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Located on the ground floor, our Abbey Room overlooks Dean's Yard and Westminster Abbey. This versatile meeting room is adjacent to the Westminster and Herbert Baker Rooms and is well-suited to private corporate meetings, intimate dinners, atmospheric receptions and interview sessions. The Abbey room is suitable for hire for events such as conferences and meetings and is also ideal as a training venue/room.
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Built in 1939 our stunning Grade II Assembly Hall was designed by world-renowned architect Sir Herbert Baker. Natural light streams through the 15 arched windows onto the gallery level, but can be darkened if required. The polished English oak panelling and emblems sit beneath the room’s architectural focal point - a striking 30-foot glass dome. Assembly Hall is a large 519 square meters conference venue that is suitable for different types of events such as Weddings, Special Events, Christmas Parties, Product Launches, Annual Grand Meetings, Exhibitions, Dinner And Dance, Award Ceremonies, Conferences and Meetings.
An atmospheric blend of elegant stucco ceiling, traditional oak panelling and a stunning stone balcony with views of Dean's Yard and Westminster Abbey, the Bishop Partridge Hall is one of our most popular rooms. It is 132 square meters and can be used as a meeting and conference room or for social occasions such as dinners and receptions. It also offers a spacious area, directly outside the room, for pre-event registration.
Originally used by bishops as their robing room during General Synod, our Bishops' Robing Room is adjacent to the Convocation Hall and makes an ideal breakout space and green room for guest speakers. It can also be used on its own for small discussion groups, meetings and interviews.
Often used for smaller meetings, our Charter Room is located on the first floor and overlooks Dean's Yard and Westminster Abbey. With its elegant style, it can be used for private meetings, intimate dinners and interview sessions or be hired as an additional space for larger conferences.The Charter Room is 30.5 square meters and is ideal for small conferences and meetings
Large enough to accommodate meetings, smaller conferences and workshops, yet with an intimate atmosphere suited to press conferences and dinners, our Convocation Hall is 85 square metres and combines grace, elegance and history - the room housed the House of Lords for periods during the Second World War. A low stage at one end of the room is framed by classically inspired arch details, with a private seated gallery at the other.
Located on the ground floor, our Council Room offers a wonderful view of Dean's Yard and Westminster Abbey. With its small lobby, this elegant room is 48 square metres and can be used as a self-contained area, suiting small meetings or private dinners.
Modern and spacious, our Harvey Goodwin Suite is a self-contained room with all the latest facilities. Its large and secondary glazed windows allow for plenty of natural daylight, whilst keeping the room sound-proofed. It is directly linked to the Robert Runcie Room, which can be used as a breakout space or catering room. The Harvey Goodwin Suite is situated close to the Great Smith Street entrance, making it easily accessible for guests.
Steeped in history, our Hoare Memorial Hall has a stately atmosphere and played host to the House of Commons for a period during the Second World War. Its elegant oak-panelling, Art Deco Chandeliers, built-in stage and gallery gives the room a strong personality. The hall is 228 square metres and is often used in conjunction with the Assembly Hall and is an alternative venue for conferences, seminars, receptions and dinners.
One of our smaller spaces, the Jubilee Room is 25 square metres and is situated next to the popular Bishop Partridge Hall and can be used as an additional room for a larger event. With its stunning views of Dean's Yard and Westminster Abbey, this intimate space also suits intimate dinners, small discussion groups and can also be used as an office for event organiser's.
The Robert Runcie Room offers a spacious yet intimate setting for up to 120 guests for a standing reception or 60 guests for a conference. Located on the lower ground floor, the room has a private staircase leading to the Harvey Goodwin Suite, enabling the two rooms to be easily used in conjunction with each other.
Named after the architect of the building, our Sir Herbert Baker Room is a flexible and elegant meeting space that takes 30.5 square metres and is located on the ground floor. With its large leaded windows, it benefits from natural daylight and superb views of Westminster Abbey and Dean's Yard. The Sir Herbert Baker Room can be used with the adjacent Westminster and Abbey Rooms to create a suite of three rooms.
Bright and airy, the Westminster Room is 47 square metres and benefits from large leaded windows, natural light and stunning views of Westminster Abbey. This small room, situated on the ground floor next to the Abbey Room, is well suited for boardroom meetings, interviews and presentations or can be used as a breakout space for a larger event.
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Thank you for all the help you gave us last week at our conference. The day went smoothly and the feedback that we have received has been fabulous. Everyone loved the venue, and your team were extremely helpful, especially the AV team, they were fantastic.
I just wanted to say a big thank you for last week. You and your team were really helpful throughout the day. You have an amazing team and I am always impressed how friendly and helpful everyone is. You’re a joy to work with.
Electrical Safety First
As always our events were handled with great professionalism. From the early planning stage to the events taking place we were looked after extremely well and the team should be applauded for all their hard work and efforts which ensured our events were successful.
The Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
On behalf of the Scout Association I would like to pass on a huge thank you to the team at Church House for hosting our Silver Wolf Luncheon on Saturday. The event went very well, and we had a lot of compliments from guests about the well-dressed tables, delicious food, and excellently mannered staff. We were especially happy with how your staff responded promptly, courteously, and effectively to matters arising on the day.