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Licensed Wedding Venues

Choosing the perfect location for a wedding ceremony can be a daunting prospect, especially for couples looking for the perfect London location. It has to be a unique experience, a breathtaking setting where only the best will do, capturing the importance of the occasion.

Not everyone is in a position to hire a dedicated wedding planner, so it can be difficult to know where to start; Unique Venues of London understands how essential it is to get it just right. With many of our members licensed to host ceremonies, we have a wealth of striking spaces in which nuptials can be confirmed. These range from period rooms in royal palaces and chic, modern atriums to elegant gardens and stunning parkland.

With a wealth of experience in hosting wedding services, many of our venues are able to help extensively with the planning process, to create a bespoke and truly memorable ceremony. Their teams will be able to help take every eventuality into account from availability and capacity to location and proximity to transport.

Working with many of London’s most prestigious florists, the ceremony can be lifted to the next level, becoming incredibly personal in terms of theming. Unique Venues of London members never fail to go the extra mile to try to make requests a reality.

Combining style, sophistication and unrivalled service, Unique Venues of London offers bespoke solutions for discerning couples, looking for a luxurious and intimate backdrop to their wedding ceremony.

If you'd like to find out more about our venues or are looking to book a viewing, then please don't hesitate to get in touch with a member of our team at enquiries@uniquevenuesoflondon.co.uk.

Borough Market

Its precise start date is impossible to pin down: there was no official opening, not even a brief mention in a chronicle. The best date available, and the one used for the basis of the market’s millennium celebration, is 1014.

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Horniman Museum and Gardens

The Horniman is home to three unique spaces available for private hire. An elegant Victorian Grade II listed Conservatory, an Edwardian Grade II listed Bandstand, and a sleek contemporary Pavilion. The Museum itself houses internationally important collections of anthropology and musical instruments, a fascinating natural history gallery and an acclaimed aquarium. The recent addition of a Butterfly House makes the Horniman a truly unique and inspiring destination. 

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House of Commons

As one of the world’s most iconic buildings, no other venue in the world is more instantly recognised than the Palace of Westminster. The UNESCO World Heritage Site stands on a historic riverside location which was once the ancient palace to the Norman Kings and is now home to the United Kingdom’s Parliament.

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The Royal Institution of Great Britain

Ri Venue is based at the Royal Institution of Great Britain. Over the last 200 years, the Royal Institution has been home to eminent scientists whose discoveries have shaped the modern world. They understood how important it was to share their work with the wider public and as an independent science charity, our mission remains to harness science for the maximum benefit of society.

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10-11 Carlton House Terrace

This Westminster corporate events venue in Central London can hold conferences, board meetings, training events, seminars and lectures as well as elegant private dining functions, award dinners and weddings from numbers as low as 10 up to 500 for a stand up drinks reception. 

Once the former residence of Prime Minister William Gladstone we sit at the very heart of the capital, overlooking St James’s Park, Whitehall and the Mall. Our central London location really couldn't be better being just 5 minutes from Piccadilly Circus underground and Charing Cross train station.

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ArcelorMittal Orbit

Situated in the heart of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the ArcelorMittal Orbit boasts 20 mile views across London, meaning there is always something to break the ice. If you're tired of the same old drinks reception perhaps you should add a twist to corporate networking with The Slide! At 178m tall, your guests will be able to descend the world’s highest and longest tunnel slide in a 34 second trip!

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RSA House

RSA House is a centrally located Georgian building steeped in history, home to the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce – a famous centre for enlightened thinking since 1754.

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British Library

The British Library has a duty to preserve, store and make available content of all kinds in digital and physical formats. We make our intellectual heritage accessible to everyone, for research, inspiration and enjoyment. It is this prestigious duty that makes the British Library an iconic and memorable event location. 

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Two Temple Place

Nestled in the centre of London overlooking the Thames, its fantastic location and stunning interiors make it the perfect venue for clients looking for an opulent central London venue minutes from the City.

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Chiswick House and Gardens

Chiswick House and Gardens is a beautiful and historic setting for a range of events from a romantic wedding or civil partnership, a special party or dinner to corporate award ceremonies and team building days.

This quiet oasis located in west London, includes the stunning 18th century villa, Chiswick House and adjacent pavilion, surrounded by fabulous landscaped Italianate gardens.

The newly restored conservatory provides a spectacular venue for evening cocktail receptions and celebrations, whilst the new café is a modern and delightful alternative.

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Set within extensive grounds our venues can accommodate 5 to 1,500 guests. Choose from gallery and exhibition viewings, bespoke talks and tours, planetarium shows, lunar observations, telescope viewings and object interpretation sessions to enhance your guests’ experience. Grounds hire, marquee license and CAA approved heli-landing site available.

Standing at the edge of the City of London, the Museum of the Order of St John offers eight stunning rooms dating from the twelfth to the twenty-first centuries, and a secluded garden.

A hidden jewel in the heart of London, the Museum contains some of the most historic and atmospheric spaces the city has to offer, housed in one of the few gatehouses to survive centuries of redevelopment and war. 

Founded in 1682 by Charles II and designed by Sir Christopher Wren, the Royal Hospital Chelsea was built as a home for 'veterans broken by age and war'.  For over 300 years it has housed the famous scarlet-coated Chelsea Pensioners, former soldiers of the British Army, who come to live in this magnificent site during their retirement. Its stunning buildings and gardens make for a truly idyllic location for your event in central London.  

RSA House is a centrally located Georgian building steeped in history, home to the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce – a famous centre for enlightened thinking since 1754.

St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, has a history of welcome and hospitality dating back to 1222 and its stunning Georgian architecture has been copied all over the world. Extraordinary spaces are available to hire for private and corporate events from 1-350 and catering is perfectly prepared by a talented team of chefs.

Ri Venue is based at the Royal Institution of Great Britain. Over the last 200 years, the Royal Institution has been home to eminent scientists whose discoveries have shaped the modern world. They understood how important it was to share their work with the wider public and as an independent science charity, our mission remains to harness science for the maximum benefit of society.

A calm and beautiful rural idyll only 25 minutes from Central London, there is a sense of anticipation and drama as guests enter the gates – the rich history of the Estate is almost palpable. Syon Park is a magical and romantic setting for all manner of grand celebrations and events.

Situated beside the River Thames with fantastic transport links to the popular London Eye, Southbank Centre is at the heart of a sprawling riverside arts quarter. Our wide-ranging artistic programme – music, literature, dance and performance and the visual arts – attracts the most diverse audience of any UK venue.

BAFTA 195 Piccadilly boasts a variety of spaces for events, from the world-class state-of-the-art 3D cinema hosting screenings and award ceremonies, to the David Lean Room which is ideal for conferences, dinners, and a unique platform to say ‘I do’. Open seven days a week, BAFTA 195 Piccadilly welcomes both corporate and private enquiries..

Tower Bridge is now recognised as one of London’s most iconic landmarks. As the most famous bridge in the world, it is also regarded as one of London’s most unique venues.

Nestled in the centre of London overlooking the Thames, its fantastic location and stunning interiors make it the perfect venue for clients looking for an opulent central London venue minutes from the City.

The Saatchi Gallery, housed in an iconic and historic Grade II* listed building on the Kings Road, Chelsea, has large, minimalist and modern interiors which enable pure versatility and flexibility for your event.

With world leading contemporary art collections creating an ever changing backdrop for events, the Saatchi Gallery provides an elegant, multipurpose setting to host events for up to 1,500 guests.

From private dinners in the Fourth Form Room to spectacular parties in the Speech Room, Harrow School is an ideal location for your event. Working with selected suppliers, we can manage all aspects of event design, production and catering to ensure that your event, like us, is unique and exclusively yours.

This Westminster corporate events venue in Central London can hold conferences, board meetings, training events, seminars and lectures as well as elegant private dining functions, award dinners and weddings from numbers as low as 10 up to 500 for a stand up drinks reception. 

Once the former residence of Prime Minister William Gladstone we sit at the very heart of the capital, overlooking St James’s Park, Whitehall and the Mall. Our central London location really couldn't be better being just 5 minutes from Piccadilly Circus underground and Charing Cross train station.

With authentic rooms available for meetings and events, HMS Belfast offers the opportunity to experience 1950’s life on board one of London’s most iconic venues. Guests can dine in the Officer’s Mess, or watch the sunset on the Quarterdeck, combining stunning views and superb food to create a truly unique event.

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Situated in the heart of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the ArcelorMittal Orbit boasts 20 mile views across London, meaning there is always something to break the ice. If you're tired of the same old drinks reception perhaps you should add a twist to corporate networking with The Slide! At 178m tall, your guests will be able to descend the world’s highest and longest tunnel slide in a 34 second trip!

The College grounds boast lawns, courtyards and colonnades providing a perfect welcome. The venue’s elegant rooms offer guests an unforgettable and incomparable experience. Ideal for awards dinners, PR events, drinks and canapé receptions, weddings, and the newly refurbished Admiral’s House for meeting and training rooms.

The Horniman is home to three unique spaces available for private hire. An elegant Victorian Grade II listed Conservatory, an Edwardian Grade II listed Bandstand, and a sleek contemporary Pavilion. The Museum itself houses internationally important collections of anthropology and musical instruments, a fascinating natural history gallery and an acclaimed aquarium. The recent addition of a Butterfly House makes the Horniman a truly unique and inspiring destination. 

In its inspiring galleries, visitors are taken on a journey through London’s history from the prehistoric times right up to the present day. The museum is a stunning venue for both daytime and evening events and these unique spaces provide the perfect backdrop for drinks receptions, dinners and conferences.

Chiswick House and Gardens is a beautiful and historic setting for a range of events from a romantic wedding or civil partnership, a special party or dinner to corporate award ceremonies and team building days.

This quiet oasis located in west London, includes the stunning 18th century villa, Chiswick House and adjacent pavilion, surrounded by fabulous landscaped Italianate gardens.

The newly restored conservatory provides a spectacular venue for evening cocktail receptions and celebrations, whilst the new café is a modern and delightful alternative.

Banqueting House has two spaces for corporate and private evening entertaining. The Main Hall is topped by the magnificent Rubens ceiling and able to seat 380 for dinner or 500 for a drinks reception. The Undercroft is an atmospheric space for pre-dinner drinks or more contemporary parties.

Kew’s unique and awe-inspiring venues range from the iconic Orangery to the historic Georgian Cottage, and living tropical glasshouses. Within a beautiful setting of 300 acres of botanical gardens, you can be assured that you and your guests will never forget your experience at Kew.

The WWT London Wetland Centre is the best urban site in Europe to watch wildlife and an international award winning attraction. One of nine UK wetland centres managed by the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, this 42 hectare reserve is an example of sustainable development on a grand scale. Four disused concrete reservoirs were transformed through careful landscaping and recycling of materials into a haven for wildlife and people, which opened to the public in May 2000.

Built in 1869 to carry tea back from China, this monument to the glory days of sail travelled the world and survived the high seas. The ship boasts a spectacular riverside setting, with a sweeping outlook across the Thames to the city beyond. Entertaining on Cutty Sark is a truly exclusive experience, with four superb locations for evening events.

Overlooking Kensington Gardens, the venue was built as a home for the Lowther family before being extended by the Society. We have a variety of rooms available and are able to host a wide range of events from conferences and meetings, to weddings, receptions and formal dinners.

How would you like to be sipping champagne whilst taking in the views of London? Whether you hire one capsule or the entire wheel, it is ideal for corporate events, incentive programmes and private celebrations such as weddings. The London Eye offers a unique experience for a variety of group sizes and budgets with the Riverside Rooms also available for conferences, corporate away days and lunches or dinners. 

Lord’s is an exceptional venue for meetings, exhibitions, conferences, weddings and dining events. Conveniently located in the heart of London, and offering stunning vistas of the ground, we can provide anything from a sumptuous private dining room in the Pavilion to one of London’s most innovative venues, the J.P. Morgan Media Centre.

The Goldsmiths' Centre, located a 3 minute walk from Farringdon station, combines bright, flexible, purpose-built hire spaces for up to 250 guests with the charm of a Victorian London Board School. Discover delicious seasonal catering, state-of-the-art technology and the perfect setting for your meeting, presentation, dinner party, product launch or reception. Our friendly team provides you with a seamless experience, keeping your events' needs in mind.

Based in Regent’s Park within 36 acres of zoological gardens, our 3 stylish suites, 2 contemporary meeting rooms, 6 animal houses, lecture theatre, restaurant and several outdoor spaces are perfect for a range of events from drinks receptions, wedding ceremonies, conferences and gala dinners. Profits contribute to conservation projects worldwide.

Spencer House is hired for an event on an exclusive hire basis. The client has the use of all the State Rooms, including the splendid terrace overlooking Green Park. The Spencer House team are renowned for planning and executing their events to the highest professional standards, with excellent food and service.

In a leafy square at the heart of historic Bloomsbury, the Foundling Museum celebrates the history of Thomas Coram’s Foundling Hospital (est. 1739) and the Hospital’s relationship with the artistic visionaries that championed Coram’s cause. Works by Hogarth, Gainsborough and Reynolds adorn the original rococo interiors, while a fascinating collection of artefacts relating to Handel add a musical element to this unique Bloomsbury venue. The Foundling Museum, available for exclusive hire, is arranged over four floors.

We are proud to offer our award-winning venue hire in London, at our landmark headquarters building on Portland Place. We work with all types of clients on a wide range of events, from large conferences to dinners, summer and Christmas parties, conferences, trade fairs, fashion shows, film shoots and bespoke functions.

Situated in the prestigious and historic neighbourhood of Marylebone, we are just a short stroll from Oxford Circus, Great Portland Street and Warren Street London Underground stations and the green open spaces of Regent’s Park.

The British Library has a duty to preserve, store and make available content of all kinds in digital and physical formats. We make our intellectual heritage accessible to everyone, for research, inspiration and enjoyment. It is this prestigious duty that makes the British Library an iconic and memorable event location. 

Rich in history, yet designed for the needs of today, the RCP is housed in a magnificent grade 1 listed modern building overlooking leafy Regent's Park in the heart of London.

The National Theatre stages over 20 shows every year. Its modern and distinctive event spaces include foyers, restaurants, private rooms and outdoor terraces. Whatever the event, from product launches and small business meetings to lavish receptions or private dinners, the NT’s in-house events and technical specialists can manage it for you.

Whether you are planning a reception, dinner, conference or summer party, we have the space to make your event work perfectly. Our beautiful Main Hall provides a glittering backdrop for every occasion, whilst our Garden Room reception space overlooks our secluded courtyard garden, unique for such a central location.

Our prestigious location is exeptionally suited to staging meetings, business gatherings, work conferences and business events. Ample space, equipped with all the comforts and functionality required, to exceptionally welcome and spoil all your delegates.

From interview rooms to grand board rooms, thanks to our six rooms we are the ideal venue to get your meeting off to a perfect start.

Situated in the heart of a South London Village, just 15 minutes from central London, Dulwich Picture Gallery is home to one of the country’s finest collections of baroque Masters. The suite of eight interconnecting galleries offers the perfect intimate and pioneering space for exquisite drinks and canape receptions or formal banquets surrounded by the densely hung highlights of Dulwich’s permanent collection.

Nestled on the banks of the Thames with stunning views of the river and across to the City, Shakespeare’s Globe is one of London’s most iconic venues. Our events are creative in design and immaculate in service, while our menus are designed to showcase playfully the best of British produce.

This Grade I listed former Georgian warehouse, built in 1802, offers a distinctive backdrop for entertaining. Its original pine columns and floors juxtapose stylishly with contemporary fittings, offering exceptional opportunities for corporate entertaining from formal dinners, champagne receptions, and meetings.

Designed by Samuel Wyatt and constructed between 1794 and 1796, Trinity House is situated in a tranquil City location overlooking Trinity Square and with direct views of theTower of London.  The House has the ambience of a stately private residence and offers exclusive access to a suite of five elegant rooms ranging in capacity from ten - 130 (seated).  As the working home of the General Lighthouse Authority, a myriad of fascinating maritime paintings and artefacts -  including the brass bell from the Royal Yacht Brittania - are showcased in the impressive rooms, four of which offer charmin

Today, the palace is available to hire for a limited number of events each year, whether for fabulous garden parties, sumptuous weddings, amazing dinners or sensational awards ceremonies. The list is endless as the spaces and gardens offer a variety of exciting and versatile spaces to hire.

As one of the largest uninterrupted floor spaces in Central London, the iconic Lindley Hall is an easily accessible, Grade II listed building which is entirely flexible. The hall’s stunning glass-vaulted ceiling lets in an abundance of natural light and can be fully blacked out if required. It’s your blank canvas for every type of event, hosting conferences, exhibitions, fashion shows, dinner dances, weddings, product launches, and many other events. It also provides a stunning backdrop for music videos, car launches, adverts and films.

The palace is situated along the banks of the River Thames with many of its magnificent staterooms offered as unique backdrops for receptions, dinners and other events. Conferences and team away days can be organised in a variety of styles utilising the beautiful grounds and formal gardens of the venue. We have two meeting spaces suitable for small groups of up to 28 or larger groups for up to 180 guests. 

We also have a broad selection of wedding venues suitable for all sizes and budgets. We would be delighted to speak to you about what is on offer!

 

Its precise start date is impossible to pin down: there was no official opening, not even a brief mention in a chronicle. The best date available, and the one used for the basis of the market’s millennium celebration, is 1014.

As one of the world’s most iconic buildings, no other venue in the world is more instantly recognised than the Palace of Westminster. The UNESCO World Heritage Site stands on a historic riverside location which was once the ancient palace to the Norman Kings and is now home to the United Kingdom’s Parliament.

Situated in the heart of London, yet with beautiful and secluded surroundings, this historic venue boasts one of the finest Elizabethan Halls in the country.  Built in 1570 it remains virtually unaltered to this day never failing to wow clients when they step into the room.   An impressive setting for dinners up to 300 and receptions up to 500 guests.

The stunning suite of Bench Apartments with exquisite carved panelling and intricate ceilings are ideal for smaller receptions, lunches, and meetings.