Hard Surfaces 2023

The Venue

Hard Surfaces will take place at ExCeL London.
Visitors are advised to enter via the West Entrance using the Custom House station.

ExCeL London
Royal Victoria Dock,
1 Western Gateway,
London E16 1XL
United Kingdom

Opening Times:
Tuesday 18 April 2023: 10.00 – 17.00
Wednesday 19 April 2023: 10.00 – 17.00
Thursday 20 April 2023: 10.00 – 17.00

Full information on how to reach ExCeL can be found on the ExCeL London website or below:

Rail, Tube & DLR

Rail, Tube & DLR

ExCeL is on the DLR (Docklands Light Railway), alight at Custom House Station to enter ExCeL via the West Entrance.   

For national train enquiries and to order advance tickets visit www.nationalrail.co.uk



Follow signs for Royal Docks, City Airport and ExCeL.

There is easy access from the M25, M11, A406 and A13. ExCeL is not located in the congestion charge zone.  

For Sat Nav purposes use postcode E16 1FR.  3,070 parking spaces are available on-site.



Use London City Airport (LCY), whenever possible. Located 5-minutes from ExCeL by taxi or 10-minutes by DLR, the airport offers 350 flights per day, from 46 international destinations.

Other airports include;

  • Stansted – 40 minutes to Liverpool Street station
  • Gatwick – 30 minutes on the Gatwick Express to Victoria station
  • Heathrow – 15 minutes on the Heathrow Express to Paddington station
River & Cable Car

River & Cable Car

Travel by Thames Clipper between central London and the O2 and then use the Emirates Air-Line Cable Car for the quick 5-minute connection to ExCeL London.  

Hard Surfaces will be complemented by the market leading Natural Stone Show, which offers an extraordinarily varied palette of stone surfaces from around the world, together with the latest ‘Fix, Seal & Maintenance’ solutions for the hard surfaces industry. 

A packed education programme will also take place over the 3 days with 30 CPD-accredited seminars attracting over 5,000 building professionals. All visitors to Hard Surfaces will be able to cross over into the Natural Stone Show free of charge.