Organisers looking for exclusive use of elegant conference rooms in the heart of historical London will want to know about Trinity House, on Tower Hill in EC3 and adjacent to the Tower of London, Tower Bridge and the Thames.
With the atmosphere of a stately country mansion and furniture, paintings and 1790’s decor to match Trinity House is a Grade 1 listed building that is part of England’s maritime history, today operating as the working home of the General Lighthouse Authority as well as the headquarters of the Corporation of Trinity House, a registered charity that provides aids for maritime navigation as well as funding for cadetships and donations to other maritime charities. Past Masters of Trinity House, from its first in 1514, have included Admirals, Vice-Admirals, Captains, Earls, Dukes, Colonels, Barons, Baronets and Viscounts, along with the Rt Hon William Pitt and diarist Samuel Pepys. The current Master is HRH The Princess Royal KC KT GCVO who took the post in 2011 after her father, HRH The Prince Phillip Duke of Edinburgh KG KT OM GBE had held it since 1969, a 42-year tenure making him the longest serving Master.
For organisers the suite of five rooms on an exclusive hire basis comprise the Library which accommodates up to 130 theatre-style or on round tables and 180 for a reception, the Court Room for 80 theatre-style, 60 on round tables and 130 for a reception and the Pepys Room for 45 theatre-style, 30 on round tables and 50 for a reception. The luncheon room can take 20 on round tables, 40 for a reception and 18 boardroom-style, while the Reading Room takes 10 on round tables, 20 for a reception and 12 boardroom-style. Rates for the exclusive use on Weekdays range from £1100 for a Breakfast Meeting (7.00 – 11.30), £1900 for Midday (11.00 – 15.00), £3,300 for a Reception slot (18.00 – 21.30) and £4,300 for a full Evening (18.00-23.00) A Half day is £2,900 (8.00 – 15.00) and an All day is £3,900 (8.00 – 17.00). On weekends a 6-hour slot on a Saturday is £5,350, on a Sunday is £6,500.
Those booking Trinity House can also book tours of the property, with the history of the paintings, artefacts and statuary, as well as a team-building treasure hunt around the immediate historical area and a breakfast, powerboat ride on the Thames and Champagne lunch package.
Tel. 020 7481 6931 Email. [email protected] Visit www.trinityhouse.co.uk/events-at-trinity-house-london (short film to view)