The Ballroom at 8 Northumberland Avenue

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8 Northumberland Avenue, London, WC2N 5BY Show map
Charing Cross Station (250 yd)
Events T.

Events T.

About this space

Described by English Heritage as 'the grandest example of a Victorian ballroom in existence', The Ballroom at 8 Northumberland Avenue is the jewel of the venue. The high ceilings, impressive chandeliers, grand columns, stained glass windows and ornate detailing all ensure that your event will not be forgotten. Hidden behind its classic looks the Ballroom also boasts cutting-edge intelligent lighting and 3D holographics ensuring you never have to compromise.

The Ballroom is perfect for unforgettable weddings, glamorous Awards ceremonies, Product launches, Premieres, high tech conferences and receptions of all kinds. The expert team at 8 Northumberland Avenue, London's most central venue, can help with every aspect of your event. With years of experience in corporate hospitality, our team is here to ensure that your event surpasses all of your expectations.

With years of experience in hospitality, our team is here to ensure that your event surpasses all of your expectations. Our delivery of beautiful events and weddings means that your big day is in safe hands with our team, who have worked with a wealth of happy clients, fulfilling numerous dream requests.


Capacity

Standing
up to 700
Dining
up to 500
Theatre
up to 500
Cabaret
up to 250

Event offers and packages

Conference Offers

Day Delegate Rate
£78 per person
Exclusive Whole Venue Hire (access 7am clear by 5pm)

Ballroom, Old Billiard room, Annex and Salon

Your own dedicated Event Sales Executive and Event Manager

Mirror plasma screens in the corridor

LED Wall in the Old Billiard Room

Complimentary 100MB Wi-Fi & a bio-active intelligent lighting system

Pads, pencils, sweets and mineral water on cabaret tables

Arrival coffee break with pastries

Mid-morning coffee break with biscuits

Café lunch including soft drinks

Afternoon coffee break with cake

Daytime security and fully staffed cloakroom

Corporate Hospitality Offers

Dinner Package
£120 per person
Exclusive Whole Venue Hire (access 6pm clear by midnight)

Ballroom, Old Billiard room, Annex and Salon

Your own dedicated Event Sales Executive and Event Manager

Mirror plasma screens in the corridor

LED Wall in the Old Billiard Room

Complimentary 100MB Wi-Fi & a bio-active intelligent lighting system

1 glass of sparkling wine pp

3 course dinner including petit fours and coffee (original menu)

½ bottle house wine and water per head

Black or white linen, evening security and a fully staffed cloakroom

Wedding Offers

Perfect Wedding
£152 per person
OUR WEDDING SUGGESTION – Minimum numbers of 200

‐ Hire of the Ballroom and the Old Billiard Room and Annex (from 12 pm to
midnight)
‐ Your own dedicated Events Sales Executive and Event Manager
‐ Unlimited Chevalier Alexis sparkling wine reception (1-hour)
‐ 3 delicious canapé items during the reception
‐ Three-course banquet with coffee and petit fours by AlchemyLive limited menu (2-hour service)
‐ Half bottle of house wine and mineral water with dinner
‐ A glass of sparkling wine for the toast
‐ White table linen with white napkins and tea lights on each dining table
‐ Chiavari ghost banqueting chairs
‐ Cake table with a white cloth
‐ Cloakroom attendants and security staff
‐ Use of our ambient lighting system with 3 bespoke lighting scenes
‐ Complimentary tasting for up to 4 people
‐ Mirror plasma screens in the arrival corridor
‐ A complimentary superior room in Club Quarters for bride and groom after the
wedding, plus one further bedroom as part of the sound regulations

THE ADDITIONAL CHARGES:
Sound restriction for loud music after 10.30pm** £680 inc vat
Out of hours access from £210 inc vat an hour
Lighting desk & technician to create bespoke scenes from £580 inc vat
OR just have the lights react to your DJs music £240 inc vat

THE PACKAGE INCLUDES
• Waiting and bar staff, glassware, crockery, cutlery, fine white china and linen for the tables
and bars. Upgraded options are available, please just ask your Event Manager.
• A pre-wedding day logistics meeting, including a full supplier meeting 4 weeks before the
event.

FURTHER INFORMATION
• When going below agreed minimum numbers of guests, prices are subject to a pro rata
increase
• Noise restrictions apply from 10.30pm. Please ask for details.
• We share the building with Club Quarters, a 4* business members hotel. Check in is from 3pm.
**The 2 bedrooms above the Ballroom affected by entertainment are a superior and a
standard. You are obliged to take these rooms as part of the sound restriction.
• Kosher friendly or Halal menus can be supplied, sometimes at an additional cost
Please note: Prices are subject to change and additional staffing and operations cost can apply
Dire Hire Package
£11700 total
WEDDING CATERING BUYOUT PRICE
- Exclusive hire of the Whole Venue – Ballroom, Old Billiard Room and Annex Access 8am/2pm to midnight with access until 2am for suppliers to clear the venue
- A venue manager to oversee the venue and coordinate suppliers. All dry hire packages include a Venue Manager from AlchemyLive who will oversee the venue and suppliers from a health and safety point of view. They will offer a 1-hour pre-wedding meeting and a full supplier meeting, 2 months prior to your wedding.
- A complimentary superior room in Club Quarters Hotel for bride and groom after the wedding, plus one further bedroom as a part of sound restrictions**
- All furniture in the venue
- Security staff
- Cloakroom staff
- Bio active ambient lighting system – 3 lighting scenes Mirror plasma screens in the arrival corridor
- Protective flooring for caterers and unlimited ice
- 10 car park spaces at Q Park Trafalgar

SPECIALISED ASIAN, KOSHER, AFRICAN & CARIBEAN CATERERS:
- Preeti Catering, Sapna, Greenleaf, Laguna, Favour Catering and Events, Tony Page Catering, Ben Tenenblat Catering, Jason Millan Catering & Philip Small Catering

OUR RECOMMENDED CATERERS:
- Rhubarb, Bubble Food, Dish, The Recipe, Create Food, Mustard Catering & The Admirable Crichton

POSSIBLE ADDITIONAL CHARGES:
Sound restriction for loud music after 10.30pm** £680 inc vat
Lighting desk & technician to create bespoke scenes from £580 inc vat
OR just have the lights react to your DJs music £240 inc vat
Additional access for set-up and breakdown (per hour) £250 inc vat
Access past midnight in the Old Billiard Room (per hour) £450 inc vat
Crockery and linen packages from £1,540 inc vat
Lighting desk - for more than 3 changes £240 inc vat
A custom gobo for your initials onto a wall or floor £450 inc vat
4m x 3m white carpeted stage £360 inc vat
Hire of a white 18ft x 18ft dancefloor £420 inc vat
Hire of Old Billiard Room LED wall £420 inc vat

Prices

Monday
7:00 – 23:30
from £70 per person
Per day
7:00 – 17:00
from £6000 hire fee
Per session
7:00 – 17:00
from £70 per person
Per session
17:00 – 23:30
from £116 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 02:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Send me a message through Tag Venue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Weekend Wedding Dry Hire Package - £11,500 inc vat
Weekend Wedding Catering Package by AlchemyLive - £148 inc vat per person

Weekday Corporate Event Dinner - Venue hire from £6,000 inc vat and catering package from £116 inc vat pp
Weekday Corporate Conference - Venue hire from £6,000 inc vat and catering package from £70 inc vat pp

*Please contact the team for a bespoke quote*
Tuesday
7:00 – 23:30
from £70 per person
Per day
7:00 – 17:00
from £6000 hire fee
Per session
7:00 – 17:00
from £70 per person
Per session
17:00 – 23:30
from £116 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 02:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Send me a message through Tag Venue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Weekend Wedding Dry Hire Package - £11,500 inc vat
Weekend Wedding Catering Package by AlchemyLive - £148 inc vat per person

Weekday Corporate Event Dinner - Venue hire from £6,000 inc vat and catering package from £116 inc vat pp
Weekday Corporate Conference - Venue hire from £6,000 inc vat and catering package from £70 inc vat pp

*Please contact the team for a bespoke quote*
Wednesday
7:00 – 23:30
from £70 per person
Per day
7:00 – 17:00
from £6000 hire fee
Per session
7:00 – 17:00
from £70 per person
Per session
17:00 – 23:30
from £116 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 02:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Send me a message through Tag Venue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Weekend Wedding Dry Hire Package - £11,500 inc vat
Weekend Wedding Catering Package by AlchemyLive - £148 inc vat per person

Weekday Corporate Event Dinner - Venue hire from £6,000 inc vat and catering package from £116 inc vat pp
Weekday Corporate Conference - Venue hire from £6,000 inc vat and catering package from £70 inc vat pp

*Please contact the team for a bespoke quote*
Thursday
7:00 – 23:30
from £70 per person
Per day
7:00 – 17:00
from £6000 hire fee
Per session
7:00 – 17:00
from £70 per person
Per session
17:00 – 23:30
from £116 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 02:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Send me a message through Tag Venue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Weekend Wedding Dry Hire Package - £11,500 inc vat
Weekend Wedding Catering Package by AlchemyLive - £148 inc vat per person

Weekday Corporate Event Dinner - Venue hire from £6,000 inc vat and catering package from £116 inc vat pp
Weekday Corporate Conference - Venue hire from £6,000 inc vat and catering package from £70 inc vat pp

*Please contact the team for a bespoke quote*
Friday
7:00 – 23:30
from £70 per person
Per day
7:00 – 17:00
from £6000 hire fee
Per session
7:00 – 17:00
from £70 per person
Per session
17:00 – 23:30
from £116 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 02:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Send me a message through Tag Venue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Weekend Wedding Dry Hire Package - £11,500 inc vat
Weekend Wedding Catering Package by AlchemyLive - £148 inc vat per person

Weekday Corporate Event Dinner - Venue hire from £6,000 inc vat and catering package from £116 inc vat pp
Weekday Corporate Conference - Venue hire from £6,000 inc vat and catering package from £70 inc vat pp

*Please contact the team for a bespoke quote*
Saturday
7:00 – 0:00
from £70 per person
Per session
7:00 – 17:00
from £70 per person
Per day
14:00 – 0:00
from £11500 hire fee
Per session
17:00 – 23:30
from £116 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 02:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Send me a message through Tag Venue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Weekend Wedding Dry Hire Package - £11,500 inc vat
Weekend Wedding Catering Package by AlchemyLive - £148 inc vat per person

Weekday Corporate Event Dinner - Venue hire from £6,000 inc vat and catering package from £116 inc vat pp
Weekday Corporate Conference - Venue hire from £6,000 inc vat and catering package from £70 inc vat pp

*Please contact the team for a bespoke quote*
Sunday
7:00 – 0:00
from £70 per person
Per session
7:00 – 17:00
from £70 per person
Per day
14:00 – 0:00
from £11500 hire fee
Per session
17:00 – 23:30
from £116 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 02:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Send me a message through Tag Venue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Weekend Wedding Dry Hire Package - £11,500 inc vat
Weekend Wedding Catering Package by AlchemyLive - £148 inc vat per person

Weekday Corporate Event Dinner - Venue hire from £6,000 inc vat and catering package from £116 inc vat pp
Weekday Corporate Conference - Venue hire from £6,000 inc vat and catering package from £70 inc vat pp

*Please contact the team for a bespoke quote*

Catering and drinks

In-house catering
Approved caterers only
External catering not allowed
Venue provides alcohol
BYO alcohol allowed

Facilities

Wi-Fi
Projector
Flatscreen TV
Flipchart
Conference call facilities
Air conditioning
Natural light
Accommodation available
Intelligent lighting
Musion 3D Holographic technology
Whiteboard
Storage space
Parking available

Music & sound equipment

PA system / music speakers available
Own music allowed
Bring your own DJ

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible

Allowed events

Promoted / ticketed events
Loud music / events
Wedding licence
Temporary event notices (TENs) available

Rules of the space

Age policy: Guests under 21 are not allowed

As part of the Westminster area we have strict sound regulations and restrictions will be discussed prior to confirmation as well as being included in contracts. *Bands are permitted in the Ballroom until 10.30pm, unless a approved band when they can play until 11.45pm. DJ’s are permitted until midnight in the Ballroom and 2am in the Old Billiard room.
The sound restriction affects bedrooms above the Ballroom.
*The rooms affected by sound are a superior and standard. Check in from 3pm.


8 Northumberland Avenue is located only a stone’s throw away from Trafalgar Square, marking it London’s most central Venue!

Exceptional public transport links from all directions ensure that your guests will always arrive and depart with ease.

The unique mixture of classic Victorian architecture and cutting-edge technology compliments a variety of special occasion events from large awards dinners to high tech conferences and luxurious receptions to successful exhibitions, for up to 1000 guests. Our exquisite venue is also ideal for Weddings acting as a magnificent backdrop to your special day hosting up to 400 guests.

We are extremely proud of our repeat client rate, who just can't get enough of our venue. 'You and your team were absolutely amazing. It felt so seamless and faultless, I can't thank you enough' - BP.


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