Founders’ Hall

Founders' Hall, 1 Cloth Fair, London, EC1A 7JQ Barbican

Features

  • Accessible
  • Break Out Spaces
  • Cloak Room
  • Lift Access
  • Private Entrance
  • Charitable Status
  • CSR Accreditation
  • Exclusive Venue Hire
  • Late Opening
  • Music Licence
  • Suitable for filming
  • Wedding Ceremonies
Take a look through the Livery Hall's round windows at the glorious gardens of St Bartholomew's the Great

Founders’ Hall venue hire

The Worshipful Company of Founders of the City of London was formed more than 650 years ago, to ensure high standards of bronze and brass workmanship. Today, its (metal-clad) doors are open to prestigious corporate and private events, guaranteed to leave a lasting impression.

Why choose Founders’ Hall

  • Hidden away from the hustle and bustle, this City of London location is easy to get to.
  • From banquets to conferences, meetings and weddings, this versatile venue can host the lot.
  • Enjoy a helping hand with the organising, thanks to an in-house events and catering team.
  • A choice of three rooms over three floors – or the entire venue, for a truly exclusive feel.

1Conferences & meetings at Founders’ Hall

From conferences and meetings to workshops and training sessions, Founders’ Hall offers three perfectly-proportioned rooms – over three floors. Varying in size and design, each room has its own unique character.

The Livery Hall is the largest space. With modern furniture and grand porthole windows (boasting views into the gardens of St Bartholomew the Great), it can accommodate 84 people, theatre-style.

The Parlour, with its tasteful décor and distinct modern furniture, is ideal for presentations of up to 22 people, boardroom style. It can also be used as break-out space or for post event receptions.

While the charming double-aspect Masters and Clerks, is perfect for meetings, one-to-ones or office space.

2Weddings at Founders’ Hall

Hidden away on one of the oldest streets in London, Founders’ Hall is a striking, distinctly contemporary wedding venue.

Founders’ Hall weddings are offered on an exclusive basis, so your wedding party is free to experience an elegant mix of very different room styles, each adding its own special touch to your big day.

The serene atmosphere of the traditional style Parlour is ideal for a drinks reception. While the resplendent Livery Hall, with its grand porthole windows, provides an impressive setting for your wedding breakfast.

And with first-class catering from a highly experienced team, you and your guests can enjoy a truly memorable celebration.

3Location and directions to

Tucked away on one of the only streets to survive the Great Fire of London, Founders’ Hall is just a 2 minute walk from Barbican Tube Station, an 8 minute walk from St Paul’s Tube Station or a 9 minute walk to Farringdon Station.

Shortlist


Founders’ Hall
“We're a hidden gem, tucked away on one of the oldest streets in London. ”
Jane Chasney, General Manager

Event spaces at Founders’ Hall

Shortlist

Share
venue-share
link-icon
Make Enquiry
Founders’ Hall
Livery Hall
Room capacity
120
RECEPTION
30
U-SHAPED
53
CABARET
75
DINNER
84
THEATRE
24
BOARDROOM
Features
  • Accessible
  • Air Conditioning
  • Branding Opportunities
  • Light
  • Natural Lighting
  • Period Features (In Room)
Shortlist

Share
venue-share
link-icon
Make Enquiry
Founders’ Hall
Parlour
Room capacity
60
RECEPTION
23
U-SHAPED
22
DINNER
24
THEATRE
20
BOARDROOM
Features
  • Accessible
  • Air Conditioning
  • Branding Opportunities
  • Light
  • Natural Lighting
  • Period Features (In Room)
Shortlist

Share
venue-share
link-icon
Make Enquiry
Shortlist

Share
venue-share
link-icon
Make Enquiry

Masters and Clerks, Founders’ Hall

Room Capacity 0 Guests
Room capacity
14
BOARDROOM
Features
  • Accessible
  • Air Conditioning
  • Branding Opportunities
  • Light
  • Natural Lighting
  • Period Features (In Room)
Shortlist

Share
venue-share
Make Enquiry
link-icon