There will be two hotels used for the conference, the Bristol Marriot City Centre (conference venue) and the Mercure Bristol Brigstow Hotel which is a few minutes walk from the conference venue.

Bristol Marriott City Centre Hotel

Address: 2 Lower Castle St, Bristol BS1 3AD
T: 0117 929 4281 | Website

Bristol Marriott Hotel City Centre is located adjacent to Cabot Circus Shopping Centre and a short distance from Bristol Temple Meads railway station.

The well-designed, air-conditioned hotel rooms and suites feature high-speed internet access, deluxe bedding, and 24-hour room service.


Directions & parking
If travelling by car from an easterly (from Swindon) or northern direction (M5), exit the M4 onto the M32. Follow the M32, heading for the city centre as it turns into the A4032 (Temple Way). On the A4044 (Temple Way Underpass), turn right at the Old Market Roundabout. Parking is available at the NCP Broadmead adjacent to the hotel at the special rate of £17 per 24hrs for hotel guests.

If travelling by train, the hotel is approximately 15mins walking distance or a 5min taxi ride from Bristol Templemeads Station.

Mercure Bristol Brigstow Hotel

Address: 5-7 Welsh Back, BRISTOL BS1 4SP
Tel : 0117/9291030 | Website


Mercure Bristol Brigstow 4-star hotel is located in Bristol city centre. Staying at this hotel puts you close to the city’s shopping and nightlife as well as the Welsh Back waterfront. The hotel has 116 contemporary guest rooms. Gourmet cuisine is served at the Ellipse Restaurant, while the bar is the perfect spot for coffee or cocktails.

Directions and parking
From junction 19 of the M4, take M32 to Bristol City Centre. At the end of the motoway, keep left onto Temple Way, follow signage to Temple Meads Railway Station, through underpass & at 1st roundabout take 3rd exit onto Victoria St and follow until you reach the river. Go over the bridge, take left onto Baldwin St, first left into Queen Charlotte Street, the NCP Car Park that we recommend is on your left. For the hotel, take next left into Crow Lane then left again into Welsh Back, hotel is on left.

Delegates staying at the Mercure are advised to park in the NCP Queen Charlotte Street at the concessionary rate of £15 per 24hrs for hotel guests.