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.
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.
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.