ExCeL London  

One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London, Greater London, E16 1XL


ExCeL London is the Capital's award winning convention and events venue offering an incredible 100,000m2 of flexible event space, including London’s first-ever International Convention Centre.

Situated in a stunning waterfront location, ExCel London is located in the heart of the capital's Royal Docks, within easy reach of central London. The centre plays host to a variety of events from award winning exhibitions and conferences to product launches, banquets, award ceremonies, sporting events and great days out.

The event space comprises a wide choice of fully appointed meeting rooms, a self-contained conference facility and expansive halls, ideal for large-scale events including conferences, exhibitions, gala dinners and product launches.

There is over 100,000m2 of exhibition, conference and event space, combined with a 100 acre waterfront campus, including 5 onsite hotels, over 30 bars and restaurants and parking for 4,000 cars.

Menus are based on Prue Leith’s original philosophy of simplicity and quality and combine only the best ingredients to create imaginative, flexible menus for all type of events. Leith’s take pride in their adaptability, providing both recommended menus and bespoke dishes to suit a myriad of requirements in addition to their signature dishes which are simply too exquisite not to be shared.


AEO - Association of Event Organisers, AEV Association of Event Venues, AIPC - International Assoc. of Congress Centres, Eventia, HBAA , ICCA - International Congress & Convention Assoc., ISES, London & Partners, MPI - Meeting Professionals International

Venue Style

Conference Centre, Banqueting Suite, Conference Centre, Convention Centre, Exhibition Centre, Modern, Training Centre

Venue Awards

Venue of the Year (AEO Excellence Awards 2015)
Best Catering at a Venue (2015 London Venue Awards)
Mayor's Gold Award for Energy Saving 2015
Best Venue (Exhibition News Awards 2015)
London's Business Energy Challenge scheme - (Gold Award 2014)
Exhibition Venue of the Year (Event Awards 2014)
Best UK Conference Venue (C&IT Awards 2014)
Venue of the Year (AEO Excellence Awards 2014)
Best Venue (Exhibition News Awards 2014)
Best Congress and Convention Centre (Business Destinations Travel Awards 2014)

Meeting & Event Room Capacities

Room NameReceptionTheatreTheatre (BP)ClassroomClassroom (BP)BoardroomU ShapeDin/DanceCabExpoLunch/Dinner
Event Halls 2100021000000000000
Gallery Rooms 4004000145070001840230
ICC Auditorium 04500000000000
ICC Capital Hall 50000000000002700
ICC Capital Lounge 0500002400000
ICC Capital Suite 139413940594060006400800
ICC London Suite 20020007202000800100
Platinum Suite 112511250840000100080001000

Meeting & Event Rooms

Total no. of meeting rooms 65
Max capacity (Theatre style) 21000
Total no. of breakout rooms 0
Total capacity. of all breakout rooms 0


9 Restaurants


7 Bar Areas

Delegate Rates (From)

Package details
24 Hr (Residential)



Facilities And Leisure

Business Centre On Site 
Hairdresser On Site 
Marquee Space On Site 
Medical Facility On Site 
Sailing On Site 
Water Sports On Site 


Equipment Type
Back Projection
Computer Equipment
Courier Services
Internet Connection
LCD/Data Projector
Overhead Projector
PA System
Remote Clicker
Sound Equipment
Video Camera
Video Conferencing
Video Recording
White Board
Wi-Fi Connection

Event Types

Activity Day, AGM, Awards Dinners, Away Day, Barbeque, Breakfast Meeting, Charity Ball, Christmas Party, Company Fun Day, Conference, Congress, Corporate Hospitality, Dinner, Dinner Dance, Exam, Exhibition, Fashion Show, Gala Dinner, Groups, Lunch, Meeting, Networking, Party, Presentation, Product Launch, Reception, Road Show, Teambuilding, Training Course, Workshop

Nearest Train Stations

Train station
Train station
Train station

Nearest Airports


Nearest Tube Stations


Nearest Motorways

Motorway Junction
Motorway Junction
Motorway Junction

Car Parking

Car parking

Pick Up and Drop

Our location ensures delegates arrive quickly and efficiently wherever they are travelling from. We are fortunate to have London City Airport on our doorstep along with on-site stations linking directly to the London Underground for access to mainline stations and London’s major airports.

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Corporate Responsibility

This venue is represented by Lime Venue Portfolio - the unique meetings & events service from Compass Group, your catering provider.

A strong approach to corporate responsibility ensures that everyone within Compass Group understands their responsibilities to clients, consumers, colleagues, the community and the environment

Our Corporate Responsibility Framework is a key part of everyday life, with everyone taking accountability for their actions. Through our five pillars of Corporate Responsibility each day we look to:
- Support and develop our employees
- Run our business to the highest ethical standards
- Support the good health and wellbeing of our consumers
- Reduce our impact on the world in which we live
- Make a positive contribution to the communities in which we live and work.

Like many listed companies, Compass Group's corporate responsibility performance is rated by independent organisations that assess the extent to which companies effectively manage social, environmental and ethical matters and as a consequence deliver improved performance.

We are a member of the FTSE 4 Good Index Series. This measures the performance of companies that meet globally recognised corporate responsibility standards. For inclusion, eligible companies must meet stringent criteria requirements.

Sustainability Rating

Compass Group is a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, which assesses companies' strategies on corporate governance, economic performance and impact on the environment.

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