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Visitor FAQs

Visitor FAQs

How do I register for the event?

Registration is free to attend by all trade visitors. You can register from the 1st June 2019.


Does my UK Construction Week pass get me into Grand Designs Live?

Your UK Construction Week (UKCW) pass gets you free access into Grand Designs Live on the 9 - 10 October 2019 only. Please do not turn up on the 11 - 13 October 2019 with your UKCW pass as you will not be permitted free entry.

What are the opening hours of the event?

Tuesday 8th October: 10:00 - 17.00 (Includes Concrete Expo)
Wednesday 9th October: 10:00 – 17:00 (Includes Concrete Expo and Grand Designs Live)
Thursday 10th October: 10:00 – 17:00 (Includes Grand Designs Live)

Getting to the event

The NEC is located in the centre of the UK offering a number of different options of travel including local buses, trains and Birmingham International Airport.

View all of the travel options here.

What are the parking options?

Standard parking at the NEC is £16, from 5 October, for on the day payment. View all of the NEC parking options.

What halls of the NEC is the show?

Please head to the halls 9 - 12 for UK Construction Week 2019.

Are students allowed into UK Construction Week?

UK Construction Week is primarily a business to business event for construction professionals. If you are interested in bringing students to the show, we have curated a student programme for schools and colleges to follow. Please contact us at as places are limited.

How do I contact one of the team?

For any show enquiries please send an email to or call 44 (0)20 3225 5200 and one of the team will be able to assist you.

How do I request a letter of invitation for my VISA application? 

To request your VISA letter please fill in our VISA Letter Request Form 

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