Film Location
Film Location

Film Location

Central Hall - a great location for film, stills and radio

The venue became well known as a public film location during the Royal Wedding in 2011 and featured in many blockbuster movies:

Jekyll & Hyde (1990) - Michael Caine

Calendar Girls (2003) - Helen Mirren, Julie Walters

RED (2013) - Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, John Malkovich

Saffragettes (2015) - Meryl Streep, Helena Bonham Carter

Florence Foster Jenkins (2016) - Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Rebecca Ferguson

Located directly opposite Westminster Abbey, this venue overlooks London's most prestigious sites.

External Features

  • total of 8 roof terraces with views of Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, London Eye, The Shard  
  • closed balcony overlooking west entrance of Westminster Abbey (Royal Celebrations)
  • exclusive 360degree panorama of the entire city of London (dome, used as lookout point during WWII)
  • beautiful Grade II listed venue with large theatre style entrance doors and drive way

Internal Features

  • 22 rooms of variable sizes with many original features, e.g. chandeliers, fireplaces, cornicing
  • Great Hall, a 2,039 seat auditorium with balcony rank, holding the largest European ceiling of its kind
  • Great Organ, 4,731 pipes installed by Hill & Sons dating 1912
  • Great Staircase, 55 steps, two flight staircase - design came from the Opera House in Paris
  • Great Hall Foyer, columns and pilasters carved from Italian Arno Alto marble
  • many interesting back areas such as the copula of the dome, long corridors and hidden walkways

Film Crews

We have worked with many film companies including BBC, CBS, ITN, ABC, NBC, CBC who value the range of rooms available for press offices, interview studios, changing and green rooms.

Technical Information

  • Pre-installed BT Fibre Broadcasting lines
  • 1GB Ready fibre connections with Exponential-e’s Media department
  • ISDN2e Lines
  • Full 3 phase power available in most areas
  • Cable infrastructure throughout building, even onto the roof spaces!
  • In-house IT

Contact Information

If you require further information on our systems, please do not hesitate to contact;

Kim Wright, IT Manager

Tel: +44 (0)207 654 3869 or email.


The best venue team I have ever worked with, so accommodating and helpful.
Alison Marshall
World Development Movement
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