Southbank Centre Events Partner

Weston Roof Pavilion dinner
As well as being a world-class arts venue, Southbank Centre has a variety of fantastic spaces that can be hired for events including conferences, AGMs, dinners and receptions. Read More


Situated at the heart of London's vibrant South Bank cultural district, Southbank Centre comprises of the Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Hayward Gallery. The central riverside location further benefits from iconic London views and excellent transport links.

Built as part of the Festival of Britain in 1951, the Royal Festival Hall is grade 1 listed and can host events from 20 - 2,500 guests.

Newly re-opened in Spring 2018, the Queen Elizabeth Hall will be able to host events for 200 - 916 delegates in it's two beautiful, wood-panelled auditoria.

For the first time ever, the world-renowned Hayward Gallery is available to hold private events including dinners and drinks receptions.

For unique event spaces in an inspirational cultural venue with a central London location, look no further than Southbank Centre.

Meeting room layouts

Room Style Capacity
Hayward Gallery
  Reception 600
Level 5 Function Room (275 m²/ 2960 ft²)
  Theatre 180
  Cabaret 128
  Banqueting 200
  Reception 300
Purcell Room
  Theatre 365
Queen Elizabeth Hall
  Theatre 916
Queen Elizabeth Hall Foyer (965 m²/ 10387 ft²)
  Theatre 0
  Cabaret 0
  Banqueting 450
  Reception 1000
Royal Festival Hall - Auditorium
  Theatre 2500
St Paul's Roof Pavilion (234 m²/ 2519 ft²)
  Theatre 100
  Cabaret 50
  Banqueting 90
  Reception 150
Sunley Pavilion & Level 3 Function Room
  Theatre 50
  Cabaret 30
  Banqueting 40
  Reception 60
Weston Roof Pavilion (206 m²/ 2217 ft²)
  Theatre 150
  Cabaret 60
  Banqueting 110
  Reception 220

Facilities & Accessibility

Access Inside Building Facilities
Some routes suitable for limited mobility users
Accessible lift
All routes suitable for limited mobility users
Lift with spoken announcements on arrival at each floor
Ramps within building
Access into the Building
Automatic doors
Flat routes from parking area to entrance
Full, non-assisted wheelchair access
Ramps with handrails to entrance
Steps with handrails to entrance
Accessible Bathroom Facilities
Some toilets with handrails
Designated wheelchair accessible public toilet
Accessible Communication Facilities
Clear signage (colour contrast, large letters or pictograms)
Hearing loop system
Accessible Parking Facilities
Drop-off point for guests available outside main entrance
Public car park available within two hundred metres of main entrance
Accessible Venue Facilities
Assistance dogs welcome
Emergency evacuation procedures for guests with disabilities
Special dietary requirements catered for
Staff available twenty four hours
Staff available to assist
Staff disability awareness trained
Level access, ramp or lift to the bar
Level access, ramp or lift to dining area
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
Vegetarian options on menu
Event Facilities
Available for wedding receptions
Breakout Rooms
Civil Partnership licence held
Conference rooms / Meeting rooms
In house AV available
Licenced for civil marriages
Offers charity rates
Raked or tiered seating offered
Venue allows outside catering

Venue details and map

Southbank Centre Events

Belvedere Road, Lambeth