Visiting & Ticket Info

Watercooler – Visiting & Ticket Information

The Watercooler is an interactive, free-to-attend, two-day event bringing together leading minds from across the business and mental health industries to champion workplace wellbeing. 

Across the two-days, we gather the nation’s most forward-thinking business leaders and will see 1000s of cross-sector, like-minded employers in attendance. With over 100 speakers, 6 stages, interactive workshops and a host of networking opportunities – intertwined with inspiring – real solutions being showcased at the exhibition, the Watercooler is an occasion for everyone in your organisation who helps to shape your workplace wellbeing strategy. 

Opening Dates & Times

Tuesday 23th April 2024: 09.30 – 17.00
Wednesday 24th April 2024: 09.30 – 16.00

West entrance
Custom House DLR

ExCel London
Royal Victoria Dock
1 Western Gateway
London, E16 1XL

Getting to ExCel


ExCel is connected by the Elizabeth Line and the DLR. It is served by two stations, Custom House and Prince Regent.

The Watercooler is in the West end of the exhibition centre, Custom House is the most convenient station to use.

Uber Boat

The route is serviced by Uber Boat by Thames Clippers; the fastest and most frequent boat fleet on the river with departures from major London piers every 20 minutes. For ExCeL London, alight at Royal Wharf Pier. It takes just over 20 minutes to walk through Britannia Village and over the Royal Victoria dock footbridge to ExCeL’s west entrance.


There is a carpark underneath ExCel in the Orange car park for up to 24 hours and costs £20. Parking is for cars only.

There are different sat nav postcodes for East and West ExCel. As The Watercooler is in the West, please use E16 1XL or use E16 1DR. This is the entrance closest to Custom House DLR station.

Air Travel

ExCel is located in the east of London right next door to London City Airport. You can reach ExCel from London City via the DLR alighting at Custom House.

Using the Elizabeth Line there is a 43-minute direct connection from Heathrow to ExCeL.

All other London airports are connected via central London.

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