Bristol venue details:

Engineers’ House, The Promenade, Clifton Down, Bristol BS8 3NB

How to get to Engineers’ House by Road:
From London the M4 and from the Midlands & North on the M5 At M4 junction 20, take the M5 southward towards Avonmouth and Bristol West. Leave the M5 at Avonmouth (junction 18) and follow the A4 exit to Bristol. After Approx 5 miles at the traffic lights (just before the Clifton Suspension Bridge) take a sharp left on to Bridge Valley Road (sign posted Bristol Zoo). At the top of the hill take the 1st right to head up to Engineers’ House, it will be about 500 metres along on the left hand side, on the corner of Percival road.
From South Wales on the M4 / M49 Once over the Second Severn Crossing on the M4, take junction 22 onto the M49 to Avonmouth (junction 18) and follow the A4 exit to Bristol. After Approx 5 miles at the traffic lights (just before the Clifton Suspension Bridge) take a sharp left on to Bridge Valley Road (sign posted Bristol Zoo). At the top of the hill take the 1st right to head up to Engineers’ House, it will be about 500 metres along on the left hand side, on the corner of Percival road.
From the South West on the M5 Leave the M5 at junction 19 (Gordano Services). Take the A369 to Bristol West & Clifton. After Approx. 4 miles, turn left at the sign for Clifton (toll – which is £1) Cross the Suspension Bridge, take the next left and the then bare left and Engineers’ House will be about 100 metres along on the right hand side. From Bath on the A4 or Wells on the A37 On reaching Bristol follow signs for the City Centre. After the junction with the A4/A37 (The 3 Lamps) move into the left-hand lane turn left at the roundabout into York Road (A370). At the next roundabout take the second exit on Coronation Rd (A370). Follow signs for A4 Avonmouth. As you pass under the Suspension Bridge, bare right for Bridge Valley Road (sign posted Bristol Zoo). At the top of the hill take the 1st right to head up to Engineers’ House, it will be about 500 metres along on the left hand side, on the corner of Percival road.

By Bus or Taxi from Temple Meads Station:
Bristol Temple Meads Train Station is close to the City Centre and is only a short bus or taxi journey away from Engineers’ House. From the taxi rank outside of the station, the average taxi fare will be around £8 - £10. Alternatively if you are travelling by bus, the number 8 runs every 10 minutes from the station and travels through via the Centre, Park Street and Clifton Triangle and stops directly outside of Engineers’ House. The bus fare is £2 each way.

Further details and a comprehensive travel guide can be found at: https://www.makeuk.org/venues/engineers-house-bristol

Armada House, Telephone Avenue, Bristol, BS1 4BQ

 

arriving by train

Bristol Temple Meads train station is the nearest and is only a short distance from the venue. Buses and taxis to the City Centre or Baldwin Street are frequently available although when the weather permits the walk takes approximately 15 minutes. Don't go to Bristol Parkway - it's miles away!

Walking from Temple Meads Station:
On leaving the station walk past the taxi rank to your left and past the Passenger Shed (Brunel's Old Station) and Café Gusto on your right. When you reach the road turn right onto Temple Gate and walk 70m to the pedestrian crossing. Cross by the roundabout via the pedestrian crossing. Make your way down Victoria Street (you should see the Novotel on your right). Walk the length of Victoria Street crossing Bristol Bridge. Turn to your left down Baldwin Street, walk past Queen Charlotte Street on your left. Take the next left, which is a cobbled pedestrian street, this is Telephone Avenue. Walk up Telephone Avenue and Armada House is the last building on the right before the corner. The walk from the station is approximately 15 minutes.

arriving by car

Bristol can be very busy in the mornings so do consider the train when possible, otherwise allow plenty of time for your journey.  If you choose, you can use the Bristol Park and Ride, details can be viewed at:  https://travelwest.info/park-ride

Parking near the venue is available at the following car parks:

  1. Wapping Wharf: http://wappingwharf.co.uk/car-park

  2. NCP: https://www.ncp.co.uk/

  3. Parkopedia: www.en.parkopedia.co.uk

Further travel information for the West of England can be found at www.travelwest.info