The PSPA AGM and subsequent Management Meeting will take place at the Novotel ExCel Hotel, London on Tuesday 16th June 2015 - see

This date will allow those members wishing to attend the FIREX fire safety exhibition at Excel (16th - 18th June) to do so - see


Details of hotel

  • What is the venue and accommodation like?

Should you wish to have a look at the hotel website, please visit:

  • Directions to the hotel?

For map see

  • Getting to the hotel by road:

Novotel London ExCeL is just a 10-minute drive from Tower Bridge and a 25-minute drive from Junction 30 on the M25. The hotel is also easily reached from Central London via the Limehouse Link and via the M25, A13, M11, A406 (North Circular), the Blackwall Tunnel and Rotherhithe Tunnel from other parts of the country.

Secured car park is available on site on a first come first served basis at the discounted rate for hotel customers of £1.60 per hour- maximum charge @ £16 per day.

  • Getting here by tube: London Transport Information T +44 (0)20 7222 1234




FIREX International

Fire Prevention, Detection and Protection

ExCeL London 16-18 June 2015




What kind of exhibition is FIREX?

Ø FIREX International is the leading event for every professional involved in fire protection, prevention and detection, offering a comprehensive selection of the latest thought-leadership alongside the best networking in the industry.

Why should I, as a member of the PSPA, be interested in FIREX?

Ø With 14,000+ visitors, comparing and contrasting a range of innovative fire safety solutions from 140+ major manufacturers, alongside hearing the most on-topic discussions in the 120+ hours of free educational seminars, FIREX International is the place to attend to discover and determine the future of the industry.

When is FIREX being held?

  •  Tuesday 16th June 2015 10.00am – 17.00pm
  •  Wednesday 17th June 2015 10.00am- 18.30pm
  •  Thursday 18th June 2015 10.00am -16.00pm

Where is FIREX being held?

Ø The ExCeL, London – see picture above or go to

How do I get to The ExCeL?

·      Travelling By Air:

§  London has 6 international airports. ExCeL London recommends using London City Airport, whenever possible. The airport is located 5-minutes from ExCeL London by taxi or 10-minutes by DLR (Docklands Light Railway.


·      Travelling By Rail:

§  As the Capital of the United Kingdom, London is connected by rail to all major cities in Great Britain. In addition Eurostar operate regular train services to Brussels and Paris operating from St Pancras International.

§  London's main rail terminuses are Charing Cross, Euston, Kings Cross/ St Pancras International, Liverpool Street, London Bridge, Marylebone, Moorgate, Paddington, Victoria and Waterloo.

§  For more information visit


·      Travelling By Tube:

§  The Jubilee Line is recommended as the quickest route to ExCeL London and the ICC. Alight at Canning Town and change onto a Beckton-bound DLR train, for the quick 2-stop journey to Custom House for ExCeL (West) or Prince Regent for ExCeL (East) and ICC London.


·      Travel by Road:

§  When driving to ExCeL London follow signs for Royal Docks, City Airport and ExCeL. There is easy access from the M25, M11, A406 and A13. 

§  For a map of ExCeL London's location please visit search for ExCeL London by postcode - E16 1XL.

§  For Sat Nav purposes, use postcode - E16 1DR.

§  ExCeL London offers on-site car parking for 3,700 cars.

§  All onsite parking is pay and display, with the exception of the Royal Victoria multi-storey car park, which is located at the west end of the site. Parking in the Royal Victoria multi-storey car park can be paid for at one of the three pay points located within the car park at the end of your visit.(the machines are located on level two and level zero and all machines accept both cash and credit card).

§  Parking across the onsite locations is £15 for up to 24 hours.

§  This tariff is applicable for the following locations - Royal Victoria multi-storey car park, Undercroft parking (Orange and Purple) and the East Car Park.

§  Please note the multi-storey and undercroft areas only permit vehicles up to a maximum of 1.9 metres high. 


          Pay and Display Machines

§  Please use the correct change as no change will be given or notes returned.

§  For refund enquiries please contact  

§  As ExCeL London is a green venue all pay and display machines will be found on stand-by. However, the machine will activate as soon as you insert your card or cash.


·      Travel by River and Cable Car:

§  The Emirates Air Line (Cable Car) connecting ExCeL London and the O2 opened in summer 2012, making it possible to travel by Thames Clipper between central London and the O2 and then by Cable Car across the Thames to ExCeL London.

     Ticket prices:

                  Cash Single Fare: £4.40

                           Oyster Fare: £3.30

§  MBNA Thames Clippers is the leading commuter boat service on the River Thames. Departures are available from all major piers, including The O2, Greenwich, Canary Wharf, Tower, London Bridge, Embankment and Waterloo, every 20 minutes during peak hours. Ticket prices:

                  Adult Single: £6.80

                  Oyster Card £6.12

                  Travelcard (1/3 off): £4.50

From the O2 visitors can use the Emirates Air-Line Cable Car for the quick 5-minute connection to ExCeL London.

For more information contact:

FIREX International




FIREX International?

UBM Live London.?

Ludgate House?,

245 Blackfriars Road




Tel:+44 (0)20 7921 5000?

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