How do I get there?
Farringdon and Barbican tube station are marked on the CDW map. You can to walk to Chancery Lane, Angel and Old Street stations from Clerkenwell too. Buses 243 and 55 go east & west along Clerkenwell Road. For Kings Cross / Blackfriars go to bus stops on Farringdon Rd.

Where is the main venue?
There were seven main exhibition venues, and over 100 additional spaces as part of the festival. It is best to check the online map or onsite maps, or pick up a guide at the festival. CDW exhibition venues are:

Design Fields: Spa Fields, Northampton Rd, EC1R 0DF
Platform: House of Detention, 12 Sans Walk, EC1R 0AS
Project: Garden of St James, St James Walk, EC1R 0EA
British Collection: Crypt on the Green, Clerkenwell Close, EC1R 0EA
Detail: The Order of St John, St John’s Square, EC1V 4JJ
Elements: St John’s Square, EC1V 4JJ
Icon House of Culture: Fabric Nightclub, 77A Charterhouse St, EC1M 6HJ

What are the opening hours?
Clerkenwell Design Week exhibitions were open 23-25 May, 10:00 – 21:00.

Where can I register? Is it free?
Yes its free. It’s best to register online and print your badge.

Or alternatively visit one of our registration points on site:

– Icon House of Culture, at Fabric, Fabric Nightclub, 77A Charterhouse Street, EC1M 6HJ
– St Johns Sq, outside Detail exhibition, The Order of St John, St John’s Square, EC1V 4JJ
– The Garden of St James, outside Project exhibition, Garden of St James, St James Walk, EC1R 0EA
– Design Fields, at Spa Fields, 
Spa Fields, Northampton Road EC1R 0DF

Where can I pick up a map or a guide?
You can pick up a guide or showroom map at any of the registration points, or either of the two additional points:

– Farringdon Station
– Brewhouse Yard (entrance on Great Sutton St), EC1V 4DG

I would like to visit a talk. Can I turn up onsite?
Talks are £5 each and can be booked online at
Spares will be sold at the talks venue onsite each day: Spa Fields, Northampton Road EC1R 0DF
If a talk is free we will ask visitors to wait until everyone is seated before selling any additional tickets

What about other events, where can I find them?
All events are viewable online at:
They are also listed in the guides you can pick up on site (addresses above)

Can I attend any of the events
Most of the events are drop-in, but some require an rsvp or are invite only. Please check the event listing for clarification

I am a member of the public, can I visit?
Yes public visitors are welcome, just select ‘member of the public’ when you register:

I am a member of the press, where can I find the press office?
Press office: Bourne & Hollingsworth, 42 Northampton Rd, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 0HU
The press office is being managed by Camron PR, who can be reached at Tel: +44 (0) 20 7420 1700, email:

Can I speak to an organiser?
Organisers office: 42 Northampton Rd, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 0HU

I am a local resident, where can I find information about works and building times?
This page contains useful information for residents
Any complaints, emergencies or questions can be directed to: or 07928895466

If you see any anti-sociable behaviour during this time please inform the council ASB hotline number on 02075277272 as soon as possible