One Birdcage Walk
Decorated in Queen Anne style, One Birdcage Walk is regarded as one of the finest examples of traditional architecture. This venue has a rich history dating back to 1899 and is the Institution of Mechanical Engineers headquarters.

Located in the heart of Westminster and overlooking picturesque St James Park, this venue combines original features, unique heritage, modern technology, and exceptional customer services.

One Birdcage Walk is a convenient five-minute walk from St James Park and Westminster tube stations, and London Victoria and Charing Cross mainline stations are a ten-minute walk away.

Our 18 rooms can accommodate a wide variety of events, including meetings, Reception and Conferences for up to 210 guests.

Lecture Theatre
The Lecture Theatre is a fixed 210 tier seated theatre with original wood panelling and a glass dome, visible via the library.
Booking this space includes the Marble Hall and Gallery, which has a capacity of 210 for a reception and 122 for a seated dinner. The theatre also comes with an AV technician, several microphones and more.

Manufacturing Room
The manufacturing room boasts lovely views over St James Park. It can accommodate 60 for a reception and 48 for a seated dinner. This room is ideal as a syndicate room when used with the Lecture theatre.

The library has double-height windows and overlooks St James Park. Clad in warm oak with an ornate ceiling and opulent décor, the library houses 3500 books. The space can accommodate 200 for a reception and 120 for a seated dinner.

Marble Hall & Gallery
Clad in original marble and decorated in Venetian palazzo style, our unique Marble Hall and adjoining Gallery are the perfect spaces for evening drinks receptions for up to 60 people or dinners for up to 48.

Maison Assouline is housed inside a resplendent Grade two listed building, in the heart of Piccadilly. With two floors, a stunning mezzanine level and remarkable period features, Maison Assouline plays host to intimate private dinners and vibrant cocktail receptions. This landmark example of architectural mastery was built in 1922, as a high security bank and was designed by renowned architect Sir Edwin Lutyens – famed for his versatility and range of invention along traditional lines.

Receive a warm welcome into the home of the 12th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. Wonder at this masterpiece of 18th Century Baroque architecture, which houses some of the finest antique collections in Europe. Guests may take a tour of the State Rooms and admire the portraits, tapestries and exquisite furniture while learning about the 300-year history of this National Treasure.

This World Heritage Site is set within over 2000 acres of ‘Capability Brown’ landscaped parkland. Take a stroll up to the Grand Cascades or around the Lake to admire some of the finest views in England – looking out for the historical monuments and formal gardens. Notably, the Walled Garden can be reached by miniature train and offers a giant hedge maze, butterfly house and adventure playground.

Blenheim Palace is not only an iconic part of history, but also a living, changing experience with a wealth of sporting and cultural events, themed exhibitions, and tours throughout the year. This impressive venue boasts six-party venue options for up to 500 guests, while the Parkland can accommodate marquees for up to 2000 guests.

The Duke of Wellington is a glittering figure of England’s historic landscape – and the arch that bears his name is an equally iconic landmark of London. With its feet planted in Hyde Park Corner and its top crowned with Europe’s largest bronze sculpture, Wellington Arch is a venue that offers a charismatic and versatile mix of old and new.

Guests can enjoy a unique opportunity to imagine 19th-century London as it celebrated victory at the Battle of Waterloo, while at the same time taking in the striking modern architecture that punctuates the capital’s skyline and the buzz of the city that fans out below. With rooms across three floors and open air rooftop balconies there are plenty of options to create a space to match any occasion and time of day.

Guests love discovering the story of the arch – enjoying a venue that was once both the entrance to London for horse-drawn carriages and subsequently the capital’s smallest police station. Seeing the mounted Horse Guards passing underneath for the Changing of the Guard is a real highlight. Hyde Park Corner tube station and Victoria station are just a short distance. It’s also an ideal vantage point for views over the city. Watch as the lights come on to dress London’s landmarks for the night. From floodlit Buckingham Palace just beside you, to the circling lights of the London Eye.

On the fringes of Greenwich Park, this Georgian villa filled with Renaissance art, antique furnishings and a dazzling jewellery collection will lend an air of exclusivity to your event. The wood floored gallery and walled garden offer plenty of options for conferences, dinners and showcases. At Ranger’s House on the edge of Greenwich Park, gilded gates open into a courtyard in front of the handsome façade of the red brick villa with its high sash windows, white pillars and portico.


The Whitechapel Gallery’s beautiful historic building is a house of adventure, full of great art and ideas from around the corner and around the world. The Whitechapel Gallery is an ideal venue for private and corporate events, with over 3,600 square metres of beautiful, versatile spaces – from airy studios and brick-exposed Galleries to a purpose-built auditorium.

When you walk through the doors you follow the footsteps of modern masters such as Pablo Picasso, Friday Kahlo and Hannah Hoch and pioneering contemporaries such as Zarina Bhimji, William Kentridge and Cindy Sherman, all of whom premiered at the Whitechapel Gallery.

St Bartholomew the Great is London’s oldest parish church. It survived the Great Fire of 1666 and the bombs dropped in WWI and WWII. St Bartholomew’s hosts many events, including concerts, weddings, press events, parties and filming for TV and movies. The Priory Church of St Bartholomew the Great, sometimes abbreviated to Great St Bart’s, is a mediaeval church in the Church of England’s Diocese of London located in Smithfield within the City of London. The building was founded as an Augustinian priory in 1123. It adjoins St Bartholomew’s Hospital of the same foundation.