Travel & Stay
The Sleep Event is held at the Business Design Centre.
52 Upper Street
For Sat Nav directions please enter this postcode; N1 0QH
How to get there
Situated in Islington, one of London's most vibrant areas, the Business Design Centre is located within 2 miles of both the City and the West End, and is ideally situated for both transport and local entertainment.
Within walking distance of Angel tube station and only minutes from Kings Cross and Euston, the Business Design Centre is serviced by numerous bus routes and are conveniently located outside the congestion charge zone.
The venue benefits from on-site car parking, an adjacent Hilton Hotel, and has full access for those with disabilities.
Islington offers something for everyone and rivals the West End for entertainment, shopping, food and drink. There are over 500 bars, restaurants and cafes in the area, as well as local theatres and many places of interest.
Travelling by tube / train / bus
The Business Design Centre is just 5 minutes walk from Angel tube, which is situated, on the Northern Line. Highbury and Islington station is a ten minute walk and is situated on the Victoria line and some mainlines. Kings Cross, St. Pancras and Euston mainline stations are all a short bus ride away.
The Business Design Centre is situated on Upper Street, which is serviced by the following bus routes: 4, 19, 30, 38, 43, 56, 73, 341, 394, N19, N38.
Travelling by car
The Business Design Centre has an on-site car park with 285 spaces, charged at £6 for the first 2 hours and £3 per hour thereafter. There is also additional car parking in the nearby shopping centre's multi-story car park.
Travelling by bike? The Business Design Centre has an on-site car park with space to park bikes.
Travelling by air
London is the best connected City in the World. You can reach London in less time from more places than any other destination
London has 6 international airports:
- London City Airport
- Gatwick Airport
- Heathrow Airport
- Stansted Airport
- Luton Airport
- Southend Airport
Travel Times from the Airports to the Business Design Centre
London City Airport - 30 mins (car or taxi); 43 mins (public transport)
Gatwick - 1 hour 16 mins (car or taxi); 1 hour 03 Mins (public transport)
Heathrow - 57 Mins (car or taxi); 1 hour 10 mins (public transport)
Stansted - 1 hour 11 Mins (car or taxi); 1 hour 13 mins (public transport)
Luton - 58 mins (car or taxi); 1 hour 11 mins (public transport)
Southend - 1 hour 20 mins (car or taxi); 1 hour 46 mins (public transport)
*Journey times by car or taxi based on AA route planner
**Journey times by public transport based on TFL journey planner
Travelling by Eurostar
Take the Eurostar to London St Pancras International station then take the Northern Line towards Morden. Depart at Angel then walk down Upper street and the Business Design Centre is located on your left.
There are a multitude of accommodation options in London. The Sleep team and Event Express have negotiated a number of hotel deals for our visitors and exhibitors. Click here to view the best deals.