Coach

National Express

National Express offer round the clock services into the centre of London.

There's over 1,000 departure points across the UK.

You'll arrive at London Victoria Coach station. Then simply hop on the District Line to West Brompton, and Kensington (Olympia) is one stop away on London Overground. 

It's easy, affordable and more environmentally friendly than driving alone.

You can buy tickets online, call 08750 80 80 80, or visit your local National Express outlet.

easyBus

easyBus is the cheapest way to/from Olympia London to/from Gatwick Airport and Luton Airport with direct services operating from every 15 minutes, throughout the day and night.

The easyBus picks up and drops off around the corner from West Brompton, and Kensington (Olympia) is one stop away on London Overground.

easyBus is open to all airline passengers - whoever you fly with.

You can book guaranteed seats online from £2 one way.

Public Transport


We always recommend planning your journey in advance and checking for any travel disruptions before you leave.

Train & Tube

London Overground

Kensington (Olympia) is on the London Overground network. It's one stop from Shepherd's Bush (Central line) or West Brompton (District line). The venue is next to the station.

District Line

There is only a District line service from Earls Court on weekends; and throughout the week for some major events. Please check before you travel.

When travelling from Monday to Friday, you should change at West Brompton for a 2 minute Overground train to Kensington (Olympia). Alternatively West Kensington is an 8 minute walk away, and High Street Kensington is a 4 minute bus ride or 12 minute walk away.

Central Line

Change at Shepherd's Bush for a 2 minute Overground train to Kensington (Olympia).

Piccadilly Line

Baron's Court is a 9 minute walk away from Olympia London.

Hammersmith & City Line

Hammersmith Station is a 5 minute bus ride or 15 minute walk away. 

Circle Line

High Street Kensington is a 4 minute bus ride or 12 minute walk away. Hammersmith Station is an 5 minute bus ride or 15 minute walk away.

Bus

The following buses all stop within a very short walking distance of the venue:

9 - runs to and from Aldwych and Hammersmith.

10 - runs to and from Kings Cross and Hammersmith.

27 - runs to and from Chalk Farm and Turnham Green.

28 - runs to and from Kensal Rise and Wandsworth.

49 - runs to and from White City and Clapham Junction.

391 - runs to and from Fulham and Richmond.

N9, N10, N27, N28 also run a night service.

 

Planning

Event-specific handbooks; exhibition industry rules and regulations, and the award-winning Olympia London marketing and communications team are here so we can work together with you.

Once your event is contracted we're on hand to give you all the support you need for your event.

Rules and Regulations

The eGuide contains our rules and regulations. Originally produced by Olympia London and Earls Court, the NEC and Excel. the eGuide has now been adopted by a further 11 major UK venues.

It contains guidance which must be followed by organisers, exhibitors and contractors, when working at our venues and it also supersedes all previous Olympia Rules and Regulations.

Marketing Support

All events are offered a wide selection of tools and services to complement and enhance existing campaigns. Apart from externally managed advertising sites, everything we do for you is absolutely free of charge.

We pride ourselves on implementing best practice in everything we do, so you'll get real results.

  • Website listings, optimised for mobile
  • Dedicated emails and newsletter entries
  • Social media campaigns
  • PR support
  • Posters in and around the venues
  • Leaflets in the local area
  • Competitons, surveys and ticket offer promotions

For more information on how we can help your event, simply email or call 020 7598 2779.

Make the most of hosting an event in the vibrant location of Kensington and use our dedicated Destination Olympia London guide to inspire your exhibitors and visitors. Home to some of the world’s leading art, culture and education institutions, as well as top Michelin restaurants and 5 star hotels on our door step, there is plenty to explore.

 

Always on hand to assist and advise, the Marketing and Communicatons team are conscientious and their positive attitude makes what is a very difficult and stressful time that little bit easier.

Madeleine Herridge, Marketing and PR Manager at Escape Events

Olympia London Marketing won their award for good reason. My team use them for all our events the venues and really enjoy working with them

Austen Hawkins, Managing Director, F2F Events and former CEO of the Association of Event Organisers

The Olympia London Marketing and Communications team were a huge help and really made us feel at ease. They were approachable, on hand and proactive; we look forward to working with them again in the future.

Charlotte Mullock, Marketing Consultant for CRS Media Ltd.

Services & Catering

We work with dedicated service partners to help support you deliver quality exhibitions, conferences and events.

Catering

We work with two exceptional catering partners who cover the full range of event catering requirements.

Levy Restaurants

Conference, Retail and Hospitality Catering

As a family of passionate restaurateurs, The Levy Team are creating legendary guest experiences and delivering new and innovative menus. They never overlook the value and detail of our customers’ requirements. It’s all about the food, the food, the food, and the thousand details that surround it.

Embracing guests with heartfelt and passionate hospitality, they are intent on exceeding client and customer expectations. They call this the Levy Difference. Please contact the sales and events team who will work with you to cater for all your requirements.

t: 020 7598 5700
 

Stand Catering

Food is the ideal tool to draw people to your stand and at Levy Restaurants they deliver fresh exciting food straight to you. From freshly baked morning pastries to canapés, chilled champagne to freshly brewed coffee.

levyrestaurants.standdelivery.co.uk
 

Creativevents

Creativevents provide catering in fixed outlets, on the floor and outdoor.

Creativevents align the catering offering to your event, exhibition or concert so that for the customer, food and drink is an enjoyable part of the overall experience and enhances their visit.

They offer a portfolio of food and drink concepts from boutique (such as street food) to coffee bars and more indulgent offers – all served from ‘pop up’ cafe, bars and restaurants in the event space, from the fixed sites within the venue, or even outside. Download the brochure on the right.

t: 020 7598 2482
 

 

Audio-Visual

Blitz, a GES company is one of Europe’s largest audio-visual suppliers, providing cutting-edge technical production solutions. They provide video, audio, lighting, content management, set and staging and digital and interactive technology for a wide range of events; from exhibitions, award ceremonies and conferences, to AGMs, product launches and road shows.

For any enquiries and quotations contact Billy O'Connell.

t: 020 7598 5575 or 020 7598 5577 
e: boconnell@blitzges.com 
blitzges.com

 

Advertising

TTP manages a range of prominent media sites at Olympia London in and outside the venue.

They're available to exhibition organisers, exhibitors and general advertisers.

To book contact Tim Thomas.

t: 0845 370 1200
e: tim@thethomaspartnership.com

 

Cleaning and Waste Management

FVS (Freeman Venue Services) has evolved from under the Freeman Group banner as a new independent company to improve the service offering to the venues, drawing on established relationships and over 20 years of experience gained within the venues. 

t: 020 7598 5511
freemanuk.com

 

Mains Electrics

As well as supplying electrical mains and plumbing, Freeman can provide a vast range of services to organisers and exhibitors, including shell-schemes, power and lighting, floorcoverings, furniture, floral and graphics. 

Through its broad spectrum of services, Freeman are uniquely placed to plan, manage and create truly unique events for its clients, while reducing the logistical complexity and expense of dealing with numerous suppliers.

freemanuk.com

 

IT Services

eForce provides advanced Internet and Information Technology solutions for customers.

A state of the art digital communications infrastructure delivers a full range of advanced technology services, including: Wireless & wired high speed access to the internet, wireless telephony, on-site managed intranets, remote access via secure VPN’s, ISDN, PC’s and facsimile rental services.

For more information on WiFi download the eGuide excerpt in the Useful Links section.

Contact:

t: 020 7598 2400
f: 020 7598 2757
e: sales@eforce.co.uk
eforce.co.uk
 

Rigging

Outback Rigging has a commitment to satisfy clients with rigging services and equipment maintained to the highest possible health and safety standards. 

This involves a careful selection of staff, internal and external training programmes for both permanent and subcontracted crew and the implementation of Health & Safety control systems. 

outbackrigging.com

 

Seating

Arena Seating provide and install the temporary seating for all arena events including: concerts, large conferences and sporting events.

arenaseating.com

 

Ticketing

SeeTickets provide the box office service for seated events at Olympia, London.

They use the latest in ticket booking technology and provide high levels of customer service.

seetickets.com

 

Traffic Marshalling System

Voyage Control operate the Olympia London Traffic Marshalling System.

All vehicles loading and unloading at the venues will need to book a time slot before arrival.

olympia.co.uk/traffic

 

Privacy & Cookies

INTRODUCTION:

Olympia Management Services Limited (company registration number 00238811) Olympia Limited (company registration number 661157) and Olympia Car Park Limited (company registration number 5127045), ("we", "us" or "our" for short) are registered to collect and process personal data under the Data Protection Act 1998 (the "Act" for short).  We are data controllers of your personal information for the purposes of the Act. If you want to know what personal information we hold about you, please write to us to request a subject access form at the address(es) shown below.

We respect and safeguard your privacy when you interact with us and the privacy of the users of olympia.london ("the website"). This privacy policy, together with the Olympia London Data Protection Policy (together, “this Privacy Policy”) outlines how we will do this, how we will collect and use your personal information (such as your name, date of birth, your email address, mobile telephone number or other contact details and for purchasing our services, financial and billing information) and how you can limit our use of this. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully which should be read together with our website terms and conditions which can be accessed via https://olympia.london/tcs. A copy of the Olympia London Data Protection Policy can be obtained by contacting us at the address(es) shown below.

HOW WE COLLECT INFORMATION:

We may collect:

    1. Information you provide to us voluntarily and directly such as when you visit the venue, sign up to a mailing list, fill in forms on the website, purchase services, book car parking, contact us by telephone, email or otherwise, give us feedback or enter a competition or prize draw. The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number, financial, billing and credit card information.
    1. Information about you and how you use the website and services using tracking tools like cookies and other similar technologies stored on your computer, mobile or other device. One example of information we collect indirectly is through Internet access logs. When you access the website, your numeric Internet address is automatically collected and is placed in our Internet access logs.  Please see our Cookie Policy set out below.
    1. Information received from other sources. We may receive information about you if you use any of the services we provide. We also work closely with third parties (including, for example, event organisers, sub-contractors in technical, payment services, advertising networks, analytics providers, search information providers) and we may receive information about you from them.

When we collect your information through the website, we will notify you as to how this information will be used. We will also provide you with the opportunity to indicate your preferences as to the use of your information.

 

COOKIE POLICY:

The website uses cookies. By continuing to browse our site you are agreeing to our use of cookies in accordance with this policy.

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. We use certain cookies to remember you when you visit the website, to keep track of browsing patterns and to understand how visitors use the website site. 

We use the following types of cookies on the website:

  • "Google Analytics" cookies (a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc). Google Analytics sets four cookies that allow us to analyse traffic on the website. Google Analytics cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to the website and to see how visitors move around the site (in particular, what pages of the website are being visited). This helps us to improve the way the website works.
  • "Session cookies" to identify and maintain a browsing session. These are set to expire after 90 days. These cookies do not collect or track any personal data or information about you as an individual. Instead, they are focused on how the website is used, and seek to enhance the accessibility of the website.

Most web browsers allow you to alter the settings used for cookies and to disable and enable them as you require. To delete or stop cookies being placed on your computer, refer to the help menu on your web browser. Please note however that blocking cookies may reduce the functionality of the website. Further information on cookies and more detailed advice on how to disable and enable them can be found at http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

 

INFORMATION WE MIGHT HOLD:

We may use information for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy:

    1. Contact details - we will hold contact information you provide to us when you buy our services, such as booking car parking, signing up to a mailing lists etc.
    1. Payment and billing information - we will hold payment and billing information you provide to us when you make a purchase of any of our services such as booking car parking.
    1. Information from your use of the website and Wi-Fi -when you use the website, we will collect information from our web servers' logs, such as your IP address. We might also look at what site you came from, which part of the website you use and what you use the website for. We use that information to analyse activity on the website. If you use our Wi-Fi, we may collect your device's unique identifier. We might also collect details of what type of device or operating system you are using and we might look at how often you use the Wi-Fi and where you were when you used it.
    1. Email activity- we may collect information relating to how you respond to our emails and whether you open them and click the links.  
    1. We may collect information about events you visit, mailing or priority lists you sign up to, and services we provide to you. We might add to this with information received from other companies or sources including demographic information, market research or other publicly available information.
    1. Other online or offline dealings - we may collect details of your interactions with us via social media or correspondence via email or telephone.

 

WHERE WE STORE INFORMATION:

The information that we collect from you may be transferred to staff who work for our suppliers, such as car park booking and payment processing. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted.

 

USE OF YOUR INFORMATION:

We invest in high-quality security and do our utmost to protect user privacy. No data transmission over the Internet can be entirely secure, and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information and/or use of the website. Any information that you send is at your own risk and may be read by others. However once we have received your personal information we use strict procedures to protect the security of your personal information.

Any personal information gathered by or supplied to us via the website will be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy, in accordance with your wishes as indicated to us and in accordance with the Act.
 

 

HOW WE MIGHT USE INFORMATION:

We may use information in the following ways:

    1. To optimise your website viewing - ensuring that content from our websites is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer, mobile or other device.
    1. To provide you with services or support - carrying out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us such as car park booking, providing you with the services that you request from us together with any other relevant information or assistance.
    1. To provide you with a more personalised experience - looking at the information we hold about you and your interests to create a more tailored experience. We may do this by providing you with information about other services we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about. For example, we may make event recommendations. We may also provide you with information about promotions (which in some cases may be provided by third parties) which may be of interest unless you have asked us not to.  Where we contact you about these items by email, text message or similar electronic means, we will only do this with your permission.
    1. To improve our offering - monitoring and analysing the information we hold about you and our other customers in order to make informed decisions about our products, services, websites and advertising.
    1. To administer our websites and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes, and as part of our efforts to keep our websites safe and secure.
    1. To allow you to participate in interactive features of our services, when you choose to do so.
    1. To notify you about changes to our services.
    1. To make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our websites about products or services that may interest you or them.
    1. To record and investigate health and safety related incidents and accidents at the venue.


You may modify your preferences or get further information by contacting us at the address(es) shown below.

 

DISCLOSING YOUR INFORMATION:

We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in good-faith believing such action is necessary to comply with the law. We will not sell or otherwise share your personal information with third parties without your consent except in the following instances:

  1. Unless required by applicable law or if we are ordered to do so by a court or other similar body;
  2. As we may think necessary to protect our legal rights, a registered user or third party, or to prevent personal injury; and /or
  3. Where we are approached by a potential buyer of our business and/or assets or in relation to any joint venture or other business arrangement. In such circumstances we will be able to pass on your personal information to such third party's advisors and to any prospective buyer, as well as to any other relevant parties.

 

ACCESSING AND UPDATING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION:

You have the right to access the personal information held about you. To obtain a copy of the personal information we hold about you, please request a subject access form by writing to us at the address(es) shown below.

There will be an administrative charge of £10 for providing a copy of this information.

 

HOW DO I CHANGE MY PERSONAL DETAILS?

We want to ensure that we provide you with the best possible service. Please therefore always keep us updated of any changes to your personal information, for example, if your email address changes. You can do this by writing to us at the address(es) shown below.

 

WHAT DOES PROVIDING US WITH THIS INFORMATION MEAN?

By giving us personal information about you, you agree that your personal information can be used as set out in this Privacy Policy. If we change the Privacy Policy, we will post the changes on this page. Please check the website regularly for any changes to this Privacy Policy.

 

IF YOU DON'T FEEL WE'RE ADHERING TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY, WHAT SHOULD YOU DO?

If at any time you believe that we have not adhered to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please notify us by email at the address(es) shown below and we will make any efforts we can to determine and solve the problem promptly.

 

CONTACTING US:

You may contact us at marketing [at] olympia.london or write to us at Marketing Department, Olympia London, Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 8UX

 

Privacy policy last updated 31 May 2017

  

T&CS

General

The following Terms & Conditions apply to all visitors or users of this website (the “Website”) operated by Olympia Management Services Limited (company registration number 00238811) and Olympia Limited (company registration number 661157) (“we”, “us” or “our” for short). By accessing the Website the user accepts these Terms & Conditions. We reserve the right to seek all remedies available by law and equity for any violation of these Terms & Conditions.

Copyright

The copyright in all materials on the Website belongs to us, or our content and technology providers and the user may download or print extracts of the Website for personal use only. The user shall not make any other use of the material on the Website without our prior written consent.

Trademarks

The trademarks, trade names and logos displayed on the Website are belong to us or other third parties. Users should not use these without our prior written permission or the permission of the relevant third party.

Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability

We do not guarantee that the Website service will be uninterrupted or error free and we do not make any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability or content of any information, service or merchandise provided through the Website.

Although We have made every effort to ensure that all information on the Website is accurate, we assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of such information. All users should therefore take appropriate action to verify such information. In particular, we expressly disclaims all liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage occasioned by the user’s reliance on any information or advice included in the Website.

We expressly disclaim any liability in connection with any third party websites that are accessible through the Website and we do not endorse or recommend the contents of any such sites.

Law

The use of the Website and any dispute arising from its use shall be governed and construed in accordance with English law and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

  

Accessibility

 

Olympia London (Olympia) is committed to making the information on this website accessible to everyone. If you are having any difficulties finding or accessing a particular item on the site, please try using the site map. If you have any questions regarding the accessibility of this site, please contact us.

Text size

The Olympia website allows you to alter the size of the text. To do this, simply adjust the setting of your internet browser, using the View menu. Alternatively, if you have a mouse with a wheel, you can usually hold down the Ctrl button and rotate the wheel to adjust text size.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

The Olympia website has been constructed with extensive reference to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 1.0 and Disability Discrimination Act (DDA). The site meets all of the Priority 1 and most of the Priority 2 and 3 checkpoints. The draft version 2 of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines has also been considered.

Colour contrast

The Olympia website has been designed to meet the WCAG and RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People) guidelines. The website has sufficient contrast and appropriate colours to be viewable by those who are red/green (Deuteranope and Protanope) and blue/yellow (Tritanope) colour blind.

Style sheet based layout

The Olympia website uses a Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) layout rather than the traditional tabled layout. This makes the content of the website accessible to a wider audience as it’s separated from the style and formatting.

Headings

The Olympia website uses heading elements to allow users to easily understand the organisation of each page. These headings allow information to be quickly accessible through all internet browsers. Your browser may allow you to navigate through these headings.

Links

The links on each page can be navigated through using your computers Tab key (above Caps Lock). By holding the Alt Gr key and then pressing the Tab key together you can return to the first link.

  

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