Venue

Venue

Virtual Engineering 2020 will be held at Ricardo's Global Headquarters in Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex at the Centenary Innovations Centre

Opened in 2018 to celebrate 100 years of Ricardo innovation, The Centenary Innovations Centre is our state-of-the-art conference facility located between the beautiful South Downs and the River Adur Site of Scientific Interest.

Getting here

By Road

From the North:

  • Take the M23 south from Junction 7 of the M25
  • Continue south onto the A23
  • On the approach to Brighton take the A27 West signposted for Hove/Worthing
  • After approximately 5 miles you will come to some traffic lights. Turn left after the lights (signposted for Shoreham Airport)
  • Drive up the road for approximately 200m and take the first left. This is the entrance to STC

From the West:

  • Take the A27 eastbound
  • You will pass through Worthing and then Lancing
  • After the roundabout in Lancing proceed East on the A27 for approximately 0.5 miles. At the next set of traffic lights turn right (signposted for Shoreham Airport)
  • Drive up the road for approximately 200m and take the first left. This is the entrance to STC

By Rail

Shoreham-by-Sea railway station can be reached by direct trains from London and Southampton. The station is approximately 2.5 miles from STC and there is a taxi rank outside the station. A taxi should cost approximately £10.

By Air

There is an airport in Shoreham-by-Sea, however this only caters for light aircraft. The nearest airport is London Gatwick, which is 32 miles from the STC. There are good rail links from Gatwick, or a taxi should cost approximately £50. The next closest airport is London Heathrow which is approximately 70 miles from Shoreham and a taxi should cost approximately £90. London Gatwick and London Heathrow airports are marked on the map below.