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Congress Centre

Congress Centre

Situated in London’s West End, the Congress Centre offers fantastic event space in a stylish 1950s iconic building. With 16 fully flexible function spaces, the Congress Centre is a top choice for conferences, meetings, product launches, charity gala dinners, filming and fashion shows to name but a few.

Meeting rooms and breakout spaces are ideal for corporate events with Wi-Fi, screens, HD projectors, lighting, and excellent in-house audio-visual equipment with support team. The dedicated events team will ensure the smooth running of your day and can host functions for up to 850 guests or 500 seated.

As well as business this venue is a great exhibition and banqueting space for parties and private occasions. Catering includes set menus and bespoke options can be provided from informal to fine dining and wine events. Should you require overnight accommodation there plenty of hotels just minutes’ walk away.

In a great central London location, Tottenham Court Road and its tube station are just a few minutes’ walk. All the main line stations are easily accessibly in less than 20 minutes by tube or taxi. City and Heathrow Airports are not much further.

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Venue Congress Centre
Capacity 850 guests
Address 28 Great Russell Street
Greater London
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Function Rooms & Event Spaces (6)

Congress Hall - Congress Centre

Congress Hall

  • Max Capacity: 850
  • Dimensions: L:28.35m x W:15.24m
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    Conference or exhibition space trecently modernised, benefiting from natural daylight without glare thanks to its stylish 1950s space-frame ceiling, along with air conditioning, a timber sprung floor and a large contemporary stage. Fitted with t an 18ft drop-down screen, a 32-channel digital sound desk and digital HD projection, along with Wi-Fi and a sophisticated intelligent lighting system. Ideal for a wide range of events, from conferences, AGMs and exhibitions, to launch parties, fashion shows, awards dinners, wedding receptions and other special events. It accommodates up to 500 theatre style or 850 for a standing reception.


    • Reception: 850
    • Theatre: 500
    • Banqueting: 300
    • Cabaret: 250
    • Classroom: 220
    • U-Shape: 60
    • Boardroom: 75
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Marble Hall - Congress Centre

Marble Hall

  • Max Capacity: 250
  • Dimensions: L:6.90m x W:20.44m
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    For exhibitions and evening cocktail receptions, our impressive flood-lit marble entrance hall, which overlooks the famous Epstein statue in the buildings central courtyard, is an excellent choice. During the day, the cafe bar in the hall is ideal for an impromptu break-out meeting or working lunch.

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Council Chamber - Congress Centre

Council Chamber

  • Max Capacity: 200
  • Dimensions: L:15.50m x W:12.60m
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    High ceilings and original wood panelling provide a traditional and impressive backdrop for meetings and training sessions. The room also benefits from built-in front projection, a full PA system and two plasma screens. In addition, the four large rooms across the foyer are ideal for use as break-out or meeting


    • Reception: 200
    • Theatre: 160
    • Banqueting: 80
    • Cabaret: 80
    • Classroom: 80
    • U-Shape: 40
    • Boardroom: 63
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Meeting Rooms 1- 4 - Congress Centre

Meeting Rooms 1- 4

  • Max Capacity: 160
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    Rooms 1-4 on the 5th floor have been renovated into stylish contemporary meeting rooms, with original 1950s wood panelling. Ideal break-out and catering areas for events taking place in the Council Chamber, or can be booked individually for smaller meetings and events; easy-to-remove partitions allow them to be converted into a larger space if required. All meeting rooms have natural daylight, with electric blinds if full blackout is required.


    • Theatre: 160
    • Cabaret: 100
    • Classroom: 90
    • Boardroom: 70
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Congress Suite 1 - 4 - Congress Centre

Congress Suite 1 - 4

  • Max Capacity: 130
  • Dimensions: L:6.50m x W:7.30m
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    Versatile rooms can be adapted to create one, two, three or four separate rooms by adding or removing dividing walls. They will seat any combination of guests between 10 and 120 for a variety of events. When booked with Congress Hall, the Congress Suites provide ideal exhibition, syndicate or break-out areas, or alternatively they can be hired independently for smaller meetings and private dining.


    • Theatre: 130
    • Banqueting: 85
    • Cabaret: 72
    • Classroom: 63
    • Boardroom: 42
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Invision Suites - Congress Centre

Invision Suites

  • Max Capacity: 130
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    Contemporary suite of four hi-tech meeting rooms, all with natural light. Two of the rooms (Invision 1 and 2) can be combined to form a larger space seating up to 130 theatre style, or separated to suit smaller groups. The main conference room features the latest presentation facilities, built-in front projection and a touch-panel control system to operate AV, lighting and full black-out facilities. Each room features attractive polished-wood details and contemporary lighting and the suite also benefits from a dedicated reception area for welcoming guests, complete with LCD screen for branding.


    • Theatre: 130
    • Cabaret: 48
    • Classroom: 60
    • Boardroom: 48
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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