University of London Venues
- From £1
- 2400 people
- 6000m² (64583ft²)
The Foyer at Senate House inspires visitors entering the venue. with its warm marble backdrop and elegant art deco styling. Complemented by a dramatic staircase leading up to spacious landings, the foyer and crush hall combine to create a stunning space for networking, pre-drinks, drinks, or exhibitions. Please note the Crush Hall is not for sole use as it is a complimentary space, used in conjunction with either the Beveridge Hall or Macmillan Hall
Beveridge Hall is the perfect space for conferences, gala dinners and award ceremonies. Designed in the early 20th Century by Charles Holden, it maintains a sense of sophistication and gravitas. As one of Central London's largest venues with a capacity of 480, it features flexible seating and a large stage area. The space benefits from excellent natural acoustics and audio-visual facilities including a full-size screen, audio and video recording facilities, fixed and roving microphones and adjustable lighting.
As one of London's largest flat floor spaces, MacMillan Hall is perfectly suited to an elegant banquet, conference, exhibition or even a film shoot. This space has a capacity of 220 when arranged in a theatre-style layout and is fully equipped for programmable lighting, full network access and a new energy-efficient heating system. With the adjacent Beverage and Crush Halls, you have an inspiring and integrated venue complete with breakout areas and meeting rooms. The space includes many original features that were restored which gives the room an elegant feel.
Chancellor's Hall is perfect if you are looking for an impressive and beautiful venue for your conference or party in the heart of London. Through the stunning Grand Lobby overlooking our ceremonial staircase, opening the impressive oak doors you enter Chancellor's Hall. Large windows on the east and west sides of the room fill the space with light and emphasise the beautiful Travertine marble, English oak and bronze interior.
The Senate Room is an elegant, spacious room with panelling and three levels of tiered seating, ideal for debates and formal meetings. It can also be used as a court room for filming. The space is full of natural day light and it can accommodate up to 80 people. The Senate Room is set up in a fixed theatre style configuration.
The Woburn suite comprises two large, elegant and airy meeting rooms that can be divided by a partitioning wall to create two spaces.
Senate House offers 14 affordable meeting spaces with natural daylight that can host numbers ranging from 10 - 65 people in theatre style. These spaces also benefit from in-built AV equipment and in-house AV technicians on hand to facilitate your event. These rooms are suitable for the following types of events: - Working lunches - Training sessions - Seminars - Business functions Our meeting rooms have flexible layouts and are supported by AV, catering and events teams, which is ideal for blank canvas to create your event.
Gordon Square is the perfect location for your next outdoor event. The space is a tranquil grassy hideaway in the heart of Bloomsbury. It's flanked on all sides by beautiful Georgian properties and is dotted with a beautiful mix of trees, shrubs and flowers. This venue is available to hire on a sectional basis and is perfect for parties, theatre, performances, street food festivals, and more. The full square can be used for public events. For a private event we can block off the top half of the park and manage access and security. A range of hospitality can be provided to these areas.
Woburn Square is the smallest of Bloomsbury's green spaces and is available for exclusive hire. Lofty sycamores, bushes and a path line, the perimeter of this quaint rectangular garden, giving you the feeling of complete sanctuary. Events can be catered for by the University which combined with the location, makes the space one of the most desirable garden party venues in London. Woburn Square is perfect for outdoor events, performances, outdoor cinemas, and more. Access can be managed by security and production parking is also available next to the space.
Torrington Square is a rectangular public space with gravel paths and grassy plots. At the southern side of the square is the University of London's Senate House flanked by Birkbeck College. The University associated venue is available to hire on a sectional basis as a dry hire venue and is a perfectly versatile space. Torrington Square is a public space, however a part can be blocked off for private use. Access and security can be managed by the University. A range of hospitality can be provided to this area as well. The space host's a popular weekly farmers' market held on Thursdays.
The Sunken Gardens is Bloomsbury's best kept secret. The space in the heart of Bloomsbury is perfect for away days, outdoor receptions, outdoor activities, open theatres, and more. It is a public space, however for private events it can be blocked off. Access and security can be managed by the University. A range of hospitality can be provided to this area as well. This space can be linked to a University of London indoor space.
About University of London Venues
Senate House is an iconic art deco building in the university district of leafy Bloomsbury and is the University of London flagship event space. With a variety of spaces there are many possibilities such as corporate away days, receptions, conferences, exhibitions, banquets, award ceremonies, and more. We also offer secluded outdoor gardens with all of our spaces for hire being easily accessed by public transport in Zone 1.
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