London King's Cross & St Pancras Station (Eurostar)

3 stops on the Victoria line to Oxford Circus
10 minutes by taxi


London Victoria Station (Gatwick Express)

2 stops on the Victoria line to Oxford Circus
10 minutes by taxi


London Waterloo Station

4 stops on the Bakerloo line to Oxford Circus
20 minutes by taxi


London Charing Cross

2 stops on the Bakerloo line to Oxford Circus
10 minutes by taxi


London Bridge

5 stops on the Jubilee line to Bond Street
25 minutes by taxi


London Paddington

5 stops on the Bakerloo line to Oxford Circus
15 minutes by taxi


By car

1 Wimpole Street is easily accessed from the M1 and M40 and is in the central London congestion charge zone.

Wimpole Street is a one-way street, approached from Henrietta Place. Pay car parks are located in Cavendish Square, Marylebone Lane, and Chandos Street all within a five minute walk. You can find more information on parking from the Q-Park website.

By air

Gatwick Airport

The Gatwick Express runs every 15 minutes, non-stop to Victoria Station and takes just 30 minutes. From there it's two stops on the Victoria line to Oxford Circus.


London Heathrow Airport

The Heathrow Express runs every 15 minutes to Paddington Station and takes just 15 minutes. From there, it's four stops on the Bakerloo line to Oxford Circus.


London Stansted Airport

Take the Stansted Express to Liverpool Street Station, then six stops on the Central line to Oxford Circus.


London City Airport

Take the DLR to Bank then five stops on the Central line to Oxford Circus.


London Luton Airport

Trains to London St Pancras take around 20 to 25 minutes. From there it's three stops on the Victoria Line to Oxford Circus.


Useful Information
Telephone Numbers

Emergency Services (police, fire and ambulance)
Dial 999 or 112

To report non-urgent crime to the police, dial 101.

Insurance

Please be aware that the registration fees do not include insurance. You are advised to take out travel insurance to cover any medical needs.

NHS treatment is free for UK residents only. Overseas nationals are not eligible for free NHS treatment except for emergency treatment.

For countries that hold a UK healthcare agreement, free or reduced-cost medical treatment can be obtained but only for a condition that started after your arrival in the UK.

If you are visiting from Europe, you must have a valid European Health Insurance Card in case you need emergency medical treatment in an NHS hospital. If you do not have a valid EHIC, then you will be charged for medical treatment.

Embassies in London

Details and information regarding embassies in London, high commissions and official representatives can be found on the Foreign & Commonwealth Office FCO website.

VISAS

Depending on your nationality you may need a VISA to enter the UK. Please refer to the UK Border Agency website for more information.

Visa invitation letters are available on request for delegates who have registered and paid in full. For further assistance, please email London Endoscopy Masterclass Events Team

Currency

The currency in the UK is the GBP pound sterling (£). Foreign currencies can be exchanged for GBP at the airport, at the main train stations as well as at banks, Post Offices and travel agencies.

Notes: £5, £10, £20, £50.

Coins: £1, £2 and 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p and 50p.

Phone and Internet on your Smartphone

The UK dialling code is +44

Please be aware that user charges will apply if you are using you smartphone to receive emails and to browse the internet.

Many hotels offer free Wi-Fi to residents but some do charge for this service.

Wi-Fi connections are available at many restaurants and cafes throughout the City.

Plug and Voltage in the UK

UK appliances are fitted with three-pin plugs with an average voltage of 230v. UK plug socket adapters can be purchased at airports, major railway stations and at most larger newsagents.

Time Zone

London is on Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

For more information on London please have a look at Official Visitor Guide:http://www.visitlondon.com