About this space

Located on the second floor, the Council room features Edwardian styled antique oak paneling and an ornate plaster ceiling. One of our larger rooms, the Council room is a flexible space and can be arranged in a variety of layouts. It is also a popular room for evening drinks receptions and dinners. A registration table and a coat rail are available outside the room.


Capacity

Standing

Standing

up to 60

Dining

Dining

up to 48

Theatre

Theatre

up to 60

Boardroom

Boardroom

up to 36

Cabaret

Cabaret

up to 30

U-Shaped

U-Shaped

up to 30

Classroom

Classroom

up to 30


Prices

Monday
8:30 – 22:00
from £890–£1500 hire fee
Morning
8:30 – 13:00
from £890 hire fee
Day
8:30 – 17:30
from £1500 hire fee
Afternoon
14:00 – 17:30
from £890 hire fee
Evening
18:30 – 22:00
from £1500 hire fee
Hire Fee – This is the cost estimate of the venue hire only. It doesn’t typically include extras, like drinks and catering. These should be organised separately, either through the venue or on your own.
Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Packages:

Business day package (min 5 – max 30) - £24.95 per person
Premium day package (min 10 – max 60) - £29.95 per person
Standing fork buffet package - £39.50 per person
Afternoon tea packages - from £14.95 per person
Drinks reception packages – from £12.75 per person
Dinner packages - from £60.00 per person

* please note that our catering prices are excluding VAT
Tuesday
8:30 – 22:00
from £890–£1500 hire fee
Morning
8:30 – 13:00
from £890 hire fee
Day
8:30 – 17:30
from £1500 hire fee
Afternoon
14:00 – 17:30
from £890 hire fee
Evening
18:30 – 22:00
from £1500 hire fee
Hire Fee – This is the cost estimate of the venue hire only. It doesn’t typically include extras, like drinks and catering. These should be organised separately, either through the venue or on your own.
Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Packages:

Business day package (min 5 – max 30) - £24.95 per person
Premium day package (min 10 – max 60) - £29.95 per person
Standing fork buffet package - £39.50 per person
Afternoon tea packages - from £14.95 per person
Drinks reception packages – from £12.75 per person
Dinner packages - from £60.00 per person

* please note that our catering prices are excluding VAT
Wednesday
8:30 – 22:00
from £890–£1500 hire fee
Morning
8:30 – 13:00
from £890 hire fee
Day
8:30 – 17:30
from £1500 hire fee
Afternoon
14:00 – 17:30
from £890 hire fee
Evening
18:30 – 22:00
from £1500 hire fee
Hire Fee – This is the cost estimate of the venue hire only. It doesn’t typically include extras, like drinks and catering. These should be organised separately, either through the venue or on your own.
Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Packages:

Business day package (min 5 – max 30) - £24.95 per person
Premium day package (min 10 – max 60) - £29.95 per person
Standing fork buffet package - £39.50 per person
Afternoon tea packages - from £14.95 per person
Drinks reception packages – from £12.75 per person
Dinner packages - from £60.00 per person

* please note that our catering prices are excluding VAT
Thursday
8:30 – 22:00
from £890–£1500 hire fee
Morning
8:30 – 13:00
from £890 hire fee
Day
8:30 – 17:30
from £1500 hire fee
Afternoon
14:00 – 17:30
from £890 hire fee
Evening
18:30 – 22:00
from £1500 hire fee
Hire Fee – This is the cost estimate of the venue hire only. It doesn’t typically include extras, like drinks and catering. These should be organised separately, either through the venue or on your own.
Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Packages:

Business day package (min 5 – max 30) - £24.95 per person
Premium day package (min 10 – max 60) - £29.95 per person
Standing fork buffet package - £39.50 per person
Afternoon tea packages - from £14.95 per person
Drinks reception packages – from £12.75 per person
Dinner packages - from £60.00 per person

* please note that our catering prices are excluding VAT
Friday
8:30 – 22:00
from £890–£1500 hire fee
Morning
8:30 – 13:00
from £890 hire fee
Day
8:30 – 17:30
from £1500 hire fee
Afternoon
14:00 – 17:30
from £890 hire fee
Evening
18:30 – 22:00
from £1500 hire fee
Hire Fee – This is the cost estimate of the venue hire only. It doesn’t typically include extras, like drinks and catering. These should be organised separately, either through the venue or on your own.
Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Packages:

Business day package (min 5 – max 30) - £24.95 per person
Premium day package (min 10 – max 60) - £29.95 per person
Standing fork buffet package - £39.50 per person
Afternoon tea packages - from £14.95 per person
Drinks reception packages – from £12.75 per person
Dinner packages - from £60.00 per person

* please note that our catering prices are excluding VAT
Saturday
Closed
Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Packages:

Business day package (min 5 – max 30) - £24.95 per person
Premium day package (min 10 – max 60) - £29.95 per person
Standing fork buffet package - £39.50 per person
Afternoon tea packages - from £14.95 per person
Drinks reception packages – from £12.75 per person
Dinner packages - from £60.00 per person

* please note that our catering prices are excluding VAT
Sunday
Closed
Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Packages:

Business day package (min 5 – max 30) - £24.95 per person
Premium day package (min 10 – max 60) - £29.95 per person
Standing fork buffet package - £39.50 per person
Afternoon tea packages - from £14.95 per person
Drinks reception packages – from £12.75 per person
Dinner packages - from £60.00 per person

* please note that our catering prices are excluding VAT

Catering

In-house catering

Allows external catering

Approved caterers only

BYO alcohol allowed

Can provide alcohol

Kitchen facilities available

Can provide halal

Can provide kosher

Complimentary water

Extensive vegan menu

Extensive gluten-free menu

Complimentary tea and coffee

Buyout fee for external catering


Space features

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi

Projector Projector

Flipchart Flipchart

Air conditioning Air conditioning

Natural light Natural light

Disabled access Disabled access

Flatscreen TV

Whiteboard

Audiovisual (AV) equipment

Conference call facilities

Storage space

Accommodation available

Parking available


One Birdcage Walk, home of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, offers meeting and event spaces in the heart of Westminster.

Overlooking St James's Park and just minutes away from HM Treasury, the Houses of Parliament and Horse Guards Parade; our flexible venue can host a range of events – from lectures, conferences, meetings, away days, seminars and training courses to drinks receptions and fine dining events.


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