Venue for ALS / ALTS Annual Scientific Meeting
Thursday 17 and Friday 18 November 2011

City Hall, Functions Office
Cathays Park, Cardiff, CF10 3ND

Tel: +44 (0)29 20871727

Cardiff's City Hall is located in the heart of the city, within walking distance of a large variety of hotels, a superb shopping centre, Cardiff Castle, the Millennium Stadium and the National Museum and Gallery of Wales.

Cardiff International Airport is 19km (12 miles) away and Cardiff Heliport is 6km (4 miles) across the city. Cardiff's central train and bus stations are just a few minutes' walk from City Hall.

With only 2 hours travelling time from London or Birmingham, Cardiff is easily accessible.


Mercedes-Benz Pay & display parking is available in the avenues surrounding City Hall. Alternatively, you may wish to park in the NCP car parks located within walking distance of City Hall:
Greyfriars Road, Cardiff, CF10 3AD or
Dumfries Place, off Andrews Lane, Cardiff, CF10 3FN

Mercedes-Benz are sponsoring a limited number of car parking spaces at City Hall. To qualify for a parking permit please visit their stand in the Marble Hall.

Alternatively, parking is available in the NCP Car Parks situated around Cardiff ( The closest to City Hall and within walking distance are:
Cardiff Greyfriars,
Greyfriars NCP,
Greyfriars Road,
Cardiff CF10 3AD

Cardiff Dumfries Place,
Dumfries Place NCP,
Quay Street,
Cardiff CF10 3FN


Link: To book accommodation please click here »

Please note the Conference Hotel will be the Hilton Hotel.


From M4 Junctions 29 & (30) London/Newport
Exit M4 at Junction 29, and take the A48(M)/A48 to Cardiff. Continue on this road to the Gabalfa Interchange. Just before reaching the Gabalfa Interchange, you will pass UHW Hospital on your right. Exit the A48 at Gabalfa, at the roundabout take the second exit signed City Centre. Continue on this road and you will enter a lane control
system, and a set of traffic lights with the retail shop Comet on your left. The road splits into a fork , bear right here and continue on Nor th Road through a set of traffic lights passing City Hall Road on your left. At next set of lights, turn left into Boulevard De Nantes and continue in left hand lane turning left into Park Place. Turn first left
at the next set of traffic lights. You will see the City Hall at the end of this road.

From M4 Junction 32 Swansea & A470 Pontypridd
Exit M4 at Junction 32, follow signs for City Centre. (From A470) Continue on this road which will take you to the Gabalfa Interchange. Keep in the right hand lane and go over the flyover. Follow instructions as above.