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  • Event Information
    • Where

      The West hall via palm court entrance


      19th - 20th April


      Date Doors open Event Start time Event Finish time
      19th April 2016 10:00 10:00 16:00
      20th April 2016 10:00 10:00 16:00


      Ticket Advance On the Door
      Registration (Trade) no students Free Free


  • Event Overview
    • Mechanex

      All the latest automotive products, technologies and practices – all under one roof

      Taking place on Tuesday 19th and Wednesday 20th April Mechanex is a superb showcase for all the latest products from most major parts suppliers as well as what’s new in diagnostic, air and hand tools. It’s the only tradeshow specifically for the motor trade and gives you the chance to try out loads of new products first-hand.
      As well as hundreds of special offers only available at the show there is a fantastic programme of free seminars – set out in two key dedicated areas: Technical Troubleshooter and Future Technologies & Business.
      It’s worth pre-registering as you’ll not only get a Mechanex voucher book that will save you hundreds of pounds at the show but also a free Professional Motor Mechanic T-shirt and a free bacon roll on the day.

      Latest Products
      More diagnostic, tools, parts and garage equipment on show than ever before.

      Hands-on Demos
      See all the best kit in action in live product fitment demonstrations.
      Show Discounts
      Enjoy exclusive offers only available on the day of the show.

      Free Technical Workshops
      Keep up to speed with a huge programme of free technical presentations.

      Show Giveaways
      Free Professional Motor Mechanic T-shirt and a free bacon roll for all visitors

      Register for free trade entry at www.mechanex .info


  • Tickets
    • Where do I buy tickets?

      This show is registration only. Please register here. Pre-registered tickets emailed prior to show for badge collection on site

      I have not received my e-confirmation or tickets, what should I do?

      Please contact the ticket provider or outlet that you made your purchase through as they will need to send you a confirmation. Ally Pally doesn’t sell ticket therefore we can not check your purchase or find your records if you turn up. To gain entry to the event you need an e-confirmation or ticket.

  • Directions/Journey Planner
    • Journey Planner


      Situated in North London with spectacular panoramic views of the City, Alexandra Palace is well served by public transport and is 'closer than you think'.

      Whilst we have a number of car parks and 1500 free parking spaces, we strongly advise that customers use public transport when visiting an event or exhibition.


      Alexandra Palace Way
      N22 7AY

      BY CAR

      Car park spaces are free and offered on a first come, first served basis. Please note that car parks get very full quickly during events and as such we recommend using public transport to avoid disappointment.

      • Major roads have signposts ‘to Alexandra Palace’
      • 1 mile from the North Circular Road (A406)
      • 5 miles from the M1 (Junction 2)
      • 8 miles from the M25 (Junction 25)

      There are dedicated accessible bays in the Grove car park and the East car park in front of the Ice Rink.


      To plan your journey please visit the TFL website at

      The nearest underground stations are Wood Green on the Piccadilly line and Finsbury Park on the Victoria line.

      The W3 bus runs from both of these tube stations and will take you to the Alexandra Palace Ice Rink stop or Palm Court entrance.

      The W3 runs every 5-8 minutes Monday to Friday, 6-10 minutes on Saturday and 9-12 minutes on Sundays.

      Please see the maps below for where to pick up the W3.

      The W3 from Finsbury Park station, stop B towards Northumberland Park

      Journey time approx. 10 mins

      Bus Stop B from Finsbury Park

      The W3 from Wood Green station, stop F station towards Finsbury Park

      Journey time approx. 8 mins

      Bus Stop B from Finsbury Park
      BY RAIL

      Alexandra Palace has its own British Rail Station (Alexandra Palace Station). A regular train service runs direct from Moorgate (weekdays only) or from Kings Cross, changing at Finsbury Park.

      Once at Alexandra Palace station you can take the W3 bus or walk (15-20 mins.) directly to the venue.

      BY BUS

      In addition to the W3 from Finsbury Park and Wood Green underground stations, if you are travelling from North London the 184 towards Turnpike Lane Station stops at Alexandra Palace Station.

      The 184 runs every 7-11 minutes Monday to Friday, 6-10 minutes on Saturday and 10-12 minutes on Sundays.


      Some of our events provide a free shuttle bus service.

      Please see specific event pages for further details.


      To book your minicab to and from Alexandra Palace call GLH on 020 7490 4222 and quote ref 99968


      Please note that the last tube/train from Wood Green/Alexandra Palace Station leaves at around midnight. Please check specific train times on the day of your event ahead of arrival: