The DCASE2018 Workshop will take place at the WWF Living Planet Centre in Woking, Surrey, UK.
The town of Woking (/ˈwoʊkɪŋ/) is 37 km (23 miles) southwest of central London in the county of Surrey. Its population is 99,198 according to the 2011 Census.
The venue will be the WWF Living Planet Centre, the head quarters of WWF-UK and one of the most sustainable buildings in the UK.
How to get there
Note: More information will be added as the workshop dates approach. Please check occasionally.
Getting to Woking
From London Heathrow Airport (LHR):
There is a National Express Bus leaving from the Central Bus Station at Terminal 2/3 going directly and without other stops to Woking.
Duration: 45 minutes to 1 hour 5 minutes
Price: From £6
From London Gatwick Airport (LGW):
Take a train to Guildford and change there to a train bound for Woking (towards London).
Duration: 57 minutes to 1 hour 25 minutes
Price: From £15.00
Trains leave frequently from Waterloo Station.
Duration: 24 to 48 minutes
Price: From £11.60
Getting to the Living Planet Centre
See directions on the Living Planet Centre website.
Please note that accomodation is not available at the Living Planet Centre and is not included in the workshop fees.
Below are a few selected local hotels:
The Wheatsheaf (The Inn Keepers Lodge)
(4 minutes walk)
Small budget hotel, situated next to local pub outside the town centre.
DoubleTree by Hilton
(6 minutes walk)
Large 4-star hotel, slightly more expensive, but cheaper offers might be available because of the time of the year.
(8 minutes walk)
Located in the town centre, rather affordable.
Travelodge Woking Central
(10 minutes walk)
Budget hotel with very good room rates, located at the station.
You can find additional hotels, both close by and farther away, using the usual travel service websites or Google Map's Nearby function.