The Royal Society

Carlton House Terrace, 6-9, London, SW1Y 5AG Show map
Piccadilly Circus Station (500 yd)

Spaces for hire at The Royal Society

from £4275
minimum spend / per morning
Wellcome Trust Lecture Hall
Seating capacity 300
Standing capacity 500
Wellcome Trust Lecture Hall is a large space for meetings, conferences, dinners and receptions. The Royal Society’s largest meeting room, the Wellcome Trust Lecture Hall can be used for meetings, conferences, dinners and receptions. The Hall is fully air-conditioned and has large windows. The sophisticated audiovisual system can be controlled fr...
from £3600
minimum spend / per evening
City of London One & Two
Standing capacity 200
The City of London Rooms (1-3) are the catering areas to the Wellcome Trust Lecture Hall with wonderful views over St James Park - perfect for post-conference receptions. The rooms are ideal for hosting small business-related meetings, refined intimate gatherings or simply elegant drinks receptions.
from £1065
minimum spend / per evening
City of London Three
Seating capacity 32
Standing capacity 100
City of London Three is one of our 3 beautiful The City of London Rooms. It is a catering area to the Wellcome Trust Lecture Hall with wonderful views over St James Park. The room is perfect for post-conference receptions and can also be used as a lovely breakout area. It is also perfectly suitable for small meetings.
+ show all 11 spaces
from £3450
minimum spend / per morning
Kohn Centre
Seating capacity 100
Standing capacity 100
The perfect medium-sized conference facility, or an atmospheric dining room. Richly decorated with wood-panelled marquetry, the Kohn Centre’s walls are hung with portraits of past presidents of the Royal Society. The room is fully air-conditioned, soundproofed, and allows for flexible audiovisual requirements making it an ideal medium-sized confe...
from £3000
minimum spend / per day
Marble Hall
Seating capacity 80
Standing capacity 100
A spectacular venue for receptions and dinners. Decorated in the Venetian style, the Marble Hall is a spectacular venue for receptions for up to 100 and dinners for up to 60. This historic room is situated close to the main entrance of the Royal Society. The Marble Hall is perfect as a catering area for events in the Kohn Centre and serves as an...
from £3450
minimum spend / per morning
Wolfson Library Suite
Seating capacity 90
Standing capacity 100
Wolfson Library Suite includes Wolfson One and Wolfson Two function rooms - a beautifully imposing setting for dinners, meetings and receptions. Meticulously restored to its ornate condition of the 1890s, the Wolfson Library Suite offers a dramatic setting that can be adapted for a range of events. With views of the Mall, St James’s Park and Wate...
from £1025
minimum spend / per morning
Wolfson Three
Seating capacity 30
Standing capacity 50
Perfect for boardroom meetings, small elegant dinners and refined drinks receptions, as well as a lovely breakout space. With views of the Mall, St James’s Park and Waterloo Gardens, and lots of natural daylight, this newly available space is an exceptional addition to the Royal Society’s suite of rooms.
from £1245
minimum spend / per afternoon
Conference Room
Seating capacity 60
Standing capacity 70
Located on the first floor of Carlton House Terrace, the Room’s large windows provide generous daylight and fine views over Waterloo Gardens. The room offers a flexible space for meetings, presentations, receptions and dinners. Conference Room can comfortably accommodate up to 60 delegates in a theatre layout and up to 70 standing.
from £1245
minimum spend / per morning
Council Room
Seating capacity 30
A prestigious and impressive setting for meetings and press briefings. The Council Room of the Royal Society, with its integral oval table, provides a prestigious and impressive setting for meetings of up to 30 people. Beverages, finger food and light catering are laid out in the anteroom, and the table is set with a built-in sound system, amplif...
from £4400
minimum spend / per evening
Dining Room
Seating capacity 180
Standing capacity 200
An attractive, adaptable space for meetings, dinners, receptions and exhibitions. Located on the lower ground floor, the Dining Room, with its high, arched ceiling and large windows, provides a well-lit setting for a wide range of events. This flexible space can be used for meetings, dinners, receptions and exhibitions, or as a catering area for ...
from £1220
minimum spend / per morning
Brian Mercer Room
Seating capacity 50
Standing capacity 50
This modern space is ideal as a discreet meeting area. Formed from the historic cellars of Carlton House Terrace, the Brian Mercer Room is a modern, self-contained facility enjoying natural daylight through the adjoining atrium. This room is popular with clients requiring a discreet meeting area.

Prices and opening hours

Monday
8:00 – 23:00
from £105 per person
8:00 – 22:30
from £105 per person
18:00 – 22:30
from £3600 min. spend
9:00 – 22:30
from £465 hire fee + min. spend
9:00 – 22:30
from £105 per person
9:00 – 22:30
from £3000 min. spend
9:00 – 23:00
from £105 per person
9:00 – 22:30
from £425 hire fee + min. spend
9:00 – 22:30
from £105 per person
9:00 – 22:30
from £105 per person
9:00 – 22:00
from £105 per person
9:00 – 22:30
from £105 per person
Tuesday
8:00 – 23:00
from £105 per person
8:00 – 22:30
from £105 per person
18:00 – 22:30
from £3600 min. spend
9:00 – 22:30
from £465 hire fee + min. spend
9:00 – 22:30
from £105 per person
9:00 – 22:30
from £3000 min. spend
9:00 – 23:00
from £105 per person
9:00 – 22:30
from £425 hire fee + min. spend
9:00 – 22:30
from £105 per person
9:00 – 22:30
from £105 per person
9:00 – 22:00
from £105 per person
9:00 – 22:30
from £105 per person
Wednesday
8:00 – 23:00
from £105 per person
8:00 – 22:30
from £105 per person
18:00 – 22:30
from £3600 min. spend
9:00 – 22:30
from £465 hire fee + min. spend
9:00 – 22:30
from £105 per person
9:00 – 22:30
from £3000 min. spend
9:00 – 23:00
from £105 per person
9:00 – 22:30
from £425 hire fee + min. spend
9:00 – 22:30
from £105 per person
9:00 – 22:30
from £105 per person
9:00 – 22:00
from £105 per person
9:00 – 22:30
from £105 per person
Thursday
8:00 – 23:00
from £105 per person
8:00 – 22:30
from £105 per person
18:00 – 22:30
from £3600 min. spend
9:00 – 22:30
from £465 hire fee + min. spend
9:00 – 22:30
from £105 per person
9:00 – 22:30
from £3000 min. spend
9:00 – 23:00
from £105 per person
9:00 – 22:30
from £425 hire fee + min. spend
9:00 – 22:30
from £105 per person
9:00 – 22:30
from £105 per person
9:00 – 22:00
from £105 per person
9:00 – 22:30
from £105 per person
Friday
8:00 – 23:00
from £105 per person
8:00 – 22:30
from £105 per person
18:00 – 22:30
from £3600 min. spend
9:00 – 22:30
from £465 hire fee + min. spend
9:00 – 22:30
from £105 per person
9:00 – 22:30
from £3000 min. spend
9:00 – 23:00
from £105 per person
9:00 – 22:30
from £425 hire fee + min. spend
9:00 – 22:30
from £105 per person
9:00 – 22:30
from £105 per person
9:00 – 22:00
from £105 per person
9:00 – 22:30
from £105 per person
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

Facilities and catering options

Up to 300
seats
Up to 500
standing
In-house catering
Alcohol provided
External catering allowed
Parking available
Accommodation available
Ticketed events
BYO alcohol
Own DJ allowed

Location

Carlton House Terrace, 6-9, London, SW1Y 5AG
Piccadilly Circus Station (500 yd)

About The Royal Society

A beautiful, historic venue in the heart of London.

We are the national academy of science in the UK and our fundamental purpose is to recognise, promote, and support excellence in science, encouraging its development and use for the benefit of humanity. We have played a part in some of the most significant and life-changing discoveries in scientific history.

Situated in the heart of London, we have 12 rooms that are ideal for conferences, board meetings, training events, seminars, lectures, receptions and dinners. We can accommodate events from 10 to 800 people.

Our spaces are equipped with state-of-the-art AV, with on-site technicians for full support. Each of our elegant rooms has natural daylight, air conditioning and WiFi.

Our conference team ensures that every aspect of your event is looked after to the highest standard. We have a reputation for attentive and discreet service and excellent customer care.

As an AIM accredited supplier we are committed to making your event successful and by using our expertise and by adhering to the Meeting CODE we will strive to exceed your highest standards.

Income from our conferencing services plays an important part in supporting the Royal Society, a registered charity and the UK's National Academy of science.