Guildhall Venue Hire

 
 
ADDRESS
Guildhall, Gresham Street, City, City of, London EC2P 2EJ 
 
TELEPHONE
0207 420 4986  
 

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Guildhall has 7 rooms available for private hire

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Venue hire at Guildhall

 

Guildhall

Hire the Guildhall for your own event.

The Guildhall has seven function rooms; the largest can hold a maximum of 900 guests, the smallest is ideal for 80.

Since the Middle Ages the Guildhall has been the centre of Government for the City of London. The current building has stood in the geographical centre of the Square Mile since 1411. It holds the accolade of being the only stone secular building to survive first the Great Fire and then the Blitz. It's seen plenty of additions and renovations some easier on the eye than others but the Great Hall retains much of its original grandeur, including two statues of the pagan giants Gog and Magog. The opulent interior is festooned with the shields of the livery companies and features memorials to prominent figures from Nelson to Churchill. It's worth signing up for a guided tour of the crypt, the earliest part of the building, which dates back to the 12th century.

 

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Old Library

Old Library

Capacity

Boardroom
400
 
Reception
550
 
Dinner
350
 
 

Dimensions

Length
30m
 
Width
19.8m
 
Area
594mē
 
Height
15.2m
 
 
 

West Crypt

West Crypt

Capacity

Boardroom
150
 
Dinner
150
 
 

Dimensions

Length
22.1m
 
Width
14.5m
 
Area
320.45mē
 
Height
2.5m
 
 
 

Great Hall

Great Hall

Capacity

Boardroom
760
 
Reception
900
 
Dinner
704
 
 

Dimensions

Length
45m
 
Width
14m
 
Area
630mē
 
Height
7.92m
 
 
 

Basinghall Suite

Basinghall Suite

Capacity

Boardroom
80
 
Reception
100
 
Dinner
80
 
 

Dimensions

Length
16m
 
Width
7m
 
Area
112mē
 
Height
3.5m
 
 
 

Art Gallery

Art Gallery

Capacity

Reception
330
 
 

Dimensions

Length
18m
 
Width
14m
 
Area
252mē
 
Height
4m
 
 
 

Old Museum

Old Museum

Capacity

Boardroom
250
 
Reception
330
 
Dinner
250
 
 

Dimensions

 
 

East Crypt

Capacity

Boardroom
150
 
Dinner
150
 

Dimensions

Length
23.2m
 
Width
13.5m
 
Area
313.2mē
 
Height
4m
 
 
 

West Crypt

Capacity

Boardroom
150
 
Dinner
150
 

Dimensions

Length
22.1m
 
Width
14.5m
 
Area
320.45mē
 
Height
2.5m
 
 
 

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Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Guildhall

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