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 ranked as one of the most sustainable event venues in London.


Discover unique venue The Crystal, 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 and a state-of-the-art auditorium. Other areas can be transformed to cater for product launches, fine-dining occasions, receptions, corporate conferences and more.

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 Emirates Air Line cable car.

It’s the ideal place to unleash your imagination, and 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 60
Round Tabled 30
Education Room
Reception 40
Cabaret 15
Classroom 18
Banqueting 30
Boardroom 22
Theatre 50
Hollow Square 24
Exhibition (200m² / 2,152ft²)
Reception 300
Banqueting 250
Meeting Room 5
Reception 40
Cabaret 15
Classroom 16
Banqueting 40
Boardroom 20
Theatre 58
Hollow Square 16
U Shaped 24
Meeting Room 6
Reception 25
Cabaret 10
Classroom 12
Banqueting 20
Boardroom 14
Theatre 30
U Shaped 16
Meeting Room 7
Reception 100
Cabaret 40
Classroom 50
Banqueting 80
Boardroom 30
Theatre 120
U Shaped 30
Meeting Rooms 1-4
Reception 190
Cabaret 80
Classroom 88
Banqueting 150
Theatre 190
Reception 80
Cabaret 40
Classroom 60
Banqueting 80
Boardroom 30
Theatre 80
Hollow Square 36
Street (170m² / 1,829.2ft²)
Reception 270
Banqueting 150
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
Accessible Communication Facilities
Audible alarm system
Clear signage (colour contrast, large letters or pictograms)
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
Booking Facilities
Coach parties accepted
Group bookings accepted
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
Event facilities
Raked or tiered seating offered
Trade vehicle access
Venue can display vehicles inside
General Facilities
Free WiFi
Luggage storage
On-site coach parking
On site parking
Secure cycle storage

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Contact Details

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1 Siemens Brothers Way
Royal Victoria Dock
E16 1GB
+44 (0)20 7055 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