#FBC5 Hotel and Travel Information

Conference times:

  • Check-in at 12:00 PM on Friday 5th of July
  • Depart by 18:00 on Sunday 7th of July

Weather info:

Getting There

Battersea Arts Center

Lavender Hill


London SW11 5TN

By Bus

345, 77, 87, 156 and G1 stop on Lavender Hill outside BAC. The night buses N77 and N345 also stop outside BAC. 35, 37, 39, 49, 170, 219, 239, 295, 319, 337, 344, and C3 buses either terminate at, or go through Clapham Junction. BAC is then a 5/10 minute walk up Lavender Hill on the left hand side. The night buses N19, N31, N35 and N37 also stop near Clapham Junction.
See all buses from Clapham Junction.

By Underground

The closest Underground stations to BAC are Clapham Common on the Northern line or Stockwell on the Victoria line. Either of these stations is approximately a 15 minute bus journey away. The 345 bus departs from outside both stations and travels along Lavender Hill stopping outside BAC.

By Train

BAC is a 10 minute journey from either Waterloo or Victoria station and is also on the overground. Take the train to Clapham Junction, pass through the shopping centre exit and turn left out of the station. BAC is a 5 – 10 minute walk straight up Lavender Hill. Walk up Lavender Hill past ASDA, the Post Office and Magistrate Courts and cross Latchmere Road. BAC is at the top on the left hand side.

Nearest Airports:

Heathrow: Catch the Heathrow Express to the Paddington Rail Station, from there walk to  Paddington Underground Station, take the Bakerloo Line towards Elephant & Castle Underground Station and from there take the Northern Line towards Morden to Clapham Common Underground Station Journey time: 58 minutes

Heathrow: Take the Piccadilly Line towards Cockfosters Underground Station to Leicester Square Underground Station, from there take the Northern Line towards Kennington Station. At Kennington Station take the Northern Line towards Morden to Clapham Common Underground Station Journey time: 1:10 hours

Gatwick: Take Southern towards London Victoria Rail Station to Clapham Junction Rail Station. Journey time: 25 minutes

Gatwick: Take First Capital Connect towards Bedford Rail Station to the London Bridge Underground Station. From there, take the Northern Line towards Morden to the Clapham Common Underground Station Journey time: 54 minutes

Gatwick: Take First Capital Connect towards Bedford Rail Station to the London Bridge Underground Station. From there, take the Northern Line towards Morden to the Stockwell Underground Station Journey time: 51 minutes

By Car

BAC is on Lavender Hill SW11 5TN. Plan your route using AA Route Planner.
In accordance with Battersea Art Center’s Industry Green sustainability goals, we recommend car sharing services such as zipcar.

By Bike

Find your cycle route using TFL Journey Planner


BAC has a private road (Town Hall Road) on the right hand side of the building. Parking permits are required between the hours of 10am and 6pm. These are obtainable from Box Office and are free of charge to BAC customers although space is limited.

Other side roads around BAC have residential and restricted parking between the hours of 8am and 6.30pm, Monday to Saturday.



Couch surfing
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Surf AirBnB for cozy house shares or rooms near the Battersea area

Chelsea House Hotel
96 Redcliffe Gardens, Earls Court
London SW10 9HH
United Kingdom

Nightly Rates Per Person from approximately @ £17 



Hotel Verta 5-7 July 
Bridges Wharf, Battersea
London, SW11 3RP
United Kingdom
Nightly Rates Per Person approximately @ £150 to FBC5 attendees
Please email Bhavna Patel at bhavna.patel@hotelverta.co.uk directly to organise your delegate rate accommodations 

Hotel Rafayel

34 Lombard Rd
London, SW11 3RF
Adjacent to London Heliport
United Kingdom
Nightly Rates Per Person approximately @ £160 

Park Plaza Hotel – Vauxhall

239 Vauxhall Bridge Road
London, SW1V 1EQ
United Kingdom
Nightly Rates Per Person approximately @ £180
(77, 87 and 156 go from the station direct to BAC, aprox 15mins)



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