All situated in some of London’s very best locations, we are also happy to provide venues that are suited to a broad spectrum of different budgets, keeping your options open no matter the finances you have at your disposal. So take a look through our selection and start planning your next intimate social event or business gathering today.
We are very excited to be able to host small events and weddings for up to 30 guests from 1st October in our Balcony Room, and we are taking enquiries now. Can’t wait until then? Visit our Bankside Bar and Restaurant for drinks, dinner or afternoon tea for a taste of what we can offer you. Looking out onto St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Thames and, of course, the Globe Theatre, our top floor Balcony room has a private balcony allowing your guests an exclusive space from which to take in London. If it’s a sit down affair, whether for a meeting or dinner, then 70 guests can be accommodated comfortably. If you are hosting a standing reception then 120 guests can enjoy the space. The Balcony Room overlooking the world-famous Globe theatre is one of the most romantic wedding venues in London, we are fully registered for weddings – all you have to do is find your Romeo or Juliet!
A stylish and contemporary bar in the heart of Belgravia, Eaton Square Bar & Kitchen serves up some of the best cocktails in the capital. You’ll also find a knockout wine list, great food, live music during the week, and DJs gracing the wheels of steel at the weekend. Available for private hire, whether it be a corporate event, a birthday party, a wedding, a meal, or just a massive get together with friends.
The HAC is an exceptional and thoroughly unexpected venue; a historic 18th century mansion set in a six-acre garden yet located just a stone's throw from Moorgate in the heart of the City of London. Inside Armoury House, several of the elegant rooms are available for hire, including the atmospheric oak-panelled Long Room, which is one of London's most stunning venues for a meeting, dinner, reception or party. The Prince Consort Rooms offer a contemporary space inside a historic and prestigious venue with a dedicated entrance designed for you and your guest's privacy. The neutral decor means this room can be transformed into any themed or styled event you envision.
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Located in the City of London, in a magnificent refurbished Victorian building, our rooms are a rare find in this part of London. There is a variety on offer, from large auditoriums (220 & 70 seats), 3 dance studios and training rooms, to a fully equipped gym. We offer quick, reliable service, with a flexibility to meet your needs. There is a small in-house canteen that can provide refreshments and snacks or we are happy to commission outside caterers, if you prefer. The venue is within 5 minutes’ walk from the stations of Aldgate, Tower Hill, Tower Gateway and Fenchurch St, so you have access to the major underground lines of District, Central, Metropolitan, DLR, as well as the Overground line. For those coming from outside London, Liverpool Street Station is 10 minutes’ walk away or one stop on the Underground
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The Grubstreet Author is a collection of luxurious new event spaces created and operated by the team behind London¹s leading event venue The Brewery. The venue is situated on what was once the notorious Grubstreet, an area renowned for bohemian writers and industrial print houses.This colourful history has provided the inspiration for the venue, offering a setting that is full of character, rich in history whilst still catering to the needs of a modern event. The assortment of spaces allows Grubstreet to host a range of events for 20 to over 100 attendees in an environment that sparks imagination and excitement. Dining at The Grubstreet Author is an experience all to itself with inspired cooking that thrills with robust flavours and intriguing ingredients. The passion for food is in harmony with the wine, seeing distinctive bottles paired alongside individual dishes. As the choice for corporate events, conferences, product launches, meetings, birthday parties, weddings or private dining there is no alternative to The Grubstreet Author that can offer such exacting levels of quality and service in a truly jaw dropping surrounding.
Lumiere London has opened its latest venue – on the prestigious Grosvenor Place in Belgravia, walking distance from Hyde Park Corner and Victoria Station. The space has been fully refurbished to make it ideal for meetings, workshops and product launches that need a touch of extra flair. Further assets include the Palladio Meeting Room and an exhibition space in the former bank vaults. Luscious fabrics, discrete lighting and designer pieces transfer the original vault rooms on the lower ground floor into a unique break-out area, ideal for smaller groups and in the future intended for art exhibitions. Established in the actual bank vault, the Palladio Room offers the perfect space for private meetings and conference calls, its beautiful wallpaper, fabulous mirrors and the print of the original Buckingham Palace making this a one of its kind experience.
Located on the first floor of the South Wing, the Portico Rooms are a spacious and versatile suite of rooms offering a contemporary and elegant location for both daytime and evening events. With original features, natural daylight and uninterrupted views of the London skyline, the Portico Rooms offer a stylish and versatile backdrop which can be tailored to any event brief. This network of four elegant 18th century spaces can be adapted for press days, fashion events, meetings, conferences, receptions, dinners, wine tastings and exhibitions. Included in the hire are two private balconies for your guests to enjoy. Whether you prefer to watch the sunset across the River Thames from the south-facing balcony or marvel at our sensational fountains from the north-facing balcony, the Portico Rooms are a truly stunning venue for your event. The Portico Rooms is connected to the Navy Board Rooms, and you can hire the two venues in tandem for larger bookings. Steeped in history dating back to the 18th century, the Navy Board Rooms are an impressive suite of rooms with a distinctive sense of charm and heritage. Climbing the grand, sweeping Nelson Staircase is an experience, as each flight is a one-off architectural work of art. Entering the main space, marble fireplaces and wooden floors create a grand atmosphere with large sash windows offering panoramic views across the River Thames. Originally home to the Navy Board, overseeing British naval affairs as the country set about building an empire., the Navy Board Rooms are now a hugely popular venue for meetings, conferences, receptions, intimate dinners, and press days.
Make any occasion unforgettable with Private Dining by Roux, a unique dining concept within the sumptuous settings of The Langham, London. Private Dining by Roux offers the Chez Roux hallmarks of classic French cuisine interpreted with a modern twist, with the same level of service experienced in fine dining as at Roux at The Landau restaurant. Postillion, our beautiful private dining space, was designed by David Collins Studio and is flooded with natural daylight, with its floor to ceiling windows overlooking the charming Georgian architecture of All Souls Church.
This eclectic venue features custom lighting by Patrick Woodroffe, a full bar and state-of-the-art sound system, making it ideal for receptions, film screenings, high end dinners, drinks receptions, corporate meetings, fashion shows, product launches and play backs. Room hire from £1,500 with a minimum spend of £5,000 in Food and Beverage No private birthday parties under the age of 25
Six Storeys is a unique and prestigious building situated at 11 Soho Square in the heart of Soho and London's West End, covering six unique and exquisitely designed floors. Book a private floor and relax in the knowledge that your guests or delegates will be looked after to a very high standard in unparalleled surroundings. At Six Storeys you can make your stay as public or as private as you like, pairing your affair with exquisite menus presented by our chefs, and the very best service.
An monolithic, industrial style space situated in the heart of Tottenham, the Archives offers a range of hire options in a unique setting. Perfect for filming, activations, dry / wet hire, community and corporate events, this historic building has something for all occasions. The Warehouse / Ground Floor @ The Archives The Warehouse offers 15,000 square feet of hire space with 4.5 metre ceiling heights, perfect for set builds and large-scale events and productions. A blank-canvas venue, with vehicle access and load in / out capacity, its heavy industrial aesthetic lends itself well to filming, activations and installations. The Falconry / Fifth Floor @ The Archives Situated on the fifth floor of The Archives, the Falconry offers panoramic views of the area in a one-of-a-kind industrial setting. With 4.5 metre ceiling heights, service lifts, red brick walls and huge amounts of natural light, the space can accommodate everything from pr
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Looking for an eco-friendly, flexible conferencing and event space in London? Look no further! ORTUS has 1500 sqm of dedicated, flexible event space with state-of-the-art technology and audio-visual equipment, as well as high-speed Wi-Fi. Larger suites can be divided into 12 rooms, over 7 levels, as and when required. The space is ideal for small or large conferences, meetings, training courses, workshops, presentations, academic lectures, receptions and a range of other events. The venue is regularly used by the public sector and for corporate and private events, offering a welcoming atmosphere, environmental efficiency and openness. We offer discounted rates for the public sector and non-for-profit organisations. ORTUS is owned by the Maudsley Charity and surplus goes back into the trust in the form of grants, to support better care, recovery and prevention of mental illness. Shortlisted for Best Sustainable Venue at the 2018 Global Good, Hirespace and CHS Awards, sustainability has always been a part of the fabric of the building.
What was once a long abandoned building is now a luxury innovation & creativity hub in the heart of London’s technology cluster. The Trampery Old Street, has meeting spaces for every occasion, from meetings for four to functions for 200. Our expertise in design has created this sumptuous new space with high performance event facilities, and our expertise in the sociology of innovation enables it to bring people together in ways that positively reinforce the development of new ideas. Additional Space: Library (Last 3 Images) Capacity: 20 boardroom / 35 theatre / 40 standing AV: 50” plasma screen / Sound system Prices: £600 plus VAT - half day / £850 plus VAT - full day The Library is ideal for workshops, larger board meetings and presentations. With plenty of natural daylight and an eclectic mix of vintage furniture the room lends itself to innovation workshops during the day, and investor networking events in the evening.
Oui 2 Rooms is a multi-award winning blank canvas showroom event space venue, available for dry hire and situated in the heart of Central London W1 - 3 minutes from Oxford Circus Underground Station. The Venue is ideal for Press Shows, Product Launches, Photography Shoots, Sample Sales & Business Seminars/Meetings. Oui 2 Rooms has ground floor access, ideal for loading and unloading.
This incredible space in The Shard does a pretty good job of speaking for itself – up on the 24th floor of the tallest building in the UK, it boasts some incredible views that manage to sit just under the clouds, meaning perfect visibility out over the Thames. TOG worked really hard to give the space in The Shard a distinctly different, relaxed feel, plus it’s more versatile than you think; it has event space for up to 200 people and has hosted everything from mini golf to cocktail fountains and poker tables. In addition to this, there are 8 meeting rooms, ranging in size from 5 - 70 person.
Awarded the London Building of the Year by the Royal Institute of British Architects, the £25 million Saw Swee Hock Centre offers a set of versatile, modern, blank canvas Central London spaces available for your Conference, Lecture, Film Screening, Reception, Party or Night-Club Event. Just a few minutes walk from Holborn, with capacities ranging from 10 to 1000 guests the Centre's fully accessible, temperature-regulated spaces are perfect for your corporate and private events, 7 days a week.
Ah, the boardroom meeting. They’re not always well known for causing feelings of excitement and intrigue from the calendar request to the actual meeting, however, it doesn’t need to be so bad.
No matter what the reason for your meeting or get-together as a team, we’ve got a boardroom to suit your needs and requests. Whether you’re just looking for a general off-site meeting room or something a little different, check out our boardroom venues to give yourselves the best – and most inspiring – space for what you need.
Ways to use your boardroom venue
When we think of boardrooms, we usually think of meetings – and for good reason. They’re a great place for members of your company to come together and discuss certain matters or projects within your business. Whether you’re getting people from around the country (or even the world) together or having a meeting with your staff, hiring a meeting room in London can be ideal, especially for those without the in-house space available. On Canvas, we’ve got a lot of different meeting rooms in London available to hire so check them out!
Training is key to the development of your company. Admittedly, training days aren’t everyone’s favourite things, but seeing as they help with business growth and team strength, they’re worth your time. Boardrooms are a brilliant setting for some training days or training workshops. With whiteboards, Powerpoint presentations, and everyone taking notes around the table, you can foster a professional classroom-like environment to spur on everyone’s learning and focus.
Boardrooms are a great place to get people together for a conference, and they’re especially good for conference calls. With everyone in one room, you can discuss your business proposals, needs and shared interests easily.
Bigger boardrooms and meeting spaces can be set up to be the perfect place for intimate product launches. There’s no reason you have to choose a traditional boardroom – in whatever event you’re organising. Opt for something a little more unique, somewhere that will best show off your product. We’ve got loads of potential boardroom spaces up for grabs, some of which could be the perfect venue for a small product launch.
Networking isn’t all cocktail parties and industry experts. Sometimes, it’s nice to just get some people in a room to talk about what you’re good at, and a boardroom can be a wonderful place to get that done. Not everyone enjoys putting on a cocktail dress and wandering around a room to mingle, and these types of events can sometimes suit a more relaxed, sit-down vibe.
Finding the perfect boardroom
Boardrooms aren’t a one-size-fits-all kind of thing, so it’s important that you choose wisely. Don’t assume that any old boardroom venue will do; the location, space and layout all matter. Of course, it depends on what you want the boardroom for, but there are a few other considerations to take on board before you lock one down.
Step 1: Why do you need the boardroom?
At the risk of repeating ourselves, the purpose of the boardroom really does matter. It’s super important so we’ll say it again: what is the boardroom for exactly? Are you planning a meeting, conference, product launch, training day or something entirely different? Once you’ve answered that question you should know more about what you need from your venue of choice.
Step 2: Numbers
No, we don’t mean the numbers from the last quarter, we mean the number of people you need the venue to accommodate for. It’s no use booking a huge venue for only a handful of people, or worse still, having everyone crammed into one tiny room.
Step 3: Budget
We can’t forget the money-shaped elephant in the room. You’ll need to find out how much is in the budget for the venue, as well as any refreshments and equipment. Boardroom venues in London vary from the high-class to the budget. Canvas choose the best of the bunch, no matter what their pricing.
Step 4: Facilities
Once you know why you need the boardroom, it should be pretty easy to dwindle down the options to a shortlist based on what facilities you need the venue to have. You need to ensure it can accommodate for the number of people, fits into the budget, and has any other facilities you need, from computer equipment and WiFi to wheelchair access.
Step 5: Take a look around
So, you’ve got (at least) a shortlist of venues? Great. The next step is to go and have a look around them, if that’s possible. Or, if you’re not keen on the idea or can’t fit a site visit into your busy schedule, just get in touch with the venues and make sure they’ve got everything you need.
Step 6: Book fast!
We strongly recommend that you don’t beat around the bush once you’ve found your ideal boardroom venue in London. All the best meeting spaces and boardrooms in London get snapped up fast.
A little something different
It’s not just the standard boardroom that can be an asset for corporate get-togethers and meetings, we have lots of unique venues that can add that little added sparkle to your meeting. I mean, you want to make sure everyone stays awake and engaged, right? Well, what better way to do that than to opt for something a little out of the ordinary.
From bars, library rooms and nightclub venues to grand halls and cosy cafes, take a chance of some unique venues for a boardroom meeting.