Dry Hire Venues in London

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Looking to host a big event or brand activation in upscale Mayfair? This industrial-style space is a minute’s walk from Bond Street station, Oxford Street and famous luxury hotel Claridge’s. This large, blank canvas of a room is available to hire with easy access for vehicles via a large shutter door that opens out onto the street.


Offering a large blank canvas event space and breakout / reception area, ideal for product launches and press events.


This outstanding location is composed of an industrial space with high ceilings, on-site catering facilities, and offices. The Interior industrial space is complemented by a long outdoor courtyard overlooking the canal. This blank canvas space is perfect for Pop Up events, brand launches, Christmas and Summer parties. The venue is versatile and can be tailored to suit the need of any event. With a substantial onsite carpark and loading areas to accommodate large production setups.

The Brewery City of London

The Porter Tun is one of the largest and oldest unobstructed event spaces in London. An exposed King Post timber roof giving a clear span of 60ft above a 778 square metre antique wooden floor makes it a perfect location for conferences, awards dinners, fashion shows and exhibitions. The large raised balcony is ideal for a reception area or presentation platform. It is equipped with state of the art sound system, Wifi, and fully integrated LED lighting system. This room is fully air controlled and has natural daylight. The Malt Room is able to be booked as a green room.

Magazine London North Greenwich

Magazine London boasts 3,205 sqm of versatile interior space for up to 3,000 people and can extend to accommodate a further 7,000 people across the venue's outdoor showground.


Three minutes from Oxford Circus, Noho Showrooms is a stunning blank canvas gallery space flooded with natural daylight. The high ceilings and an eye catching shop front window located in one of Fitzrovia's premier streets, makes Noho Showrooms the perfect setting for product launches, art exhibitions, press shows and brand launches.


Olympia London Conference Centre offers a purpose-built conference facility with auditorium, reception, exhibition area and break-out rooms; all on one level. There's 1,768m2 of exhibition space and room for 250-600 delegates. The space is perfect for large or small conferences, launches, exhibitions, awards-events, graduation ceremonies; you're only limited by your imagination.


This trendy city centre location can be adapted for any type of event. Whether it is a large scale promotional event, art installation or networking, The Vinyl Factories semi industrial feel is a great platform. Customers are allowed to bring in their own catering and alcohol, which means that birthday and themed parties can be designed and executed in dynamic ways.

Japan House Kensington

The Hall is located in the lower ground floor of Japan House. This space has been designed to high standards in order to be a multi purpose space for events. The black tiered seating is optional as it can be retracted and stored, enhancing this room's prefect white canvas features. This space is ideal for dinners, drinks reception and awards ceremonies.

Icetank Covent Garden

Icetank is a blank, white space perfect for product launches, press days, standing receptions and small intimate dinners. A unique space with equipment, AV and technology including a new PA system, Wifi and an 82" 4k Ultra screen. The space provides a cloak room, two rest rooms, a kitchen, a large ground floor event space and a lower basement space. With it's prime location in the heart of Covent Garden it's also the ultimate party venue.


A large private event space in a beautifully renovated Railway Arch, with underfloor heating, shiny poured concrete floors, 3 phase power and private entrance. Plus the option to utilise our private road. Perfect for Product launches, Conferences, Photography & Film shoots, Fashion Shows, PR Events, Parties, Weddings, Music Video's and more.


Noho Studios is central London's newest blank canvas events and exhibition space, perfect for product launches, press events, dinners, photo shoots, art exhibitions, screenings, drinks receptions and presentations etc Only a two minute walk from Oxford Circus, Noho Studios offers a prime location ground level shop window frontage for product displays and branding with its own entrance directly into 2,000 sq ft of open plan event space with high ceilings, characterful white brick arches and white walls that can be tailored to suit any type of function or event.

About Dry Hire Venues


Check out our top picks for dry hire venues in London. There are a lot of confusing terms in the venue game: DDR, minimum spend, wet hire and dry hire. It seems pretty instinctive that you would want your venue to be dry, right? But it doesn't actually refer to the state of the room - it's all about the catering. When a London venue is 'Dry Hire', it means you only hire out the room: no catering, no drinks, just the space on its own. This is perfect for those looking to provide their own refreshments or outside catering, or for when catering isn't necessary. Ideal for Asian Weddings where speciality caterers have been booked, or for food and beverage product launches where you want to stock your own bar, “dry hire” is the right term to be using. This is our top picks of dry hire venues in London, but if you’ve still not found what you’re looking for, click below to send us your specific requirements and one of our Venue Experts will put together recommendations just for you!

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