Livery Halls in London

Livery halls provide the perfect backdrop for conferences, weddings and award ceremonies. Choose one to hire in London from our selection.

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For larger events the exclusive hire of Drapers’ Hall is an ideal option. Giving you access to the breath-taking Livery Hall with its twenty-eight marble columns and copy of John Gibson’s The Tinted Venus. The Livery Hall was enlarged to its present size in the 1860s and provides a dramatic location for weddings, product launches and other important private and corporate events. You will also have use of the elegant Court Room and Drawing Room and our opulent stair case and landing.


Located on the lower ground floor, the Livery Hall is quiet and tranquil. It is perfect for meetings, dining and receptions. It is the largest and most modern room at Founders' Hall and features large pothole windows that flood the room with natural light and provide views of the gardens of St Bartholomew the Great. The DDR includes meeting room hire, tea and pastries, mid-morning tea & coffee, fork buffet lunch, afternoon tea, staffing and cutlery, cloak room, basic AV and flip chart.


Watermens' Hall is a perfect location for conferences and events; our four rooms are full of historical artifacts and unique curiosities leaving us with an incredibly elegant and individual space. With full hire of the hall you will have access to our two larger rooms and two smaller breakout spaces.

Haberdashers' Hall St Pauls, Square Mile, The City, Smithfields, Farringdon, Bank, Barbican, London Wall

Nestled in a secluded spot in West Smithfield, one of London's newest Livery Halls houses one of the oldest companies. Haberdashers' Hall is a true one-of-a-kind venue which seamlessly fuses the avante-garde with stately tradition. Designed by celebrated British Architect Sir Michael Hopkins, Haberdashers' Hall combines modern architecture and state of the art technology with traditional materials and building skills to form a 21st century venue of the finest quality and highest standards.


Ideal livery hall in London to hold your conference, presentation or meeting for up to 160 guests. The Banqueting Hall features fine stained glass windows, chandeliers and oak panelling.

Glaziers Hall London Bridge

Directly on the River Thames, the Bridge Room is a multi-purpose space suitable for meetings , small conferences and away days. With views over the City, the Bridge Room provides river views for up to 50 of your most important dinner guests, with the adjoining Thames Room for a pre-dinner reception.


Goldsmiths Hall can accommodate a number of events including board meetings, presentations, full day conferences and gala dinners.


Armourers’ Hall is a livery hall that comprises 3 spaces, all of which are full of historic art and artifacts. Including three George II brass chandeliers and a superb copy of the famous Ardebil Persian carpet at the V&A Museum, made for Shah Tahmasp for the mosque in Ardebil. The Dining Hall is ideal for presentations and dinners, the Drawing Room is a superb breakout or reception space, and the Court Room is perfect for board meetings.


One of London's last remaining Livery Halls, Stationers' Hall was completed in 1673. The Hall comprises a suite of four characterful, interlinking rooms, along with a Garden, that combine to make the perfect events and conference venue. The Livery Hall is the largest space and has opulent stained glass windows which give an impressive ambience. The Court Room is fabulously elegant and ideal for breakout sessions. The Stock Room joins the two larger spaces and is often used for dancing or drinks. The secluded Garden with its' huge plane tree is an ideal location for a summer event.

Grocers' Hall City of London

The Livery Hall is available for networking and corporate drinks receptions, private dining.


This is a unique venue to bring your corporate clients and enjoy the history of the Vintners' Company. We can host conference for up to 150 theater style and 80 cabaret. With a separate room for catering and 2 additional breakout rooms this is the perfect venue to host your event. Don't forget that you will have exclusive hire of the venue.


An impressive board room with an even more impressive city location, our Court Room oozes elegance. The room is used by the livery for important court meetings and is thus an ideal setting for presentations or shareholder meetings or conferences.

Livery Halls FAQs


How much does it cost to hire a livery hall for a conference?

Prices for hiring a livery hall start from around £2000 but prices will vary so it is always advisable to request a bespoke quote.


How much will it cost to hire a Livery Hall for a dinner?

Venue hire for a livery hall will start from around £2000. Some venues may require you to meet a minimum spend as well.


Can I bring my own caterer for the event?

Many Livery Halls will have a list of approved caterers you must choose from so it is always best to check with the venue manager before booking.


Can I get a price per person for my event.

Not all venues will quote in the form of a price per head but must venue managers at a livery hall will be happy to work with you and caterers if necessary to organise your quote into a price per person.

About Livery Halls


Currently 110 in total, Livery companies first evolved from London's medieval guilds. At a time when industry was rapidly expanding, tradesmen who worked in the same areas made arrangements for protecting trade, maintaining professional standards, and regulating competition. These historic halls often conceal a slice of fascinating British history, many of which were destroyed during the great fire, only to be rebuilt and damaged again during enemy raids in world war two. In more recent years, Livery halls unique historic character, have provided the perfect backdrop for films & TV programmes such as The King’s Speech, The Apprentice and The Great British Menu. So whether you're planning a wedding, a charity gala or an corporate event, few city venues are more impressive than the Livery halls for hire in London. Browse these exclusive spaces, steeped in the tradition of the City, and impress your guests with the elegance of their surroundings.

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