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Business Design Centre
52 Upper Street
Islington, London
N1 0QH

Event Timings

Tuesday 6 February: 17:00  - 21:00
Wednesday 7 February: 10:00 - 20:00
Thursday 8 February: 10:00 - 17:00


Business Design Centre is located close to a number of hotels, as well as being surrounded by a number of bars and restaurants.

If you would like to book your stay in advance, please use our partners Hotel Map for a discounted price.


Book your Stay

Surface Design Awards 2024

The Surface Design Awards Presentation will take place from 9:00am - 10:30am on Thursday 9 February.
Tickets are available from the organisers




Angel Station:
5 minute walk
(Northern Line)

Highbury & Islington:
15 minute walk
(Victoria Line, National Rail, London Overground)

King’s Cross St Pancras:
20 minute walk
(Victoria, Circle, Northern, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan Lines, National Rail, Eurostar, London Overground)

The following bus routes all stop near to the Business Design Centre on Upper Street:
19, 30, 73, 43, 38, 56, 341 and 476

The City Mapper app is very useful for finding your way about London:



Upper Street and the surrounding roads can be very busy shopping areas. There is on-site parking at Upper Street Car Park (SatNav N1 0PW), however during the Show the car park is extremely busy and it is recommended that you pre-book your space.



The Business Design Centre is a fully DDA compliant venue. Click HERE to find out more information. 



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speech marks

  • "A brilliant variety of materials, Surface Design Show is always a great show to spot trends and see how they are evolving"
    Hamish Kilburn
    Editor, Hotel Designs
  • "Surface Design show is an incredible show for the sector, it has so many different materials and new ideas"
    Justine Fox
    Founder, Studio Justine Fox
  • "Surface Design Show has been a fantastic show for us, this year has been a busy show, and we have connected with lots of architects and interior designers. We will be back for Surface Design Show 2024"
    Matt Robb
    Digital Media Executive, Stone Federation Great Britain
  • "It has been a very good year for the show, creating a good opportunity to meet key players in the industry and for them to get to know our product"
    Guy Whitehead
    Group CEO, Armourcoat, Exhibitor 2023
  • "Surface Design Show 2023 has been especially good for us. It has been extremely busy with a good quality audience and very innovative materials on display"
    Laura Brown
    Rough Old Glass, Exhibitor 2023
  • "A very busy show which has given us multiple different enquiries this year. We will be leaving with lots of new inspiration!"
    Ka Shing Man
    Ritec, Exhibitor 2023



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