The Crystal

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270 Seat Auditorium. Image courtesy of The Crystal.
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The Crystal is a dynamic and innovative landmark building, proudly ranking as the most sustainable events venue in London.


Within this unique venue, right at the heart of the Royal Docks, you’ll find a vast range of event spaces including seven fully equipped multi-purpose meeting rooms with panoramic views, a state-of-the-art auditorium and an interactive exhibition on urban sustainability. Other areas can also be transformed to cater for product launches, fine dining receptions, corporate conferences, BBQ’s and more. All are supported by the latest technology, advanced AV facilities, award winning hospitality and an onsite events team.

This award-winning venue is perfectly located to welcome your guests: the Crystal is just 10 minutes from Canary Wharf and London City Airport, and is easily reached via the DLR, tube and cable car.

It’s the ideal place to unleash your imagination - an inspiring venue to deliver a maximum impact event with minimum impact on the environment!

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Room layouts

Room Style Capacity
Tiered 270
Business Lounge
Reception 50
Round Tabled 30
Education Room
Reception 40
Cabaret 15
Classroom 18
Banqueting 30
Boardroom 22
Theatre 50
Hollow Square 24
Reception 700
Cabaret 100
Banqueting 190
Meeting Room 5
Reception 40
Cabaret 15
Classroom 16
Banqueting 30
Boardroom 22
Theatre 58
Hollow Square 16
U Shaped 22
Meeting Room 6
Reception 30
Cabaret 10
Classroom 12
Banqueting 20
Boardroom 16
Theatre 30
U Shaped 16
Meeting Room 7
Reception 120
Cabaret 40
Classroom 50
Banqueting 80
Boardroom 30
Theatre 150
Hollow Square 50
U Shaped 50
Meeting Rooms 1 - 4
Reception 180
Cabaret 80
Classroom 104
Banqueting 160
Theatre 220
Reception 100
Cabaret 40
Classroom 60
Banqueting 80
Boardroom 30
Theatre 100
Hollow Square 36
The Street
Reception 270
Cabaret 100
Banqueting 150
Theatre 140


Accessible Bathroom Facilities
Bathrooms available with emergency call system
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 restaurant or cafe
Level access, ramp or lift to the lounge
Level access, ramp or lift to the shop
Accessible Communication Facilities
Audible alarm system
Clear signage (colour contrast, large letters or pictograms)
Films or information touch screens have visual/audible subtitles
Hearing loop system
Information available in audio format
Information available in large print
Accessible Venue Facilities
Assistance dogs welcome
Emergency evacuation procedures for guests with disabilities
Special dietary requirements catered for
Staff available to assist
Staff disability awareness trained
Wheelchairs available free of charge
Access into the Building
Assisted wheelchair access
Automatic doors
Flat routes from parking area to entrance
Ramps from parking area to entrance
Ramps with handrails to entrance
Steps from parking area to entrance
Steps with handrails to entrance
Additional Accessible Facilities
Accessible baby changing rooms
Level access, ramp or lift from entrance to reception
Level access, ramp or lift to garden
Level access, ramp or lift to information point
Level access, ramp or lift to ticket issuing point
Low payment counters
Low reception or information counters
Portable chip and pin machines
Accessible Parking Facilities
Blue badge parking available
Designated disabled parking available within fifty metres of 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
All routes suitable for pushchairs or prams
All routes suitable for wheelchair users
All routes with tactile features for visually impaired users
Effective lighting throughout for visually impaired users
Lift buttons with raised numbers or letters
Ramps within building
Seating for limited mobility users along routes
Steps with handrail within building
Steps within building
Attraction Facilities
Audio commentary available
Gift shop
Patron toilets
Public toilets
Tours available in German
Booking Facilities
Coach parties accepted
Group bookings accepted
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
Set price menu
Vegetarian options on menu
Event Facilities
In house AV available
Available for wedding receptions
Breakout Rooms
Business centre
Offers charity rates
Conference rooms / Meeting rooms
Event facilities
Licenced for civil marriages
Civil Partnership licence held
Raked or tiered seating offered
Trade vehicle access
Venue can display vehicles inside
Wedding service
General Facilities
Free WiFi
Guest lounge
Luggage storage
On-site coach parking
On site parking
Secure cycle storage
Payment Facilities
Group rates available

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Contact Details

Looking for more information on organising an event at this venue?

1 Siemens Brothers Way
Royal Victoria Dock
E16 1GB
+44 (0)207 055 6400

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