The UK Picture Editors' Guild Awards 2012 : the venue
The UK Picture Editors' Guild are delighted to welcome you to the Honourable Artillery Company Headquarters for the 2012 UK Picture Editors Awards.
Our Awards will be held in the Prince Consort Rooms officially opened by Her Majesty The Queen in May 2007.
The home of the HAC is an historic 18 th century mansion set in a six acre garden yet located just a stone's throw from Moorgate in the heart of the City of London. The grounds have been occupied by the HAC since 1641.
The Honourable Artillery Company is the oldest regiment in the British Army and the second most senior unit of the Territorial Army. and was incorporated by Royal Charter in 1537 by King Henry VIII. Regiments of the Company have fought with distinction in both World Wars and its current Regiment, which forms part of the Territorial Army, has a demanding and exciting role. The HAC Regiment, which is part of the Allied Command Europe Rapid Reaction Corps, has had some 85 of its officers and soldiers mobilised for operations in Iraq over the last 2 years
Closest tube Stations:
Moorgate (walk north up City Rd) or Old Street (Exit 5 - walk south down City Rd) Both tube stations are a 3-4 minute walk to the HAC
Closest main Line Stations:
Liverpool Street, Moorgate (approx 10 minute walk)
The HAC property frontage on City Road has a "castle" appearance and is situated directly next to 32-36 City Road and opposite the new Travelodge.
There is an NCP carpark at Finsbury Square almost opposite the HAC.
The following hotels are conveniently located for the Honourable Artillery Company headquarters.
Please check online for their best rates.