Ideally located in South Kensington. Imperial Venues is one of London’s largest academic venues. This world class institution offers a wide range of state-of-the art event spaces, both indoors and outdoors, suitable for large conferences and corporate events as well as private meetings and workshops. The team also delivers a range of bespoke event planning and management services including in-house catering options, the latest audio-visual technology with dedicated on-site support teams.

Imperial Venues, based within Imperial College’s main campus, offers over 100 flexible London event spaces in one central location. Imperial has an impressive portfolio of modern meeting rooms, large conference venues, a historic townhouse, classrooms, lecture theatres and much more.

With such an array of spaces, it’s suitable for all kinds of events from corporate dining, exhibitions and conferences to small meetings, private parties and banqueting.

Nestled in the heart of South Kensington, Imperial’s event spaces are just minutes from Hyde Park, the Royal Albert Hall and the museums and galleries of Exhibition Road. South Kensington and Gloucester Road tube stations are less than a 10-minute walk, offering excellent transport links to other areas of London and the UK including Heathrow Airport.

Some of Imperial’s most popular spaces include;

The Great Hall Lecture Theatre is Imperial’s largest venue seating up to 740 guests.
The Great Hall Lecture Theatre

A perfect London conference venue, accommodating up to 740 delegates. Retractable seating enables a variety of flat-floor and tiered seating options whilst the nearby Queen’s Tower Rooms and concourse areas provide ideal breakout spaces. The Great Hall is ideal for large conferences, lectures, fashion shows AGM’s and more.

Queen’s Tower Rooms

Comprises floor to ceiling windows which overlook the Queen’s Lawn and Tower. This large flexible suiteflooded with natural light is suitable for up to 640 guests. With the flexibility to divide the space into three different areas, it can be transformed to suit a wide range of events including exhibitions, conferences, corporate parties, private sit-down dinners, smaller drinks receptions and themed parties.The space also benefits from access to the outdoor terrace area and The Queen’s Lawn, perfect for warmer months.

Queen’s Tower Rooms can be expanded into one large area or divided into three different spaces. Glass doors open on to The Queen’s Lawn and terrace.
Historic Townhouse

170 Queen’s Gate is a Grade II listed townhouse which offers three stunning rooms with restored period features, private courtyard garden along with its own venue manager and in-house catering. It is the perfect setting for a variety of events including; dinners and drinks receptions, small conferences, meetings and training sessions.

The Seminar and Learning Centre

Comprises a suite of 10 modern meeting rooms equipped with screens and projectors. This bright and airy space enjoys its own reception, a variety of room sizes and layouts and a mezzanine breakout area making it the ideal place for meetings, corporate workshops, training, small conferences, seminars and presentations. What’s more, the rooms can be hired as either a standalone venue or in conjunction with Imperial’s larger rooms and lecture theatres.

Classrooms and Lecture theatres

Imperial College’s classrooms and lecture theatres, equipped with the latest audio-visual facilities, are ideal for meetings, training, conferences, product launches, shows, and much more. Each room boasts its own unique character and flexibility to suit your style. From historic wooden panelled rooms with chalkboards ideal for filming and photography to the sleek ultra-modern, the vast range of spaces will inspire you.

  • Over 100 event spaces
  • Largest venue, the Great Hall, seats up to 740
  • Marquee available for up to 1,500 guests
  • Beautiful Victorian Grade II listed town house with private courtyard
  • Bespoke in-house catering options
  • Professional event planning and management services
  • State-of-the-art audio-visual technology with dedicated on-site support teams
  • Sports facilities and breakout areas
  • Accommodation on campus during the summer months and discounted hotel rates throughout the year

Adam Parry
Author: Adam Parry

Adam is the co-founder and editor of Adam, a technology evangelist also organises Event Tech Live, Europe’s only show dedicated to event technology and the Event Technology Awards. Both events take place in November, London.