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ICSR2013 will be held in Bristol, UK from the 27th to the 29th of October 2013

Conference venue

This year, we will hold our conference at the historic Armada House , conveniently located in the centre of Bristol.


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The workshops will be held near by (12 minute walk), at the Merchant Venturers Building of the University of Bristol.


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The conference banquet will be at Bordeaux Quay, an award winning Bristol Restaurant, only an 8 minute walk away from Armada House .


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Hotels close to the conference venue

Please note: some of the hotels listed below may offer a limited number of rooms at reduced delegate rates.

Brooks Guesthouse Bristol (reduced rate applies)
St Nicholas Street
Distance: 2 minutes walk

Radisson Blu Hotel (reduced rate applies)
Broad Quay
Distance: 2 minutes walk

Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel (reduced rate applies)
Distance: 5 minutes walk

Ibis Bristol Centre (book via Ibis.com for best rates)
Explore Lane
Distance: 10 minutes walk

Premiere Travel Inn
Bristol City Centre (King St)
Distance: 5 minutes walk

The Bristol Hotel
Prince Street
Distance: 5 minutes walk

The Mercure Brigstow Hotel
Welsh Back
Distance: 5 minutes walk

The Grand (Thistle) Bristol
Broad Street
Distance: 5 minutes walk

Travelodge Bristol Central Hotel
Anchor Road
Distance: 10 minutes walk

In addition, The University of Bristol provides links to a number of sites which provide details of hotels, guesthouses and other accommodation available in the city.

Getting to Bristol

By Train

Bristol has two mainline railway stations. Visitors should travel to Bristol Temple Meads as it is about two miles from the University and is much closer than Bristol Parkway.

To get to the University from Bristol Temple Meads:

  • The 8 and 9 bus services run every ten minutes in peak time and stop on the University campus and close to Armada house. The journey should take about 20 minutes
  • Taxis are available from the exit to the station. The journey should take about 15 minutes
  • Walking from Bristol Temple Meads (PDF, 3.5Mb) to the University or Armada House and takes 30-40 minutes.

The nearest suburban railway station to the University is Clifton Down, but services only run about once an hour.

Find out more about rail services via National Rail Enquiries.

By Coach

Coaches from a range of UK cities arrive and depart from Bristol Bus and Coach Station on Marlborough Street in the centre of Bristol, about 15 minutes walk from the University campus or Armada House. (PDF, 3.5Mb).

For information about coach times and fares, consult the National Express Coaches website. Additional coach services are operated by Megabus and Bakers Dolphin.

By Air

Bristol Airport is 13 km south of the city and has scheduled flights to many UK and European cities. To get to the University and Armada House from the airport:

  • The Bristol Flyer coach service calls at Bristol Bus and Coach Station near the University campus and Armada House
  • Checker Cars offer taxis from Bristol Airport. The journey should take around 30 minutes
  • Further travel information is available from the Bristol Airport website

Other airports nearby include London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London City, London Stansted, London Luton, Cardiff and Birmingham airport.

Additional Useful Information

For more information about Bristol, travel, sightseeing, dining and events, please visit http://visitbristol.co.uk/ .