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We found 36 venues in Livery halls and venues in the City of London that are institution HQs, Inns of Court or historic landmarks.
Home to one of the ‘twelve great livery companies’, the stately Goldsmiths’ Hall near St Paul’s Cathedral primarily acts as a centre… more »
The London Stock Exchange: Events & Studios is located in the City, very close to St Paul’s Cathedral. The venue combines the latest in… more »
Home to the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries since 1632, Apothecaries’ Hall in Blackfriars has all the historical features you’d expect… more »
Behind the grand pillars of its neo-Georgian facade, The Law Society houses a surprisingly broad range of interiors – contemporary as well… more »
Built in 1865, this Grade I-listed Victorian masterpiece was one of the greatest of the City’s banking halls. Its elegant interior has now… more »
Innholders’ Hall is a Grade I-listed building in the centre of the City. Steeped in 17th-century history yet with 21st-century facilities… more »
The Worshipful Company of Butchers is one of the seven oldest City of London livery companies. Its headquarters, Butchers’ Hall, are centrally… more »
Home to the Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers, this City livery hall houses a fine collection of royal portraits, dating from the late… more »
One of four ancient Inns of Court, Inner Temple’s history seeps from every corner. But don’t expect fustiness or old-fashioned service… more »
2014 is set to be a big year for this Tower Hill venue, with the resident Corporation of Trinity House (a charity working for the safety,… more »
Home to the Worshipful Company of Pewterers, this City livery hall underwent a £750,000 refurb in 2013. Tucked just off London Wall, it houses… more »
The place UK pharmacists call home is also an attractive central London venue. Ten minutes’ walk from Waterloo, in Westminster, RPS offers… more »
Among the most forward-thinking venues in the City, this livery hall combines ornate Victorian interiors with cutting-edge meeting facilities… more »
Situated on the river next to London Bridge, Glaziers Hall offers spectacular views across the City skyline. Its signature space, The River… more »
Undoubtedly one of London’s best-kept secrets, the award-winning gardens of Middle Temple Hall provide an idyllic location for summer garden… more »
It might only be a square mile but the City of London is packed full of livery halls that can be hired for your event. Whether you are looking for wedding reception venues in London, conference centres or exhibition spaces, these grand old venues will provide an impressive backdrop to your event.
Most of the buildings listed above are livery halls and were therefore built specifically to host events and accommodate large numbers of people. In short they are some of the most practical venues in London and well suited to any event you are planning on throwing.
Some of the halls in this directory are capable of accommodating well over 1,000 sit-down guests, which is why they are popular conference and exhibition venues for big businesses. Location wise they are some of the most central venues in London too, so they should be fairly easy for your guests to find.
Although many companies use these cavernous halls for big business meetings, these historical halls are also popular for social gatherings. With enough notice they can be turned into amazing party venues, which is why couples looking for wedding reception venues in London often end up hiring a livery hall.