London Conference Info & Advice

On this page you will find lots of helpful information, advice and invaluable links to help you make the most of your visit to London.

DRESS CODE
Conference: Smart attire. Please note Lloyd’s prefer you to wear a jacket and tie whilst inside their building and no jeans are permitted.
Dinner: Lounge suits.
AGM: No stipulated dress code.

LONDON TEMPERATURES
Although often a good and settled month, the weather starts to cool down in London during September when the autumn season is setting in. On 1st September, high temperatures in the day are around 20°C. Night time temperatures are likely to be around 13°C.

YOUR PERSONAL SAFETY
London is considered to be a very safe place, but as with any large capital city you should take sensible precautions to ensure your personal safety. Click to read this helpful advice.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATION
Laterooms.com
Travel Supermarket
Hotel Direct 
Where to stay in London 
Trip Advisor 
Expedia 
Premier Inns 
Travelodge 

LLOYD’S LINKS
Lloyd’s history
How to find the Lloyd’s building
Virtual tour of the Lloyd’s building

LONDON TRAVEL INFORMATION
Transport for London
London underground information
London Travel information

AIRPORT INFORMATION
Heathrow Airport
Gatwick Airport
Luton Airport
Stansted Airport

HMS BELFAST
This wonderful old ship, now a museum, hosts the Conference Dinner on the evening of Monday 7 September.
8 facts about HMS Belfast
About HMS Belfast
Detailed information about the working life of HMS Belfast

WATERMEN’S HALL
The IIMS AGM is being held at Watermen’s Hall on Tuesday 8 September starting at 14.00 hrs after the close of the Conference.
Watermen’s Hall
Watermen’s Wikipedia page
Information about the Worshipful Company of Watermen & Lightermen

TOURIST ATTRACTIONS
Visit London: Official visitor guide
The London Eye
101 things to see and do in London
London theatre guide
Time Out what’s on in London guide

LONDON  HISTORY
History of London Wikipedia page
History of London
Tower Bridge history
Great Fire of London

OTHER LINKS
London Shipping Week

Anything else the IIMS head office team can help you with? Please email us.

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