By Road The SEC is just off junction 19 of the M8 Motorway. Enter via the main East Entrance. If you are dropping off or picking up, use the Finnieston St approach. On site car parking is in the multi-storey 'Swiss Cheese' carpark next to the Hydro. Parking is £11 per day.
By Rail Glasgow Central Station will take you to Exhibition Centre which is the SEC's own dedicated station. From there, you will walk across an elevated walkway direct to the main East Entrance of the SEC. The SEC stop is a little over 5 minutes from Central Station.
By Foot You can walk to the SEC in about 25 minutes from the city centre. We would suggest heading down to the Broomielaw running alongside the river and walking along the river in a westerly direction.
By Taxi There are taxi ranks throughout the city. Main pick up points include Buchanan Bus station, Queen Street and Central Stations as well as most large hotels. An average journey from the city centre will cost around £6.00.
Disabled Access For disabled access use the second floor disabled parking bays and go across the walkway and take the lift down and a golf buggy will meet you at the bottom of the lift to take you to the SEC entrance.
Accessibility Requirements We are committed to ensuring SLF is enjoyable for everyone. Please ensure you make the necessary arrangements to ensure you can explore the festival comfortably and fully. If you require any additional support or reasonable adjustments, please contact us with your request before so that arrangements, where possible, can be made.
Banking There is a Clydesdale Bank Cashpoint on the concourse of the SEC. There is also a cashback facility at McColls newsagents on the concourse.
Catering There are a number of catering outlets within the exhibition area. You will find the Clydebuilt Restaurant on the concourse which will be open throughout the duration of the show. There is also a Deli Bakery on the concourse serving hot and cold drinks and snacks. In the exhibition hall there is a large catering area at the back of the show serving hot and cold drinks, baked potatoes and lunchtime specialities.
Cloakrooms There are cloakrooms on the concourse next to Halls 1&2.
Disabled Facilities There are full disabled facilities and access at all levels of the SEC. There are disabled toilets opposite the entrance to hall 4. Some wheelchairs are available from the Medical Centre on the SEC concourse.
First Aid The Medical Centre is situated on the concourse adjacent to Hall 5 to the East Entrance. Any member of SEC staff can point you in the right direction or you can dial 333 on an internal phone.
Lost Property Please contact the Information Centre situated inside the East Entrance.
Organisers Office This is situated between Hall 4 and the Central Concourse and in addition Education Scotland have a stand in the main Exhibition. Telephones Public Telephones are situated on the concourse by the East Entrance.
Toilets There are toilets on the main concourse as well as in the exhibition hall.
WiFi WiFi access is free for visitors and delegates. You will need to go onto the SEC WiFi site and input your email address to access the WiFi.
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