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Welcome to University of London Venues

Central London venue hire for conferences and events.

University of London Venues encompasses two outstanding event venues in the heart of Bloomsbury, London. Senate House, our flagship venue was built in 1936 and designed by Charles Holden. Student Central, formerly the University of London Student Union, is a vibrant meeting venue. 


With effect from 1600 on Friday 20 March the University of London will close all administration buildings in central LondonThis includes our Senate House, Student Central & Garden Halls venues but we will continue to support our events community by all staff working remotely. The closure will be in place until Monday 20 April and will be subject to review prior to this date. This is a period of extraordinary uncertainty and we have taken this decision to safeguard the wellbeing of our students, visitors and staff. 

We are on-hand to support you with any concerns or questions, and welcome future bookings. Please contact us on 020 7862 8127 


Venue Hire in Central London: Senate House

Hire Art Deco halls, modern meeting rooms and secluded gardens in the heart of London.  

University of London Venues offers central London venue hire in the Bloomsbury area. Our flagship venue Senate House, has long been a successful event venue and hosted conferences, film shoots, parties and banquets. Our event venues are close to historical attractions such as the British Museum and British Library as well as theatres, restaurants, shops and hotels.

University of London Venues offers a collection of spaces within the university district, which includes the iconic Senate House and the vibrant Student Central.

Whether your occasion is a glamorous banquet, or a formal board meeting, our central London venues can provide the ideal space for you. Spaces include grand halls, intimate meeting rooms, elegant reception areas and secluded gardens.

Each of our spaces is supported by our Senate House events team and in-house catering teams too. Contact our in-house team today to book your next event. 

Senate House Venue Hire

Excellent event facilities, catering, event support services including photography and floristry.

The timeless elegance of Senate House is complemented by exceptional event facilities. Student Central, the largest student hub in London, offers airy and spacious meeting spaces as well as cafes and restaurants for downtime between events.

We offer additional event services to ensure that every aspect of your event is a success. These include first class cateringaudio-visual support and accommodation at the University Halls of Residence; we can also help you to organise other services such as photography, floristry, luxury accommodation, and car hire through our specialist partners.


"Many thanks for last night, the organisation was great as usual, great networking opportunity for everyone. I know how much planning and hard work went in to it so well done."