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Business Design Centre

52 Upper Street, London N1 0QH, England
+44 20 7359 3535
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Good meeting venue

I visited here for a meeting and was pleased with the layout and facilities. It was easy to find... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richard F
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Swindon, United Kingdom
Better than most event centres

A much better place than the ExCel, that is situated in a difficult to get to place and has zero... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Clivel_98
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Located 10 minutes from Kings Cross St. Pancras International and a short walk from Angel tube station, the Business Design Centre is one of London’s most popular conference and exhibition venues. With over 300 events a year the BDC, based in the vicinity of the City and Central London, offers a stylish, flexible and convenient solution for everything from banquets to conferences and exhibitions.
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  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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52 Upper Street, London N1 0QH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited here for a meeting and was pleased with the layout and facilities. It was easy to find and easily accessed. Whilst I was visiting, there were two different exhibitions / conventions happening and they seemed to be very busy but it wasn't causing...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A much better place than the ExCel, that is situated in a difficult to get to place and has zero atmosphere, the BDC is pretty easy to get to and is quite a nice place. A shortage of eateries is the main problem, although there...More

Thank Clivel_98
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Attended a two day event here recently, and its got a really good vibe. As others have said, masses of natural light, and a slightly different feel to other exhibition spaces, as on the first floor around the main space, there are small businesses, trading...More

Thank Therealartestu
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

From its overall size to its abundance of natural light, this site is indeed ideal. It's location in Islington ~ this makes for simple access also, public transport wise our from most of London's CBD.

Thank 763Kiwi_traveller007
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Much smaller than Olympia, the unique selling point for the Islington Business Centre is that it is both a venue and a place of work for a few, there are various businesses using the offices that located in the building. If bored with the event...More

Thank Colin E
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Visited over 10 years ago for a black hair and beauty show . This is a big and picturesque building. The facilities are good and great for big events that are on in an affluent area (Highbury and Islington)

Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Our photographers were really happy with the service and professional approach at the Business Design Centre. We're looking forward to the future events!

Thank Splento
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This building was an old fruit and vegetable market and the amazing hall have been transformed into an exhibition and display space. We were able to stick our heads in and admire the old stained glass window of the business of before. Worth a visit...More

Thank Roddy P
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Easy to get to large building visited the North Cyprus Festival last week security very good centre itself is very big with various areas and can manage several events at a time.

Thank Ebayqueen2015
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

I came here to participate in the 2 day festival organized by the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. The security precautions were really at the top level.

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