Trinity House, home to the General Lighthouse Authority, is located on Tower Hill opposite the Tower of London overlooking Trinity Square Gardens and is one of London’s most distinguished private event venues. Easily accessed by car or the underground, the elegance and airy spaciousness of the House possesses the ambience of a grand private residence and is an impressive setting for important corporate events and social occasions.
Behind the building’s imposing neo-classical façade, designed by Samuel Wyatt in 1794, are five graceful banqueting and conference rooms – The Library, The Court Room, The Pepys Room, Luncheon Room and Reading Room catering for board meetings, conferences, informal dinners, formal banqueting and weddings ranging in capacity from 10 to 130 (seated) places and 180 standing. The House’s particularly beautiful Reception Hall, with its sweeping, twin-curved staircase, houses remarkable maritime artefacts that bear testament to the prominent role played by Trinity House in the nation’s maritime history.
The history of the House is omnipresent and throughout the building, valuable paintings and antiques bear out the nation’s illustrious nautical heritage. This chronicle began in 1514 when a young Henry VIII granted the charitable guild of mariners a Royal Charter to regulate the water traffic on the River Thames, their powers later extended by Elizabeth 1 to include the sea-markers around the English coastline. In its 200 year history, the building has welcomed royalty, prime ministers and Lords of the Admiralty and is today managed by Deputy Master, Captain Ian McNaught. Reflecting the on-going patronage of the Crown, the current Master of the Company is HRH The Princess Royal, filling a role held in former centuries by, amongst others, the diarist Samuel Pepys, the Duke of Wellington and William Pitt.
Trinity House, the elegant working home of the General Lighthouse Authority with views of the Tower of London on Tower Hill, has teamed up with Lodge Catering to offer corporate event bookers and agencies a selection of DDR packages valid until the end of May 2019:
Theatre Style: £80 per person (pp) Finger Buffet/ £89pp Fork Buffet
Cabaret Style: £87pp Finger Buffet / £98pp Fork Buffet
- Exclusive use of Trinity House
- Three servings of tea, coffee and biscuits
- Buffet lunch to include orange juice and mineral water
- Complimentary use of Trinity House’s tables and crested leather chairs
- Free wi-fi
- Access to cobbled courtyard
- Venue operations manager and door steward
- Catering Manager provided by Lodge Catering
[All charges exclude VAT and a single catering delivery charge of £90 will be added to the overall invoice]
All booking enquiries should be made to Zoe Turner at Trinity House, in the first instance and are subject to availability and the general booking terms and conditions of Trinity House.
With views incorporating the Tower of London and the Shard from tall south-facing sash windows, few City venues close to the Thames are as impressive as Trinity House. Showcasing the nation’s maritime heritage throughout its five elegant rooms (catering up to 130 seated, 180 standing), Trinity House safeguards and displays a cache of artefacts and portraits of royal patrons and illustrious benefactors. Despite its location in the financial heart of the capital, the House is an oasis of tranquillity with the ambience of a grand private residence.
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