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Best New or Refurbished Venue in London 2021

11 Dec 20213m read

Winners and runners up at the London Venue Awards

WINNER @ London Venue Awards

Lambeth Town Hall Venue

Lambeth Town Hall/Best New or Refurbished Venue in London /The Venue Booker

Lambeth Town Hall is an impressive Grade II listed Edwardian building, King George V and Queen Mary opened this magnificent venue in 1908.  In 2016,  Lambeth Council’s ambition drove to provide a modern, energy-efficient workspace, a major refurbishment to the Town Hall began to beautifully restore the building and showcase the history within, while also introducing modern facilities to welcome a varied new audience which would contribute to establishing a creative and culturally diverse hub of activity and events.
In the heart of vibrant Brixton, the venue has a range of event spaces for 2-300 people and boasts historic and picturesque features, from the photogenic stained-glass windows and Sicilian marble of The Circular Hall to the impressive grand chandelier in The Council Chamber, while all are bright, welcoming and can be adapted and decorated to meet the individual requirements of our clients.
The beauty of Lambeth Town Hall lies in the unexpected, when customers experience the venue for the first time are amazed at the beauty within, of the labyrinth of spaces beyond the famous clock tower that overlooks Brixton town centre.

SILVER @ London Venue Awards

The Garden Room at Middle Temple

The Garden Room AT Middle Temple/Best New or Refurbished Venue in London /The Venue Booker

The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, widely known and referred to as Middle Temple, is a heritage venue, displaying one of the finest examples of an Elizabethan Hall in the country. It is also the home of one of the newest event spaces in London, The Garden Room.
This beautiful new venue is available for exclusive hire at weekends and during the evening (at specific times of the year). The space can host receptions for up to 240 guests and dinners for up to 120 and has a built-in dancefloor. The Garden Room has been designed with smaller meetings in mind too, with four sound-proof booths and a large board room.
The Garden Room also boasts an outdoor terrace, which overlooks the beautifully manicured lawns that lead down to the Thames. Here, you will find seating for up to 50 guests. The venue is perfect for cocktail receptions and BBQs for 300+ guests.
Income from the hire of Middle Temple’s event spaces supports the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple scholarship programme. In 2021 £1.25 million was awarded in scholarships. Middle Temple believes that everyone should have the chance to pursue a career in law, regardless of their background.

BRONZE @ London Venue Awards

Pan Pacific London

Pan Pacific London/Best New or Refurbished Venue in London /The Venue Booker

Opening 1st September 2021 as a brand-new venue, Pan Pacific London takes innovation and understated luxury to new heights. In the heart of the City of London, the hotel is the city’s new landmark tower and a 2min walk from Liverpool Street Station.
With a seamless blend of Asian hospitality and contemporary British elegance, our 237-bedroomed hotel of which 43 are suites, will be home to a signature restaurant, two destination bars, a serene lounge serving afternoon tea, patisserie, two private dining rooms and a dedicated wellbeing floor.
Featuring 10 fully accessible event spaces totalling 1,213 sqm, the hotel offers 3 distinctive floors appealing and catering to client’s varying needs.
Each of our elegant meeting rooms comes with cutting-edge audio and visual technology as standard, while seasonal menus ranging from lunch plates to canapés and a la carté dining, make world-class catering a matter of course.

RUNNERS UP @ London Venue Awards

New Yorker Gallery (Lumiere London)

The New Yorker Gallery/Best New or Refurbished Venue in London /The Venue Booker

Located in Blackfriars right behind the Tate Modern, and in walking distance to Waterloo and London Bridge Station, this venue combines the avant-garde look of Lumiere’s former Gallery and the cosiness of their Tropical Library. Ever wondered what it might feel like to be in a creative New York Loft? Well, wait no longer, and come and experience it right behind the world’s most popular modern art museum

Swan at the Globe

Swann at the Globe | Best New or Refurbished Venue in London | The Venue Booker

Swan at the Globe has spent the last year developing and reacting to the world-wide changes that the global pandemic brought. Unsure of when things were going to return to normal, they came together as a team to develop their business, refurbishing their spaces to make them suitable for new opportunities.
An elegant remodelling of their top floor ‘Balcony Room’ was just the start. This already beautiful space has been transformed from a blank canvas to an elegant and characterful space that reflects their love for art and performance. What is more, the space is now suitable for experiences and opportunities that hadn’t previously been explored, including exciting date night and proposal packages, and theatrical afternoon tea experiences.
These changes have allowed Swan at the Globe to focus on life’s key moments of love and happiness, and celebrate every day treats and much needed indulgences.

The Garden Room at Middle Temple

The Garden Room AT Middle Temple/Best New or Refurbished Venue in London /The Venue Booker

The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, widely known and referred to as Middle Temple, is a heritage venue, displaying one of the finest examples of an Elizabethan Hall in the country. It is also the home of one of the newest event spaces in London, The Garden Room.
This beautiful new venue is available for exclusive hire at weekends and during the evening (at specific times of the year). The space can host receptions for up to 240 guests and dinners for up to 120 and has a built-in dancefloor. The Garden Room has been designed with smaller meetings in mind too, with four sound-proof booths and a large board room.
The Garden Room also boasts an outdoor terrace, which overlooks the beautifully manicured lawns that lead down to the Thames. Here, you will find seating for up to 50 guests. The venue is perfect for cocktail receptions and BBQs for 300+ guests.
Income from the hire of Middle Temple’s event spaces supports the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple scholarship programme. In 2021 £1.25 million was awarded in scholarships. Middle Temple believes that everyone should have the chance to pursue a career in law, regardless of their background.

The Kia Oval

 Best New or Refurbished Venue in London | The Venue Booker

Our new stand is one of the most significant and exciting developments in the history of Surrey County Cricket Club and The Kia Oval. The new development has increased the ground’s capacity to 28,000 and, more significantly, increased our conference and events facilities by a staggering 4,000sqm with 600 seated dinner capacity or 750 theatre style in just one room.
The two large purpose-built event spaces have double height ceilings of 6m with rigging points as well as a wall of windows with amazing views over the pitch, bathing the rooms in natural daylight. In addition to this the two spaces also have private access on two private covered terraces.
After holding its first dinner in June 2021, this brand-new event space has already hosted a variety of events from conferences to wedding receptions and will continue to host fabulous events moving forward.

The Londoner

The Londoner | Best New or Refurbished Venue in London | The Venue Booker

From one of the UK’s largest family-owned hotel groups, Edwardian Hotels London, The Londoner is a first-of-its-kind super luxury boutique hotel which is set to astound both Londoners and International guests with a staggering 350 guest rooms spread across 16 storeys and a subterranean series of spaces, creating one of the deepest habitable basements in the world.

Designed in collaboration with world-renowned architectural designers Yabu Pushelberg, The Londoner marks a pivotal moment in the return and scale of global hospitality, and an exciting re-birth for Leicester Square Known as the luxury urban resort.

The Londoner features a range of rooms, suites, penthouses, two private screening rooms, an exclusive 24-hour members club, an entire floor dedicated to wellness, expansive ballroom, private art gallery, wealth of meeting places, and a mix of several concept eateries. This includes their signature Mediterranean restaurant, Whitcomb’s, plus a contemporary Japanese lounge bar with a rooftop terrace and fire pit named 8, and their neighbourhood bar, Joshua’s Tavern.

Whilst super in scale, their boutique approach and commitment to hospitality offers the highest levels of luxury with an experience designed to make every guest feel at home Whilst super in scale, their boutique approach and commitment to hospitality

Underwood Lofts (Lumiere London)

Underwood Lofts | Best New or Refurbished Venue in London | The Venue Booker

At Lumiere London, we work actively to maintain a strong ethical core within our business, our community and what is essentially our family. We continue our aspirations to be sustainable and support local charities and young and aspiring artists. Creative people of a wide range are making our team, their ability is bringing us together with energy and passion.

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