Your NSEW guide to meeting rooms in London
London is one of the best events cities in the world, but despite the great transport links, it can sometimes be tricky to get anywhere fast. When you’re hosting an important meeting, whether it’s for international delegates or for employees spread over the country, it’s important to pick a venue that’s easily accessible for everyone attending.
That’s why we’ve put together this guide to meeting venues in London, covering all four points of the compass and connected to major train stations and airports. Whether you’re based near vibrant Whitechapel or the luxurious Chelsea Harbour, we’ve got a convenient meeting venue available to bring you and your guests together.
1. Congress Centre – N
This large, purpose-built events venue is certain to impress guests with its state-of-the-art facilities and contemporary design. Its nine meeting suites are spread over two floors and offer natural light, air conditioning, electrical blackout blinds and the ability to combine rooms for larger groups.
Cutting-edge audiovisual equipment including LCD screens ensures slick presentations, while 1950s polished wood panelling provides a stylish backdrop to the meeting agenda.
2. Barbican Centre – NE
As one of the capital’s most iconic structures, the Barbican Centre is a unique and instantly memorable venue to hold your next business meeting. The striking brutalist building contrasts with the hi-tech facilities inside, including touchscreen operating equipment, webcams and Click Share wireless presentation technology.
The expert team of caterers at Searcy’s are on hand to provide delicious, energy-boosting food and drinks, while the events team offer delegate registration, transportation and AV support.
3. Dorsett City – E
Situated in the fast-paced heart of London’s financial district, the Dorsett City hotel is the ideal environment to get business done. Each of the four spacious, modern meeting rooms offers natural light from the floor-to-ceiling windows, free Wi-Fi and extensive multimedia equipment.
The 4-star, 13-storey hotel also boasts a restaurant, 24-hour gym and a skybar with breathtaking views of the city, offering plenty of opportunities to wind down after a day of making deals.
4. Tanner Warehouse – SE
Formerly a chocolate factory, the exposed brick walls and industrial iron pillars now make the Tanner Warehouse a striking meeting venue. Ideal for larger groups and presentations, the warehouse is fully equipped with cutting-edge AV facilities and flexible spacing to tailor to your event.
A carefully curated menu of food and drinks will keep delegates focused on the matters at hand, while the stylish, colourful decor provides a welcome alternative to the usual plain, uninspiring meeting rooms.
5. Park Plaza Riverbank – S
Situated on London’s picturesque South Bank, this stylish and contemporary hotel contains three flexible City Suites with spectacular views across the River Thames and the iconic skyline.
The meeting rooms boast high ceilings, free Wi-Fi, top-of-the-range AV and an al fresco terrace area that makes an ideal breakout space. The rooms can be sectioned off to cater for varying numbers of delegates.
6. Chelsea Harbour Hotel – SW
If you’re wanting a meeting room that’ll allow you to escape the commotion of London’s centre, then the Chelsea Harbour Hotel is the perfect choice. Located right on the River Thames with stunning views of the marina, the venue presents the height of luxury and comfort.
The meeting rooms offer floor-to-ceiling windows, air conditioning, waterfront views, polished wood panelling and access to a spacious outdoor terrace. Cutting-edge AV ensures smooth presentations, while a selection of teas, coffees, smoothies and breakfast and lunch options keeps energy levels up.
Looking to go one step further to impress your guests? The venue even offers transport to the hotel via a private boat!
7. JW Marriott Grosvenor House – W
For a meeting venue synonymous with success, the JW Marriott Grosvenor House hotel sits at the heart of London, surrounded by history and heritage. The 5-star establishment inspires awe as soon as delegates walk through the doors, while the extensive AV equipment ensures the highest standard of professionalism.
A PA system, microphone, projector, screen and stage are available for use, while the on-site events team is on hand to deal with any queries or requests. If delegates are travelling from outside the city, they can enjoy the plush comfort of one of the hotel’s many bedrooms.
8. Novotel Paddington – NW
If you want guests to experience the best of London, the Novotel Paddington is ideally located for experiencing what the city has to offer. Easily accessible from four major tube lines and 15 minutes from Heathrow Airport, the hotel is situated between Hyde and Regent’s Parks, and near to London Zoo, Oxford Street and Lord’s Cricket Ground.
The venue itself boasts a fitness centre with heated swimming pool, and numerous meeting room facilities such as screens, projectors, flip charts, dry erase boards, a podium and lectern.
9. 116 Pall Mall – C
116 Pall Mall is a purpose-built, contemporary events space with 15 meeting rooms spread over five floors. The rooms offer multiple styles and setups, allowing you to tailor the space to the type and size of meeting that suits you.
The venue’s facilities include plasma screens, flip charts, a refuelling station, barista bar and a dedicated reception team to greet guests. The expert caterers can provide everything from healthy working lunches to post-meeting drinks, making your event special from start to finish.
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