London Calling - UKU Open & Women's Tour 1 - 2012

Submitted by Si Hill on Wed, 04/01/2012 - 7:11pm
Event date: 
26 May 2012 - 08:00 - 27 May 2012 - 18:00
Event details: 






CAMPING?  We are collecting information about # of campers - please complete this form

Paying for camping (£10/tent) - please complete this form first to help us keep track


London Calling will kick off the UKU Open & Women's tour 2012 with strong international teams in town as part of their preparations for the World Championships in Japan.

The event is also moving all four divisions to the fantastic UCL playing fields near Jn 22 on the M25 (St Albans). 




The fee per team will be £190.00



We do have onsite camping.  However the venue is charging us £10 per tent.  The charge is £10 regardless of how many nights.  I.e. if you stay two nights it will work out at £5 per tent per night.  This fee was set by the venue, and they are incurring additional costs as a result of the camping.

We will provide additional updates on whether you can prepay for camping, but there will be an option to pay on arrival.



Onsite food and bar will also be available throughout (including Saturday evening).

We are looking into the possibility of the venue providing an evening meal on Saturday evening as we hope to stage several show games - including GB Open vs. one of the major international teams, and GB Women v Germany.



As with all large scale tournaments a lot of work goes in behind the scenes to make sure the weekend runs smoothly.  This year we are seeking volunteers to help make sure London Calling goes as well as possible.  Ideally we are looking for people who can help on either/both days of the weekend and possible on Friday afternoon and evening too.

Some of the roles we are looking to fill are below, however if you feel there is something in particular that you might be able to add please let us know.

  • Water dispense
  • Score collection/Time keeping
  • Parking Marshals
  • Litter collection
  • Site set up

If you are interested in volunteering either for the whole weekend or just one day please fill out the form and we will be in touch.

****Register as a volunteer****


Getting there


Unless you are driving the easiest way to get to the fields if by train to St Albans. We have arranged for a local taxi firm to offer a set price on fares to and from the venue. We will also have tournament staff at the station on Friday night and Saturday morning to help you  with getting to the venue.

Trains Run directly to St Albans from London Kings Cross St Pancras(30min) and London Bridge(40min)


Abbey Taxies – 01727 833822

Are offering a fixed price journey to or from St Alban Station to the Sports grounds

This will be £13 one way on Friday, Saturday or Monday and £15 one way on Sunday.

Taxis must be pre booked and you should mention UK Ultimate when booking.


If you are flying in to the UK the below will help you get from the airport to the station.


From London City Airport ( Journey time 1 hour  15min)

1.London City Airport DLR Station
Take Docklands Light Railway towards Bank DLR Station and get off at Canning town

2.Canning Town Underground Station
Take the Jubilee Line towards Willesden Green, Stanmore or Wembley Park and get off at London Bridge

3.London Bridge Rail Station
Take First Capital Connect towards Bedford Rail Station and get off at St Albans


From Gatwick  ( Journey time 1 hour  10min)

Gatwick Airport Rail Station
Take First Capital Connect towards Bedford Rail Station and get off at St Albans


From Heathrow  ( Journey time 1 hour 40min)

1.Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 Underground Station
Take the Piccadilly line towards Cockfosters or Arnos Grove and get off at Kings Cross St Pancras  underground station.

2.London St Pancras International Rail Station
Take First Capital Connect towards Bedford Rail Station and get off at St Albans


From Stansted ( Journey time 2 hours)

1.Stansted Airport Rail Station
Take Greater Anglia towards London Liverpool Street Rail Station and get off at Tottenham Hale

2.Tottenham Hale Underground Station
Take the Victoria Line towards Brixton Underground Station and get off at King's Cross St.Pancras

3.London St Pancras International Rail Station
Take First Capital Connect towards Bedford Rail Station and get off at St Albans


From Luton ( Journey time 45min)1.Luton Airport Stop: 3
Take Route Express bus 888 towards Luton Airport Parkway

2.Luton Airport Parkway Rail Station
Take First Capital Connect towards Brighton Rail Station and get off at St Albans Station


Traveling by bus
If you are coming by public transport it is possible to reach the fields from both St Albans and Watford using the route 602 bus run by Uno. the time table is here
Routes 84,200,658 travel from the bus stop at Sainsbury's in to St Albans
The following website provides some useful information -

Contact name: 
Si Hill
Contact number (primary): 
+44 (0)7581 128 811
Contact email:

How to register: 


University College London Athletic Ground
Bell Lane Colney
London , HRT AL2 1BZ
United Kingdom
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