The Grand Hall at Old Billingsgate

  1 review  – 
1 Old Billingsgate Walk, 16 Lower Thames Street, London, EC3R 6DX
London Bridge Station (500 yd)

Felicity H.

Safety rules may apply in this venue
All remaining closed businesses and venues such as nightclubs and adult entertainment venues are able to reopen
Hospitality venues such as pubs, restaurants and bars are no longer required to provide table service or follow other social distancing rules
There are no longer limits on the number of people who can attend weddings, civil partnerships, funerals and other life events (including receptions and celebrations)
There is no requirement for table service at life events or restrictions on singing or dancing
Read more about safety rules in the UK

About this space

Old Billingsgate's largest space offers blank canvas potential for exhibitions, conferences, awards ceremonies, receptions, dinner dances, fashion shows, product launches and wedding receptions.

Original features include pillars, brickwork, arches and vaulted glass-panelled ceiling. With access to an upper mezzanine level offering versatile back-of-house, breakout, and VIP areas and direct access to a riverside terrace offering outdoor space for summer receptions.


Capacity

Standing
up to 2500
Dining
up to 1200
Theatre
up to 1200
Cabaret
up to 800

Prices

Monday
6:00 – 6:00
from £24000 hire fee
Per day
6:00 – 6:00
from £24000 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 03:00. All prices include VAT.
As a dry hire venue we operate a list of accredited suppliers for your catering, draping, and internet requirements. For your technical requirements we have a house inventory of lighting, sound and power distribution equipment that contractually must be hired in preference to any kit from external suppliers. This can be managed along with any further production and event management services by our accredited production company Event Operations – they are based on site with us and can offer very relevant experience and guidance to best produce your event at oldbillingsgate. Should you choose to contract an external supplier for any of your event production, please note we charge a 10% commission on any additional lighting, sound and AV brought in for your event.
Tuesday
6:00 – 6:00
from £24000 hire fee
Per day
6:00 – 6:00
from £24000 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 03:00. All prices include VAT.
As a dry hire venue we operate a list of accredited suppliers for your catering, draping, and internet requirements. For your technical requirements we have a house inventory of lighting, sound and power distribution equipment that contractually must be hired in preference to any kit from external suppliers. This can be managed along with any further production and event management services by our accredited production company Event Operations – they are based on site with us and can offer very relevant experience and guidance to best produce your event at oldbillingsgate. Should you choose to contract an external supplier for any of your event production, please note we charge a 10% commission on any additional lighting, sound and AV brought in for your event.
Wednesday
6:00 – 6:00
from £24000 hire fee
Per day
6:00 – 6:00
from £24000 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 03:00. All prices include VAT.
As a dry hire venue we operate a list of accredited suppliers for your catering, draping, and internet requirements. For your technical requirements we have a house inventory of lighting, sound and power distribution equipment that contractually must be hired in preference to any kit from external suppliers. This can be managed along with any further production and event management services by our accredited production company Event Operations – they are based on site with us and can offer very relevant experience and guidance to best produce your event at oldbillingsgate. Should you choose to contract an external supplier for any of your event production, please note we charge a 10% commission on any additional lighting, sound and AV brought in for your event.
Thursday
6:00 – 6:00
from £24000 hire fee
Per day
6:00 – 6:00
from £24000 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 03:00. All prices include VAT.
As a dry hire venue we operate a list of accredited suppliers for your catering, draping, and internet requirements. For your technical requirements we have a house inventory of lighting, sound and power distribution equipment that contractually must be hired in preference to any kit from external suppliers. This can be managed along with any further production and event management services by our accredited production company Event Operations – they are based on site with us and can offer very relevant experience and guidance to best produce your event at oldbillingsgate. Should you choose to contract an external supplier for any of your event production, please note we charge a 10% commission on any additional lighting, sound and AV brought in for your event.
Friday
6:00 – 6:00
from £24000 hire fee
Per day
6:00 – 6:00
from £24000 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 03:00. All prices include VAT.
As a dry hire venue we operate a list of accredited suppliers for your catering, draping, and internet requirements. For your technical requirements we have a house inventory of lighting, sound and power distribution equipment that contractually must be hired in preference to any kit from external suppliers. This can be managed along with any further production and event management services by our accredited production company Event Operations – they are based on site with us and can offer very relevant experience and guidance to best produce your event at oldbillingsgate. Should you choose to contract an external supplier for any of your event production, please note we charge a 10% commission on any additional lighting, sound and AV brought in for your event.
Saturday
6:00 – 6:00
from £24000 hire fee
Per day
6:00 – 6:00
from £24000 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 03:00. All prices include VAT.
As a dry hire venue we operate a list of accredited suppliers for your catering, draping, and internet requirements. For your technical requirements we have a house inventory of lighting, sound and power distribution equipment that contractually must be hired in preference to any kit from external suppliers. This can be managed along with any further production and event management services by our accredited production company Event Operations – they are based on site with us and can offer very relevant experience and guidance to best produce your event at oldbillingsgate. Should you choose to contract an external supplier for any of your event production, please note we charge a 10% commission on any additional lighting, sound and AV brought in for your event.
Sunday
6:00 – 6:00
from £24000 hire fee
Per day
6:00 – 6:00
from £24000 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 03:00. All prices include VAT.
As a dry hire venue we operate a list of accredited suppliers for your catering, draping, and internet requirements. For your technical requirements we have a house inventory of lighting, sound and power distribution equipment that contractually must be hired in preference to any kit from external suppliers. This can be managed along with any further production and event management services by our accredited production company Event Operations – they are based on site with us and can offer very relevant experience and guidance to best produce your event at oldbillingsgate. Should you choose to contract an external supplier for any of your event production, please note we charge a 10% commission on any additional lighting, sound and AV brought in for your event.

Cancellation policy

Other

The venue has not provided a cancellation policy. For further information, please ask the Event Manager.


Catering and drinks

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

Facilities

Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Natural light
Storage space
Outdoor Terrace
Mezzanine Level
Lockable Rooms
Projector
Flatscreen TV
Whiteboard
Flipchart
Conference call facilities
Accommodation available
Parking available

Music & sound equipment

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

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible

Allowed events

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

Rules of the space

Live music is allowed as part of a corporate or private event. We do not permit club nights, or events where music is the sole element of the event.


Old Billingsgate is an exciting and versatile event space in the City of London, with stunning views of Tower Bridge, The Shard, HMS Belfast and London Bridge.

This distinctive Grade II listed building is available on a dry-hire basis for a variety of events from award dinners, film premiere parties and fashions shows to exhibitions, conferences and product launches. As a blank canvas, the venue offers excellent branding and creative opportunities across three unique spaces.


Other spaces and event packages at this venue

from £15000
hire fee / per day
from £10200
hire fee / per day

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