Hosting a conference doesn’t have to mean booking a lifeless office or standard, run-of-the-mill meeting room. Instead, why not opt for something a little more exciting and dynamic, like and of these fantastic offerings, all of which are found in the popular Westminster area.
If you want both the highest standard of professional service with regards to the spaces themselves and to be able to wine and dine your guests at the same time, One Great George Street may be just what you’re looking for, as you can enjoy the wares of the celebrated head chef (who trained at the Savoy, no less) whilst marvelling at the timeless beauty of the historical surroundings, with stunning period features still intact throughout the building.
Central Hall Westminster is in fact the largest conference and events space in all of Central London, with a 2400-person auditorium and a total capacity of a whopping 4500. With 25 rooms in all to its name, this renowned venue is able to host a truly impressive 700 events in an average year, meaning they are well versed in meeting clients’ needs and running a successful gathering. As a wonderful bonus, the building itself is Grade II listed and sits right opposite Westminster Abbey.
You can’t fail to be impressed by the sense of grandeur and scale that Banqueting House offers. This visually striking venue dates right back to 1622 and is steeped in history, with all manner of kings, queens and courtiers having flocked here throughout the years for prestigious events, meaning that by hosting yours here, it would be granted an instant sense of gravitas. The experienced events team will be on hand to make the planning and execution of the event as smooth as possible.
The Emmanuel Centre is also a Grade II listed building. This one dates back to 1928 and is the design of distinguished architect, Herbert Baker. Rich in atmosphere, highlights include the elegance of the marble foyer, the wonder of the high vaulted ceiling with Bible inscriptions, and the impact of the huge, imposing columns. Found right in the heart of Westminster, St James’s Park, Pimlico and Westminster stations can all be reached in around 10 minutes or less.
At 110 Rochester Row, you can expect to find some of London’ newest conference spaces in the form of accessible and flexible meeting rooms that come equipped with intuitive technology, a bright, modern, slick feel and a total capacity of 200 in all. Owned and operated by a charity which is the only recognised representative body for finance staff in the NHS and healthcare sector of the UK, their competitive pricing and good environmental policy reflects this. Well connected, it sits near a plethora of rail links, including Victoria Line and Gatwick Express.
Perfectly embodying all the elegance and understated beauty of the Edwardian era, Royal Horticultural Halls is a centrally located, highly flexible event space that can be found just 10 minutes from Victoria train station, meaning it’s easily reached from both in and out of London. Its generous proportions allow it to accommodate guest lists of up to as many as 700 people, but the vast, arched ceiling height ensures that even whilst at full capacity, the space won’t feel cramped of small.