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UKCW Birmingham: 4-6 October 2022 | NEC
UKCW London: 2-4 May 2023 | ExCeL




UK Construction Week

Visitor FAQs

Visitor FAQs

What are the new dates and opening hours of the event?

UK Construction Week Birmingham:
4 October 2022 | 10:00 - 17:00
5 October 2022 | 10:00 - 17:00 (Includes Grand Designs Live)
6 October 2022 | 10:00 - 17:00 (Includes Grand Designs Live)

UK Construction Week London:
2 May 2023 | 10:00 - 17:00 (Includes Concrete Expo, The Offsite Show and Grand Designs Live)
3 May 2023 | 10:00 - 17:00 (Includes Concrete Expo, The Offsite Show and Grand Designs Live)
4 May 2023 | 10:00 - 17:00 (Includes The Offsite Show and Grand Designs Live)

How do I register for the event?

UKCW Birmingham: Register here

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.

Getting to the event

ExCeL London is an exhibition and international convention centre in the Custom House area of Newham, East London. Its 100-acre site is on the northern quay of the Royal Victoria Dock in London Docklands, between Canary Wharf and London City Airport. For more details on ExCeL, please click here.

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.

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

Please find more information here

Are students allowed into UK Construction Week?

Based on the latest guidelines: all large indoor events in England will be required to show proof of vaccine or proof of a negative test in the last 48 hours. If your cohort of attendees are all able to provide proof of either of these, please do get in contact via

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.

What measures have you put in for COVID Safety?

UK Construction Week, The NEC, Birmingham and ExCeL London will be taking a number of hygiene standards and new health & safety measures will be introduced to make sure the event is Covid-19 safe.  Please read our full compliant restrictions here.

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