Olympia London

Sum it up

A visually exciting venue, with soaring barrel ceilings and ornate pillars, this city centre location offers exceptionally spacious rooms for big venues and smaller conference centres too.

Having recently celebrated its 125th anniversary, Olympia London offers all the space of the original venue, as well as additional rooms and state-of-the-art facilities. As a chosen destination for lots of landmark events, this is a well known and busy venue for both large functions and more intimate meetings.

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This venue definitely has time and experience on its side because it has a long history of welcoming visitors who are attending shows. In its first incarnation, this venue was the National Agricultural Hall when it opened in 1886. Since then it has continued to be the location for a variety of large events.

Nationwide bookings

Examples include the first Ideal Home Show back in 1908, the National Boat Show in 1950, as well as hosting lots of modern day occasions too, such as the Got To Dance Final and the Restaurant Show. More keypoints of this venue include:

  • Entire venue covers four acres and offers 45,000 square metres of space
  • A choice of seven rooms available for huge shows and smaller meetings
  • Investment in the venue means it’s undergone renovations and updating
  • Bar, cafe and event catering allows you to provide food/refreshments
  • Dedicated customer service team can help plan all details of your event
  • Fantastic transport links thanks to city centre location of the venue

From large concerts to smaller meetings

One of the major advantages to choosing Olympia London for your event is that there are several different rooms available for your function. Large venues like this don’t just cater for huge occasions. It’s been designed to host much smaller events too, and we can supply hire furniture whether you need thousands of items or just a few. Because of our very large depots in London and Manchester we have lots of room to store massive stocks of hire chairs, tables and lots of other products too.

Conferences of any size

When you looking to arrange conferences or many people then your function would suit some of the biggests rooms available in Olympia London. These include Olympia Grand and Olympia National. The largest of these venues is the Grand, which can cater for 10,000 people. It has a beautiful ornate roof that soars above the huge space, that can also suit big conventions, product launches and concerts, as well as conferences. With a maximum capacity of 4,800, Olympia National offers all the visual treats of the Grand, set in a smaller location ideal for dinners, exhibitions and conventions.

If your conference is being set up for around 449 or fewer people, then the Olympia Conference Centre and the Apex Room is ideal. The purpose built Conference Centre features an auditorium, exhibition and reception area for events where you need technical back-up, while the Apex Room has dark wood panelling and period features for a executive and decadent atmosphere.

Booked a large venue? Call us for your furniture needs

We can supply you with all the hire furniture you require, whether you’re arranging a conference or event for thousands or a much smaller group. Across the UK we regularly load up our delivery fleet with massive batches of conference furniture, which often includes our stacking chairs. Available in blue or black, these hire chairs have a polished chrome frame and a traditional style seat, making it look very professional - perfect for your conferences, conventions, meetings and seminars.

It not only has a chic appearance, it’s also very comfortable too, because of the top quality upholstered seat and lumbar support. When you’re making use of reception areas or want to create them in venues, we offer a fantastic range of products, such as freestanding screens, sofas and coffee tables, which can result in a relaxed vibe to specific areas within locations.

Making the most of a blank canvas

Olympia London is very versatile with rooms like the Grand and National acting as a blank canvas for your occasions. When you have a large room and all the freedom to design it as you see fit, then you might find our furniture hire products inspiring. We can help you create the perfect space with our products. For example, you can hire red carpets and ropes and poles for a dramatic entrance to formal dining occasions that have a VIP feel. You can add to this further by hiring banqueting tables and banqueting chairs with covers, which add a really sophisticated appearance to venues.

As well as offering hire furniture that is perfect for conferences and formal dining events being held at London Olympia, we can assist you with lots of other occasions too, from product launches, fashions shows, executive meetings and sporting events too. When lots of guests or delegates are expected at your function, stretch barriers are an excellent product for crowd control, giving visitors an indication where they should stand or queue.

Versatile spaces and many amenities too

Booking rooms at this venue, means that you can also benefit from the catering facilities and on-site bar and cafe outlets. There are also dedicated customer service managers to ensure your occasion is planned to perfection. Located in Kensington, Olympia London is well-served by travel routes and all the shopping, eating and entertainment options available in the capital.

Hire furniture deals for every event

When our furniture hire customers choose products from our range, we want all our clients to benefit from our cost effective deals. Because of this we offer some very competitive rates, and we also lower the price of each hire furniture item the more that you order. We also have a price match guarantee, meaning we aim to match any hire furniture quote so you can get the affordable offer.

Simply visit our website to select, pay for and arrange the next day delivery of your hire furniture order, wherever you’re located in the UK. 

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