Visiting the Design Centre

Trade Visitors: GETTING HERE

ADDRESS

Lots Road
London SW10 0XE

TRAIN

Alight at Imperial Wharf.
Links to mainline stations
and London Underground.

BUS

C3, 11 and 22 buses.

CAR

No congestion charge.
Secure underground car park.
Parking is free for Focus/20 visitors.
(Courtesy transport is not available for
Focus/20 due to social distancing measures)

Boat

River Bus services run regularly from Chelsea Harbour pier, providing a scenic alternative for getting across London by water. 

mobility

Step-free access is available via a drop off at the front of The Chelsea Harbour Hotel, then it is a short distance to the Design Centre’s, South Entrance. Access is also available via the Design Centre ‘s car park where lifts are accessible to all floors in the Design Centre and Design Centre East. 

SAFETY MEASURES

The health and wellbeing of visitors and showroom staff are the Design Centre’s first priority, and there are many measures in place to ensure a safe visit to Focus/20. Please also be proactive in preparing a visit: be aware of the safety protocols and be diligent in following these guidelines to maintain everyone’s safety. Each visitor must monitor themselves and not attend if they are feeling unwell.

ARRIVAL & REGISTRATION

Registration is mandatory for track and trace purposes.

SOCIAL DISTANCING 

Physical distancing measures include limiting the capacity to two people in washrooms and lifts, the introduction of virtual pathways and one-way systems, while the use of stairs will be encouraged wherever possible. Information on how to remain socially distant and wayfinding signage have been placed at key locations, and temperature checkpoint devices can be found in in all ground floor lift lobbies and at the North and South entrances. 

CLEANING STANDARDS

There is a rigorous cleaning regime: high touchpoint areas including handles, buttons, balustrades, doors, lifts and washrooms will be cleaned throughout the day, and there is increased accessibility and visibility of hand sanitisers.

FACE MASKS

In line with government guidance, masks are mandatory for visitors. 

SERVICES

Concierge Desk 

Speak to our helpful team on the Concierge Desk, Ground Floor, Centre Dome. 

Alternatively you can email: [email protected] 

Book a work pod 

Need to have a meeting, or do some work? Book a slot in work pod: [email protected]

Designer sourcing service 

If you are a design professional working remotely and need assistance with your sourcing, we can help you source samples and products that meet your needs.  

Make an enquiry with the Designer Sourcing Service: [email protected] 

WHERE TO EAT & DRINK

DESIGN CAFE

Ground Floor, North Dome

Two-Michelin-star chef John Burton-Race has devised a special lunch menu for Focus/20 that will exude the same colour and freshness as the show’s new design launches. Enjoy a two- or three-course set menu, with wine and cocktails also available. Book on 020 3937 5811

DOME CAFE

Ground Floor, South Dome

For something fresh and fast, drop in and pick up a sandwich, salad, coffee, juice and selection of cakes at this convenient pitstop.

DESIGN CENTRE EAST CAFE

Second Floor, Design Centre East

Head to this richly decorated space to pick up a sandwich, salad, coffee or juice – enjoy the genial setting, with its forested wallcovering, dark teal tiles and metallic details. The café will be operating with limited seating and safety screens have been installed for customer reassurance.

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