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Assembly Hall

About the Assembly Hall

Built in 1939 our stunning Grade II Assembly Hall was designed by world-renowned architect Sir Herbert Baker. Natural light streams through the 15 arched windows onto the gallery level, but can be darkened if required. The polished English oak panelling and emblems sit beneath the room’s architectural focal point – a striking 30-foot glass dome.

KEY DETAILS

  • Full wheelchair accessibility
  • Air conditioning
  • Flexible stage (if required)
  • Natural daylight
  • Hard wired interconnectivity with all other rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Web-streaming and live broadcasting available
  • Unique domed ceiling
  • Private gallery
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COVID-SECURE EVENTS AND VENUE EXPERIENCE

Our teams have worked together to proactively put in place measures to effectively manage the Covid-19 risk for organised meetings and events to ensure that these can take place safely.

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AUDIO VISUAL  PRODUCTION

Our audio visual team offers a wealth of experience and expertise to match the modern event technology on site. Our in-house technicians are always on hand and will work closely with you to create the perfect staging, lighting, sound and production for your event.

Audio Visual

CREATIVE  CATERING

From fine dining to working lunches and sophisticated canapés, our Executive Head Chef has created innovative food and drink options to add flair to your event.

Catering

Specifications

Room

Area
519 m2
Height (max)
9.7m (32ft)
Height (min)
7.1m (23ft) under gallery
Diameter
22.8m (76ft)

Capacities

Location
First floor
Reception
550
Seated buffet
216
Cabaret
208
Classroom
198
Theatre
600 (468 lower level + 132 gallery)
Seated lunch/dinner
372
Dinner dance
300

Lighting

Lighting
Tungsten halogen
Control in room
Yes
Dimmers
Yes

Power

Number of 32 amp single phase sockets
6 (ground floor 2 / gallery 4)
Number of 13 amp plugs
54 (main floor 34 / gallery 20)
Number of 3 phase sockets (63 amp)
1
Telephone / Data points (CAT 6)
Main floor 46 / gallery 36
HDSI distribution
Yes

Assembly Hall

"A huge thank you to your team for all your amazing support. It was such a successful day and we’ve received lots of positive feedback from runners and supporters about the venue and the whole event. We’ve raised a really great amount this year and the hospitality provided was certainly a large part in this.".

Jonathan Butt, British Heart Foundation

Special Event Venue

Assembly Hall

"I just wanted to say a very big THANK YOU to your team for all the help this week with our maths challenge events. Both days were a huge success and we couldn’t have done it without the support of your helpful and friendly team. "

Sophie Clare, Mayor's Fund for London

Special Event Venue

Assembly Hall

“The dinner was wonderful despite the restrictions. The feedback from parents, students, and the staff was encouraging and positive. Thank you for your patience and understanding with the impromptu changes. Your team did an excellent job on the night in accommodating the various requests and changes with grace and tact. Thank you for managing the night and keeping things under control, and ensuring we all had a lovely evening, and for Bradley and his team for providing fabulous music and amazing lighting.“

Erica Bain, Southbank International School:

Dinner And Dance Venue

Assembly Hall

“A very big heartfelt thank you for ensuring that yet another graduation ceremony went ahead under your expert organisation. It was a challenge given the current restrictions however parents, graduates, and Southbank staff were enthralled at the occasion. The live streaming proved to be highly popular – thank you to Bradley and his team for their patience and efforts to produce a well-captured and high-resolution production."

Michele Key, Southbank International School

Graduation Ceremony Venue

Assembly Hall

Thank you for making the return of the Battle of Ideas festival such a success!"

Academy of Ideas

Special Event Venue

Assembly Hall

We can’t thank Vedrana and her team enough for all the hard work throughout the planning and delivery of our event, and are so glad to say it was well received. Both the events and catering teams were exceptional, with special thanks to both Vedrana and Conor for their tireless work to make our event run seamlessly.”

H. Reilly

Special Event Venue

Assembly Hall

I’d like to thank you for the superb support your team provided for the publication of the Panel’s report. That it went so well is a credit to you and your staff.”  

Secretary, Daniel Morgan Independent Panel

Special Event Venue

Assembly Hall

Thank you for last week. It was a pleasure to work with such a helpful team."

Andy Ayling, Queensberry Promotions

Special Event Venue

Assembly Hall

Please convey our thanks to all the staff for making the first virtual Synod such a success. You have proved that it can be done and with significant numbers of members tuning in!”

Dr Jamie Harrison, Chair, House of Laity, General Synod

Conference Venue

Assembly Hall

Thank you and your wonderful team for helping me pull off our Covid-secure wine tasting.  It’s been such a difficult time planning any live event with restrictions changing daily but your willingness to support me and make this work in a challenging environment was commendable is very much appreciated.  Everyone was loving the new seated format, despite restrictions.”

Sue Glasgow, Spear Communications

Special Event Venue

Assembly Hall

Here today for a one-day socially distanced meeting and really impressed with the Covid-secure precautions in place. The staff are, if possible, even more welcoming than usual and their eagerness to help shines through their eyes even if they cannot show their smiles."

Rev Andrew Dotchin, Vicar of Felixstowe - St John the Baptist

Conference Venue

Assembly Hall

As always, thank you so much to you and your team for all your continued support over the months leading up to and on the day of the Covid-secure Reception following the Service.  It all went off well and with a number of guests giving plaudits the next day.  We look forward to working with you all next year".

Michele Small, RAF Northolt

Drinks Reception Venue

Assembly Hall

Thank you and your colleagues for all their help in hosting the Covid-secure event. The exams went off very smoothly and that is as a result of your team’s detailed planning and professional service”.

Andrew Fox, RRC

Special Event Venue

Assembly Hall

I just wanted to express my sincere thanks to you and the in-house team for hosting us on the 20th of November. Since our initial contact in the summer I am aware that you have worked closely with Scottie and latterly with Stuart to ensure that every little detail of our AV requirements were seen to in a prompt and professional manner. We have had nothing but praise for the event itself and a lot of that is down to the location for which you can be immensely proud. Please thank all of the in-house team who were part of this event and made it the success that it was. The Challenge will have no issue in recommending Church House to its sponsor community for future events."

Stephanie Daman, CEO Cyber Security Challenge UK

Conference Venue

Assembly Hall

Wow what a great event yesterday and it was all thanks to your brilliant organisation and the delivery of your amazing ops team! Sue as ever was a delight to work with and the AV guys did a fantastic job too! It’s a pleasure as always to work with you all and I can’t wait to see you all in February." 

Katie Smith, Group Operations Manager, An Inspirational Journey

Conference Venue

Assembly Hall

Thank you to your excellent team for another seamless event on Wednesday! We were delighted with the lighting and what the event looked like, and thank you for being very helpful"

Natalie Roberts, Events Manager, The Spectator Magazine

Special Event Venue

Assembly Hall

We were extremely pleased with the finished outcome from the Video Production Team at Church House Westminster. The video pieces created were catching, edgy and clearly well thought out in post-production. On the day the video crew were polite and courteous, invisible when not needed while capturing the day, but available when required."

Christopher Lavelle, Regional Director UK and Ireland, InfoComm International

Conference Venue

Assembly Hall

It was a pleasure working with you and your team and I was grateful for all the support you gave us during the day to make it a success.  There was never any fuss and the staff were professional and helpful." 

Sue Glasgow, Spear Communications

Exhibition Venue

Assembly Hall

The organisation was excellent and the staff were brilliant! One of the guests commented that it was one of the best book launches that he has ever been to - and this is much down to your organisation." 

Dr Eliza Filby, Visiting Lecturer at King’s College

Special Event Venue

Assembly Hall

Supportive, professional, friendly and perfect coordination, Mobile Convention London was in good hands at Church House."

Anneloes Henskens, Event Coordinator CM Telecom

Conference Venue

Assembly Hall

The evening was a great success and everyone I’ve been in touch with has praised the venue, service and the fabulous food.  I could not have had a better group of people looking after us, making the event organisation and execution seamless."

Claire Walker, Conference Secretariat at Science Media Partners

Dinner And Dance Venue

Assembly Hall

A massive thank you to everyone who gave their 110% to ensure that the graduation ceremony and reception went to plan. Marvelous team work! True professionals."

Michele Key, Southbank International School

Graduation Ceremony Venue

Assembly Hall

Thank you for a marvellous evening on Friday, it all worked like a dream. The room, lighting and flowers looked fabulous and the food was delicious."

Marion Baldwin, Bircham Dyson Bell LLP

Christmas Party Venue

Assembly Hall

The event was superbly handled by Church House conference staff - you could not have done anything better."

Sarah Chivers, Research Autism

Conference Venue

Assembly Hall

Thank you so much for all your help leading up to our conference and on the actual day itself. Everything was great and we have received a lot of great, positive feedback. Please also pass on my thanks to your catering team. The food was delicious and all served in a very professional manner."

Gemma Castle, Anglo American

Conference Venue

Assembly Hall

“I was blown away by the thoughtfulness and assistance given by your staff. You were very helpful throughout the run up for the event, always responding quickly and positively. It was so refreshing to feel that nothing was too much trouble and the pro activity of the staff was fantastic. I am sure we will be working together again."

Rebecca Glenn, Glasgows

Conference Venue

Assembly Hall

A huge thanks to the team at Church House for making the show one of our best."

Paulette Caletti, Prettybird

Special Event Venue

Assembly Hall

We just wanted to say a big thank you to all the team at Church House who made our event on Friday go smoothly and successfully. Sue, was on hand to help and no request was too difficult to deal with. All catering staff helped immensely with our requests to make sure the event went efficiently and Stephen and Kabamba were very helpful on the AV, a big part of our event was the smooth running of the AV. As event co-ordinator, your help in the run up to the event and on the day was imperative for the event to be a success and thank you for all the help and advice you were able to provide throughout, you have been really thorough and responsive

Louise Moore, National Federation of Builders

AGM Venue

Assembly Hall

Participants raved about the beauty of Church House and its central location. They enjoyed the food and venue spaces. For my part and the rest of the working staff, it was the staff at Church House who most contributed to our success. It was a pleasure to work with you and your team last week and over the past few months as we planned for the Summit. We are all grateful to all of you for your care and attentiveness."

Samantha Ash

AGM Venue

Assembly Hall

A huge thank you to all the Church House team for your incredible efficiency and smooth-running of yesterday's event. Your team was incredible and so accommodating, honestly, the best event management I have encountered, so thank you very much.

Catherine Bedford, Parliamentary Liaison Officer at WAVE Trust

AGM Venue

Assembly Hall

I been so impressed with your venue from initial contact through to event delivery. From initial recce to event delivery we always received a warm welcome from all staff. At the event itself, staff were always on hand, helpful, made themselves known to the team and their attention to detail throughout was evident. We’ve had fantastic feedback on the catering and the service. I would have no hesitation in recommending Church House."

Claire Cox, Head of Development, Royal Armories

Special Event Venue, Drinks Reception Venue

Assembly Hall

Thank you for all the help you gave us last week at our conference. The day went smoothly and the feedback that we have received has been fabulous. Everyone loved the venue, and your team were extremely helpful, especially the AV team, they were fantastic."

Caroline Adams QPM, Sussex Police

Conference Venue

Assembly Hall

The biggest thank you goes to the lovely staff at Church House Westminster for accommodating us and helping us host such an incredible event. We could not have done it without your support and we are eternally grateful. We will be recommending yourselves to other event organizers. Every child that attended our event had the BEST day and a day I’m sure they’ll remember for a very long time. You have put huge smiles on so many people’s faces."

Anja Asghar, Allmed Group

Special Event Venue

Assembly Hall

It was a pleasure to work with Church House and our guests were delighted to be welcomed into such a historic setting for our Centenary Symposium. We are so pleased with how the event turned out and the feedback so far has been fantastic, including comments on the beautiful venue and incredible food. Rianne, our Event Coordinator, offered incredible support and guidance throughout the event planning, whilst Sue was on hand throughout the day for whatever we needed. I am very appreciative to all involved who helped to make the Centenary Symposium such a success."

Lisa Allcott, Event Manager and Royal Focal Point of Save The Children

Conference Venue

Assembly Hall

Thank you for all your help and support over the last few months. You responded to all my emails efficiently and quickly and with such good humour. It really was a pleasure. Also, please do thank everyone else who supported the event, including Vedrana and Sue but also Bradley and his AV team, the security, porters, caterers. Everyone at Church House is just so helpful and I know myself and all my colleagues involved in the event love coming to Church House. There have been some wonderful thank you emails saying that it was the best ever event. I echo those remarks and cannot express how much I enjoy working with the team at Church House and what a brilliant job you do. Fun and professional - a perfect combination. I look forward to the next event. A massive thank you to you all."

Sabrina Downey, RUSI

Conference Venue

Assembly Hall

I just wanted to say a huge thank you to all of the staff at Church House for all that you did to make our event a success. Everyone who we interacted with was so helpful and couldn't do enough to help. You all made our event run smoothly, and we just wanted to let you know how much we appreciate it."

Sarah Vining, RSPCA

AGM Venue

Assembly Hall

A huge thank you again to your team for an utterly seamless day and making the event a conference organiser’s dream. Your team is amazing."

Louise Hamlin, Art Market Minds

Conference Venue

Assembly Hall

First of all, can I say a big thank you to your teams for a superb event. It was an excellent day, and everyone commented how well the day went. It’s a testament to the experience and professionalism of all the Church House teams including catering, AV and porters."

Steve Bartlett, IAPCAM

Conference Venue

Assembly Hall

The team, as always, who worked on the event were fantastic – even got me an early cup of coffee knowing I’d be ‘trapped’ behind the registration desk. Thoughtful, friendly, professional – thanks to them all.

Lesley-Ann Bolton, Church of England

Conference Venue

Assembly Hall

Thank you so much for successfully piloting us through another Longford Lecture, in particular your sterling support and willingness to go the extra mile."

Peter Stanford, Longford Trust

Special Event Venue

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