Imperial Venues - Imperial College London

170 Queen's Gate Solar Room
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Imperial College London is one of the UK's largest academic venues with more than 100 flexible events spaces in South Kensington, from meeting rooms to a unique Grade II listed townhouse. Read More


Imperial Venues has worked with Visit Britain "WE'RE GOOD TO GO" and achieved the Industry Standard mark.

Imperial is Central London's largest academic conference venue for conferences, banquets, exhibitions, dinner dances and summer schools. Situated in one of London's finest locations, just a short walk from Harrods and Hyde Park, with world-famous landmarks such as the V&A and Royal Albert Hall on our doorstep.

Imperial Venues offer more than 100 meeting rooms, 18 exhibition areas, comprehensive sporting facilities and fully catered dining areas.

Deluxe ensuite accommodation is available on-site next to the Royal Albert Hall and the V&A museum for residential events during the summer vacation; as is standard accommodation with shared bathroom facilities in other halls of residence.

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

Imperial Venues - Imperial College London

Imperial Venues - Imperial College London, South Kensington
+44 (0)20 7594 9494