Contact details and useful information for venue hire organisers and visitors
The Hellenic Centre,
16–18 Paddington Street,
London W1U 5AS (UK)
how to get here
By public transport:
The nearest underground station to The Hellenic Centre is Baker Street (Bakerloo, Circle, Hammersmith and City, Jubilee and Metropolitan Lines). It’s a 5-minute walk from Baker Street station to the Hellenic Centre.
The closest bus stops are for buses on routes: 2, 13, 30, 74, 82, 113, 139, 159 and 274.
Visit tfl.gov.uk to plan your journey by public transport.
The Hellenic Centre is just inside the London Congestion Charge zone. You currently have to pay an £15 daily charge if you drive within the Congestion Charge zone between 07:00 and 18:00, Monday to Friday, and 12:00-18:00 Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays. Check tfl.gov.uk for up-to-date information.
NB Details may have changed since publication; please refer to Westminster City Council.
There is metered and pay & display parking in close proximity to the Hellenic Centre. Meters are in operation 6 days a week (Sunday excluded) 8.30 am – 6.30 pm.
Vehicles can park free-of-charge on single yellow lines or in pay parking bays after 18:30 Monday-Saturday or all-day Sunday.
Parking is not allowed in Residents Parking Areas between 8.30 am – 8.30 pm, 7 days a week.
The nearest all-day car park is NCP on Marylebone Road NW1 5AR. For pricing and further information, visit ncp.co.uk.
Access to main venue is via steps; a stair climber is available. Please advise us in advance and we’ll ensure we’re ready for your arrival. A lift provides access to all floors, except the third floor.
deliveries and collections
Deliveries to the Hellenic Centre must be made on Paddington Street, through the main entrance (A in image below) or, for some venue hires, via the fire exit steps (B) at the front of the building, leading to the lower ground floor.
There are no off-street parking spaces or loading bays, and the Hellenic Centre has no back entrance.
additional information for venue hirers
For more detailed information relevant to venue hire, including loading / unloading hours and permits for event setup and break-down, please see our venue hire T&C / info page.