PayExpo Europe 2018

6-7 October 2020
Business Design Centre, London

Venue and Accommodation

Venue and Accommodation

PayExpo Venue

The Business Design Centre

52 Upper Street
London N1 0QH


Use the main entrance of the venue to access PayExpo 2019.

The nearest tube station is Angel (Northern line).

Just a little further in the opposite direction is Highbury and Islington (for Victoria and London Overground lines).

Once you arrive at the venue, follow signs for PayExpo 2019.


The Business Design Centre is located in the heart of Islington with easy access to and from Central London by public transport. Surrounded by restaurants and bars the Business Design Centre is in the ideal location bordering North and Central London making it easily accessible by any means.

Please make sure that if you are walking to the venue, then you need to use the entrance just off Upper Street; for the best directions launch location in Google Maps. The entrance on Liverpool Road is for loading only and does not allow access for pedestrians


Driving to the venue is simple as it is located just outside the congestion charge zone on the A1. Please see the Parking page for details of how to direct your sat nav and to pre-book your parking.


There are many ways to get to the venue including the use of buses and both the London underground and overground.

The nearest tube station Angel (Northern line), is a five minute walk away allowing travel to Central London within minutes. Just a little further in the opposite direction is Highbury and Islington with great underground and overground connections. 

There are many bus stops near the venue which cover several routes in and around London.  Please click here for the journey planner to plan your trip.

As well as buses, cycling is another popular form of transport used to get to and from the venue. In terms of bike hire there are several Santander Cycle Hire stations located in Islington should you wish to rent one.


You can view all the nearby hotels, their rates and availability using  HotelMap.


Getting to the venue from outside the UK is also an easy and stress-free option, with Gatwick and Heathrow and Stansted being the closest London airports. Accessing the Business Design Centre from the airport can be done through the express train service from GatwickHeathrow and Stansted that run regularly throughout the day into Central London.


  • PayExpo is fantastic because it has thought provoking discussions and is a great place to connect with other leaders in the industry.
    Megan Caywood
  • Very well organised, covering all the key topics with an inclusive and relevant speaker and exhibitor base.
    Helene Panzarino
    Rainmaking Colab Fintech
  • Very wide ranging and varied content with a good mix of fact and opinions, hotly debated.
    Ian Dawson
    Hays Travel Limited
  • This is both a networking event and a trade show, and should be in everyone's diary.
    Paul Love Twelves
    Open Payments Cloud
  • Had a great time across the two days, very well looked after and heard some interesting things about the industry. Look forward to returning next year!
    Jon Ellis
    Atom Bank
  • PayExpo 2018 was fantastic with a great variety in exhibitors as well as content for talks and debates. We found some very good potential partners that will help us make a major impact in the banking industry over the next few years.
    Simon Phillips
    Money Global Limited
  • I really liked the sessions and panel discussions and I am looking forward to some more presentations.
    Liisi Kirsipuu
  • I found the event very interesting and lively, I really liked the presentations in theatre 2 as I am coming from a payments area I found them very informative.
    Martynas Rajuncios
    Lietuvos Bankas


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