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UK Construction Week

Visitor FAQs

Visitor FAQs

How do I register for the event?

Registration is free to attend by all trade visitors. Registrations for 2020 are open on 1st June.

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 7 - 8 October 2020 only. Please do not turn up on the 09 - 11 October 2020 with your UKCW pass as you will not be permitted free entry.

What are the opening hours of the event?

Tuesday 6th October: 10:00 - 17.00 (Includes Concrete Expo)
Wednesday 7th October: 10:00 – 17:00 (Includes Concrete Expo and Grand Designs Live)
Thursday 8th 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 halls of the NEC is the show?

Please head to the halls 9 - 12 for UK Construction Week 2020.

Are students allowed into UK Construction Week?

UK Construction Week is primarily a business to business event for construction professionals. Student places to visit UK Construction Week are limited. We require 1 tutor to accompany five students around the show. Please register yourself and your students from 1st June 2020 to be considered and we will review your application. Student enquiry form will be available from 1st June 2010 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? 

Visa letter form application will open from the 1st June when registration opens

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