If you are looking for beautiful and historical riverside venues for summer events in London then look no further! Our Venue of the Month is a wonderful venue that can work for all kinds of event. Impress your guests and have a successful event at Old Billingsgate.
Old Billingsgate is a stunning riverside venue in the heart of central London that is ideal for a wide range of events. With the 80,000 square feet of event space available, we would recommend it for anyone looking for a historical and versatile venue with beautiful interiors.
Perfect for all kinds of London events, we love this venue because it’s a flexible space with options to suit many different types of functions, from conferences to product launches and everything in between.
Old Billingsgate can work with you to find and tailor the perfect space for your event.
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The Grand Hall
The Front Terrace
London Bridge, Monument
A Venue Steeped in History
It was once one of the largest Victorian fish markets in London, so it goes without saying that Old Billingsgate is a beautiful venue steeped in history. This grade II listed building was, during the 19th century, the biggest fish market in the world.
But it has since been renovated into a beautiful event space that can be used as the venue for a wide range of events.
Retaining most of its original interior, this is an event space that is sure to impress. With triple height ceilings and great views throughout the building, any event you host here is sure to be a memorable one.
Fantastic Central Location
One of the great advantages of Old Billingsgate is its ideal location on the banks of the River Thames. With picturesque views of many of London’s most famous landmarks, it’s a great location to host all kinds of event.
We love it because of the fantastic transport links available, with Monument, Tower Hill and London Bridge underground stations all within walking distance.
Varied Spaces Available
With over 7,800 square meters of flexible space, we know that there will be a space that suits your event at Old Billingsgate. Over the various spaces, corporate conferences, awards ceremonies and much more can be catered for.
- The Grand Hall
This hall boasts an impressive triple height ceiling as well as a mezzanine level that spans the entire centre of the room. This is the biggest of all of the rooms and it can accommodate up to 1,700 seated guests, with the number increasing to 2,000 for a conference and 3,000 for a reception.
We would recommend the Grand Hall for people who are looking for venues that can accommodate large numbers in grand settings.
- The Front Terrace
Attached to the Grand Hall is the Front Terrace. With beautiful views over the Thames and some of London’s most famous landmarks like Tower Bridge, the Shard and HMS Belfast, it’s a beautiful location for a summer event that makes the most of the British summertime.
Ideal for receptions, we think that space is a real bonus when hiring Old Billingsgate.
- The Gallery
The Gallery is a more contemporary space. But stunning river views are still a great feature of this room. It is a slightly smaller venue, but it can still accommodate 200 guests for a seated dinner, 600 for a standing reception and 300 for a conference.
- The Vaults
An incredibly atmospheric and intriguing space, the vaults are an underground event space that could be perfect for your summer event. Providing a perfect contrast to the Gallery and the Grand Hall, this space is ideal for those searching for London event spaces that are a little bit different. We would recommend this space for product launches, exclusive events or just a good old fashioned party, The Vaults are a really versatile space with lots of character.
The Vaults have a great capacity, and can host up to 900 hundred guests for a reception. If you would prefer this space to be the setting for a dinner event, there is room for up to 600 guests.
Top Six Reasons to Host Your Summer Event at
1. Great Capacity
An impressive and historical location in Central London, it’s a flexible space that can easily accommodate up to 1,500 guests. The Grand Hall is a light and airy space, ideal for event taking place during summer.
If you are looking for something a bit smaller, the Gallery and the Vaults also make a great setting for events. With the ability to host up to 200 guests, these spaces are ideal for meetings, parties, product launches or corporate team building days.
2. The Terrace
Who doesn’t love a bit of sunshine and fresh air?
Let your guests enjoy the riverside setting as you enjoy delicious food with views of the Shard, Tower Bridge and other great London landmarks. This is truly one of our favourite parts of the venue.
3. Great Location
Set on the bank of the River Thames, its Central location makes it an ideal venue for all summer events. Ideally located just minutes away from Monument and London Bridge underground stations, it will suit events with both local and national guests.
This fantastic location also comes with the benefit of stunning views throughout the building.
4. Flexible Options
With over 7,800 square meters of space, we are sure that there is a space that suits your event no matter the size. From the Grand Hall that accommodates 1,500 for a conference, to the Gallery which comfortably fits 300 for a party, there are plenty of options to suit your summer event.
If you are looking to add food to your event, there are great options available if you working with our partners at Create.
5. High Quality Audio and Visual Equipment
If you are looking to throw an event that will use videos and presentations, we know that you will be well looked after at Old Billingsgate.
With a full range of high-spec audio and visual equipment ready to use, you can be sure that your presentations throughout the day will go ahead without any problems.
6. A Stunning Interior
A beautiful and historical location, Old Billingsgate is a great choice for those that are looking for London event venues with character.
Still retaining much of its original interior, this venue boats triple height ceilings and statuesque pillars as well as stunning views and beautiful architecture throughout the building.
When it comes to organising summer events, we have lots of experience in planning summer events for all kinds of companies, groups and organisations. So if you are looking for a helping hand with organising your event in one of our very favourite venues, then we are ready to assist.
Old Billingsgate really is a stunning venue that works for so many different types of events and it’s bound to have options to suit your summer event.
If it sounds like the perfect choice for your next event please get in touch to find out how we can help you plan your event at Old Billingsgate.