Celesta Venues - Imperial College London Premium Member

Elevate your event with Celesta Venues. Discover an array of flexible event spaces in both Central and West London. Read More


Celesta Venues is one of London’s largest academic venues, offering an array of flexible event spaces in both Central and West London.

From modern classrooms to lecture theatres and conference spaces for over 750 delegates, Celesta Venues is the ideal choice for hosting your next residential conference, training program summer school, educational trip and much more.

Our services

With a selection of high-quality services, Celesta Venues benefit from an offering of in-house services to help enhance your event and assist it in reaching its maximum potential:

• Accommodation: 2,000 single, twin and double bedrooms with either en-suite or shared bathroom facilities are available in Central London. Rooms can be offered on a room only or bed and breakfast basis. Packed lunches and dinner counter meals can also be arranged.

• Catering: Menus have been carefully crafted to suit a range of tastes and budgets, but if you’re looking for something with a difference, the talented team of chefs can design a bespoke, mouth-watering and memorable menu for you.

• Audio-visual: An in-house facilities and dedicated staff can provide bespoke state of the art AV services to ensure your event runs successfully. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available across all venues.

• Event planning and management: Our dedicated and friendly support team at Celesta Venues is available to help you organise and deliver a seamless unforgettable event.

Meeting room layouts

Room Style Capacity
170 Queen's Gate
  Theatre 67
  Classroom 40
  Reception 100
  Boardroom 32
Great Hall
  Theatre 750
  Banqueting 250
Lecture Theatres
  Theatre 345
Main Dining Hall
  Reception 400
Seminars Rooms
  Classroom 100
  Boardroom 12
Senior Common Room
  Dinner Dance 250

Facilities & Accessibility

Access into the Building
Automatic doors
Flat routes from parking area to entrance
Ramps from parking area to entrance
Ramps with handrails to entrance
Steps with handrails to entrance
Accessible Bathroom Facilities
Designated wheelchair accessible public toilet
Accessible Parking Facilities
Blue badge parking available
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
Level access, ramp or lift to the bar
Level access, ramp or lift to dining area
Level access, ramp or lift to the lounge
Level access, ramp or lift to restaurant or cafe
Level access, ramp or lift to the shop
Additional Accessible Facilities
Level access, ramp or lift to gym or leisure centre
Accessible baby changing rooms
Accessible changing rooms
Level access, ramp or lift to swimming pool
Level access, ramp or lift from entrance to reception
Low reception or information counters
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
Available for wedding receptions
Breakout Rooms
Conference rooms / Meeting rooms
In house AV available
Licenced for civil marriages
Offers charity rates
Raked or tiered seating offered
General Facilities
Free WiFi
Luggage storage
On site parking
Secure cycle storage
Payment Facilities
Group rates available
Service Facilities
Concierge service
Twenty four hour reception

Venue details and map

Celesta Venues - Imperial College London

Clesta Venues - Imperial College London, South Kensington
020 7594 3333