Ultimate Guide to Conference Venues in London

Welcome to your HeadBox Ultimate Guide to Conference Venues in London. When it comes to planning a conference you want to make sure that atmosphere is perfect to get the large crowds excited for the day ahead. We’ve uncovered some of the best London conference venues 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?

Conference venues London.

 

1. Panorama Room, Alexandra Palace 

a large conference room with grey carpet and a white ceiling has lots of black chairs all facing a large HD screen. There are posters running along the edge of the building

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 those well deserved breaks during the day.

Max capacity:

2. Conferences in the Ballroom, Amba Hotel 

a regal interior of a conference venue shows a large chandelier hanging from the white ornate ceiling. The red pattern carpet has chairs placed on it that are facing a large screen which reads 'Amba Hotel'

The Ballroom at the Amba Hotel in Charing Cross is a superb London conference venue set in an upscale Victorian building 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 

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 was established back in 1837 for former and serving officers of the British and Commonwealth Armed Services to use 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. Theatre, Blue Fin Venue

a conference room is flooded with natural light with floor to ceiling windows on the back wall. The red rows of chairs are all facing a large screen handing on the back wall.

The Blue Fin Venue offers a flexible venue for any corporate event in a contemporary event space. Set on the 10th & 11th floor of the award-winning Blue Fin Building and offering stunning views of St Paul’s, Tate Modern and Docklands, this one of a kind London venue to hire will make your next conference stand out from the crowd. The theatre Space at Blue Fin is ideal for small to medium sized conferences for up to 96 people. It also offers internet access and state-of-the-art AV equipment making it a great option for your next conference venue hire in London’s South Bank.

Max capacity: 96

5. The Clarendon Room, Browns Hotel Mayfair 

Want to book a conference venue in a top London hotel? Book 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 which can accommodate between eight 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, high ceilings, air conditioning and individually controlled lighting so you can create the perfect atmosphere for your conference.

Max capacity: 120

6. Carousel

a man and a woman dressed in all black are standing on a stage with microphones in their hands talking to a crowd of people. on the stage is a large TV screen that reads 'welcome'. the audience are seated around a small wooden table with notepads and pens.

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, in a Space that’s been kitted out with its own professional kitchen, 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.

Max capacity: 120

7. Main Stage, The Comedy Store

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.

Max capacity: 400

8. Cornwall Suite, De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms

De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms are situated on Great Queen Street in between Covent Garden and Holborn in the West End of London in 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!

Max capacity: 400

9. Main Space, The Forge 

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.

Max capacity: 100

10. Conference Room, Freud Museum London

a small white room is set up for a conference with black chairs all facing a tv screen on the back wall. there is a painting of a landscape hanging on one of the walls and two large windows which are letting in natural light

If you want a conference venue to hire that’s swimming in history, then 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 venue for your next conference venue hire in a Space that can seat up to 80 delegates for a theatre style conference just a stone’s throw away from Finchley Road tube station.

Max capacity: 80

11. Conference Room, The Gestalt Centre

Need a conference venue in Camden? Welcome to The Gestalt Centre, one of the UK’s top providers of training in Gestalt: an enlightening and life-changing approach to counselling and psychotherapy. 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.

Max capacity: 40

12. Conference Rooms 1, 2 & 3, Happy Computers Ltd. 

a large conference centre is set up with circular metal tables and teal and purple chairs placed around them. The back wall is also bright purple with a speech bubble that reads 'trust'

Combine Conference Rooms 1, 2 & 3 at Happy Computers Ltd. for your next conference venue hire located just a stones throw away from Aldgate tube station. The team at Happy Computers Ltd. are always on hand to make sure your corporate event runs as smoothly as possible in their fun and modern Spaces. Conference Rooms 1, 2 and 3 combine to make an ideal conference venue that can accommodate up to 50 people for a conference or presentation style setting. This unique London venue hire comes fully equipped with a projector, whiteboard, flip chart, and all basic stationery that’s required to make sure your conference goes off without a hitch. And to make your conference a happier one, there are catering facilities on hand with an onsite café area – so you can keep your guests happy all day long!

Max capacity: 60

13. Battlebridge Room, King Place Events

a large white conference room with black carpet is set up with white tables and black chairs all facing a small raised stage. there is a floor to ceiling window that covers the back wall

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 options for conference venue hire 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, registration and well deserved tea and coffee breaks throughout the day. 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.

Max capacity: 400

14. The London Rooms, Lloyds

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 the city in one of the best conference venues London has to offer. 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.

Max capacity: 180

15. Auditorium, London Palladium 

a shot of the London palladium theatre with hundreds of red seats all facing the stage.

Perhaps the most iconic venue you will find within this collection guide is the Auditorium at the London Palladium which 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 suited to larger 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 venue. 

Max capacity: 2200

16. The Hardy Room, Mathematical Society

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, with doors that lead onto the gardens, a beautiful breakout Space during the long conference day. The Hardy Room is one of the best conference rooms for up to 70 delegates ideally located in Fitzrovia.

Max capacity: 70

17. Bloomsbury Room, Monticello House

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.

Max capacity: 30

18. ODEON Leicester Square

the odeon cinema in Leicester Square shows a cinema room with leopard print chairs all faces a pink screen that reads 'odeon'

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, making it a superb conference venue for an event with an impressive guest list accommodating up to 1943 attendees.

Max capacity: 1943

19. The Theatre, Oxford House

a red walled and wooden floored auditorium shows rows of chairs all facing the front of the room set up for a conference

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 that 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, a fully stocked bar as well as a gallery area that doubles as an inspiring breakout area.

Max capacity: 200

20. The Rolls Royce Room, Prince Philip House

a large conference room with one long table in the centre of the room that has black chairs placed around it with notepads and pens on the table. there is a large HD screen on the wall that reads 'Prince Philip House'. the walls are plain in colour but have posters hanging on them.

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.

Max capacity: 75

21. Jarvis Hall, RIBA Venues

a wooden walled conference rooms with rows of blue chairs all facing a large HD screen on the back wall. there are small spotlights covering the ceiling.

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.

Max capacity: 400

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

a small conference room with an oak table and brown leather chairs placed around it - the plain walls are decorated with portraits of important men and there is a brightly coloured flower in the foreground of the shot

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 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.

Max capacity: 60

23. Mayfair Suite, Sofitel Hotel 

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 – or you can 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 to 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.

Max capacity: 180

24. The Loft, Sutherland Labs 

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.

Max capacity: 15

25. Meeting Room 1 & 2, The Office Group

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.

Max capacity: 24

 

26. Under The Bridge

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.

Max capacity: 250

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 concierge team on support@headbox.com – they’d be happy to help!

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