Located near the bank of the Thames, Old Billingsgate Market dramatically changed use in the 1980s from a fish market to a quirky, prestigious venue for all kinds of occasions, including conferences, parties and fashion shows.
Locations that offer genuine industrial heritage can bring a great atmosphere to your events, and Old Billingsgate Market in London city centre is an amazing combination of a historic building and top class facilities.
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A Grade II Listed building can often be a feature all by itself when it comes to looking for venues that you’ll install with hire furniture for you function. Listed constructions have some kind of historic interest, which Old Billingsgate Market in London definitely does have. Within this lovely Victorian building are a range of conferences, entertainment and exhibitions spaces that are flexible so you can adapt them to suit your event.
In a former life, this location was one of the world’s largest fish markets, but this was relocated in the 1980s. Since then, Old Billingsgate Market has made a real impression as a contemporary location, with ultra-modern facilities.
- Five adaptable spaces that can be used separately or in conjunction
- Modern conference rooms available and quirky locations for unique events
- Venue is adaptable to cater for very large groups and smaller parties
- Riverside views and city centre location with variety of transport links
- Onsite team offers technical, sound, lighting and security support
Want to combine the historical and contemporary?
From the first moment our hire furniture clients catch a glimpse of the Old Billingsgate Market, its plain to see that this a stunning historical building. The building that stands on the site today was first constructed in 1875, and its high arches and Victorian facade is very striking and stands out against the surrounding modern buildings. Although the structure of this venue has its roots in the 1800s, it is still an extremely contemporary location for all occasions.
Hire furniture to match this venue
Major businesses, entertainment acts, and global product launches have taken place here. Whether you’re concentrating on designing an extremely modern space for blue chip conferences or are seeking a more traditional feel for executive boardroom meetings for example, we have all the hire furniture products you require. For example, when you’re arranging senior level meetings our executive hire furniture range is perfect. You can choose between a range of deluxe hire chairs including our leather executive chair, leather cantilever chair and ergonomic high back boffa chair.
Executive products for top quality venues
Our leather chairs feature luxurious padding and top quality materials resulting in very comfortable hire chairs.The leather executive chair has a range of adaptable features too so it can be altered to suit whoever is sitting on it, including its height and the angle of the seat back. For even more adaptability and for a truly innovative product, then our ergonomic high back boffa chair is ideal, with adjustable height, armrests, headrests, lumbar support and seat back. In addition to a range of executive chairs, we also have executive desks, pedestals and cupboards.
Room with a view - and many others
There are five different rooms you can choose from that are all very varied, meaning the Old Billingsgate Market can really cater to all kinds of events from concerts, exhibitions, receptions, sit-down meals, balls, conferences and many other occasions. The biggest room and the one thought of as the venue’s centrepiece is the Hall. Measuring some 28,000 square feet, this sector of the venue has eye catching iron pillars and soaring ceilings with a capacity for up to 2,400 for receptions.
This makes it ideal for lavish occasions with the grand entrance giving even more prestige to your functions. For a very quirky and atmospheric location then you can hire the Vault. Set underground in a cavernous cellar, this part of the venue makes a fantastic venue with a difference, for occasions such as concerts, product launches and sit-down meals.
Glamourous hire furniture for a glitzy look
When you want to make the most of entrances like the one to the Hall, we have some fantastic items to add glamour and sophistication, such as our red carpets and chic ropes and poles. To spoil guests with views of the spectacular hall and the river Thames, Old Billingsgate Market offers its Deck for hire. This stands above the hall and has been designed to attract lots of natural daylight via its plate glass walls and cantilevered corridors.
With room for up to 750 people this is a roomy and spacious event space that can be used on its own or in conjunction with other spaces in the venue.
State-of-the art conferences
Both the gallery and the terrace are perfectly designed to host your conferences. Up to 300 people can catered for at the Gallery, which has arched ceilings and is an excellent blank canvas for many events. As well as conferences it has also been the chosen destination for cabaret shows, formal dining and exhibitions. When you need a larger capacity than the Terrace might suit you better. This has reception room for 1,000, and is very versatile because it can be divided into three separate spaces.
Chairs, meeting tables and freestanding screens
When we deliver our hire furniture to conferences, we transport a variety of products to both small and large venues. Popular products include our blue stacking chairs, which also come in black. These are very comfortable hire chair due to the upholstered seat and lumbar support. The highly polished chrome frame gives these hire furniture products a chic look, and they are very affordable too. Other handy conference furniture includes our freestanding screens, lecterns and meeting room tables.
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