Opening Times & Location

Date:                                                          Time:

Tuesday 12 September 2017                09:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 13 September 2017           09:30 - 17:00
Thursday 14 September 2017               09:30 - 17:00
Friday 15 September 2017                    09:30 - 16:00

DSEI 2017 is at:

ExCeL London
One Western Gateway
Royal Victoria Dock
London
E16 1XL

ExCeL London is located 10 minutes from Canary Wharf, in the heart of London’s Royal Docks.

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Travelling to DSEI

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. We recommend using London City Airport, whenever possible. The airport is located 5-minutes from ExCeL London by taxi or 10-minutes by DLR (Docklands Light Railway). The airport offers 350 flights per day, from over 40 international destinations.

Travel Times from the Airports to ExCeL London

London City Airport - 5 mins (car or taxi); 15 mins by DLR
Gatwick - 1 hour 15 mins (car or taxi); 1 hour (public transport)
Stansted - 1 hour (car or taxi); 1 hour 10 mins (public transport)
Heathrow - 1 hour 20 mins (car or taxi); 1 hour 30 mins (public transport)
Luton - 1 hour 20 mins (car or taxi); 1 hour 40 mins (public transport)
Southend - 1 hour 10 mins (car or taxi); 1 hour 34 mins (public transport)

Travelling by Rail

As the Capital of the United Kingdom, London is connected by rail to all major cities in Great Britain. In addition Eurostar operate regular train services to Brussels and Paris operating from St Pancras International.

ExCeL has two entrances, the Jubilee Line is recommended as the quickest route to ExCeL London and the ICC. Alight at Canning Town and change onto a Beckton-bound DLR train, for the quick 2-stop journey to Custom House for ExCeL (West) or Prince Regent for ExCeL (East) and ICC London. For more information on times and routes please visit the TFL website

Travelling by Tube

The Jubilee Line is recommended as the quickest route to ExCeL London and the ICC. Alight at Canning Town and change onto a Beckton-bound DLR train, for the quick 2-stop journey to Custom House for ExCeL (West) or Prince Regent for ExCeL (East) and ICC London.

You can pre order an Oyster card for your travel around London at Travel For London. Please make sure you tap in and out at Custom House and Prince Regent so you don't get over charged on for your journey. 

Travel by Road

When driving to ExCeL London follow signs for Royal Docks, City Airport and ExCeL. There is easy access from the M25, M11, A406 and A13. For a map showing major local roads click here.

Please contact the AA for information on planning your journey and 24-hour live traffic reports, by calling on +44 (0) 906 888 4322.

For Sat Nav purposes, we recommend using postcode - E16 1DR.

ExCeL London offers on-site car parking for 3,700 cars.

Travelling by River and Cable Car

Thames Clippers are the leading commuter boat service on the River Thames. Departures are available from all major piers, including the O2, Greenwich, Canary Wharf, Tower Millennium, London Bridge City, Embankment, and the London Eye. During peak hours there is a departure every 20 minutes.

From the O2, take the Emirates Air Line Cable Car for the short journey across the Thames to ExCeL.

Parking Information

Click here to download our parking map

Please note if you are driving to ExCeL the car parking is at the West. If you have a badge you can enter at the West entrance. If you don't have a badge you will then need to get the DLR from Royal Victoria station two stops to Prince Regent station, here you will be able to collect your badge. 

Disabled Access

ExCeL London has been purposefully designed to allow unrestricted access for disabled visitors. Disabled toilets are provided throughout the venue. Telephones are located at levels suitable for wheelchair users. Disabled parking bays are available at all car parks. ExCeL London has a limited number of manual wheelchairs available for hire. The equipment is supplied, on a first come first serve basis, from the information desks located at the West and East, with a fully refundable deposit. For more detailed information please visit the ExCeL website.

Registration Information

Badge Holders

DSEI takes over the whole of ExCeL; if you have received your badge before the event you can use the East (Prince Regent) and West (Custom House) entrance. 

You may find it quicker to enter via the East entrance (Prince Regent). 

Non Badge Holders

All visitors must pre-register for DSEI, if your badge doesn't arrive before you leave for the event you will have to collect it from the East Entrance (Prince Regent).

Please note if you are driving to ExCeL the car parking is at the west. You will then need to get the DLR from Royal Victoria station two stops to Prince Regent Station; here you will be able to collect your badge. 

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  • “DSEI is a landmark event presenting to the world the excellence of the UK defence and security businesses. We expect to welcome high level international delegations to take part in meetings with our strategic partners. For us in government it is hugely important, an important showcase, a stage for diplomacy, a platform for the international engagement. We are really looking forward to DSEI in September 2017.”
    Harriett Baldwin MP, Minister for Defence Procurement
    UK MOD
  • “I very much look forward to continuing my personal support to DSEI. It provides an excellent opportunity to explore the development of airpower capability, through engagement with the widest range of industry and international partners.”
    Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Hillier KCB CBE DFC MA RAF Chief of the Air Staff
    Royal Air Force
  • “I much look forward to DSEI 17. We intend to build on the very positive experience of DSEI 15 as we construct the partnerships we need to deal with the complexity of the future operating environment”
    General Sir Nicholas Carter KCB CBE DSO ADC Gen Chief of the General Staff
    British Army
  • "DSEI 2015 was the ideal occasion for the Royal Navy to demonstrate its ambition to lead and win through technological innovation. The opportunity to meet with so many partners from academia, industry and overseas at DSEI is, as always, a really useful component of our engagement with the vital partners through whom we seek to deliver this innovation."
    Admiral Sir Philip Jones KCB ADC, The First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff
    Royal Navy
  • "DSEI 17 will offer Joint Forces Command the opportunity to report on our plans for the future, in particular on operationalising our Warfare In The Information Age concept. I am looking forward to it."
    General Sir Chris Deverell Commander Joint Forces Command
  • "DSEI is a highlight within the defence calendar, I use it to find out what the most recent developments are in every technological area affecting for defence. Without DSEI I fear this sort of interaction, information exchange and knowledge of developments across all domains would be lost. DSEI is an invaluable international biannual event .”
    Rt Hon Dr Julian Lewis MP, Chairman, House of Commons Defence Select Committee
    UK Parliament
  • “DSEI is a fantastic showcase for defence companies where international buyers, sellers, developers, thinkers, educators and the trainers can all get together. The UK defence industry is looking to recruit more engineers, scientists and developers into 200,000 jobs and up to 10,000 apprentices within UK defence companies. DSEI is an excellent tool to highlight the challenges the industry face as well as showcase its capabilities domestically and overseas.”
    James Gray MP, House of Commons Defence Committee
    UK Parliament

 

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