Upper Hall at Bishopsgate Institute

  3 reviews  – 
230 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 4QH
Liverpool Street Station (400 yd)

About this space

Originally the Ladies’ Reading Room for the Library, the Upper Hall is a versatile space full of natural light.

A blank canvas, the space can be configured in a variety of ways, and is often used in conjunction with the Great Hall. The Upper Hall has been used to hold rehearsals, book launches, birthday parties, and more.

To ensure everything runs smoothly, you’ll be supported by our dedicated event planners, AV support and complimentary WiFi.


Prices

Monday
8:30 – 17:30
from £2800 hire fee per day
Per day
8:30 – 17:30
from £2800 hire fee per day
Note: Alcohol licence until 0:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Tuesday
8:30 – 17:30
from £2800 hire fee per day
Per day
8:30 – 17:30
from £2800 hire fee per day
Note: Alcohol licence until 0:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Wednesday
8:30 – 17:30
from £2800 hire fee per day
Per day
8:30 – 17:30
from £2800 hire fee per day
Note: Alcohol licence until 0:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Thursday
8:30 – 17:30
from £2800 hire fee per day
Per day
8:30 – 17:30
from £2800 hire fee per day
Note: Alcohol licence until 0:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Friday
8:30 – 17:30
from £2800 hire fee per day
Per day
8:30 – 17:30
from £2800 hire fee per day
Note: Alcohol licence until 0:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Saturday
8:30 – 17:30
from £2800 hire fee per day
Per day
8:30 – 17:30
from £2800 hire fee per day
Note: Alcohol licence until 0:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Sunday
8:30 – 17:30
from £2800 hire fee per day
Per day
8:30 – 17:30
from £2800 hire fee per day
Note: Alcohol licence until 0:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.

Capacity

Standing
up to 220
Dining
up to 120
Theatre
up to 200
Cabaret
up to 120
Classroom
up to 200

Catering and drinks

No in-house catering
Approved caterers only
External catering not allowed
Venue provides alcohol
BYO alcohol not allowed

Facilities

Wi-Fi
Projector
Flatscreen TV
Flipchart
PA system / speakers
Conference call facilities
Natural light
Dedicated Event Planner
AV Support
Whiteboard
Air conditioning
Storage space
Quiet space
Accommodation available
Parking available

Music & sound equipment

Own music allowed
Bring your own DJ
Noise restrictions

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible
Disabled access toilets
Lift to all floors

Rules of the space

Allowed events

Promoted and ticketed events
Wedding licence
Temporary event notices (TENs) available

Cancellation policy: Custom

Show cancellation details

Bishopsgate Institute is a historic and atmospheric location for unique private and corporate events.

Located just two minutes’ walk from Liverpool Street Station, our flexible spaces could be the perfect venue for your London wedding, conference, meeting, rehearsal or film shoot.

Our Grade II* listed building features the wood-panelled Victorian Library, the grand Great Hall, fully equipped meeting and rehearsal rooms, and unique period details throughout.

With capacities ranging from 5 to 400 guests, we provide amenities such as high-speed Wi-Fi, AV support, and the expertise of experienced event managers. Additionally, our offerings include remarkable extras like workshops that delve into our remarkable archives.

Bishopsgate Institute is a charity. By hiring one of our spaces, you are helping us take care of our beautiful building and historic archives.


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