ExCeL London, the home of world leading events is located in the heart of the city, just 45 minutes by rail from Heathrow airport on the new London Underground Elizabeth Line and 10 minutes from London City airport. The venue is fully accessible and has two on-site London Underground DLR stations, with parking for 3,070 vehicles.


YMCA175 will take place in the ICC part of the venue, which includes a fully flexible auditorium, hall spaces, exhibition space and a multitude of training and meeting rooms. There is also outside space and access to the Thames waterfront for watersport activities. ExCeL London has a strong commitment to sustainability, partnering with the YMCA to ensure that YMCA175 is a socially and environmentally responsible event.

Parking and getting here

For delegations considering driving there is parking for cars and coaches available at ExCeL London (made by prior arrangement) for £20 per day.

By public transport the nearest station to YMCA175 is Prince Regent, less than a two minute walk to the entrance. This station is on The Docklands Light Railway (known as the DLR) and is part of the London Underground network. London City Airport is within 20-minutes walk of the venue, and there is plenty of cycle parking available, entirely for free.


YMCA175, and ExCeL London, are committed to providing an accessible event for all.

Disabled delegates should be afforded the same opportunities as able-bodied delegates.

Wheelchair hire is available, free of charge, disabled parking bays on-site, lift control panels and cash machines are at suitable levels and plenty of accessible toilets available.


YMCA175 is proud to choose a venue that is 100% committed to tackling the challenges of sustainable development and operating as a responsible corporate entity.

This includes:

  • A focus on reduction of single-use plastic in 2019.
  • Food waste reduction with the UK’s largest commercial wormery, containing over 300,000 worms.
  • LED eco-friendly lighting installed throughout the venue, set at 50% intensity during low-use times, and sensor lighting in use.
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