London Kickstart

  • Thread, Whitechapel

Kickstart is the event which kicks off a competition year, where the game will be announced and robotics kits will be handed out to the teams.

There is limited space at the London Kickstart, please only attend the London Kickstart if we have informed you that you have a place there.

If you are unable to attend Kickstart, please let us know so we can arrange another way to get you your kit.

Please bring your laptops!


The London Kickstart is being held in the offices of Thread at:

1 Alie Street,
E1 8DE

The easiest way to travel will be by public transport – Aldgate, Aldgate East and Tower Gateway stations are all within a five minute walk, and Liverpool Street station is a ten minute walk away. There are also a large number of busses which stop nearby.

Upon arrival at reception, please ask for Thread.


There are a variety of places to get food, including local shops and take-away places. See the venue map for suggestions of places which will be open.


Time Info
10:00 Introductory presentation, where the game of SR2019 will be announced.
11:00 Team kits will be handed out, and teams will take part in activities to get them acquainted with their kits.
12:30 There will be a lunch break. Teams are expected to bring their own lunches or get them from food vendors near the venues.
17:00 Finish.