Local Info


The IGST 2015 conference will be held at:

Edmond J. Safra Lecture Theatre, Level 0, King's Building

King's College London, Strand Campus,

The Strand, WC2R 2LS, London

Getting to the Strand Campus:

  • By underground

Temple (District and Circle lines): 2 minute walk. Charing Cross (Bakerloo and Northern lines): 10 minute walk, Embankment (District, Circle and Bakerloo lines): 10 minute walk, Waterloo (Jubilee, Northern, Bakerloo, Waterloo & City lines): 12 minute walk, Holborn (Central and Picadilly lines): 12 minute walk,Chancery Lane (Central line): use exit 4 - 15 minute walk.

  • By train

Charing Cross: 9 minute walk. Waterloo: 12 minute walk. Waterloo East: 10 minute walk. Blackfriars: 12 minute walk.

  • By bus

Buses stopping outside the College: 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, X68, 168, 171, 172, 176(24 hour), 188, 243 (24 hour), 341 (24 hour), 521, RV1.

For more information about public transportations in London, please visit http://www.tfl.gov.uk.


Accomodation in London:

We have made a preliminary reservation in the King’s College student residences in Stamford Street (http://www.kingsvenues.com/Summer-Accommodation/Stamford-Street.aspx) with the special price of £49.50 inc VAT per night for a single en suite room with continental breakfast. They will be available for booking at this special rate until June 12th 2015. Please contact the organizers by igst2015accomodation@gmail.com to obtain the weblink and the promotion code for the reservation.

NOTE:  In order to get refunded for the breakfast, just email stopover@kcl.ac.uk stating your name, booking reference and cost of breakfast you have paid.

Some hotels not far from the conference venue:

Here are a few more useful links for booking hotels in the London area:




Suggestions for restaurants in the area:

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