Annual Meeting Travel Information 

 

Meeting Location

Mercure Blackburn Dunkenhalgh Hotel & Spa
Blackburn Road, Clayton-le-Moors,
BB5 5JP
Blackburn, United Kingdom

 

Host Hotel

ABM has secured a limited number of rooms at a special discounted price. The negotiated room rate expires September 19, 2019 or when ABM's room block has been filled. After that time, availability will be limited and higher rates may apply. 

Mercure Blackburn Dunkenhalgh Hotel & Spa
Blackburn Road, Clayton-le-Moors,
BB5 5JP
Blackburn, United Kingdom
Hotel offers free parking. 

Rate: Starting at £85.00 classic twin/double
Cutoff Date: September 19, 2019

Please feel free to email any of the following hotel staff if you require assistance in making your reservation. 

Reservations direct dial 01254 303407

Thank you for your patience, and we apologize for any inconvenience. If you need assistance in the interim, please contact Member Services at (800) 990.4ABM (USA toll free), (847) 375.4726 (phone), or by email at [email protected] Monday-Friday 8:00-17:00 CST.
 

Online Reservations: Click Here!

Check-In: 14:00
Check-out: 12:00

Additional Hotel 

Holiday Inn Express Burnley

  • Approximately 6 miles/10 km from the Mercure Blackburn Hotel
  • £65 per night
  • Hotel contact details [email protected]; please quote block reference DNK161019.

Airport Information

Manchester Airport (40.0 km), Manchester M90 1QX, UK
Liverpool John Lennon Airport (54.2 km), Speke Hall Ave, Speke,Liverpool L24 1YD, UK
Edinburgh Airport (333.0 km), Edinburgh EH12 9DN, UK
London Heathrow (366 km), Longford, Hounslow TW6 2GA, UK

 

Transportation

ABM’s 2019 host city, Blackburn, UK and our host hotel (Mercure Blackburn Dunkenhalgh Hotel & Spa) are connected via train, bus and taxi from most transportation hubs.

Traveling by train? 
Schedules and tickets are available here: https://www.thetrainline.com/ and here: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/. The closest major train station to the hotel is in Preston, UK (16.1 km). However, the closest train station is Accrington, which is approximately 3.2 km from the hotel.

Traveling by taxi? 
Local taxi companies who service the Preston/Blackburn area are https://www.cityprivatehire.co.uk/ and http://www.aaataxispreston.co.uk/. Pre-booking is suggested and pre-payment may be required by the company.

Arriving from Manchester Airport? 
If traveling from Manchester Airport, please visit https://www.manchesterairport.co.uk/ for maps and specific information regarding train and taxi travel.

To travel from Manchester Airport to ABM’s host hotel (Mercure Blackburn Dunkenhalgh Hotel & Spa), suggested travel routes are:
1. Manchester Airport Train Station (located between Terminal 1 and Terminal 3) direct to the hotel via taxi.
2. Manchester Airport Train Station to the Preston, UK train station, and then taxi to the Mercure Blackburn Dunkenhalgh Hotel & Spa.
3. Manchester Airport Train Station to the Preston, UK train station, and then to the Accrington train station and then taxi to the Mercure Blackburn Dunkenhalgh Hotel & Spa.

Ride Share: Find a fellow attendee to share a cab (or Uber/Lyft) to go to the conference together by starting a conversation in the conference app. Download the official app and sign up using the email address you used when you registered for the 24th Annual International Meeting.