The Congress Centre Venue Hire

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, 23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 3LS
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The Congress Centre has 20 rooms available for private hire

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Venue hire at The Congress Centre

The Congress Centre

Hire this venue for your own event - it has 20 function rooms the largest of which can hold a maximum of 850 guests and the smallest is ideal for 6.

Based at Congress House, the headquarters of the Trades Union Congress, the Congress Centre offers several meeting and conference rooms for hire within an architecturally-renowned Grade II listed 1950s modernist building. Having undergone a ?4.2 million refurbishment the centre is well equipped with plasma screens, digital sound and coloured LED lighting. Located in the heart of the West End, the largest function suite at the centre is the modernised Congress Hall which can accommodate up to 500 theatre-style or 850 for a standing reception. The Congress Suites are a series of rooms that can be adapted to create one, two, three or four separate rooms for 10 to 120 people. The Council Chamber seats up to 63 around a cherry-wood boardroom table, or up to 160 theatre-style when the table is removed. The 250-capacity flood-lit marble entrance hall makes a stunning venue for a drinks reception - with Jacob Epstein's Pieta sculpture, the TUC War Memorial, creating a beautiful backdrop when lit at night. The plinth to the front of entrance of the building bears a bronze sculpture by Bernard Meadows.

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The Congress Centre

The Congress Centre

The Congress Centre

Congress Suite 1

Congress Suite 1

Capacity

Theatre
35
Classroom
25
Boardroom
20
U-Shape
15
Reception
45
Dinner
30

Dimensions

Length
6.5m
Width
7.3m
Area
47.45m

Invision Suite 1

Invision Suite 1

Capacity

Theatre
80
Classroom
35
Boardroom
32
Cabaret
32
U-Shape
30
Reception
70
Dinner
40

Dimensions

Length
11.6m
Width
6.4m
Area
74.24m

Council Chamber

Council Chamber

Capacity

Theatre
160
Classroom
80
Boardroom
63
Cabaret
80
U-Shape
40
Reception
200
Dinner
80

Dimensions

Length
15.5m
Width
12.6m
Area
195.3m

Marble Hall

Marble Hall

Capacity

Reception
250

Dimensions

Length
6.9m
Width
20.44m
Area
141.04m

Congress Hall

Congress Hall

Capacity

Theatre
500
Classroom
220
Boardroom
75
Cabaret
250
U-Shape
60
Reception
850
Dinner
300

Dimensions

Length
28.35m
Width
15.24m
Area
432.05m

The Bedford Suite: The Studio

The Bedford Suite: The Studio

Capacity

Theatre
35
Boardroom
20
Cabaret
28
U-Shape
16

Dimensions

Length
8m
Width
5.2m
Area
41.6m
Height
2.5m

The Bedford Suite: The Boardroom

The Bedford Suite: The Boardroom

Capacity

Boardroom
14

Dimensions

Length
6.2m
Width
4.5m
Area
27.9m
Height
2.5m

Congress Suite 2

Capacity

Theatre
25
Classroom
15
Boardroom
16
U-Shape
10
Reception
25
Dinner
20

Dimensions

Length
4.2m
Width
7.3m
Area
30.66m

Congress Suite 3

Capacity

Theatre
25
Classroom
15
Boardroom
16
U-Shape
10
Reception
25
Dinner
20

Dimensions

Length
4.2m
Width
7.3m
Area
30.66m

Congress Suite 4

Capacity

Theatre
35
Classroom
25
Boardroom
20
U-Shape
15
Reception
40
Dinner
30

Dimensions

Length
4.8m
Width
7.3m
Area
35.04m

Foyer

Capacity

Reception
300

Dimensions

Length
6.5m
Width
20.44m
Area
132.86m

Invision Suite 2

Capacity

Theatre
40
Classroom
20
Boardroom
22
Cabaret
24
U-Shape
20
Reception
40
Dinner
20

Dimensions

Length
7.2m
Width
6.4m
Area
46.08m

Invision Suite 3

Capacity

Theatre
12
Boardroom
8
U-Shape
6

Dimensions

Length
5.8m
Width
3.4m
Area
19.72m

Invision Suite 4

Capacity

Theatre
40
Classroom
24
Boardroom
26
Cabaret
24
U-Shape
18
Reception
40
Dinner
30

Dimensions

Length
11.5m
Width
4m
Area
46m

Invision Suite 1 & 2 combined

Capacity

Theatre
130
Classroom
60
Boardroom
45
Cabaret
48
U-Shape
50
Reception
120
Dinner
60

Dimensions

Length
18.8m
Width
6.4m
Area
120.32m

Meeting Room 1

Capacity

Theatre
60
Classroom
30
Boardroom
38
U-Shape
20
Reception
75
Dinner
50

Dimensions

Length
11.6m
Width
6m
Area
69.6m

Meeting Room 2

Capacity

Theatre
35
Classroom
16
Boardroom
26
U-Shape
18
Reception
45
Dinner
20

Dimensions

Length
7m
Width
6m
Area
42m

Meeting Room 3

Capacity

Theatre
35
Classroom
16
Boardroom
26
U-Shape
18
Reception
45
Dinner
20

Dimensions

Length
7m
Width
6m
Area
42m

Meeting Room 4

Capacity

Theatre
35
Classroom
25
Boardroom
20
U-Shape
15
Reception
40
Dinner
30

Dimensions

Length
4.8m
Width
7.3m
Area
35.04m

The Bedford Suite: The Bedford Room

Capacity

Boardroom
10

Dimensions

Length
5.1m
Width
2.9m
Area
14.79m
Height
2.5m

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