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The Old Library is situated in the upper basement of the Lloyd's building with seating up to 170 people theatre style using the base floor and gallery seating area, a drinks reception for 130 people or dinner for 70 people. Combined with the lower concourse area allows a breakout area for beverages or a reception following your event.


  • Wifi
  • Built in 1928 with original oak panelled walls
  • Interested meeting space with installed AV equipment
  • Oak panelled walls
  • City of London Landmark
  • Designed by acclaimed architect Lord Richard Rogers
  • Grade 1 listed building
  • Home to the world's leading insurance market

 Food And Drink

  • Professional Kitchen
  • Halal Catering


  • Licensed until 11pm
  • Licence extension available


  • 32 Boardroom
  • 120 Buffet
  • 42 Cabaret
  • 70 Dining
  • 150 Reception
  • 170 Theatre
  • 26 U-Shaped


  • Art Exhibitions
  • Events with Alcohol


  • 35m2 (377ft2)
  • Ceiling height 50ft (15.2m)
  • Disabled Access
  • The Lloyd's Building
  • 1 Lime Street
  • City of London
  • EC3M 7HA
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