The Great Hall - Conferences, Concerts and Award Ceremonies
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The Great Hall

The Great Hall - Conferences, Concerts and Award Ceremonies

The spectacular Great Hall has a 2,160 seat capacity and features Europe’s largest self-supporting domed ceiling, creating a unique intimate atmosphere for such a large capacity hall.


For the past 100 years, these halls have seen events of national and international importance. Full-house conferences and globally televised award ceremonies go hand in hand with world musicians live in concert and fashion shows.

Hall Capacity

Theatre 2160 Balcony 1,090
Stalls 1,070 Choir 198
Boardroom 100 Dinner 480
U Shape 70 Cabaret 400
Classroom 400 Reception 1000
Exams 400 Space 686 sq


Technical Information

  • Back and Front Projection
  • Daylight
  • Phone & Broadband
  • Wireless network
  • One 125 Amp 3 phase supply
  • One 63 Amp 3 phase supply on stage
  • One 63 Amp 3 phase supply on balcony(C-form connector requried)
  • Meyer speaker system to give even sound cover
  • 24 channel Allen & Heath desk
  • Audio processing
  • Foldback monitors
  • Infra-red assistance for the hard of hearing


Hall Dimensions

Width 36.5 m
Depth 20.1 m
Height max 21 m
Height min 4.5 m
Floor Loading 488 kg/sq m
Stage Height 0.9 m
Stage Depth 4.2 m
Stage Width 7.6 m


Stage Dimensions

Three height hydraulic stage with wheelchair access Low 0.38m
Med 0.74m
Max 1.1m
Stage Width maximum 20 m
minimum 6.8 m
65 ft
22 ft
Stage Depth maximum 6.6 m
minimum 3.7 m
21 ft
10 ft


The foyer areas surrounding the Great Hall, can be used for catering breaks. The platform room behind the stage is ideal as a dressing room or speakers room and is included in the cost of hiring the Great Hall.

In its time, the architecture of the Hall was at the forefront of engineering, and the ceiling consists of a reinforced concrete dome, and Europe's largest of its kind.

The Great Hall boasts natural light and blackout facilities, lighting and audio visual systems can be provided. The PA is included in the hire cost, when the audio visual facilities are provided by CHW, however there are additional costs for technicians.

Spacious foyer and backstage areas are also included in the hire of the Great Hall. Please take a look at our Skyline Terrace, the perfect place to host your VIPs offering the 'best view' in London.

Central Hall Westminster is the lagest Conference and Events Centre in central London. The spectacular Great Hall is the jewel in the crown of Central Hall standing concerts up to 2,400 people. This intimate setting offers excellent opportunities for communication between speakers and the audience, for AGMs, Conferences and other special events, such as Awards and Graduation Ceremonies.

As a concert venue, the Great Hall is perfectly suited to events from classical music to rock concerts. The adaptable stage can provide a maximum width of 60ft, and a choir of some 198 voices can occupy the seating around the magnificent 4731 pipe organ.

Hall Capacity

Theatre 2039 Balcony 1,087
Stalls 952 Choir 198
Boardroom 100 Dinner 420
U Shape 70 Cabaret 420
Classroom 400 Reception 1300
Exams 360 Space 734 sq


Technical Information

  • Back and Front Projection
  • Daylight
  • Phone & Broadband
  • Wireless network

  • One 125 Amp 3 phase supply
  • One 63 Amp 3 phase supply on stage
  • One 63 Amp 3 phase supply on balcony
    (C-form connector requried)

  • Meyer speaker system to give even sound cover
  • 24 channel Allen & Heath desk
  • Audio processing
  • Foldback monitors
  • Infra-red assistance for the hard of hearing


Hall Dimensions

Width 36.5 m
Depth 20.1 m
Height max 21 m
Height min 4.5 m
Floor Loading 488 kg/sq m
Stage Height 0.9 m
Stage Depth 4.2 m
Stage Width 7.6 m


Stage Dimensions

Three height hydraulic stage with wheelchair access Low 0.38m
Med 0.74m
Max 1.1m
Stage Width maximum 20 m
minimum 6.8 m
65 ft
22 ft
Stage Depth maximum 6.6 m
minimum 3.7 m
21 ft
10 ft


The foyer areas surrounding the Great Hall, can be used for catering breaks. The platform room behind the stage is ideal as a dressing room or speakers room and is included in the cost of hiring the Great Hall.

In its time, the architecture of the Hall was at the forefront of engineering, and the ceiling consists of a reinforced concrete dome, and Europe's largest of its kind.

The Great Hall boasts natural light and blackout facilities, lighting and audio visual systems can be provided. The PA is included in the hire cost, when the audio visual facilities are provided by CHW, however there are additional costs for technicians.

Spacious foyer and backstage areas are also included in the hire of the Great Hall. Please take a look at our Skyline Terrace, the perfect place to host your VIPs offering the 'best view' in London.

For further information, or to check availability, please call the sales team on 020 7222 8010 or make an enquiry online.

 

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Key Features

Ground floor
Seats up to 2,039 people
Furthest seat only 40ft from the stage
Adaptable stage - maximum width of 60ft
Magnificent 4731 pipe organ
Ideal for concerts, conferences, AGM's
Natural light
Optional blackout facilities
Lighting
Audio visual facilities

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