Venue, Accommodation and Travel 2020-06-03T12:19:10+01:00

Venue and Travel

Following four very successful conferences at Concordia University, ACM5 will be held at the University of Bristol UK, and is organised jointly between the Bristol Composites Institute and the UK National Composites Centre (NCC).  Opportunities will be made available to visit the Bristol Composites Institute, the NCC and composites manufacturing companies in the Bristol area.


The Symposium will be held at the Bill Brown Suite at the University of Bristol, a purpose-built conference suite ideal for this ACM5, being in the same building as the Bristol Composites Institute.

  • Bill Brown Design Suite
    Faculty of Engineering
    Queen’s Building
    University Walk
    Bristol, BS8 1TR

Foreign Visitors and Visas

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Travel to Bristol

Bristol Airport is served by 13 airlines with flights to and from 120 destinations linking Bristol with the rest of the UK and Europe, and with excellent connections to other parts of the world via Amsterdam, Paris, Brussels and Dublin. The airport is just a 15-minute drive from Bristol City Centre, with local buses into the centre every 10 minutes.

Bristol is one hour 45 minutes from London by train. Temple Meads station is located close to the centre of Bristol with frequent connections to London and other parts of the UK. There is also a direct bus from Heathrow and Gatwick airports to Bristol bus station, close to the University.

Useful Links


There are 50 hotels, B&Bs and serviced apartments to suit all budgets within walking distance of the venue, and many more in the surrounding area. Prices start from £80/night for 4 star accommodation.

  • The Visit Bristol website has additional information on Where to Stay.

About Bristol

The University is located in the heart of Bristol, a vibrant and exciting city, voted in 2016 as the UK’s most inspiring city.  The Visit Bristol website is packed with additional information on Things to do in Bristol, What On, Food and Drink and lots more.