Conferences and Events Imperial College London

Type of venue:
academic
Agency tel:
0845 351 9917
Meeting rooms:
10
Max capacity:
758
Bedrooms:
1600
Parking spaces:
Motorway
M4
Train station:
South Kensington
Airport:
Heathrow
Location:
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Consistently rated among the world’ best universities, Imperial College London is a science-based institution with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research.

Imperial is also one of the UK’s largest academic venues with over 100 flexible event spaces in South Kensington, from meeting rooms, lecture theatres and classrooms to unique listed private houses complete with their own event teams.

Nestled between the Science, Natural History and V&A Museums and the Royal Albert Hall in London’s cultural heartland, Imperial provides a truly inspirational environment for conferences. The area is served by excellent transport links to and from Heathrow Airport, Paddington and Victoria train stations and of course the West End and other central London locations.

From small meetings for 10 people to parties and dinners for 300 to large conferences for over 700, Imperial provides a professional, discreet and slick event service with award-winning in-house... View full description

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Suites Name Capacity (People) Dimensions
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Seminar & Learning Centre
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65 30 26 48 - 27 - -/-/-/ -
Suite of 10 meeting rooms with screens and projectors, bright and airy and enjoys it’s own reception 
Read Lecture Theatre
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164 - - - - - - -/-/-/ -
Tiered lecture theatres which work well with the SALC rooms as breakout spaces 
Pippard Lecture Theatre
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158 - - - - - - -/-/-/ -
Tiered lecture theatres which work well with the SALC rooms as breakout spaces 
170 Queens Gate
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80 40 32 36 - 32 - -/-/-/ -
Grade II listed Victorian townhouse, ground floor with 3 rooms and private walled garden and own house team, licensed for weddings with Westminster Council. Built in 1889 and home to the College’s President & Rector.  
The Queens Tower Rooms
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470 200 135 220 350 90 620 -/-/-/ -
This glass-fronted contemporary space overlooks the Queen’s Tower and Lawn. In the Summer guests can spill out onto the Terrace and enjoy the surroundings. This space can be also be split into three rooms or hired as a whole making it perfect for dinners, receptions, parties and exhibitions. The modern clean and neutral interiors give it style in its own right but it’s equally easy to dress up for those extra special events. This space works really well with the Great Hall for larger conferences.  
Queens Lawn
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- - - - - - 1000 -/-/-/ -
The Queen’s Lawn is located in the centre of South Kensington campus and provides 1,600 sq metres of catering and exhibition space either as a standalone option or an adjunct from the Queen’s Tower Rooms 
Great Hall
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758 200 - 160 - - 200 -/-/-/ -
Imperial’s single largest venue, the Great Hall is multi-purpose, providing seating for 740 theatre-style or 415 sq metres of exhibition space. Retractable seating provides a variety of flat-floored and tiered seating options for conferences, with each seat enjoying an uninterrupted line of vision. Experienced AV technicians are on hand to manage or support any technical aspect of your event. This space works well in combination with the Queen’s Tower Rooms for larger conferences.  
Skempton Building
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160 98 - 32 - 22 100 -/-/-/ -
Available in vacation periods, this wheelchair accessible suite of venues offers 3 bright contemporary lecture theatres, 7 seminar rooms including 3 interconnecting spaces, which can be used as a combined larger space.  
SAF Building
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320 - - - - - 200 -/-/-/ -
Available in vacation periods, this venue offers 2 lecture theatres and 4 seminar rooms, ideal for conferences or larger training events requiring breakout space. Located opposite the Queen’s Tower, this space also enjoys a large open foyer often used for welcome receptions or networking events.  
Huxley Building
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270 139 58 80 - - - -/-/-/ -
Available in vacation periods, the Huxley Building offers 8 purpose-built lecture theatres equipped with AV facilities and 5 meeting rooms making it a great space for conferences 

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