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Business Design Centre

52 Upper Street, London N1 0QH, England
+44 20 7359 3535
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Good exhibition space

Interesting and unusual destination for an exhibition, easy to access, good facilities inside and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
stuart w
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Terrible coffee shop costumer service

My worst experience of costumer service in the coffee shop inside of the building.the baristas are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
stansted1986
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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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  • Very good64%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible8%
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52 Upper Street, London N1 0QH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting and unusual destination for an exhibition, easy to access, good facilities inside and not a monopoly when it comes to buying food and coffee, very impressed and close to lots of amenities

Thank stuart w
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My worst experience of costumer service in the coffee shop inside of the building.the baristas are rude and the people working in the kitchen was eating in front of us. Terrible place to go

Thank stansted1986
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

LAF is one of, if not the highlight of the London art season, for me infinitely more satisfying and meaningful than the annual outing of the Emperor’s New Clothes masquerading as Frieze every autumn. It’s a showcase for around 100 mainly British but also international...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The BDC works best when all the spaces are being used with the one event, in this case the 30th annual London art fair showing modern art including Picasso, Miro and Brigit Riley plus new art from galleries around the world including Hassan Hajjaj fresh...More

Thank Ian C
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

I feel that the event I went to was not well organised and I would not visit this venue again for anything. I wanted the toilet and found they were in the basement. am disabled, but not in a wheelchair, so I struggled down the...More

Thank sa1gon
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BDCLondon, Manager at Business Design Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2017

Thank you for your feedback, and we're very sorry that didn't enjoy your visit to us. We do have facilities on every level of each of our stairwells with accessibility provisions for all visitors and pride ourselves on providing excellent customer service. As such it...More

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Reviewed 11 December 2017

Business design center is in a great location for restaurants and bars in Islington. Easy access to tube, metro's, other. Simply. Having the Hilton Hotel 30 meters from the front door is an added extra and it adds value.

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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

We visited this venue to see the country living fair and we enjoyed our day there. We have been there before for the same show and we always have a nice day. The stalls are all very well decorated and they sell a great range...More

Thank Joanie H
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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Sadly event I went to was very badly organised. The space is so big but even with loads of helpers no one seemed to know where to go or how it worked. It is also a bit confusing to get to if you use google...More

Thank MancunianMum
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Went here for the Country Living Christmas Fair, which itself was very interesting and worthwhile. The services of the BDC were a little lacking. There were lengthy waits for cloakroom for coat deposits - only when we got near the front a steward shouted out...More

Thank CheekyLondon
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

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
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