Southbank Centre Events

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As well as being a world-class arts venue, Southbank Centre has a variety of fantastic spaces that can be hired for events including conferences, AGMs, dinners and receptions.


Situated at the heart of London's vibrant South Bank cultural district, Southbank Centre comprises of the Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Hayward Gallery. The central riverside location further benefits from iconic London views and excellent transport links.

Built as part of the Festival of Britain in 1951, the Royal Festival Hall is grade 1 listed and can host events from 20 - 2,500 guests.

Newly re-opened in Spring 2018, the Queen Elizabeth Hall will be able to host events for 200 - 916 delegates in it's two beautiful, wood-panelled auditoria.

For the first time ever, the world-renowned Hayward Gallery is available to hold private events including dinners and drinks receptions.

For unique event spaces in an inspirational cultural venue with a central London location, look no further than Southbank Centre.

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Room layouts

Room Style Capacity
Hayward Gallery
Reception 600
Level 5 Function Room (275m² / 2,959ft²)
Reception 300
Cabaret 128
Banqueting 200
Theatre 180
Purcell Room
Theatre 365
Queen Elizabeth Hall
Theatre 916
Queen Elizabeth Hall Foyer (965m² / 10,383.4ft²)
Reception 1,000
Cabaret -
Banqueting 450
Theatre -
Royal Festival Hall - Auditorium
Theatre 2,500
St Paul's Roof Pavilion (234m² / 2,517.84ft²)
Reception 150
Cabaret 50
Banqueting 90
Theatre 100
Sunley Pavilion & Level 3 Function Room
Reception 60
Cabaret 30
Banqueting 40
Theatre 50
Weston Roof Pavilion (206m² / 2,216.56ft²)
Reception 220
Cabaret 60
Banqueting 110
Theatre 150


Accessible Bathroom Facilities
Designated wheelchair accessible public toilet
Some toilets with handrails
Accessible Venue Facilities
Level access, ramp or lift to dining area
Level access, ramp or lift to the bar
Accessible Communication Facilities
Clear signage (colour contrast, large letters or pictograms)
Hearing loop system
Accessible Venue Facilities
Assistance dogs welcome
Emergency evacuation procedures for guests with disabilities
Special dietary requirements catered for
Staff available to assist
Staff available twenty four hours
Staff disability awareness trained
Access into the Building
Automatic doors
Flat routes from parking area to entrance
Full, non-assisted wheelchair access
Ramps with handrails to entrance
Steps with handrails to entrance
Accessible Parking Facilities
Drop-off point for guests available outside main entrance
Public car park available within two hundred metres of main entrance
Access Inside Building Facilities
Accessible lift
All routes suitable for limited mobility users
Lift with spoken announcements on arrival at each floor
Ramps within building
Some routes suitable for limited mobility users
Catering Facilities
Event catering
Food shop
Halal options on menu
Kosher options on menu
Nut-free option on menu
Outdoor dining / Beer garden
Private Dining
Vegetarian options on menu
Event Facilities
In house AV available
Available for wedding receptions
Breakout Rooms
Offers charity rates
Conference rooms / Meeting rooms
Event facilities
Licenced for civil marriages
Civil Partnership licence held
Venue allows outside catering
Raked or tiered seating offered

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Contact Details

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Belvedere Road
+44 (0)20 7921 0702
+44 (0)20 7921 0810

London & Partners

As the official convention bureau for London, we offer free, impartial advice, guidance and support to event planners, associations and convention organisers.

Contact us directly if you are planning your event from outside the UK or working on behalf on an international client. We can help you and your delegates access the best that London has to offer.

Tel: +44 (0)20 7234 5833