Central London area is one of the busiest parts of the UK. A lot of big businesses are housed in this area and so the need for meeting venues is significantly higher than other London districts.
According to statistics, meeting rooms, conference halls and other venues in this area are rented more often than any other part of London. Due to the constant demand for conferences rooms, there is an abundant supply of rental spaces to fit most of the budgets. Starting from the basic, to very posh setups, there are a lot of options that you can choose from.
The locations listed below are all within a 5-minute walk from the underground station, and a few others are just a stone’s throw away from the mainline stations.
Cavendish Conference Centre
Located in the West End of the city, the Cavendish Conference Centre has eight rooms with a seating capacity that can fit up to 250 visitors at a time. The Centre is situated near Oxford Circus and Cavendish-square and is famous for its customer support and excellent rooms. Cavendish Centre was the winner at the Conference awards 2017 for the fifth time in a row. The purpose-built Amphitheatre is ideal for meetings, product launches, training programs, and a lot more. It also has a catering facility that provides 100% organic menu. Apart from the meeting essentials, the Centre also features a state-of-the-art conferencing facility and unique lighting system that can facilitate desk theming of lights. It also houses a 7000 lumen LCD projector, making it ideal for AGM and other high-powered meetings.
2. Conway Hall
Conway Hall is a few minutes’ walk from the Holborn Underground Station and is one of the oldest and most reputable establishments in Central London. Originally built in 1929, the institution is a symbol of the city’s cultural life. The Main Hall is famous for its excellent acoustics and can seat up to 400 people in its ground floor stalls and balcony. Known for its musical performance and theatre productions, the Main Hall is also equipped with four hi-definition cameras that can live stream the events. Besides the Main Hall, the venue also offers six other rooms that can fit 16 to 70 people at a time and can be reconfigured to suit your specific needs.
Brockway Room is ideal for exhibitions as the skylight fills the room with natural daylight. Most of the ground floor rooms have wheelchair accessibility via a short ramp. Conway Hall is also home to the Conway Hall Ethical Society, an education charity with a two hundred year history.
3. America Square
Situated in the heart of the City of London, America Square Conference & Events Centre is one of the modern venues that has a piece of history, the original London wall, as a part of the building. It is located close to the Tower of London and is a minute walk from the Tower Hill underground station. Ancient Roman London wall runs through this meeting venue offering a historic landmark. The site can host a wide range of events. You can conduct one-to-one meetings or organize large conferences, industry exhibition, AGMs, webinars and a lot more. You have a choice of 7 different suites, capable of seating 2 to 270 attendees. The meeting location boasts of big plasma screens and houses a 500 Lumen HD Data Projector for wall projections.
The Ludgate Suite can seat up to 230 people at a time and also has breakout rooms that can be used for one-to-one meetings.
4. De Morgan House
De Morgan House provides one of the more contemporary conference facilities at an affordable price in Central London. Russell Square underground station on Piccadilly Line is a three-minute walk from the venue. Housed in a lovely Grade II indexed building, the site also has a garden at the back. De Morgan House is also home to the London Mathematical Society. It consists of newly developed conference rooms, a garden and a dedicated catering area. Eden Caterers are the official in-house caterers and can offer you with a wide choice of menu. AV and Wi-Fi service is available in all the meeting rooms. Not-for-profit organizations get a 20% rebate on the standard price and Mathematical charities are entitled to a 40% discount when hosting events at the House.
Central London is a wonderful area. But choosing the perfect Breather meeting room can be challenging because you may need to find a reasonable balance between price, location, and services offered. The key to hosting a successful meeting or a conference is to make sure you are aware of the needs of your attendees. Meet those needs before they are even asked for it and you will be remembered. It is also important to pay attention to the seating arrangement. Most venues have a flexible seating. If you know your presenter and attendees well, it is easier to make a choice that works for all and that would go a long way in making your meeting a grand success.