The Skills Matter eXchange

Located just a five minute walk from Barbican and Old Street Stations and a 15 minute walk from Kings Cross and St Pancras Stations, the Skills Matter eXchange provides a great selection of event spaces with all the facilities you need for a vibrant, interactive and successful Tech Event.

How to contact Skills Matter

Local Hotels

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Fantastic space for your Tech event

Whether you are organising a hackathon, an (un)conference, a training course, product launch or meeting, our experienced event team loves to help you make your event stand out!

Fully equipped, with well working WIFI and projection facilities, and with AV, power points and white boards available in most of our space, the Skills Matter eXchange provides:

  • one auditorium, seating up to 125 people (theatre style)

  • two spacious event-, or training rooms, each seating up to 70 people theatre style or 25 people class room style

  • one bright training or meeting room, seating up to 14 class room style or 18 Board room style)

  • one training or meeting room, seating up to 8 people class room or Board room style.

  • two funky break-out areas serving complementary coffee & tea throughout your event.

How can we help organise your event?

We'd love to find out how we can help make your event stand out! Contact us with your requirements - and our experienced events team will start working with you, to make it happen!

Get in touch with us today!

  • Phone: +44 (0) 207 183 9040

  • Email: info@skillsmatter.com

  • Address: Skills Matter, 116-120 Goswell Road, London, EC1V 7DP

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By Underground

The nearest Underground station is Barbican station on the Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City lines. To reach Skills Matter, exit Barbican station, turn left onto Aldersgate Street, go straight over the large junction onto Goswell Road. Walk up on Goswell Road until you reach number 116-120 on your right. The cross street is Bastwick Street. Other Underground stations nearby are Faringdon, Angel and Old Street.

By Car

Check out Parkopedia for details of nearby parking.

By Bike

Check out a cycling map around us. During an event, you can store your bicycle at the reception area, but please let one of our staff know on arrival. Please note that your bike will be left at your own risk.

If you are arriving or departing using a Barclays Cycle Hire bike, there is a docking station on the opposite side of the street, outside the British Lung Foundation building.

There are plenty of great hotels close to Skills Matter to suit all budgets! Some of our favourites are listed below. Or search for a hotel near us.

BUDGET HOTELS
Travelodge London City Road
The Travelodge London City Road is a good option.

MID RANGE HOTELS
Citadines ApartHotel Barbican
The Citadines ApartHotel Barbican is on the same street and less than 5 minutes walk.

Holiday Inn Kings Cross
The Holiday Inn Kings Crossis a short underground/bike ride.

Holiday Inn Express London City
The Holiday Inn Express City is a short bike/bus journey.

St Marks Serviced Residence
The St Marks Serviced Residence is only 10 minutes walk from our training centre.

The Hoxton Hotel
The Hoxton hotel is the first up-market, low cost, high quality, no fuss, value for money hotel in town, if not the country.

TOP END HOTELS
The Zetter, Clerkenwell
The Zetter is one of London's leading boutique hotels and is a short walk.

Malmaison London
The Malmaison London offers luxury in a historic square in Clerkenwell within a short walk.

The Rookery
The Rookery offers old world charm in walking distance to the training centre.

Alternative hotels (for example, if you prefer to stay in the West End) may be found at www.expedia.com or www.london-discount-hotel.com