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Posted: 29 Nov 05, 11:59 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

In December I'm going to london to see the WWRY musical.
Now I'm planning on a flight home to depart at 6.45 am, the morning after the show. I need to be there a couple of hours in advance so I would like to go to the airport with the last bus and spend the night at the airport. Does anyone of you know if this is possible, or are you being kicked out after midnight (or whatever time)?

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Posted: 29 Nov 05, 12:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I live in London, what do you wonna know?

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Posted: 29 Nov 05, 12:01 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

If it's possible (and allowed) to spend the night on the airport, or does it close?

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Posted: 29 Nov 05, 12:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

You would have to check with them....
I really cant say much or i might get you in to trouble :S

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Posted: 29 Nov 05, 12:03 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

its_a_hard_life. wrote:

You would have to check with them....
I really cant say much or i might get you in to trouble :S


I tried, but couldn't get any info from their site :(

Thanks anyway

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Posted: 29 Nov 05, 12:25 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

You can sleep in the airport, it's not a problem. It's very safe because policemen are there the whole night.

The only thing: take care that you do not miss the last train from Liverpool Street Station around Midnight because you will be stranded in London until 3 in the morning with hardly any pub open. Even the train station closes at midnight!! Hard to believe for a metropolis but true. If you are several people, consider a taxi back to the airport instead of train or bus.


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Posted: 29 Nov 05, 12:34 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

YourValentine wrote:

You can sleep in the airport, it's not a problem. It's very safe because policemen are there the whole night.

The only thing: take care that you do not miss the last train from Liverpool Street Station around Midnight because you will be stranded in London until 3 in the morning with hardly any pub open. Even the train station closes at midnight!! Hard to believe for a metropolis but true. If you are several people, consider a taxi back to the airport instead of train or bus.


Thanks very much for your answer, thats more like it. But aren't pubs opened until later, I thought this law just changed a couple of weeks ago?
I'm together with my girlfriend, so I guess public transport is less expensive then a taxi.

Anyway, thanks again for your answer!


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Posted: 29 Nov 05, 15:56 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

24 drinking is now possible in the UK, yes...

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Posted: 29 Nov 05, 16:15 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Penetration_Guru wrote:

24 drinking is now possible in the UK, yes...


Great, that'll get me through the night!

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Posted: 29 Nov 05, 16:29 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Nice :) Maybe you will learn to drive on the right side of the street during the rest of the century!

Last time I stayed over in London with no hotel room and an early flight was in March for the QPR Brixton Academy concert and there was no open pub near the Liverpool Street station. The last train to Stansted had left shortly before midnight and the first night bus left at 3 in the morning. There was a small coffee shop type dirty little hole with no toilets and no heating where we waited for 3 hours:)




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Posted: 30 Nov 05, 03:35 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Be warned - not all pubs and clubs would have applied for the licence to stay open 24hrs a day.


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Posted: 30 Nov 05, 03:37 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Bob The Shrek wrote:

Be warned - not all pubs and clubs would have applied for the licence to stay open 24hrs a day.

From what I've seen so far most of them didn't...

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Posted: 30 Nov 05, 05:27 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Fenderek<br><h6>Not a REAL fan</h6> wrote:

Bob The Shrek wrote:

Be warned - not all pubs and clubs would have applied for the licence to stay open 24hrs a day.

From what I've seen so far most of them didn't...


Well, 1 nice pub would be sufficient already. Even if it's the train station bar or something. As long as I can sit down and drink a couple of beers, it's fine with me.
But I guess it'll turn out allright, after reading these posts.

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Posted: 30 Nov 05, 07:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

"Even if it's the train station bar or something."

the train station CLOSES at midnight:) Hard to believe but true. No bar, no waiting hall, just closed gates.


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Posted: 30 Nov 05, 08:14 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

YourValentine wrote:

"Even if it's the train station bar or something."

the train station CLOSES at midnight:) Hard to believe but true. No bar, no waiting hall, just closed gates.


Ah, crap, you already mentioned that in your previous post. Forgot it already.

But ik looks like there should be at least something opened. So I guess it turns out all right.

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Posted: 30 Nov 05, 17:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

We don't wish to drive on the right side, we're quite happy on the correct side....