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

 
 
 
An American In Paris
An American In Paris
Theatre | Until 28th April 2018 

Dominion Theatre 1 minute walk from The Congress Centre

The award-winning An American In Paris transfers from Broadway to London, arriving at the Dominion Theatre in March 2017. Described ...More

 
Motown The Musical
Motown The Musical
Theatre | Until 5th January 2019 

Shaftesbury Theatre 2 minutes walk from The Congress Centre

Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical ...More

 
Living with gods: peoples, places and worlds beyond
Living with gods: peoples, places and worlds beyond
Exhibitions | Until 8th April 2018 

British Museum 3 minutes walk from The Congress Centre

With no known culture in the world or history without religious beliefs, The British Museum explores the practice and expression ...More

 
Scythians: Warriors of Ancient Siberia
Scythians: Warriors of Ancient Siberia
Exhibitions | Until 14th January 2018 

British Museum 3 minutes walk from The Congress Centre

Exceptional horsemen and warriors, the Scythians were powerful nomadic tribes of Siberia and this autumn the British Museum reveals their ...More

 
The Exorcist
Theatre | Until 17th March 2018 

Phoenix Theatre 4 minutes walk from The Congress Centre

Adapted for the stage by John Pielmeier from William Peter Blatty's best-selling novel, the demonic possession of a young girl ...More

Seven Dials Christmas Lights & Shopping Evening
Seven Dials Christmas Lights & Shopping Evening
Seasonal | Until 25th December 2017 

Seven Dials 4 minutes walk from The Congress Centre

See the Seven Dials Christmas lights installation being launched and get your gifts wrapped up for free at the Seven ...More

 
The Montague Ski Lodge at Christmas
The Montague Ski Lodge at Christmas
Seasonal | Until 20th January 2018 

Montague Ski Lodge 5 minutes walk from The Congress Centre

Add some festive sparkle to your Christmas celebrations this year with a visit to The Montague Ski Lodge at The ...More

 
Belleville
Belleville
Theatre | Until 3rd February 2018 

The Donmar Warehouse 5 minutes walk from The Congress Centre

James Norton, star of War & Peace and Happy Valley, and Imogen Poots play American newlyweds living a too-perfect life ...More

 
The Mousetrap
The Mousetrap
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

St Martin's Theatre 5 minutes walk from The Congress Centre

The longest running show in theatre history, Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap has been delighting and perplexing audiences for over 46 ...More

 
Andy Zaltzman: 2017 The Certifiable History
Comedy | Until 6th January 2018 

Soho Theatre 5 minutes walk from The Congress Centre

The eccentric stand-up gives his verdict on a remarkable year of politics and culture that is sure to go down ...More

New on LondonTown

 
 
The Lehman Trilogy
Theatre | From 1st July 

National Theatre

From July 2018, Sam Mendes directs the epic story of Lehman Brothers from its beginning in 1844 to its end 163 years later. Few will forget the scenes of bankers leaving in 2008, their personal ...More

Exit the King
Theatre | From 1st July 

National Theatre

This July at the National, Patrick Marber directs his own adaptation of Ionesco's dark comedy, Exit the King, starring Rhys Ifans as the King opposite Indira Varma as Queen with designs by Anthony Ward....More

The Divide
Theatre | From 1st February 

Old Vic Theatre

Brother and sister Elihu and Soween glimpse cracks in the system of a dystopian regime that embraces brutal repression, forbidden love and insurrection in the world premiere of Alan Ayckbourn's landmark drama. This tale for ...More

English National Ballet: Voices Of America
Dance | From 12th April 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

English National Ballet return to Sadler's Wells in 2018 with a mixed bill of American-style neo-classic ballet. Voices of America brings together works from three generations of American ...More

Lee Bul: Wayward Wander
Exhibitions | From 30th May 

The Hayward Gallery

The Southbank Centre's Hayward Gallery hosts a mid-career survey of the work of acclaimed South Korean artist Lee Bul. The first retrospective of the artist in London, Wayward Wander explores the artist's extensive investigation into ...More

Burne-Jones
Burne-Jones
Exhibitions | From 24th October 

Tate Britain

Tate Britain presents London's first comprehensive retrospective of Edward Burne-Jones in 40 years, showcasing 150 ...More

 
Anni Albers
Anni Albers
Exhibitions | From 11th October 

Tate Modern

In 2018, Tate Modern presents this century's first major UK museum exhibition of the work ...More

 
Christian Marclay: The Clock
Christian Marclay: The Clock
Exhibitions | From 14th September 

Tate Modern

Sees Christian Marclay's unique installation, The Clock, at ...More

 
Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art
Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art
Exhibitions | From 2nd May 

Tate Modern

Shape of Light at Tate Modern is the ...More

 
The Way Of The World
The Way Of The World
Theatre | From 29th March 

The Donmar Warehouse

James Macdonald returns to the Donmar to direct Linda Bassett as Lady Wishfort in William ...More

 
London Events 2018
London Events 2018
Feature 

The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is 250 ...More

 
June in London 2018
Article 

Summer concerts return to Kenwood House in June 2018, Michael Jackson is On the Wall at the National Portrait Gallery, Katy Perry plays the O2 and the LIFT festival gets a new Artistic Director....More

Crazy Coqs
Nightlife 

Sharing a doorman with Brasserie Zedel, Crazy Coqs is an intimate cabaret and live music venue....More

Scarlatto
Scarlatto
Dining 

Enver (manager) and best friend Toni (chef) would like to welcome you to their beautiful ...More

 
St Columba's Church of Scotland
Attractions 

The chapel for the London Scottish Regiment, a Grade II listed building, houses a fine array of Scottish county arms....More

May in London 2018
Article 

The Royal Ballet presents Queen Elizabeth, the Chelsea Flower Show blossoms, Rita Ora plays Brixton Academy and Regent's Park Open Air Theatre opens with Peter Pan in May 2018....More

Peckham Levels
Peckham Levels
Entertainment 

Previously a disused car park, the building that's home to rooftop bar Frank's Café has ...More

 
April in London 2018
Article 

Don't be fooled, Easter falls on 1st April in 2018. It's the London Marathon on 22nd and Chess returns to the West End for the first time since 1986. ...More

Christmas in London 2017
Christmas in London 2017
Feature 

Tis the season to be jolly, the decorations are up, the lights are on, the ...More

 
 
 
 
SALE
London Hotels

From cheap budget accommodation to luxury 5 star suites see our special offers for The Congress Centre hotels, including The Park International Hotel from 66% off.

 
 
Call now: hotel deals 0207 420 4960