Marquee Venues in London

Alleyn'sLONDON

Alleyn'sSchool with 26 acres of beautiful grounds & large marquee site on the outfield of the first XI cricket pitch. The Great Hall & Atrium of the RIBA award wining Edward Alleyn Building are suitable for indoor functions, blessings etc. In-house catering provided by Holroyd Howe Independent, the school's contract caterers. Events must be outside school hours.

Tel: 0208 299 8017 / 0208 557 1510

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Bank of England Sports CentreLONDON

Bank of England Sports CentrePrivate members sports club in 32 acres with glass-fronted semi-permanent fully furnished & equipped Terrace Marquee for up to 250, opening onto picket-fenced lawn. Attached by walkway to Pavillion Room. Marquee hire £1000 Mon-Thurs, £1300 Fri-Sat. Also packages for marquee with other venue facilies. Only in-house catering, free choice of other suppliers. Suitable for huge & sporting events.

Tel: 020 8876 0018

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Beauberry HouseLONDON

Beauberry HouseGrade II listed Georgian house with panoramic views across Belair Park. Site for marquees for up to 400 on the green in front of the house. Package includes exclusive venue hire plus catering for £13500, with marquee, flowers etc (your choice) on top. Civil licence for up to 80.

Tel: 020 8299 9788

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Chelsea Physic GardenLONDON

Chelsea Physic GardenFour acre garden founded in 1673 as the Apothecaries Garden & still specialising in medicinal plants. Marquees on the lawn for up to 350 seated with free access to garden. No hire Weds July/August. Preferred suppliers. No rock or pop music! Ground hire £3000-£6000 with marquee, catering on top. Events end 10.30pm or till 11.30pm for £1000 extra.

Tel: 020 7352 5646

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Chiswick HouseLONDON

Chiswick HousePalladian House in landscaped grounds with own ivory-lined & carpeted marquee - The Burlington Pavilion - next to the house. The marquee seats 250 for just dining (150 with dancing) & can be decorated in your style. Preferred suppliers only. Hire rates are £5,500 on Thursdays and £7,500 for weekend evenings. The house can have civil ceremonies for up to 96, and drinks receptions in room and courtyard for up to 150.

Tel: 020 8742 2762

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Chiswick Sports Ground, University of WestminsterLONDON

Chiswick Sports Ground, University of WestminsterSports grounds in 40 acres with pitches that can serve as marquee sites, some by the Thames. Sometimes unavailable due to sports fixtures, but usually free in school holidays. Pavillion has function rooms & in-house catering. Prices start inexpensive for smaller events that won't damage the grass. Suitable for very large events. No 18th or 21st birthdays.

Tel: 020 8995 6863

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Coin StreetLONDON

Coin StreetCommunity development trust which transformed neglected 13 acre site on London's South Bank into thriving neighbourhood. 2 marquee sites: grassed riverside site for up to 150 standing; & car park next to Waterloo Station (versatile space, no height restrictions) for very large events. Must use preferred logistics and production management companies for large events. Preferred caterers but can use your own for £500.

Tel: 020 7021 1650

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County Hall, Members TerraceLONDON

County Hall, Members TerraceFormer GLC building by the Thames with unusual marquee site for up to 150 on outdoor terrace overlooking river, London Eye & Houses of Parliament. Adjoins Room on the Terrace, reception room for 150 which is licenced for civil partnership ceremonies. Preferred caterers with range of prices, or you can choose with approval. Medium price range. No loud music & no on-site parking but car parks nearby.

Tel: 020 7981 2555

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Crouch End Cricket ClubLONDON

Crouch End Cricket ClubCricket ground with site for marquees of up to 100 guests in front of the pavillion weekdays only. The ground is within Shepherd's Cot, a remarkable large protected green oasis in Inner London which hosts several sports clubs. Views up to Alexandra Palace. Some in-house catering facilities, free choice of suppliers, venue can provide a bar. Not expensive.

Tel: 07745 473429

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Dulwich Picture GalleryLONDON

Dulwich Picture GalleryEngland's first public art gallery with collection of 16th & 17th century masters with marquee site for up to 220 seated in landscaped gardens. Marquee events usually with gallery hire. Catering in-house or favoured suppliers. Civil ceremonies for 90. Prices no bargain but reasonable for good London venue.

Tel: 0208 299 8713

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Eltham PalaceLONDON

Eltham PalaceEnglish Heritage Mansion built in 1936 by textile magnate Courtauld around surviving Great Hall of medieval palace. Stunning art deco interiors. Marquees can be sited in beautiful 19 acre gardens for up to 420. Palace rooms also avalable for up to 200. Civil ceremonies Friday and Saturday only. Preferred suppliers

Tel: 0208 294 2577

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Fortescue HouseLONDON

Fortescue HouseGrade II listed Georgian House in Hanworth Park Conservation Area in West London . 3½ acres of grounds with hard-surfaced areas suitable for marquee. Ground hire lasts 3 days. Previously known as Hanworth Rectory & used as a primary school. Currently being redeveloped. Max. capacity of 700 guests either in walled garden or main gardens. Full event management and planning. 10% discount for early bookings.

Tel: 07904 803182

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Freud MuseumLONDON

Freud MuseumSigmund Freud's London home, now a museum. Space in the garden for museum's own small marquee, seating about 40. Various indoor rooms for up to 80 standing, 30 seated. Events only from 17.30-22.30, Mon-Sun. Free choice of caterers, museum can recommend. Exclusive use hire of whole venue only: POA but in not expensive range.

Tel: 01367 810206

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Fulham PalaceLONDON

Fulham PalaceGrade 1 listed bishops' palace by the Thames, dating from 1495. Own semi-permanent marquee in walled Chaplain's Garden for up to 200 seated from March to Dec. Larger marquees can be sited in Walled Garden. Only in-house catering. Lots of civil ceremony options. Full event management included in venue hire. Palace also for hire. Exclusive use only.

Tel: 020 7610 7162

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The GrangeLONDON

The GrangeHouse dating from C14th in mature gardens. Own well-equipped marquee for up to 200. Venue hire from £700 (2010) & marquee from £200. Wedding packages eg £41/head for 100 guests includes venue, day drinks, buffet/3 courses, co-ordinator etc with £1000 marquee on top. Managed by Lido Catering.

Tel: 020 8429 1331

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Gray's InnLONDON

Gray's InnFive acre garden - The Walks - at the Honourable Society of Gray's Inn with own summer marquee for up to 250 seated in June/July. Hire is £3950 ex vat. Only in-house catering, from £39.50 BBQ, £51 for 3 courses, both inc vat. Suitable for very large cocktail parties. Civil ceremonies in oak-panelled Elizabethan hall (200) or the Large Pension Room (120).

Tel: 020 7458 7960/7968

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The Guards MuseumLONDON

The Guards MuseumMuseum of five regiments of Foot Guards, near to Buckingham Palace. Own marquee on paved surface for up to 350 seated for 3 weeks in June & 2 weeks in December. Bespoke marquees on site rest of year. Catering in-house or your choice. Reception room for 60 in museum, no young children. Exclusive use available. An option is to have one of the regiments' bands beat retreat for you. Medium priced for London.

Tel: 020 7414 3271

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The HACLONDON

The HACHome of Honourable Artillery Company since 1641, 6 acre estate with C18th Armoury House (beautiful rooms for hire). Permanent fully furnished large marquee for hire summer & winter in Artillery Gardens. Just marquee from £20000. Or from £75/head for marquee, 3 courses, unlimited house wine, drinks reception, staffing & all production (AV, screen, stage etc). Use of funfair extra. Rooms licensed for civil ceremonies.

Tel: 020 7382 1533

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Inner Temple GardenLONDON

Inner temple gardensIn heart of London's legal district, nice gardens with view of the Thames. Own marquee for 3 weeks in July for buffet events for up to 600 - typically garden parties, BBQs or drinks receptions for weddings in the Inner Temple's Grand Hall or other reception rooms. Events must end at 9.30pm. Inner Temple licensed for civil weddings for up to 200. In -house catering except for special requirements.

Tel: 020 7797 8230

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Merchant Taylors'LONDON

Merchant TaylorsHome to one of few surviving medieval livery companies in the City of London. Marquees in enclosed courtyard garden, usually for drinks reception for up to 150, often with event in Great Hall (largest of 7 function rooms). All weddings exclusive use, minumum spend £12000. Events end at midnight, or 2am for £500/hour. Only in-house catering: 3 courses from £41/head, canape reception from £27.50. Preferred suppliers.

Tel: 0207 450 4445

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Metrogas Amateur Sports AssociationLONDON

Metrogas Amateur Sports AssociationSports association in 7 acres with site for large marquees that can only be used if no clashes with sports fixtures. No Saturdays during cricket season. In-house catering for up to 150. Three indoor function rooms. Not expensive.

Tel: 020 8859 1579

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Old Truman BreweryLONDON

Old Truman Brewery11 acre industrial space for offices, retail and events. The paved Brick Lane yard can house marquees of any size. No music or loud noise. Adjoins Grade II listed Boiler House reception space. Dry hire only (means you organize everything), medium price range

Tel: 020 7770 6100

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Osterley ParkLONDON

Osterley ParkNeo-classical National Trust house with C18th gardens. Marquee site for up to 300 overlooking the house. Ground hire from £2150 (2010). Civil weddings for 100 in grand entrance hall 11am-12pm, April and September. Preferred caterers.

Tel: 020 8232 5050

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The Park ClubLONDON

The Park ClubHealth and sports club set in 27 acres of parkland. Several sites for huge marquees, mainly for corporate events like fun days & conferences, usually in the daytime. Venue organizes everythng, with in-house catering & preferred suppliers. Event cost from £50,000 including facilities fee, marquee, loos & food & drink.

Tel: 020 8743 4321

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Parkstead HouseLONDON

Parkstead HouseGrade 1 listed Georgian villa overlooking Richmond Park in 14 acres. Two marquee sites: lawn in front of house (up to 400) & lower field for huge marquees. Four day tenancy of marquee site £3400. 6 rooms for civil ceremonies. Spaces in house include Grand Manresa Hall and large central courtyard. In house catering or favoured suppliers.

Tel: 020 8392 3505

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The PavilionLONDON

The PavilionCricket club with function rooms & space for very large marquees. Flexible venue - can have just ground hire, venue can manage everything, & all options in between. Own restaurant, bar, & in-house catering if required. Price varies depending on event type but in medium price range.

Tel: 020 8444 1001

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Pavilion CafeLONDON

Pavilion Tea HouseTea house with pagoda in Greenwich Park with marquee site for up to 150 in large garden area with views over Canary Wharf. Exclusive use ground hire plus Royal Parks fee in medium price range. In-house catering available from In House Events, who manage the venue. Free choice of suppliers except for marquees.

Tel: 020 8858 9695

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Richmond Athletic GroundLONDON

Richmond Athletic GroundRugby ground in 26 acres with several sites suitable for marquees. Also has fully licensed bars and meeting rooms for hire. Suitable for huge events which can be combined with pitch hire (changing rooms and showers available). Must use on site caterers, flexible about other suppliers.

Tel: 020 8940 0397

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Richmond Golf ClubLONDON

Richmond Golf ClubGolf club next to Royal Richmond Park with clubhouse & marquee site for 100-300 that can be used May-Sept but only if there is no clash with golf events. No ground hire charge. Only in-house catering from £50/head, preferred suppliers.

Tel: 020 8940 4351

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Roehampton ClubLONDON

Roehampton ClubMulti-sports club (golf, tennis, squash, croquet, indoor and outdoor swimming, gym etc) set in 100 acres of parkland with marquee site for 200. In-house catering. Four banqueting rooms also for hire.

Tel: 020 8480 4200

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Royal Air Force MuseumLONDON

Royal Air Force MuseumMuseum on site of original London aerodrome. Helipad marquee site has room for huge marquees but only for evening events. Ground hire £4000. Three exhibit-packed hangars available for functions. Preferred caterers.

Tel: 020 8358 4848

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The Royal Hospital ChelseaLONDON

The Royal Hospital ChelseaFamous Sir Christopher Wren designed home of the Chelsea Pensioners with 22 acres of landscaped grounds. Hosts Chelsea Flower Show in June. Fabulous rooms for hire. Fully furnished permanent structure June/July & Nov/Dec for up to 400 seated £8500-£15000 or all-in package (3 course dinner, drinks reception, staffing, production) from £60.00. Bespoke marquees rest of the year.

Tel: 020 7414 3271

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Syon ParkLONDON

Syon ParkHome to the Duke of Northumberland, Tudor House in estate in Italian Renaissance style. Own furnished marquee for up to 600 seated from May to September: £7000-£12000, or all-in package (3 course dinner, drinks reception, staffing, production) from £60. Rest of the year bespoke marquees: £8000/event day & top class tents from £25000. Sites for huge marquees. Civil ceremonies in the Great Hall for up to 120.

Tel: 020 8758 1888

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Trailfinders Sports ClubLONDON

Trailfinders Sports ClubSports club in 18 acres with marquee site on rugby pitch, Only outside the rugby seaon & for 300+ guests (has indoor function rooms for fewer). Ground hire £750/day. Generally in-house catering. Seceral rooms with civil license, for up to 200.

Tel: 0208 998 7928

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The Walker GroundLONDON

Walker GroundMulti-sports ground in 14 acres overlooked by church and with rural feel with room for marquees of any size. Suitable for very large and sporting events. Indoor function room for 100+. Can provide catering.

Tel: 07930 131051

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Winchester HouseLONDON

Winchester HouseQueen Anne House in Putney overlooking the Thames. Marquee site for up to 200 on the lawn. Venue hire charge of £500-£2675 includes access to 2 lawns, River Room, Library, some furniture & 30' x 30' wet weather marquee on Fri & Sat in summer. Only in-house catering, average price £55 for 3 courses. Civil ceremonies for up to 120 in River Room. Hire ends at 11pm.

Tel: 020 8789 4447

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