The following are some recommended hotels within the vicinity of the venue of the Hackathon:
Thistle City Barbican, approximately 0.3 mile from the Hackathon venue https://www.thistle.com/en/hotels/london/city-barbican.html
The Bryson Hotel, approximately 0.5 mile from the Hackathon venue http://thebryson.com/
Travelodge London Central City Road, approximately 0.8 mile from the Hackathon venue https://www.travelodge.co.uk/hotels/340/London-Central-City-Road-hotel
Premier Inn London City Old Street, approximately 0.7mile from the Hackathon venue https://www.premierinn.com/gb/en/hotels/england/greater-london/london/london-city-old-street.html
Participants will be expected to bring their own computers to the hackathon. As for deployment of services, to support testing, a number of infrastructure options will be available. Below is a description of each option:
Participants may deploy services into their own computers.
Participants may deploy services into their own Cloud infrastructure.
The Map Tiles, Processes, and Coverages teams will be provided with a virtual machine each on the Ordnance Survey-sponsored Cloud.
|Provisioning on the Ordnance Survey-sponsored Cloud is still under negotiation, therefore participants should plan to deploy services into their own computers or own Cloud infrastructure unless advised otherwise.|
The United Kingdom mainly uses Type G power plugs https://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeG.htm
The hosting venue will provide internet access through Wifi.