Ultimate Guide to Conference Venues in London

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Welcome to your HeadBox Ultimate Guide to the Best Conference Venues London has to offer.

When it comes to planning a conference you want to make sure that the atmosphere is perfect. We’ve uncovered some of the best conference venues London has to offer that will create inspiring backdrops for your next event.

Whether it’s a small and quirky Space that you can completely transform or one of the large conference venues in London that can be filled with inspiring influencers in your field. There will be something on this list just for you!

We’ve delved into the depths of our conference venues collection to find these top 25 conference venues to hire in London so that when it come to planning your event, the venue will be one less thing you have to worry about!

From fully equipped London conference centres to quirky blank canvas venues these are the best options for conference venues London has to offer to host your spectacular event.

Planning a conference can be a huge task and there are always lots of things to think about, but this guide will help you find the perfect venue so that everything else can fall in to place. Let’s get started shall we?

 

1. Panorama Room, Alexandra Palace 

room with black seats facing screen

Overlooking the beautiful Alexandra Park, Alexandra Palace is home to The Panorama Room, one of the best conference venues London has to offer.

This unique London venue hire can accommodate up to 800 Guests for a conference.

This historic venue comes with free wi-fi, HD projector and screen facilities. So, you will have everything you need to host the perfect conference.

Being so close to the iconic London Park also gives your Guests the perfect place to go for a stroll throughout twell-deservederved breaks during the day.

 

2. Conferences in the Ballroom, Amba Hotel 

conference venue with large chandelier

The Ballroom at the Amba Hotel in Charing Cross is a superb conference venue in London. Set in an upscale Victorian building, The Ballroom is just a 3-minute walk from Trafalgar Square.

The Ballroom is perfect for your next conference room rental for an event of up to 150 Guests.

3. Wellington Room, The Army and Navy Club 

A small conference room with red walls

The Wellington Room at The Army & Navy Club is perfect for your next conference venue hire in London within this historic Space in St James.

This unique London spot was established back in 1837 where British and Commonwealth Armed Services used to use it as a private members club.

The Wellington Room is an intimate setting offering a small conference room for up to 20 delegates. Conference venues in London don’t come much better. 

 

4. The Clarendon Room, Browns Hotel Mayfair 

rows of white seats facing screen

Want to book a conference venue in a top London hotel? Hire The Clarendon Room at Brown’s Hotel in Mayfair for one of the best options for conference venues London has to offer.

The beautifully decorated Clarendon Room at Brown’s Hotel Mayfair is available to rent as a small conference venue hire. The Space can accommodate between 8 to 120 guests.

This unique London venue hire was decorated by top designer and hotelier Olga Polizzi, who has filled the Space with stunning antiques and modern artwork.

The room is flooded with natural daylight. It has high ceilings, air conditioning and individually controlled lighting so you can create the perfect atmosphere for your conference.

 

5. Carousel

two people in black on stage

Carousel is a blank canvas venue hire that can be transformed into one of the best conference venues your guests will ever see.

Their downstairs area is perfect for your next corporate event in a Space that can be completely transformed to fit your every need.

This vast and versatile Space has an industrial, warehouse-style finish with high ceilings, polished concrete flooring and mood lighting to create the perfect atmosphere for your conference!

Carousel can accommodate up to 120 attendees for a seated reception and 180 attendees for a standing reception. The Space has been kitted out with its own flexible lighting rig, high-spec AV equipment, pop-up bar and WCs.

You’ll find everything you need to host the best conference London has ever seen with the downstairs area at Carousel. If you’re looking for budget conference venues in London, then you can hire Carousel from just £250 per hour, take a look. 

 

6. Main Stage, The Comedy Store

room with the comedy store logo

The Comedy Store is a famous London venue offering a quirky Space to hire in the heart of Soho for your next conference.

The Comedy Store, London’s premier comedy location for the past 36 years has a convenient central location that easily accessible from all areas of London.

Host a conference for up to 400 attendees in this unique London venue for a conference with a comedic twist.

There is even in-house catering at The Comedy Store so you can keep your attendees happy throughout the day.

The Space is fully equipped with the best AV, including a projector and an 8 feet x 4.5 feet screen.

 

7. Cornwall Suite, De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms

purple lit room with round tables

De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms are situated on Great Queen Street in between Covent Garden and Holborn in the West End of London. A beautiful Grade II listed building dating back to 1775.

This top London venue hire is now fully restored and offering one of the best conference venues London has seen with the Cornwall Suite.

The Cornwall Suite is located on the second floor, perfect for large conferences of up to 400 people. We think when you’re looking for a conference venue to hire in London, you should always look for a venue that will inspire your guests and The De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms do just that!

8. Main Space, The Forge 

brown room with chairs and screen

The Forge is an ideal venue hire in London for your conference in Kings Cross.

The Main Space is a beautifully designed Space that can be transformed into a top of the range conference venue, with a maximum capacity of 100 Guests. The Forge is built with acoustics in mind, creating an ideal spot for a conference.

If you’re looking for an inspirational Space to host your next conference then the Main Space fits the bill.

9. Conference Room, Freud Museum London

small white room with black chairs

Do you want a conference venue to hire that’s swimming in history? Look no further than the Conference Room at Freud Museum in London.

The Freud Museum was the home of Sigmund Freud and his family when they escaped from Austria in 1938, and remained the family home until 1982.

This is a truly unique venue that contains Freud’s remarkable collection of antiquities.

The Conference Room at Freud Museum London is the perfect Space for your next conference venue hire. The Space that can seat up to 80 delegates for a theatre-style conference is just a stone’s throw away from Finchley Road tube station.

10. Conference Room, The Gestalt Centre

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Need a conference venue in Camden? Welcome to The Gestalt Centre.

It is also home to some of the best conference venues London has to offer including their Conference Room that can seat up to 40 theatre-style. This unique conference venue is flooded with natural light which creates the perfect atmosphere for a productive day at a conference.

This spot also comes fully equipped with a ceiling mounted projector, a projection screen, and flip charts. So, you will have everything you need to host a productive conference in Camden.

 

 

11. Battlebridge Room, King Place Events

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With plenty of natural daylight, picturesque canal views and its own covered terrace, the Battlebridge Room at Kings Place is one of the most unique conference venues London has to offer.

When you hire this unique London venue you get a conference room with the capacity for a theatre style setting of 100 Guests. You can even split the room in two to have a small conference venue with a breakout area for refreshments and registration.

This conference venue comes fully equipped with a screen and projector, a PA system and internet access. The beautiful canal-side location of the Battlebridge Room creates the perfect backdrop for your next London conference.

 

12. The London Rooms, Lloyds

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The Lloyd’s building is an internationally-renowned London landmark which took over eight years to build.

Up on the 11th floor you will find the The London Rooms that offer stunning views of the city.  You want the attendees of your conference to be truly inspired by the events of the day, so finding an inspiring London venue to hire is crucial to your event’s success!

The London Rooms will create the perfect backdrop for your next conference that can accommodate up to 180 guests. This unique London venue is set in the heart of London’s financial district, just a short walk from Bank station making it easily accessible from all areas of London.

 

13. Auditorium, London Palladium 

palladium theatre with hundreds of seats

Perhaps the most iconic venue you will find within this collection guide is the Auditorium at the London Palladium. The Palladium is the perfect spot to host the grandest business conference London has ever seen!

This prestigious London theatre seats over 2,200 attendees so is perfect for large scale conferences.

The London Palladium is one of the most famous stages in the world, so you’ll feel truly inspired as you occupy the same stage as some of the greatest names in show-bizz.

Impress your guests in this historic and glamorous London conference venue. 

 

14. The Hardy Room, Mathematical Society

conference room with slanted roof

Host your next conference at The London Mathematical Society, established in 1865 and found in De Morgan House.

What better way to inspire your Guests then to host your conference in a venue that’s been used by some of the greatest minds in the academic world?

De Morgan House has four large event Spaces that are perfect for corporate events such as conferences and meetings.

The Hardy Room is situated at the rear end of the building. It has beautiful doors that lead onto the gardens, offering a great breakout Space during the long conference day.

The Hardy Room is one of the best conference rooms for up to 70 delegates in Fitzrovia.

 

15. Bloomsbury Room, Monticello House

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Monticello House is home to the Anglo Educational Services Study Centre located in Russell Square, where you will find the Bloomsbury Room, an ideal spot for your next conference venue hire in London.

This unique Space offers seven rooms which can accommodate a wide range of corporate events for 12 to 30 delegates. Located on the first floor, the Bloomsbury room comes fully equipped with a desktop computer, a data projector, Smartboard and whiteboard.

So, you will have everything you need to host a small yet productive conference. The room also comes with wireless internet, air conditioning and natural daylight which makes it one of the best options for conference rooms London has to offer.

 

16. ODEON Leicester Square

odeon room with leopard print chairs

Exclusive cinema hire makes for a great conference venue hire option, and there is no better than ODEON Leicester Square.

This iconic London cinema can be transformed into a state-of-the-art conference venue, jam-packed with all the glitz and glamour that comes with being a world-renown cinema known for hosting the biggest movie premieres. 

This ODEON conference venue comes fully equipped with an HD screen as well as incredible digital surround sound. A superb conference venue for an event with an impressive Guest list accommodating up to 1943 attendees.

 

17. The Theatre, Oxford House

red walled and wooden floored auditorium

Oxford House in Bethnal Green is a flexible event Space that would be perfect for your next conference venue.

The Oxford House Theatre is a creative Space to host a conference. Conveniently located close to Bethnal Green station and the hustle and bustle of Shoreditch, it is in a prime location for your attendees to find without any problems.

Hire the Oxford House Theatre in London for your next conference venue hire. The Space can accommodate 120 attendees for a theatre-style seated reception or 200 attendees for a standing reception.

The theatre also comes fully equipped with flexible seating, optional staging, lighting and sound systems.  Not to mention a fully stocked bar as well as a gallery area that doubles as an inspiring breakout area.

 

18. The Rolls Royce Room, Prince Philip House

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Prince Philip House is a beautiful venue situated in a historic Grade I listed building only a short walk from Trafalgar Square.

Recently restored with a contemporary and modern interior, Prince Philip House forms the perfect space for large corporate events such as conferences.

The Rolls Royce Room overlooks the Academy’s entrance garden, as well as offering views of The Mall and St James’ Park in a venue that can accommodate up to 75 guests. Making it one of the best conference rooms in London.

This Space is brimming with natural light all year round, creating the perfect atmosphere for productive corporate events.

 

19. Jarvis Hall, RIBA Venues

wooden conference rooms with blue chairs

RIBA Venues is the conference and events arm of the Royal Institute of British Architects located in the heart of London.

This unique London venue hire which opened its doors in 1934 makes for a fantastic conference venue. The Jarvis Auditorium can hold conferences for up to 400 delegates and is packed with the latest audio-visual technology so your conference event runs as smoothly as possible.

You can also arrange for refreshments to be served in the Jarvis Foyer or Florence Hall throughout the day so that your attendees can refresh themselves in between lectures, seminars or activities.

 

20. Committee Room 1, Rooms on Regent’s Park 

small conference room with oak table

Committee Room 1 at Rooms on Regent’s Park is a great option for your next conference venue hire in London.

Rooms on Regent’s Park has 18 meeting rooms and 3 conference rooms. All Spaces are fully equipped with fixed projectors, screens, WiFi and air conditioning, making them excellent options for conference venue hire in London.

Committee Room 1 can seat up to 60 delegates for a conference venue set up and is located just a walk from Marylebone station.

 

21. Mayfair Suite, Sofitel Hotel 

conference venue London with two chandeliers

If you only want the best for your next conference venue hire then you’ve found it with the Mayfair Suite at Sofitel Hotel.

This unique London venue can accommodate up to 132 guests for a seated reception. You can also divide the Space into two separate rooms ideal for hosting a conference in one room and a reception and refreshment area in the other.

Take full advantage of the large foyer area and welcome your Guests in style under a grand crystal chandelier.  If you’re looking to impress your attendees from the moment they arrive, the interior of this London venue is one way to do it.

 

22. The Loft, Sutherland Labs 

conference venue London with grey couches

The Loft at the Sutherland Labs is an unusual and creative Space for hire in London, located between Covent Garden, Tottenham Court Road and Holborn tube stations – making it easily accessible for your attendees!

The Loft is a bright, comfortable, spacious area that’s perfect for hosting a corporate event such as a conference – with clean, modern decor that creates a laid back and unique atmosphere for a conference of up to 15 attendees.

This unique London venue comes fully equipped with a HD projector, floor to ceiling whiteboards and a 75 inch 4k TV ideal for presentations and branding. An adjoining breakout room is available for those well deserved breaks.

 

23. Meeting Room 1 & 2, The Office Group

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When you combine Meeting Rooms 1 and 2 from the The Office Group branch at Angel Square you have one of the best conference venues in London.

The Office Group are home to some of the best meeting and conference rooms to hire across the city and this minimalist spot is no exception! Their Angel Square centre in Islington is just a stone throws away from the tube station making it accessible from all areas of London.

This modern conference venue can seat up to 24 delegates for a theatre-style conference with a HD projector and screen that is ideal for broadcasting an important presentation.

 

24. Under The Bridge

blue lit venue with round tables

Stylish and versatile, Under the Bridge is one of the best options for venue hire London has to offer.

Whether it’s cabaret or a theatre style setting, this compact space offers a great range of flexible layouts.

Under the Bridge is fully equipped with all the lighting and production equipment ready to use, meaning you can carry out your conference with ease. This sophisticated South West London conference venue can seat up to 250 people and is ideal for larger conferences.

 

25. The Yard

A blank canvas victorian warehouse

The Yard in Shoreditch us one of the best modern conference venues London has to hire. A unique and versatile venue in the heart of Shoreditch, The Yard is walking distance from Old Street Station, Liverpool Street and Shoreditch Overground Station.

This old Victorian warehouse can accommodate up to 200 people and can be hired exclusively from £2,000 a day. Have you got some big ideas for your conference?

 

26. Great Hall, BMA House 

A large conference venue with high ceilings

The Great Hall is the flagship at BMA House and is perfect for conferences and AGMs.

Found on the first floor of BMA House, The Great Hall stands 28 feet high. With stunning floor to ceiling windows and Corinthian Colums, BMA house is a London conference venue that’s sure to impress.

The Great Hall can accommodate up to 320 people and located in the heart of Saint Pancras it’s ideally located too.

27. Conference Space, LABS Holborn

A small conference room with white chairs
LABS Holborn can accommodate up to 100 people and can be hired from £1,500 per morning. The Conference Space at Hogarth House in Holborn is a modern and contemporary conference venue. The Spaces comes fully equipped with tech, whiteboards and all the facilities you need to put on the perfect conference.

Need a little more Space? There are also two additional meeting rooms and light and airt breakout Spaces that can be booked as part of the package.

 

28. Edwardian I, St James’s Court, A Taj Hotel

An Edwardian conference room with a skylight
With high ceilings offset with out of this world crystal chandeliers, Edwardian I is the perfect backdrop for an event where you need to impress.

Located in Westminster and able to accommodate up to 300 people this is a great option for your next conference in London

 

We’ve come to the end of whistle stop tour of the ‘HeadBox Ultimate Guide to: Conference Venues in London’ so we hope you’ve found this guide helpful in planning your next conference in London.

If you would like to check out more of our other amazing conference venues in London make sure to have a look through our collection page for some more inspiration.

If you have any questions regarding these venues then make sure you get in touch with our New Business team on support@headbox.com – they’d be happy to help!

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