Guildhall

Guildhall, Gresham Street, London EC21 7HH
Guildhall has been the City powerhouse since the twelfth century and its impressive architecture is testament to the prestige of the venue. Guildhall is still home of the City of London Corporation and acts as a grand setting for glittering banquets, royal occasions and receptions attended by heads of State and other dignitaries. This Grade 1 listed landmark is a magnificent setting for memorable events.

Rooms in Guildhall

  • Great Hall

    • 900
    • 704
    • 760
    • 628
    The imposing medieval Great hall with its huge Gothic windows is the largest and most impressive room in Guildhall. The 15th century walls are five feet thick and ornamented with dramatic clustered columns and mouldings.
  • Old Library

    • 550
    • 240
    • 410
    • 288
    The Old Library is an airy and spacious room flooded with light from the magnificent stained glass windows. A small mezzanine is contained within a series of tall, graceful arches.
  • East and West Crypts

    • 500
    • 443
    • 250
    • 384
    The East Crypt and West Crypt are the largest Medieval crypts in London dating back to Edward the Confessor (1042). The circular columns and fine groined ceiling create an intimate atmosphere.
  • Livery Hall

    • 200
    • 200
    • 240
    The Livery Hall was built in the 1870s has just been refurbished. The space can now offer the latest business facilities in an impressive historic setting characterised by decorated stone arches and Gothic windows.
  • Art Gallery and Basinghall Suite

    • 330
    • 80
    The Guildhall Art Gallery and Basinghall Suite is a recent addition to the Guildhall, opened in 1999 by her Majesty The Queen. The suite houses the impressive art collection of The City of London Corporation.