START is held at Saatchi Gallery on King's Road in London. The King's Road is Chelsea's arterial road and stretches through a vibrant and culturally rich area starting from Sloane Square - the site of the world-famous Royal Court Theatre. The road has long been synonymous with fashion and is home to numerous boutique and luxury clothing stores, as well as high-quality restaurants, cafes, bars and nightlife. The area is also a treasure trove of antiques stores, including the Chelsea Antiques Market.
Saatchi Gallery has its own restaurant - Gallery Mess - open Monday to Saturday 10:00am to 11:30pm and 10:00am to 7:00pm on Sundays.
Visit the Gallery Mess website
Wednesday 25th September: VIP view and reception starting at 15:00
Thursday 26th September: Late night opening
Friday 27th September: 11:00-18:00
Saturday 28th September: 11:00-18:00
Sunday 29th September: 11:00-17:00
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Assisted or ramp access is available at Saatchi Gallery's main entrance. All floors have lifts and there is level access between the galleries on each floor. Wheelchairs are available upon request.
There are two blue badge disabled parking bays to the rear of Saatchi Gallery which can be accessed via Turk's Row off Lower Sloane Street. Booking well in advance is essential.
To reserve a disabled parking bay or a wheelchair, please telephone 0207 811 3085.
Situated just a stone’s throw from START at the Saatchi Gallery, My Chelsea is perhaps one of the first genuine neighbourhood hotels in Chelsea. Just moments from London’s much loved South Kensington and Brompton Cross fashion and art districts, My Chelsea offers a contemporary take on modern hospitality.
As START’s Official Hotel Partner My Chelsea offers a 15% discount off their Best Available Rates to all the exhibitors, visitors and friends of START Art Fair. To top it up, you’ll be entitled to a 15% discount off food & beverage in The Living Room, the stunning conservatory and garden sanctuary at the heart of the hotel.
In order to take advantage of this offer, simply email firstname.lastname@example.org or call +44 (0)207 637 2000 and quote “START Art Fair”.
Saatchi Gallery is a 3-4 minute walk from Sloane Square tube station (District & Circle Lines) and a 10-12 minute walk from Victoria (Victoria, District & Circle lines).
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The nearest mainline station is Victoria. It is a 10-12 minute walk from the gallery. Saatchi Gallery is easily reachable by bus or tube from St Pancras International (Eurostar) and all mainline stations.
Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and London City Airport are all within an hour and a half of Saatchi Gallery.
From Heathrow Airport: Take the Heathrow Express to London Paddington; change and take the District & Circle line to Victoria Underground. Alternatively, take the Piccadilly line from any Heathrow terminal to Gloucester Road Underground; change and take the District line to Sloane Square Underground. If coming by car, take the M4 followed by the A4 to connect with the King's Road.
From Gatwick Airport: Take the Gatwick Express to London Victoria. If coming by car, take the M23 followed by the A23 to connect with the King's Road.
From Stansted Airport: Take the train to Tottenham Hale; change and take the Victoria line to Victoria Underground.
From London City Airport: Take the DLR to Canning Town Station; change and take the Jubilee Line to Westminster Station; change and take the District Line to Victoria
From Luton Airport: Take the train to London St Pancras International; change and take the Victoria line to Victoria Underground. Alternatively take the train to London Blackfriars; change and take the District & Circle Line to Sloane Square.
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