Imperial College Conferences

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170 Queen's Gate Solar Room
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Imperial College London is one of the UK’s largest academic venues with more than 100 flexible events spaces in South Kensington, from meeting rooms to a unique Grade II listed townhouse.


Imperial is Central London's largest academic conference venue for conferences, banquets, exhibitions, dinner dances and summer schools. Situated in one of London's finest locations, just a short walk from Harrods and Hyde Park, with world-famous landmarks such as the V&A and Royal Albert Hall on our doorstep.

Imperial Venues offer more than 100 meeting rooms, 18 exhibition areas, comprehensive sporting facilities and fully catered dining areas.

Deluxe ensuite accommodation is available on-site next to the Royal Albert Hall and the V&A museum for residential events during the summer vacation; as is standard accommodation with shared bathroom facilities in other halls of residence.

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Room layouts

Room Style Capacity
170 Queen's Gate
Reception 100
Classroom 40
Theatre 67
Boardroom 32
Great Hall
Banqueting 250
Theatre 750
Lecture Theatres
Theatre 345
Main Dining Hall
Reception 400
Main entrance
Seminars Rooms
Classroom 100
Boardroom 12
Senior Common Room
Dinner/Dance 250


Accessible Bathroom Facilities
Designated wheelchair accessible public toilet
Accessible Venue Facilities
Level access, ramp or lift to dining area
Level access, ramp or lift to restaurant or cafe
Level access, ramp or lift to the bar
Level access, ramp or lift to the lounge
Level access, ramp or lift to the shop
Accessible Venue Facilities
Special dietary requirements catered for
Access into the Building
Automatic doors
Flat routes from parking area to entrance
Additional Accessible Facilities
Accessible changing rooms
Level access, ramp or lift from entrance to reception
Level access, ramp or lift to gym or leisure centre
Level access, ramp or lift to swimming pool
Catering Facilities
Event catering
Food shop
Halal options on menu
Kosher options on menu
Outdoor dining / Beer garden
Private Dining
Set price menu
Vegetarian options on menu
Event Facilities
In house AV available
Available for wedding receptions
Breakout Rooms
Offers charity rates
Conference rooms / Meeting rooms
Licenced for civil marriages
Raked or tiered seating offered

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Imperial Venues - Imperial College London
South Kensington
+44 (0)20 7594 9494
+44 (0)20 7594 9504

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