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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 the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries since 1632, Apothecaries’ Hall in Blackfriars has all the historical features you’d expect… more »
Tucked away in Aldermanbury Square, just behind London Wall, the present Brewers’ Hall is the third to be built on the original 17th-century… more »
The Worshipful Company of Butchers is one of the seven oldest City of London livery companies. Its headquarters, Butchers’ Hall, are centrally… more »
Tucked away in a garden square off London Wall, Barber-Surgeons’ Hall occupies one of the City’s loveliest locations. Although modern… more »
Clothworkers’ Hall is a traditionally styled livery hall with a number of large and versatile function rooms for awards dinners, conferences… more »
Home to The Worshipful Company of Coopers and its centuries-old history of wooden barrel-making, Coopers’ Hall is a charming pre-Georgian… more »
Founders’ Hall is a striking venue, centrally located on one of the oldest streets in London yet hidden away from the bustle of the City… more »
Among the most forward-thinking venues in the City, this livery hall combines ornate Victorian interiors with cutting-edge meeting facilities… 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 »
Glaziers Hall flanks London Bridge on the south bank of the river, with close proximity to the City and major transport links. The venue’s… more »
With a colourful history going back more than 600 years, the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn is a distinguished event venue with a convenient… more »
Home to one of the ‘twelve great livery companies’, the stately Goldsmiths’ Hall near St Paul’s Cathedral primarily acts as a centre… more »
This is the fourth headquarters of the Worshipful Company of Haberdashers since the first was completed in 1461. This one opened in Smithfield… more »
Tucked away in a six-acre garden just beyond Moorgate, the Honourable Artillery Company is one of London’s hidden gems. On the north side… more »
Moored by the Embankment, opposite Temple tube, the HQS Wellington offers a memorable backdrop for corporate events. Her prime Thames location… 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.