London Senate House University of London

One of the most iconic landmarks in central London, Senate House encompasses Art Deco halls, modern meeting rooms and secluded gardens in the heart of London’s Bloomsbury. This historical venue, built in 1936, oozes gravitas and has long been a successful event venue.

Their well-equipped venue is ideal for large-scale conferences, banquets and exhibitions and is regularly used as a film location. They also provide a wide selection of meeting rooms and spacious breakout spaces.

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City Centre Location
Good Transport Links
Onsite Parking Available
Unique Spaces
1&2Zones 1 & 2

Location and transport information

Senate House is located in the heart of London, in Zone 1, in the middle of Bloomsbury, a rich cultural hub for learning, history and art,

Opposite the British Museum and close to Covent Garden, perfectly located just a few minutes walk from Russell Square, Goodge Street and Tottenham Court Road underground stations. (Northern; Central and Piccadilly Lines)

Crossrail, opening in 2019, will operate through Tottenham Court Road station – giving access to London’s Heathrow Airport direct in just 35 minutes.

It’s also only 10 minutes walk from Kings Cross and St Pancras International Stations.

Full Venue Information
Summary of facilities and capacities
Vacation availability
June, July, August, September
Year round anytime
Theatre style (maximum)450450
Cabaret style (maximum)200200
Exam style (maximum)120120
Boardroom style (maximum)8080
Exhibition space (sq metres)280280
Banquets & formal dinner (maximum)240240
University style bedrooms (max)250027
Day delegate rates from £55.00£55.00
Meeting room only rates from £145.00£145.00
B&B rates from £46.00£46.00

Meeting and event spaces that inspire

The timeless elegance of Senate House, makes for a truly unique and memorable experience. Whether it is a critical board meeting requiring absolute discretion, an annual conference for 250-450 delegates, a glittering Champagne reception or a get together for just 20 trusted partners, we have the perfect function rooms for you to choose from. The prestigious Beveridge Hall and MacMillan Hall, our premier spaces, can be hired with the option of the Crush hall for reception drinks all situated on the ground floor offer easy access through the luxury of their own dedicated entrance.

Generous function rooms on the ground floor level are located next to our in- house café, open to the public. The Art Deco elegance of Crush Hall and the ceremonial staircase create the perfect backdrop for fashion shows and creative showcases. Over 2,500 centrally located (Zone 1) bedrooms, including family apartments, are available during the summer for individual; groups and families.

  • Hollywood movies; TV dramas and advertisements have all been filmed at Senate house, one of London’s most sought after venues for filming & location based parking
  • Ethical; sustainable and healthy catering from energising breakfasts to formal dinners
  • Gorden; Torrington and Woburn Squares, offer lush green outdoor spaces perfect for team building; cultural events; farmers markets and more

When you book with Senate House, you’ll be looked after by a dedicated event sales planner and supported by a creative catering team.

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