British Library Conferences & Events Premium Member

Situated conveniently between King's Cross, St Pancras and Euston, the British Library is an ideal venue for a wide variety of events as the UK's national library. Read More


The British Library's purpose-built, state-of-the-art Knowledge Centre offers exceptional and flexible facilities for meetings, conferences, lectures, private screenings and much more.

The space benefits from a theatre and a large central foyer for networking and receptions, as well as four smaller stand-alone event spaces.

Evening receptions, dinners and networking events for up to 200 guests can be held in our beautiful King's Library Gallery, showcasing King George III's impressive collection.

The Terrace Restaurant with its stunning outdoor, rooftop terrace is perfect for summer events.

The British Library also has an executive Boardroom suite, offering an impressive, traditional boardroom for board meetings, presentations and dinners. This is alongside smaller rooms to suit meetings for as few as two guests.

Facilities & Accessibility

Access Inside Building Facilities
Accessible lift
All routes suitable for limited mobility users
All routes suitable for wheelchair users
Lift buttons with raised numbers or letters
Lift with spoken announcements on arrival at each floor
Ramps with handrail within building
Ramps within building
Steps with handrail within building
Steps within building
Access into the Building
Automatic doors
Flat routes from parking area to entrance
Full, non-assisted wheelchair access
Ramps from parking area to entrance
Ramps with handrails to entrance
Accessible Communication Facilities
Audible alarm system
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 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 restaurant or cafe
Additional Accessible Facilities
Accessible baby changing rooms
Level access, ramp or lift to information point
Level access, ramp or lift from entrance to reception
Low payment counters
Low reception or information counters
Attraction Facilities
Gift shop
Booking Facilities
Coach parties accepted
Group bookings accepted
Catering Facilities
Breakfast included
Event catering
Food shop
Halal options on menu
Kosher options on menu
Nut-free option on menu
Outdoor dining / Beer garden
Set price menu
Vegetarian options on menu
Event Facilities
Breakout Rooms
Business centre
Conference rooms / Meeting rooms
In house AV available
Offers charity rates
Raked or tiered seating offered
Trade vehicle access
General Facilities
Payment Facilities
Group rates available

Venue details and map

British Library Conferences & Events

The British Library, 96 Euston Road
+44 (0)20 7412 7599