The French Village - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Forthcoming Exhibition

The next exhibition will be held at London Olympia between 8th - 10th May 2020.

When & Where is the Next French Property Exhibition Being Held?

The next exhibition is being held in the National Hall of London Olympia between 8th - 10th May 2020.

Olympia is one of the best served exhibition halls in the UK. It is in the heart of London with great road and tube access. The venue is easy to access from any of London's international airports including Gatwick, Heathrow, Stansted & Luton airport.

Travel Information

Olympia is easily accessed by a number of routes. The main entrance to the National Hall is on Hammersmith Road.

By Train

One stop on the London overground to Kensington (Olympia) from Shepherd's Bush (Central line) or West Brompton (District line). There is a less frequent underground service on the District line from Earls Court at weekends, and for some major events. From the station turn left out of the exit onto Olympia Way and follow signs for Olympia National Hall.

By Underground

Olympia is served at weekends (Saturday & Sunday) by a district line service from Earls Court. Often it is easier to use the overground services from Shepherd's Bush (Central line) or West Brompton (District line). From the station turn left out of the exit onto Olympia Way and follow signs for Olympia National Hall.

By Car

To drive to the exhibition hall please use the following postcode on your sat nav - W14 8UX. Alternatively, the coordinates are 51.496650859473384,-0.21056945621966.

Olympia is not in the congestion zone so you are not required to pay the charge unless you cross the zone travelling to the hall. To find out more about the congestion zone and charge please see the TFL website

Olympia is in Low Emission Zone, however, most vehicles are exempt from this charge and it only applies to large vehicles such as buses, coaches and lorries. To find out more about the Low Emission Zone please see the TFL website

What do the doors open?

Doors will be open between 10.00 and 17.00 daily.

How & Where Do I Buy Tickets?

Tickets to A Place in the Sun Live at London Olympia are not yet on general release.

What Time are the Property in France Seminars & What are the Topics?

The French Village seminars are yet to be confirmed. Please check this page or the London Olympia Seminars page closer to the event for more information.

Do I Need to Book for a Seminar?

The French Village will host a number of seminars over the 3-day exhibition. These operate on a first-come, first-served basis and tickets are not available. You are advised to turn up early to guarantee a seat. There are no charges for attending The French Village seminars.

Wheelchair Access

The venue is fully accessible by wheelchairs and there are also accessible toilets onsite.

Assistance Dogs

All assistance dogs are welcome. Venue staff should be approached for further information. The venue should be contacted directly should you have concerns or special requirements.

Food & Drink

There will be cafes inside the hall including Crussh. There is also a Pizza Express within the building but accessed via a separate entrance at the front of the hall.

Pushchair Access

Yes, the aisles are wide enough for pushcairs and children are very welcome to the exhibition.

Cloakroom Facilities

Yes, the cloakroom will be clearly sign posted at the entrance of the hall.

How Can I Find Out More Information About the Venue?

If you would like more information on planning your visit to the French Village please view the London Olympia Website. Here they supply more information regarding a number of topics, including:

  • Disabled Access
  • Venue Facilities including cash points, cloakrooms, wifi access, newsagents etc
  • Food and drink
  • Travel access including taxis

Is There an Exhibitor Manual?

A Place in the Sun will provide each exhibitor with an online exhibitor manual before the show. This will provide exhibitors with a full list of the rules, regulations and procedures in place for the event.

How Do I Find Out About Future Sponsorship & Exhibiting Opportunities?

For further information please see our French Exhibition Advertising page and our Sponsorship page, or contact using either or +44 (0)207 135 2225. For more details on A Place in the Sun Live please go to their official website.