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Church House Westminster

Church House Westminster

This beautiful grade II listed building within Dean’s Yard in Central London is a stunning venue for functions. A multipurpose events space that makes the most of its heritage with excellent facilities. With views of Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament this is a hard location to beat.

Set across 3 floors, Church House offers 19 flexible event spaces, accommodating from 6 to 664 guests. These light and airy rooms are a mix of traditional oak panelling and stone structures with the convenience of modern amenities.

There are 3 large, grand function rooms ideal for corporate events such as presentations, seminars, gala dinners and product launches. There are medium space rooms for business meetings and training days, and a number of additional smaller rooms ideal as intimate meeting spaces or breakout areas.

As well as corporate events, Church House is an excellent option for your private dinner/dance, exhibition, Christmas party, award ceremony or even wedding.

Whether you are planning a party or an international conference, the experienced team at Church House can offer top rate facilities, with free Wi-Fi throughout, the latest technology, projectors and audio visual equipment for your function.

Church House can also offer in-house catering services through Ampersand, an ethical company offering superb food and a range of catering options. Whatever your event or budget they will work with you to ensure total satisfaction. From canapés parties to fine dining, deli lunches to bowl food, or buffets, breakfasts and all day refreshments.

Situated in the environs of Westminster Abbey, this venue is in a top location in the heart of historic London. Westminster and St James’s Underground trains are close by and mainline trains at Victoria, Waterloo and Charing Cross are all walk-able.

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Venue Church House Westminster
Capacity 664 guests
Address Dean’s Yard
Westminster
London
Greater London
SW1P 3NZ
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Packages & Offers (4)

Church House Westminster - Discover Christmas at Church House Westminster

Discover Christmas at Church House Westminster

  • Guests: 350 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price: from £110.00 + vat per person
  • Description & Details

    Get your Christmas party wrapped up early at Church House Westminster!

    Guest arrival through Dean’s Yard entrance
    Room hire from 18.30 to midnight
    A 45-minute sparkling wine reception
    A three-course Christmas menu with coffee and mince pies
    4-hours unlimited house wine, bottled beer and soft drinks
    Still and sparkling bottled water
    Table decorations and Christmas crackers
    Christmas trees with lights
    DJ and disco
    Staffed cloakroom
    Menu tasting

    Minimum numbers apply. Cash or account bar available on request.
    For those looking to organise a themed Christmas party, bespoke packages are
    also available including daytime lunch and evening reception packages with bowl
    food and canape menus.

    Prices exclude VAT.

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Catering Offers

  • Guests: 15 max
  • Price: from £5.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    Valid for events being held from September to December 2019 (inclusive).

    Choose one of the following offers:
    * Upgrade 30 minute sparkling wine reception to Champagne for £5 per person
    * Add a fourth course to a seated dinner, cheeseboard for 10 people at £25
    * Add an extra finger food item to a Classic Working Lunch £2 per person
    * Complimentary nibbles served with a one hour unlimited drinks reception.

    Please quote the offer at the time of booking.

    We also offer special rates to registered charities.

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Church House Westminster - Day Delegate Rate

Day Delegate Rate

  • Guests: 664 max
  • Price: from £82.00 + vat per person
  • Description & Details

    Includes:

    Room hire
    3 servings of tea and coffee (one with biscuits)
    Danish pastries on arrival,
    Two choices hot or cold fork buffet lunch,
    Audio visual (package B or E) in the main meeting room,
    WiFi access,
    Flipchart

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Church House Westminster - LATE AVAILABILITY for November 2019

LATE AVAILABILITY for November 2019

  • Guests: 640 max
  • Price: from £82.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    Following a multi-day event cancellation due to the forthcoming general election, our Assembly Hall is available! Contact us on for dates and more info.

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Please note that advertised packages are guideline prices and subject to availability and number of guests attending.

Rooms & Event Spaces (19)

Assembly Hall - Church House Westminster

Assembly Hall

  • Max Capacity: 664
  • Dimensions: L:9.70m x W:9.70m x H:9.70m
  • Full Details

    Built in 1939 our stunning Grade II Assembly Hall was designed by world-renowned architect Sir Herbert Baker. Natural light streams through the 15 arched windows onto the gallery level, but can be darkened if required. The polished English oak panelling and emblems sit beneath the room’s architectural focal point - a striking 30-foot glass dome. Assembly Hall is a large 519 square meters conference venue that is suitable for different types of events such as Weddings, Special Events, Christmas Parties, Product Launches, Annual Grand Meetings, Exhibitions, Dinner And Dance, Award Ceremonies, Conferences and Meetings

    Capacity

    • Dinner & Dance: 288
    • Formal Dining: 372
    • Cabaret: 208
    • Theatre: 664
    • Classroom: 198
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Hoare Memorial Hall - Church House Westminster

Hoare Memorial Hall

  • Max Capacity: 270
  • Dimensions: L:10.74m x W:21.31m x H:6.50m
  • Full Details

    Steeped in history, our Hoare Memorial Hall has a stately atmosphere and played host to the House of Commons for a period during the Second World War. Its elegant oak-panelling, Art Deco Chandeliers, built-in stage and gallery gives the room a strong personality. The hall is often used in conjunction with the Assembly Hall and is an alternative venue for conferences, seminars, receptions and dinners.

    Capacity

    • Dinner & Dance: 120
    • Formal Dining: 150
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 55
    • Cabaret: 104
    • Theatre: 270
    • Classroom: 120
    • U-Shape: 50
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Harvey Goodwin Suite - Church House Westminster

Harvey Goodwin Suite

  • Max Capacity: 180
  • Dimensions: L:21.49m x W:10.79m x H:3.80m
  • Full Details

    Modern and spacious, our Harvey Goodwin Suite is a self-contained room with all the latest facilities. Its large and secondary glazed windows allow for plenty of natural daylight, whilst keeping the room sound-proofed. It is directly linked to our Robert Runcie Room, which can be used as a breakout space. The Harvey Goodwin Suite is situated close to our Great Smith Street entrance, making it easily accessible for guests.

    Capacity

    • Dinner & Dance: 120
    • Formal Dining: 150
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 55
    • Cabaret: 96
    • Theatre: 180
    • Classroom: 120
    • U-Shape: 50
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Bishop Partridge Hall - Church House Westminster

Bishop Partridge Hall

  • Max Capacity: 120
  • Dimensions: L:17.59m x W:7.93m x H:3.90m
  • Full Details

    An atmospheric blend of elegant stucco ceiling, traditional oak panelling and a stunning stone balcony with views of Dean's Yard and Westminster Abbey, the Bishop Partridge Hall is one of our most popular rooms. It is 132 square meters and can be used as a meeting and conference room or for social occasions such as dinners and receptions. It also offers a spacious area, directly outside the room, for pre-event registration.

    Capacity

    • Formal Dining: 90
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 40
    • Cabaret: 56
    • Theatre: 120
    • Classroom: 60
    • U-Shape: 30
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Robert Runcie Room - Church House Westminster

Robert Runcie Room

  • Max Capacity: 120
  • Dimensions: L:2.80m x W:2.80m x H:2.80m
  • Full Details

    Our Robert Runcie Room offers a spacious yet intimate setting for up to 120 guests. Located on the lower ground floor, the room has a private staircase leading to the Harvey Goodwin Suite so the two rooms can easily be used in conjunction with each other.

    Capacity

    • Formal Dining: 80
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 30
    • Cabaret: 48
    • Theatre: 60
    • Classroom: 30
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Convocation Hall - Church House Westminster

Convocation Hall

  • Max Capacity: 100
  • Dimensions: L:10.10m x W:5.80m x H:4.80m
  • Full Details

    Large enough to accommodate meetings, smaller conferences and workshops, yet with an intimate atmosphere suited to press conferences and dinners, our Convocation Hall combines grace, elegance and history - the room housed the House of Lords for periods during the Second World War. A low stage at one end of the room is framed by classically inspired arch details, with a private seated gallery at the other.

    Capacity

    • Formal Dining: 60
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 40
    • Cabaret: 40
    • Theatre: 100
    • Classroom: 42
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Abbey room - Church House Westminster

Abbey room

  • Max Capacity: 45
  • Dimensions: L:9.20m x W:5.20m x H:4.10m
  • Full Details

    Overlooks the delightful Dean’s Yard in Westminster. Meeting room, ideal for corporate events and can be used as additional space for small discussion groups, secretarial services or as dressing a room for guest speakers. It can also be hired individually for private corporate meetings, intimate dinners and interview sessions.

    Capacity

    • Formal Dining: 30
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 25
    • Theatre: 45
    • Classroom: 24
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Council Room - Church House Westminster

Council Room

  • Max Capacity: 45
  • Dimensions: L:10.50m x W:4.60m x H:4.10m
  • Full Details

    Located on the ground floor, our Council Room offers a wonderful view of Dean's Yard and Westminster Abbey. With its small lobby, this elegant room can be used as a self-contained area, suiting small meetings or private dinners.

    Capacity

    • Meeting / Boardroom: 30
    • Cabaret: 24
    • Theatre: 45
    • Classroom: 24
    • U-Shape: 21
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Westminster Room - Church House Westminster

Westminster Room

  • Max Capacity: 40
  • Dimensions: L:6.70m x W:7.00m x H:4.10m
  • Full Details

    Bright and airy, the Westminster Room benefits from large leaded windows, natural light and stunning views of Westminster Abbey. This small room, situated on the ground floor next to the Abbey Room, is well suited for boardroom meetings, interviews and presentations or can be used as a breakout space for a larger event.

    Capacity

    • Formal Dining: 30
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 20
    • Theatre: 40
    • Classroom: 24
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Sir Herbert Baker Room - Church House Westminster

Sir Herbert Baker Room

  • Max Capacity: 30
  • Dimensions: L:5.37m x W:6.60m x H:4.10m
  • Full Details

    Named after the architect of the building, our Sir Herbert Baker Room is a flexible and elegant meeting space located on the ground floor. With its large leaded windows, it benefits from natural daylight and superb views of Westminster Abbey and Dean's Yard. The Sir Herbert Baker Room can be used with the adjacent Westminster and Abbey Rooms to create a suite of three rooms.

    Capacity

    • Formal Dining: 30
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 15
    • Theatre: 25
    • Classroom: 18
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Charter Room - Church House Westminster

Charter Room

  • Max Capacity: 25
  • Dimensions: L:5.10m x W:5.00m x H:4.20m
  • Full Details

    Often used for smaller meetings, our Charter Room is located on the first floor and overlooks Dean's Yard and Westminster Abbey. With its elegant style, it can be used for private meetings, intimate dinners and interview sessions or be hired as an additional space for larger conferences.

    Capacity

    • Formal Dining: 12
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 16
    • Cabaret: 16
    • Theatre: 25
    • U-Shape: 9
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Ramsey Room - Church House Westminster

Ramsey Room

  • Max Capacity: 25
  • Dimensions: L:7.20m x W:4.90m x H:2.80m
  • Full Details

    Located on the lower ground floor, our Ramsey Room is one of three small rooms purpose built for meetings, training and workshops. It has its own projector and screen and can be used individually or in conjunction with our Temple Room and Coggan Room.

    Capacity

    • Meeting / Boardroom: 20
    • Cabaret: 16
    • Theatre: 25
    • U-Shape: 13
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Bishops' Robing Room - Church House Westminster

Bishops' Robing Room

  • Max Capacity: 20
  • Dimensions: L:6.17m x W:4.00m x H:4.20m
  • Full Details

    Originally used by bishops as their robing room during General Synod, our Bishops' Robing Room is adjacent to the Convocation Hall and makes an ideal breakout space and green room for guest speakers. It can also be used on its own for small discussion groups, meetings and interviews.

    Capacity

    • Formal Dining: 12
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 12
    • Cabaret: 8
    • Theatre: 20
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Coggan Room - Church House Westminster

Coggan Room

  • Max Capacity: 20
  • Dimensions: L:7.20m x W:4.90m x H:2.80m
  • Full Details

    Located on the lower ground floor, our Coggan Room is one of three small rooms purpose built for meetings, training and workshops. It has its own projector and screen and can be used individually or in conjunction with our Ramsey Room and Temple Room.

    Capacity

    • Meeting / Boardroom: 12
    • Cabaret: 16
    • Theatre: 20
    • U-Shape: 11
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Jubilee Room - Church House Westminster

Jubilee Room

  • Max Capacity: 20
  • Dimensions: L:5.00m x W:5.00m x H:4.20m
  • Full Details

    One of our smaller spaces, the Jubilee Room is situated next to the popular Bishop Partridge Hall and can be used as an additional room for a larger event. With its stunning views of Dean's Yard and Westminster Abbey, this intimate space also suits intimate dinners, small discussion groups and can also be used as an office for event organiser's.

    Capacity

    • Formal Dining: 12
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 12
    • Theatre: 20
    • Classroom: 9
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Temple Room - Church House Westminster

Temple Room

  • Max Capacity: 20
  • Dimensions: L:7.20m x W:4.90m x H:2.80m
  • Full Details

    Located on the lower ground floor, the Temple Room is one of three small rooms purpose built for meetings, training and workshops. It has its own projector and screen and can be used individually or in conjunction with our Ramsey Room and Coggan Room.

    Capacity

    • Meeting / Boardroom: 16
    • Cabaret: 16
    • Theatre: 20
    • U-Shape: 14
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College Room - Church House Westminster

College Room

  • Max Capacity: 8
  • Dimensions: L:4.20m x W:3.60m x H:2.70m
  • Full Details

    Located on the first floor, next to the Convocation Hall, our College Room is often used in conjunction with larger spaces. Its intimate size makes it a suitable green room for speakers or an organiser's office. It can also accommodate small meetings.

    Capacity

    • Meeting / Boardroom: 8
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Canterbury Room - Church House Westminster

Canterbury Room

  • Max Capacity: 6
  • Dimensions: L:6.10m x W:5.00m x H:3.20m
  • Full Details

    Used by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York as their offices during General Synod, Canterbury Room and the adjacent York Room are full of history and are well-suited for private meetings, one-to-one discussions and interviews. They can also be used as breakout spaces or an organiser's office for conferences and corporate events. Canterbury is 22 square meters and is suitable for small meetings.

    Capacity

    • Meeting / Boardroom: 6
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York Room - Church House Westminster

York Room

  • Max Capacity: 6
  • Dimensions: L:6.10m x W:5.00m x H:3.20m
  • Full Details

    Used by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York as their offices during General Synod, York room and the adjacent Canterbury room are full of history and are well suited for private meetings, one-to-one discussions and interviews. They can also be used as breakout spaces or an organiser's office for conferences and corporate events.

    Capacity

    • Meeting / Boardroom: 6
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Venue Features (9)

  • AV Equipment
  • Disability Access
  • In-house Catering
  • Late Licence
  • Licensed Bar
  • Local Public Transport
  • Music Licence
  • Training Specialists
  • Wi-Fi Access