The Great Hall, Imperial College  

 
 
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One of London's largest academic venues, the Imperial College London has a portfolio of more than 200 meeting and seminar rooms. Its largest conference room, The Great Hall, is located within the Sherfield Building on the South Kensington Campus and is available to hire for launches, exhibitions, conferences and public events. With a capacity of 740 guests, it provides tiered and retractable seating, providing the option for flat floor space, and an uninterrupted line of vision. The Conference Office is also on hand to provide audio-visual technicians to assist in managing the technical aspects of each event. Setting the venue apart from other London conference centres, the venue is centrally located and nearby to a number of London attractions, including The Royal Albert Hall, the Science, Natural History and Victoria & Albert Museums, and Hyde Park.

 

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Cheval Thorney Court Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £471  23% off
Palace Gate, W8 | 5 minutes from The Great Hall, Imperial College
Offering timeless elegance within Kensington, the Cheval Thorney Court apartments located by Kensington Gardens; are furnished with a timeless Georgian style - Regency stripes, leather-topped writing ... More
 
 
 
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60 Hyde Park Gate, SW7 | 6 minutes from The Great Hall, Imperial College
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41 Queen's Gate Gardens, SW7 | 7 minutes from The Great Hall, Imperial College
Ideally located in London's affluent and fashionable Kensington area, the Grange Strathmore Hotel is an elegantly restored London townhouse, combining Victorian splendour with modern day luxury. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The Great Hall, Imperial College
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190 Queen's Gate, Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The Great Hall, Imperial College
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1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Great Hall, Imperial College
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London > Business > Business Faculties
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as The Great Hall, Imperial College
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The Great Hall, Imperial College, Kensington Gardens, W2 | 6 minutes from The Great Hall, Imperial College
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The Great Hall, Imperial College, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 7 minutes from The Great Hall, Imperial College
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The Great Hall, Imperial College, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 7 minutes from The Great Hall, Imperial College
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London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The Great Hall, Imperial College
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London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from The Great Hall, Imperial College
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London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from The Great Hall, Imperial College
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The Great Hall, Imperial College
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Royal College of Music Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from The Great Hall, Imperial College
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Kensington Gardens, 27 Princes Square, South Kensington, London W2 | 3 minutes from The Great Hall, Imperial College
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London > Shopping > Delicatessens
24-25 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 9 minutes from The Great Hall, Imperial College
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London > Shopping > Florists
Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 9 minutes from The Great Hall, Imperial College
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17 Bute Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 9 minutes from The Great Hall, Imperial College
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190 Queen's Gate, Gore Hotel, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The Great Hall, Imperial College
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189 - 190 Queens Gate, Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The Great Hall, Imperial College
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Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The Great Hall, Imperial College
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165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from The Great Hall, Imperial College
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23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 11 minutes from The Great Hall, Imperial College
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 14 minutes from The Great Hall, Imperial College
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Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 10 minutes from The Great Hall, Imperial College
An excellent members archery club that shoots in the grounds of Kensington Palace in summer and in Pimlico in winter. Archery is a totally satisfying sport, ... More
 
 
 
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63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 11 minutes from The Great Hall, Imperial College
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Kensington Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Princes Square, Bayswater, London W2 | 11 minutes from The Great Hall, Imperial College
Technically two different parks, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are in practical and historical terms one huge, merging expanse. Almost every kind of outdoor pursuit takes ... More
 
 
 
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35 Walton Street, South Kensington, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 12 minutes from The Great Hall, Imperial College
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Devonshire Arms W8
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37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 13 minutes from The Great Hall, Imperial College
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Hyde Kensington
London > Nightlife > Bars
1-1a Kensington High Street, W8 | 9 minutes from The Great Hall, Imperial College
Opposite Kensington Palace, an area not known for its nightlife, Hyde Kensington cocktail bar has a drinks list by world ... More
 
 
 
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Albert's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 10 minutes from The Great Hall, Imperial College
The guys behind Boujis, Raffles and Mahiki - Jake Parkinson-Smith, Carlo Carello, Piers Adam and Fraser Carruthers - offer a party place ... More
 
 
 
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Piano
London > Nightlife > Bars
106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 12 minutes from The Great Hall, Imperial College
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Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The Great Hall, Imperial College
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190 Queen's Gate, Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The Great Hall, Imperial College
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