Located at the junction of the Strand and Kingsway, this central London location is within walking distance of Holborn, Covent Garden, Temple and Charing Cross tube stations.
Our event spaces
It is a newly renovated building offering modern event spaces that can accommodate between 10 to 395 people in an auditorium, two lecture theatres, 6 seminar rooms and the 8th floor space with its two roof terraces and stunning views across London.
The auditorium is a purpose-built lecture theatre to seat 395 delegates offering the flexibility of retractable seating and an adjacent ground floor arcade which provides hospitality for up to 400 people standing. The room includes built-in projector and large screen, large stage, lectern with mic, surround speakers and several plasma screens in the gallery. Perfect space for conferences, panel discussions and film screenings.
The state-of-the-art, Harvard style tiered lecture theatre can seat up to 120 delegates and boasts all the cutting edge AV facilities and extras an organiser could wish for. This includes 3 large screens, surround speakers and individual attendee desk mics, three syndicate rooms and a breakout space. Perfect destination meeting on one floor.
There is a smaller lecture theatre located on the 4th floor and can hold up to 90 delegates. AV facilities included with a compact breakout area.
In addition, the venue offers a variety of classrooms on the 2nd floor ideal for smaller meetings and breakout rooms.
If it’s hospitality space you’re looking for, there are two fabulous indoor event spaces with rooftop terraces on the 8th floor. The north and south facing outdoor spaces offer guests amazing views across the river Thames and St Paul’s. Perfect space for gala dinners, drinks receptions and parties. This 8th floor event space can cater up to 250 guests.
A potted history
Bush House has a rich history. Construction began in 1919 and by 1929 it had been declared the ‘most expensive building in the world’, clocking up a build-cost of £2millon. The entire complex was completed in 1935 and the BBC World Service moved in, in 1941. They stayed in residence until 2012.
King’s Venues Strand is adjacent to Somerset House, close to the Royal Courts of Justice and just a few minutes’ walk from Covent Garden and London’s West End. Temple, Embankment and Charing Cross tube stations are all nearby.
Ideal for all types of events, including weddings, this recently refurbished historical building has many original features, modern facilities and wonderful views. Choose from over 50 flexible spaces and rooms that include the 250-seater Edmond J Safra Lecture Theatre for conferences through to the River Room for private dining.
A choice of nutritious, delicious daily delegate packages for conferences and meetings is available with further mouth-watering seasonal menus, hot buffets and canapés for receptions and dining. A comprehensive wine list is supplied by Berry’s. Please ask for details.
|Small Committee Room||N/A||22||N/A||16||40||20||N/A|
|Nash Lecture Theatre||90||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Edmond J. Safra||250||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Anatomy Lecture Theatre||195||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|The Somerset Cafe||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||80||N/A||N/A|