q

The Congress Centre Venue Hire

ADDRESS
, 23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 3LS
TELEPHONE

Featured in

The Congress Centre has 20 rooms available for private hire

Private Hire Enquiry Form
(you do not have to complete every field – however, more details help us to provide a better response)

When is your event?:

for

day

Type of event:

No. of people:

Other requirements, notes or questions:

Venue hire at The Congress Centre

The Congress Centre

Hire this venue for your own event - it has 20 function rooms the largest of which can hold a maximum of 850 guests and the smallest is ideal for 6.

Based at Congress House, the headquarters of the Trades Union Congress, the Congress Centre offers several meeting and conference rooms for hire within an architecturally-renowned Grade II listed 1950s modernist building. Having undergone a ?4.2 million refurbishment the centre is well equipped with plasma screens, digital sound and coloured LED lighting. Located in the heart of the West End, the largest function suite at the centre is the modernised Congress Hall which can accommodate up to 500 theatre-style or 850 for a standing reception. The Congress Suites are a series of rooms that can be adapted to create one, two, three or four separate rooms for 10 to 120 people. The Council Chamber seats up to 63 around a cherry-wood boardroom table, or up to 160 theatre-style when the table is removed. The 250-capacity flood-lit marble entrance hall makes a stunning venue for a drinks reception - with Jacob Epstein's Pieta sculpture, the TUC War Memorial, creating a beautiful backdrop when lit at night. The plinth to the front of entrance of the building bears a bronze sculpture by Bernard Meadows.

The Congress Centre images

The Congress Centre

The Congress Centre

The Congress Centre

Congress Suite 1

Congress Suite 1

Capacity

Theatre
35
Classroom
25
Boardroom
20
U-Shape
15
Reception
45
Dinner
30

Dimensions

Length
6.5m
Width
7.3m
Area
47.45m

Invision Suite 1

Invision Suite 1

Capacity

Theatre
80
Classroom
35
Boardroom
32
Cabaret
32
U-Shape
30
Reception
70
Dinner
40

Dimensions

Length
11.6m
Width
6.4m
Area
74.24m

Council Chamber

Council Chamber

Capacity

Theatre
160
Classroom
80
Boardroom
63
Cabaret
80
U-Shape
40
Reception
200
Dinner
80

Dimensions

Length
15.5m
Width
12.6m
Area
195.3m

Marble Hall

Marble Hall

Capacity

Reception
250

Dimensions

Length
6.9m
Width
20.44m
Area
141.04m

Congress Hall

Congress Hall

Capacity

Theatre
500
Classroom
220
Boardroom
75
Cabaret
250
U-Shape
60
Reception
850
Dinner
300

Dimensions

Length
28.35m
Width
15.24m
Area
432.05m

The Bedford Suite: The Studio

The Bedford Suite: The Studio

Capacity

Theatre
35
Boardroom
20
Cabaret
28
U-Shape
16

Dimensions

Length
8m
Width
5.2m
Area
41.6m
Height
2.5m

The Bedford Suite: The Boardroom

The Bedford Suite: The Boardroom

Capacity

Boardroom
14

Dimensions

Length
6.2m
Width
4.5m
Area
27.9m
Height
2.5m

Congress Suite 2

Capacity

Theatre
25
Classroom
15
Boardroom
16
U-Shape
10
Reception
25
Dinner
20

Dimensions

Length
4.2m
Width
7.3m
Area
30.66m

Congress Suite 3

Capacity

Theatre
25
Classroom
15
Boardroom
16
U-Shape
10
Reception
25
Dinner
20

Dimensions

Length
4.2m
Width
7.3m
Area
30.66m

Congress Suite 4

Capacity

Theatre
35
Classroom
25
Boardroom
20
U-Shape
15
Reception
40
Dinner
30

Dimensions

Length
4.8m
Width
7.3m
Area
35.04m

Foyer

Capacity

Reception
300

Dimensions

Length
6.5m
Width
20.44m
Area
132.86m

Invision Suite 2

Capacity

Theatre
40
Classroom
20
Boardroom
22
Cabaret
24
U-Shape
20
Reception
40
Dinner
20

Dimensions

Length
7.2m
Width
6.4m
Area
46.08m

Invision Suite 3

Capacity

Theatre
12
Boardroom
8
U-Shape
6

Dimensions

Length
5.8m
Width
3.4m
Area
19.72m

Invision Suite 4

Capacity

Theatre
40
Classroom
24
Boardroom
26
Cabaret
24
U-Shape
18
Reception
40
Dinner
30

Dimensions

Length
11.5m
Width
4m
Area
46m

Invision Suite 1 & 2 combined

Capacity

Theatre
130
Classroom
60
Boardroom
45
Cabaret
48
U-Shape
50
Reception
120
Dinner
60

Dimensions

Length
18.8m
Width
6.4m
Area
120.32m

Meeting Room 1

Capacity

Theatre
60
Classroom
30
Boardroom
38
U-Shape
20
Reception
75
Dinner
50

Dimensions

Length
11.6m
Width
6m
Area
69.6m

Meeting Room 2

Capacity

Theatre
35
Classroom
16
Boardroom
26
U-Shape
18
Reception
45
Dinner
20

Dimensions

Length
7m
Width
6m
Area
42m

Meeting Room 3

Capacity

Theatre
35
Classroom
16
Boardroom
26
U-Shape
18
Reception
45
Dinner
20

Dimensions

Length
7m
Width
6m
Area
42m

Meeting Room 4

Capacity

Theatre
35
Classroom
25
Boardroom
20
U-Shape
15
Reception
40
Dinner
30

Dimensions

Length
4.8m
Width
7.3m
Area
35.04m

The Bedford Suite: The Bedford Room

Capacity

Boardroom
10

Dimensions

Length
5.1m
Width
2.9m
Area
14.79m
Height
2.5m

Location map of The Congress Centre

Hotels near The Congress Centre

FIND YOUR PERFECT LONDON HOTEL
SALE
Check in
--
Check out
--

Booking multiple rooms?

Visit our group bookings page or call 020 7437 4370 for assistance

Room 1

2 Adults
ADULTS (12+)
-
2
+
CHILDREN (2 - 12 Years)
-
0
+
INFANTS (0 - 2 Years)
-
0
+
Okay
Maximum 4 to a room.
+ Add another room
 
 

Hotels Near

The Congress Centre

 
 
Near The Congress Centre All London hotels
Check-in:
Check-out:
Number of rooms:
Room 1:

What's On Today

Near The Congress Centre

 
 
 
Christmas With Faulty Towers
Theatre | Until 15th December 2019 

Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel 1 minute walk from The Congress Centre

...More

Faulty Towers: The Original Dining Experience
Faulty Towers: The Original Dining Experience
Theatre | Until 15th December 2019 

Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel 1 minute walk from The Congress Centre

Combine a meal out, the bright lights of the West End and a bellyful of laughs with this globetrotting production ...More

 
Big the Musical
Big the Musical
Theatre | Until 2nd November 2019 

Dominion Theatre 1 minute walk from The Congress Centre

Based on the smash-hit movie starring Tom Hanks, Big the Musical is a heart-warming show about 12 year-old Josh Baskin ...More

 
Inspired By The East: How The Islamic World Influenced Western Art
Inspired By The East: How The Islamic World Influenced Western Art
Exhibitions | Until 26th January 2020 

British Museum 3 minutes walk from The Congress Centre

Covering five centuries of artistic interaction, Inspired by the east: how the Islamic world influenced western art explores how western ...More

 
Nara: sacred images from early Japan
Nara: sacred images from early Japan
Exhibitions | Until 24th November 2019 

British Museum 3 minutes walk from The Congress Centre

Fifteen major Buddhist and Shinto sacred images go on display at the British Museum this autumn in a free display ...More

 
Albukhary Foundation Gallery Of The Islamic World
Exhibitions | Until 18th October 2019 

British Museum 3 minutes walk from The Congress Centre

Works revealing the British Museum's outstanding collections in engaging new ways, underscoring the global connections of this vast region of ...More

Strazzanti Sicilian Supper Club: Al Mare
Strazzanti Sicilian Supper Club: Al Mare
Exhibitions | Until 22nd November 2019 

The Collective 3 minutes walk from The Congress Centre

Be transported to the Italian coastline as Strazzanti, the supper club founded by Emilia Strazzanti, brings squid, prawns and pasta ...More

 
Halloween at The Savoy's Beaufort Bar
Halloween at The Savoy's Beaufort Bar
Seasonal | Until 1st December 2019 

Beaufort Bar at The Savoy 4 minutes walk from The Congress Centre

If you want to add some class to your Halloween celebrations, gets your fangs into one of the most glamorous ...More

 
Blank
Theatre | Until 30th November 2019 

The Donmar Warehouse 5 minutes walk from The Congress Centre

Staged in celebration of the 40th anniversary of Clean Break theatre company, which works with women affected by the criminal ...More

Sh!t Theatre Drink Rum With Expats
Theatre | Until 19th October 2019 

Soho Theatre 5 minutes walk from The Congress Centre

Award-winning theatre-makers Rebecca Biscuit and Louise Mothersole mark their final year as Europeans by developing an experimental show about Malta ...More

New on LondonTown

 
 
Sam's Riverside
Sam's Riverside
Dining 

Overlooking Hammersmith Bridge and part of the redeveloped Riverside Studios, Sam's Riverside is a glamorous ...More

 
Daffodil Mulligan
Daffodil Mulligan
Dining 

For his third restaurant in London Irish chef Richard Corrigan gone into business with John ...More

 
Dona
Dona
Drinking 

Bold, strong and stylish, Dona is a basement Mezcal bar popping up in Clapton where ...More

 
14 Hills
14 Hills
Dining 

One floor below the public roof garden that crowns 120 Fenchurch Street, 14 Hills offers ...More

 
Christmas With Katherine Jenkins
Christmas With Katherine Jenkins
Concerts | On 12th December 

Royal Albert Hall

The Welsh singer's Christmas appearance at the Royal ...More

 
Snarky Puppy
Snarky Puppy
Concerts | On 14th November 

Royal Albert Hall

Grammy Award-winning collective fusing rock, jazz and funk elements....More

 
Royal Opera: Death In Venice
Royal Opera: Death In Venice
Concerts | From 21st November 

Royal Opera House

David McVicar directs a brand new Royal Opera ...More

 
Royal Opera: The Magic Flute
Royal Opera: The Magic Flute
Concerts | From 1st November 

Royal Opera House

David McVicar's classic production of Mozart's The Magic ...More

 
Dorrance Dance: Myelination and other works
Dorrance Dance: Myelination and other works
Dance | From 14th November 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Following the success of ETM: Double Down, performed ...More

 
Tonkotsu Peckham
Tonkotsu Peckham
Dining 

Part of Peckham Market and located on the first floor of the Bussey Building, Tonkotsu ...More

 
Tonkotsu Battersea
Tonkotsu Battersea
Dining 

Emma Reynolds and Ken Yamada, the team behind the hugely popular pop-up restaurant Tsuru Sushi, ...More

 
Catford Mews
Catford Mews
Entertainment 

A buzzing cultural community space for South London, Catford Mews is home a multi-screen cinema, ...More

 
Cyrano De Bergerac
Cyrano De Bergerac
Theatre | From 27th November 

Playhouse Theatre

James McAvoy returns to the West End starring as the soldier and poet with a ...More

 
The Gate St John's Wood
Dining 

The Gate Restaurant St John's Wood follows on from the Hammersmith original serving innovative vegetarian cuisine with a far-reaching appeal....More

Mildreds Dalston
Dining 

Following on from the Soho original, which has become an institution since opening back in 1988, Mildreds now has three more branches across London, including this restaurant in Dalston....More

Mildreds King's Cross
Dining 

Following on from the Soho original, which has become an institution since opening back in 1988, Mildreds now has three more branches across London, including this restaurant in King's Cross. ...More

Halloween at King's Cross
Halloween at King's Cross
Seasonal | On 31st October 

Granary Square

Shining a light on the dance of the dead, the skeleton squad will rise from ...More

 
Top 10 Cocktail Bars in London
Top 10 Cocktail Bars in London
Article 

The list of the World's 50 Best ...More

 
Worlds Best 50 Bars in London
Article 

The list of the World's 50 Best Bars was revealed in October 2019 and we learned that London has 10 of them. That's more than any other ...More

Halloween Afternoon Tea at Roast
Halloween Afternoon Tea at Roast
Seasonal | From 28th October 

Roast

Classic British restaurant Roast in Borough Market is ...More

 
Where's Wally: The Big Museum Hunt
Kids Events | From 19th October 

London Transport Museum

Children are invited to join in on a special Play Trail this half term with Where's Wally? The Big Museum Hunt at the London Transport Museum. The journey ...More

Fujifilm: My Life Exhibition
Fujifilm: My Life Exhibition
Exhibitions | From 24th October 

The Old Truman Brewery

Providing a snapshot of what life is like ...More

 
Top 10 Bars for London Cocktail Week
Top 10 Bars for London Cocktail Week
Article 

Ten days of cocktails, over 35 pop-up cocktail ...More

 
Autumn 2019 in London
Feature 

Summer may be over but that isn't an excuse for hibernating - and why would ...More

 
 
 
 
SALE
London Hotels

From cheap budget hotels to luxury 5 star hotels see our deals for The Congress Centre hotels, including Amba Hotel Marble Arch from 66% off.

 


 
Call now: hotel deals 0207 420 4960