Best Venue with a View – under 400
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BEST VENUE WITH A VIEW – under 400 reception style
CCT Venues Plus-Bank Street, Canary Wharf
CCT Venues Plus–Bank Street offers incredible views of the London skyline from its setting on the top floor of an elegant tower in the heart of Canary Wharf. And this venue is every bit as impressive on the inside.
With 29 flexible rooms and a separate Elite Suite two floors down, Bank Street can comfortably accommodate a range of events from a conference or exhibition to an interview, meeting or assessment centre.
The venue features floor-to-ceiling windows throughout to make the most of those breath-taking views of the capital. And, thanks to a recent refurbishment, they’re complemented with illuminated glass murals of London parks, providing a natural contrast to the City’s gleaming glass and steel.
High-speed, secure Wi-Fi, 60in plasma screens, independently-controlled air conditioning and sleek furniture come as standard with every room, and the venue’s transparent day-delegate fee includes refreshments from Bank Street’s award-winning team of imaginative in-house chefs, as well as personalised support throughout every booking.
A track record of excellent client satisfaction scores, a wealth of repeat business and those unrivalled city views combine to make a venue that’s very hard to beat.
Lord’s Cricket Ground
Steeped in over 200 years of history, Lord’s is the most famous cricket ground in the world and an exceptional venue for all occasions.
Owned by Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), Lord’s combines the traditional and modern in a unique way – a contrast typified by the Victorian Grade II* listed Pavilion and award-winning J.P. Morgan Media Centre at opposite ends of the Ground.
The Lord’s ethos is all about exceeding expectations. Combining flexibility with creativity, the venue can provide anything from an intimate dining room to a large banqueting space, all with beautiful views of the pitch and accompanied by outstanding catering provided by the experienced in-house team, flawless service and a warm welcome.
To continue to be successful in an increasingly competitive environment, we are always looking at ways to better our rates and venue spaces – offering flexible options for our clients when it comes to bespoke menus and customer service, no matter the size of the event.
The significant investment in improving the facilities at Lord’s shows the ambition and desire to continually improve; making Lord’s a cut above the rest.
Royal Observatory Greenwich
Situated atop Greenwich Hill, The Royal Observatory is the home of time and British astronomy. Founded by Charles II and designed by Sir Christopher Wren in 1675 as the home for the Astronomer Royal, this venue offers unforgettable panoramic views of London. The spectacular views include the O2 Arena and Emirates Airline; Canary Wharf skyscrapers; Alexandra Palace; the skyline of Central London including the Gherkin and the Shard; and of course the UNESCO World Heritage Site Maritime Greenwich which includes our other venues. The views are enjoyed from the Meridian Courtyard, home to the Meridian Line where the Eastern and Western Hemispheres meet and the Octagon Room within the venue, which has eight large windows which were originally used to observe celestial events from the night sky. The Octagon Room is an intimate space ideal for dinners and wedding ceremonies for 60 and receptions for 100. The Time and Longitude Gallery and the Meridian Courtyard are available for up to 120 guests reception style. Not a venue to rest on their laurels, hiring the Royal Observatory is all about the experience. Events here can be enhanced with personalised planetarium shows, telescope viewings, meteorite handling, virtual reality headsets and curator talks.
The Clubhouse Bank
The Clubhouse is London’s leading business members club, meeting and events space, home to over 650 businesses and with locations in Mayfair, St James’s, Bank and Holborn Circus.
The Clubhouse, Bank opened in October 2017 and is located on the 7th and 8th floors of the recently completed One Angel Court, in the heart of the Square Mile perfectly situated close to Bank, Moorgate and Liverpool Street stations with panoramic views over the City skyline.
Covering 11,500 sq ft, The Clubhouse, Bank offers a great mix of spaces available for hire including a private roof terrace and garden. In addition, The Clubhouse, Bank offers a range of flexible events spaces, meeting rooms, boardrooms and presentation rooms including the stylish Clublounge and an expansive flexible meeting area that features bespoke leather banquettes, concept furniture, and stunning lighting as well as floor-to-ceiling windows with views of every major City landmark. These spaces can host a variety of daytime, evening and weekend events for up to 200 people. The entire space sets a new benchmark for the City and is ideal for corporate receptions, parties, conferences, roadshows, offsites, strategy days, talks, networking events and product launches.
The Deck/ National Theatre
The Deck is a stunning rooftop events venue, situated atop the iconic National Theatre, which re-opened in August 2018 following a complete renovation of the original site. Located on the South Bank of the Thames, just minutes from Covent Garden, the West End and Waterloo, The Deck offers breath-taking, panoramic views across London. The project was designed by RIBA award-winning architects Haworth Tompkins, in collaboration with specialist fabricators Stage One Creative Services.
The Deck’s event space plays host to a range of corporate events, product launches, private celebrations, fashion shoots, barbecues and standing receptions for up to 200 guests. In addition, The Deck is licensed for wedding ceremonies with London’s skyline providing the perfect photographic backdrop for couples seeking a venue with a difference.
This iconic panorama takes in the South Bank, the River Thames and the City, with guests able to observe landmarks including St Paul’s Cathedral, the Oxo Tower, the London Eye and more.
Radisson Blu Edwardian, Hampshire, is located in the heart of London’s iconic film and theatreland district, Leicester Square. The building offers a striking combination of classic red-brick architecture, a legacy of its days as the Royal Dental Hospital, and sleek, contemporary interior. Especially eye-catching are the incredible views available to guests from their rooms and the stylish public areas, namely the venue’s defining space At The Hampshire Penthouse. These range from Big Ben to Nelson’s Column and the London Eye, to a close-up view of Leicester Square and its iconic red carpet. At The Hampshire Penthouse is within a portfolio of six private meeting spaces, including The Hampshire Lounge Bar and Leicester Square Kitchen, the hotel’s Mexican Peruvian fusion restaurant. Both spaces allow guest to take in the vibrancy of Leicester Square from the tranquilly of the hotel.
The National Gallery
The National Gallery is one of the most visited and best loved art galleries in the world. It’s iconic façade not only creates an immediate impression with sights of Nelson’s Column, St Martin’s in the Fields and Big Ben, it also immerses guests with vibrant musicians, street artists and daring performers.
The Events Team welcome an array of sectors passionate about capturing the Portico Terrace atmosphere. Accommodating up to 100 guests, from an early morning breakfast, to an evening wedding reception the terrace’s views are like no other venue. The expertise of the National Gallery Events Team shows them developing new ways to enjoy these views from pumpkin carving on the Portico to morning yoga.
In addition to the terrace, the National Gallery’s exterior roof boasts views across Westminster and Parliament. Frequently used for live News broadcasts, commercial filming and artist interviews, the events team had the initiative to promote themselves on Film Location websites as well as offer additional training internally to accommodate film enquiries with a short turnaround time.
Located on level Two of the iconic OXO Tower, OXO2 is a contemporary bright events spaces that can host up to 450 guests for standing events, and 200 guests for seated events. The venue is made up of interconnecting gallery style rooms, which give clients complete flexibility with adapting the space to suit their event. The minimalistic chic architectural design offers a wealth of styling and branding opportunities.
A key feature is the floor-to-ceiling windows that span the entire length of venue offering unparalleled, panoramic views across the city. The incomparable view from OXO2 is a key part of what make this venue so incredible and unique. The venue benefits from floor-to-ceiling windows that span the entire length of the space and provide uninhibited views of the Thames. To the right you have views down to Tower Bridge and St Pauls, straight on the views over the Thames and OXO Wharf, and to the right down towards Waterloo Bridge and Somerset House. This stunning location on the London’s iconic South Bank gives outstanding views at all times of the day.