WS4 Conference and Awards 2019, London

conference venue

About city of london

London, the capital of England and the United Kingdom, is a 21st-century city with history stretching back to Roman times. At its centre stand the imposing Houses of Parliament, the iconic ‘Big Ben’ clock tower and Westminster Abbey, site of British monarch coronations. Across the Thames River, the London Eye observation wheel provides panoramic views of the South Bank cultural complex, and the entire city.

About Venue

Welcome to Roding Building,
London Metropolitan University, London, UK.

A modern hotel near central London's attractions, with free WiFi and smart event facilities with Great Portland Street and Regent's Park Tube stations just a few minutes away. Family-friendly attractions like Madame Tussauds, the Sherlock Holmes Museum and London Zoo are all a stone's throw from the hotel. You can discover ancient treasures and learn about cultures from around the world at the British Museum, less than a mile away, or see an exhibition at the British Library.


London Metropolitan University, Roding Building, London, UK.

166-220 Holloway Rd
London N7 8DB, UK

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The venue is a 15 minutes walk from London Euston, 20 minutes walk from London Marylebone, and 25 minutes walk from London King’s Cross.

Three Tube stations are within a few minutes' walk of the hotel - Regent's Park(Bakerloo line), Great Portland Street (Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines) and Warren Street (Northern and Victoria line) stations..

The Holiday Inn London is situated near to the following bus routes:

  • Regent Street - C2, 12 18, 22, 453
  • Oxford Street - 6, 7, 8, 10, 15, 23, 25, 73, 94, 98, 113, 137, 149, 159, 189, 390, 453, N207

The Holiday Inn London is situated near to many cycle hire stations but the closest are:

  • Broadcasting House, Marylebone
  • Little Argyll Street, West End

The roads around Regent Campus have meter parking as well as various disabled parking spaces

If you plan to drive to an open day, please make sure you pay the congestion charge if you're travelling on a week day.

London Heathrow Airport (LHR): From London Heathrow Airport, taxis can take you directly to the hotel. The journey normally takes 40-50 minutes from the airport to the hotel forecourt.
London City Airport (LCY): The London City Airport is approximately 12 miles/45 minutes by taxi from the hotel


If you are a citizen of one of the below 27 countries, then you do not require a visa or any other documentation apart from a passport:

  • Austria
  • Croatia
  • Denmark
  • France
  • Iceland
  • Lithuania
  • Netherlands
  • Portugal
  • Slovenia
  • Belgium
  • Cyprus
  • Estonia
  • Germany
  • Latvia
  • Luxembourg
  • Norway
  • Romania
  • Spain
  • Bulgaria
  • Czech Republic
  • Finland
  • Hungary
  • Liechtenstein
  • Malta
  • Poland
  • Slovakia
  • Sweden

There are 55 additional countries that do not require a visa, please visit Visitor Supporting Documents for more information.

Attendees from countries that require a UK visa for entry are reminded that the process of obtaining a visa may take approximately 3 weeks time under normal circumstances. Please email to request a visa invitation letter so that you can print and use in obtaining a visa.

Obtaining a Visa Support Letter from WorldS4 2018 Conference will not guarantee that your U.K. visa application will be approved. The letter is merely supplementary information that explains a visa applicant's intended purpose of travel to the United Kingdom

For security purposes, the conference has policy for issuing official Visa Support Letters as follows:

  • Visa Support Letters will be issued only after you have successfully registered and paid for your conference.
  • Visa Support Letters can only be issued for the person registered to attend the conference in form of participant, author, chair and speaker. Unfortunately we cannot issue visa Support Letters for guests of participants.


There’s nowhere in the world quite like London. This isn’t just another capital city, it’s a thriving metropolis with a unique personality formed by its iconic landmarks, centuries of history, world-class shopping and achingly cool fashion, arts and food scenes. You can’t go far in London without stumbling across one of the city’s iconic attractions. A 40-minute walk along the South Bank will take you past Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, the London Eye, Tate Modern, Shakespeare’s Globe, St. Paul’s Cathedral and Tower Bridge. There are also eight Royal Parks to explore, and over 300 museums and galleries, many offering free admission.