The Congress Centre Venue Hire

ADDRESS
, 23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 3LS
TELEPHONE

Featured in

The Congress Centre has 20 rooms available for private hire

Private Hire Enquiry Form
(you do not have to complete every field – however, more details help us to provide a better response)

When is your event?:

for

day

Type of event:

No. of people:

Other requirements, notes or questions:

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.

The Congress Centre images

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

Location map of The Congress Centre

Hotels near The Congress Centre

FIND YOUR PERFECT LONDON HOTEL
SALE
Check in
--
Check out
--

Booking multiple rooms?

Visit our group bookings page or call 020 7437 4370 for assistance

Room 1

2 Adults
ADULTS (12+)
-
2
+
CHILDREN (2 - 12 Years)
-
0
+
INFANTS (0 - 2 Years)
-
0
+
Okay
Maximum 4 to a room.
+ Add another room
 
 

Hotels Near

The Congress Centre

 
 
Near The Congress Centre All London hotels
Check-in:
Check-out:
Number of rooms:
Room 1:

What's On Today

Near The Congress Centre

 
 
 
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Theatre | Until 27th October 2018 

Dominion Theatre 1 minute walk from The Congress Centre

It wowed audiences and won the Radio 2 Audience Award for Best Musical at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards and ...More

 
Motown The Musical
Motown The Musical
Theatre | Until 5th January 2019 

Shaftesbury Theatre 2 minutes walk from The Congress Centre

Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical ...More

 
The End Of History
Theatre | Until 23rd June 2018 

St Giles-In-The-Fields 3 minutes walk from The Congress Centre

Gemma Kerr directs Marcelo dos Santos's moving and funny site-responsive drama with music about the head-on collision of a gay ...More

Rodin and the art of ancient Greece
Rodin and the art of ancient Greece
Exhibitions | Until 29th July 2018 

British Museum 3 minutes walk from The Congress Centre

French sculptor Auguste Rodin, one of the greatest and most innovative sculptors of the modern era, took his inspiration from ...More

 
Chicago
Chicago
Theatre | Until 6th October 2018 

Phoenix Theatre 4 minutes walk from The Congress Centre

Last staged in the West End back in 2012 - when it concluded a 15-year run - hit musical Chicago ...More

 
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
Theatre | Until 28th July 2018 

The Donmar Warehouse 5 minutes walk from The Congress Centre

This June, the Donmar Warehouse presents a stage version of Muriel Spark's novel, The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie, to ...More

 
The Beach Bar at The Montague
The Beach Bar at The Montague
Seasonal | Until 21st September 2018 

Afternoon Tea at The Montague 5 minutes walk from The Congress Centre

Enjoy a Bahamian beach setting, complete with real sand underfoot and a beach-hut style thatched roof, at The Beach Bar ...More

 
Christine Tobin
Concerts | On 19th June 2018 

Pizza Express Dean Street 5 minutes walk from The Congress Centre

The vocalist performs a mix of originals, imaginative versions of Cohen, Monk and settings of Paul Muldoon & Yeats alongside ...More

Sophie Willan: Branded
Comedy | Until 23rd June 2018 

Soho Theatre 5 minutes walk from The Congress Centre

The comedian returns with some brutally honest yet hilarious tales of her upbringing....More

Celebration, Florida
Theatre | Until 23rd June 2018 

Soho Theatre 5 minutes walk from The Congress Centre

Greg Wohead's surreal show about missing people and places featuring two unrehearsed performers who have never met, who deliver their ...More

New on LondonTown

 
 
Queer And Now
Exhibitions | On 23rd June 

Tate Britain

Back for its second year and following on from the 2017 Queer British Art exhibition, the one-day Queer and Now festival celebrates the powerful role of LGBTQ+ arts and culture. Curated in partnership with Pride ...More

Vegan Nights
Vegan Nights
Dining 

After the roaring success of the original Vegan Nights market in late 2017 the meat ...More

 
The Muppets Take The O2
The Muppets Take The O2
Theatre | From 13th July 

The O2 Arena

They've been entertaining audiences for over 60 years but this is the first time the ...More

 
This Is Not For You
This Is Not For You
Theatre | From 30th June 

Royal Artillery Square

The world premiere of Graeae Theatre Company's moving tribute to Britain's wounded soldiers, directed by ...More

 
When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other
When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other
Theatre | From 4th January 

National Theatre

Cate Blanchett makes her debut at the National ...More

 
Nederlands Dans Theater 1
Nederlands Dans Theater 1
Dance | From 26th June 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

The Dutch dance company, "One of world dance's truly great companies" (Daily Telegraph), performs two ...More

 
Savage Garden
Savage Garden
Drinking 

All-day bar and cocktail lounge located atop the DoubleTree by Hilton - Tower of London....More

 
Wimbledon in Victoria Embankment Gardens
Wimbledon in Victoria Embankment Gardens
Sporting Events | From 2nd July 

Victoria Embankment Gardens

Wimbledon will be screened by the Bandstand in ...More

 
The Bazaar
The Bazaar
Shopping | On 30th June 

Paper Mill Studios

An opportunity to support independent makers and designers, The Bazaar is a one day market ...More

 
Paper Mill Studios
Paper Mill Studios
Business 

Creative work space that's home to film and photography studios, desk rentals, set kitchens and ...More

 
Allelujah!
Allelujah!
Theatre | From 11th July 

The Bridge Theatre

A film crew arrives at an NHS hospital on the edge of the Pennines, which ...More

 
Club Swizzle
Club Swizzle
Theatre | From 31st July 

Roundhouse

From the creators of La Soiree comes Club Swizzle, a summer of outrageous cabaret, air-defying ...More

 
Beautiful Thing
Beautiful Thing
Dance | From 3rd July 

South Thamesmead

Jonathan Harvey's moving comedy drama, which deftly captures the growing pains of being 16 and ...More

 
Summer in London
Summer in London
Feature 

With events taking place in the parks and gardens, in the car parks and on ...More

 
Urban Pantry
Urban Pantry
Dining 

Bringing the breakfast culture in Australia and New Zealand to London, Leith's trained chef Kate ...More

 
Yeotown Kitchen
Yeotown Kitchen
Dining 

An extension of the Devon-based wellness retreat set up by husband and wife, Mercedes Sieff ...More

 
The Clink Restaurant at HMP Brixton
Dining 

A unique dining experience, within the walls of Brixton prison, The Clink Restaurant helps transform the lives of prisoners....More

Rehab Hackney
Rehab Hackney
Dining 

Since November 2017, Rehab has been serving medicinal, organic plant-based goodness from their small kitchen ...More

 
Best Vegan Restaurants in London
Best Vegan Restaurants in London
Article 

Plant-based eating is trending in London. From burgers ...More

 
Plates London
Plates London
Dining 

Plant-based food meets Michelin-star techniques to created food that's a work of art on a ...More

 
Chicken Shop and Dirty Burger Balham
Dining 

Dirty Burger and Chicken Shop come under the same roof in Balham....More

Dirty Burger Vauxhall
Dirty Burger Vauxhall
Dining 

Under the arches in Vauxhall, Dirty Burger serves shakes, burgers and beers....More

 
London Celebrates 250 Years of the Circus
London Celebrates 250 Years of the Circus
Article 

In 2018 London celebrates the 250th anniversary ...More

 
The Best Boutique Hotels in London
The Best Boutique Hotels in London
Article 

They're the most stylish places to stay in ...More

 
November in London 2018
November in London 2018
Article 

There's an explosion of fireworks on the 5th, Star Wars gets the full orchestra treatment ...More

 
November in London 2018
Article 

There's an explosion of fireworks on the 5th, Star Wars gets the full orchestra treatment at the Royal Albert Hall and Gainsborough's Family Album opens at the National Portrait Gallery, it's all in London in ...More

Best Immersive Experiences in London
Article 

At the best immersive experiences in London the ...More

 
 
 
 
SALE
London Hotels

From cheap budget places to stay to luxury 5 star suites see our deals for The Congress Centre hotels, including Holiday Inn Express London Southwark from 55% off.

 
 
Call now: hotel deals 0207 420 4960