Venue & Hospitality
Welcome to the Official Attendee Housing Site for the Synthetic Biology 2016 which will be held in the beautiful and exciting City of London, UK. The conference will take place in the following location and dates:
Stockley Rd, Drayton
London UB7 9NA
Conference Dates: August 18-20, 2016
Hotel Services & Amenities
- Audio/Visual Equipment Rental.
- Business Center.
- Business Phone Service.
- Complimentary Printing Service.
- Express Mail.
- Meeting Rooms.
- Office Rental.
- Photo Copying Service.
- Secretarial Service.
- Video Conference.
- Video Messaging.
- Video Phone.
- Baggage Storage.
Driving Directions to
Heathrow Airport Terminal 4
Heathrow Airport, Southern Perimeter Road, London TW6 3XA, United Kingdom
Get on Great South-West Rd/A30 from Salisbury Rd and Sheffield Rd, Head north-east on Salisbury Rd towardsSeven Seas Rd, Slight right onto Stratford Rd, Use any lane to turn slightly left to stay onStratford Rd, At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto theA30/C.London slip road to Staines, Slight left onto Sheffield Rd (signs forA30/C.London), Use the right lane to merge onto Great South-West Rd/A30 via the slip road to Central London
Continue on Great South-West Rd/A30. Take The Pkwy/A312 and M4 to Stockley Rd/A408 in West Drayton, Merge onto Great South-West Rd/A30, Turn left onto The Pkwy/A312, At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on The Pkwy/A312, At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto theM4 slip road to M25/Heathrow Airport/Slough, Merge onto M4, At junction 4, take the A408 exit to Uxbridge, At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit ontoStockley Rd/A408
Crowne Plaza London - Heathrow
Stockley Road, Drayton, London UB7 9NA, United Kingdom
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