South Bank Venues Destination Presentation


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The South Bank Venues Destination Presentation is a handy guide to the venues available for hire in the popular destination South Bank, London. This presentation is a brief overview of the eclectic and unique venues that are part of the venue consortium South Bank Venues. For further information on any of the venues featured, visit

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South Bank Venues Destination Presentation

  2. 2. ... South Bank is a unique and special place. It is known for its iconic architecture, breathtaking riverside views, central London location and unique cluster of visitor attractions, cultural venues and hotels. South Bank Venues is responsible for the collective marketing of South Bank as a business tourism destination and launched in September 2010. Members of South Bank Venues are: 15 Hatfields, BFI IMAX, BFI Southbank, Coin Street Community Builders, EDF Energy London Eye, IWM London, London Duck Tours, London Marriott Hotel County Hall, National Theatre, OXO Tower Restaurant, Bar & Brasserie, Park Plaza Hotels, Southbank Centre, Thames Clippers and The Old Vic.
  3. 3. ... South Bank Venues offer an eclectic mix from iconic attractions such as the EDF Energy London Eye and sustainable spaces like 15 Hatfields to famous theatres, arts venues and the biggest cinema screen in the UK. There are also a host interesting outdoor spaces with unrivalled views, from secret rooftop terraces to blank canvas car parks, as well as opportunities for filming and photo shoots and even South Bank weddings. Our venues can host anything from a reception for 1,400 people or a large scale exhibition to a unique and intimate dinner on the stage of a famous theatre or a team-building trip on a vehicle used in the D-Day landings. Let’s take a look at the venues on offer...
  4. 4. Key 1. 15 Hatfields 2. BFI IMAX 3. BFI Southbank 4. Coin Street Conference Centre 5. Coin Street Parks & Riverside Walkway 6. EDF Energy London Eye 7. IWM London 8. London Duck Tours 9. London Marriott Hotel County Hall 10. National Theatre 11. OXO Tower Restaurant, Bar & Brasserie 12. Oxo Tower Wharf (galleries and event spaces) 13. Park Plaza County Hall 14. Park Plaza Riverbank 15. Park Plaza Westminster Bridge 16. Plaza on the River 17. Southbank Centre 18. Thames Clippers 19. The Old Vic Theatre
  5. 5. <ul><li>Recognised as the UK’s most sustainable venue </li></ul><ul><li>State-of-the-art, purpose-built conference and events space </li></ul><ul><li>Four large meeting rooms which can be opened into a seamless space </li></ul><ul><li>Three individual private board rooms and bar area </li></ul><ul><li>Owned by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health </li></ul><ul><li>Including two venues, BFI IMAX and BFI Southbank </li></ul><ul><li>BFI Southbank has three auditoria, state-of-the-art projection and presentation facilities and multiple break-out spaces </li></ul><ul><li>BFI IMAX has a 500-seat auditorium, two spacious foyers and a digital stereo system providing surround sound </li></ul><ul><li>Both venues are a popular choice for launches, award ceremonies and conferences </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>A 13-acre site in the heart of South Bank owned by a social enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Offers excellent views and outdoor spaces </li></ul><ul><li>Conference venue has ten purpose-built, sustainable meetings and events spaces with floor-to-ceiling natural light </li></ul><ul><li>Includes a range of gallery and exhibition spaces and river view events spaces </li></ul><ul><li>You can choose from outdoor spaces, riverside parks and gardens </li></ul><ul><li>The World’s tallest cantilevered observation wheel, with beautiful views of the capital </li></ul><ul><li>Choose an experience capsule including Champagne, Wine or Chocolate tasting or even a beauty capsule </li></ul><ul><li>New to London Eye is the London Eye Barracuda, a beautiful river cruiser perfect for all events </li></ul><ul><li>The London Eye is in operation seven days a week </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Grade II listed building </li></ul><ul><li>Exhibits in the main gallery create a breathtaking welcome for guests </li></ul><ul><li>One of the only London spaces that can accommodate 1,000 guests for receptions and 400 for dinner </li></ul><ul><li>Includes a cinema, conference room and two traditional Georgian boardrooms </li></ul><ul><li>The spacious setting lends itself to a variety of events </li></ul><ul><li>All clients will receive complimentary use of the hotel’s 25-metre swimming pool and state-of-the-art gym facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Provides spectacular views of Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament and is an iconic feature of London’s dramatic skyline </li></ul><ul><li>Whether you are attending a corporate meeting or a casual dinner, the hotel offers immaculate service and adds a sense of occasion to your experience </li></ul><ul><li>Video conferencing facilities are available </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Situated on the 8 th floor on the iconic Oxo Tower building </li></ul><ul><li>Sophisticated dining with breathtaking river views </li></ul><ul><li>Three spaces (Brasserie, Bar and Restaurant) which can be hired individually or together </li></ul><ul><li>Can accommodate events of up to 700 people </li></ul><ul><li>The Riverside Terrace has been transformed into a beautiful garden </li></ul><ul><li>Houses modern and distinctive events spaces including the glass, rooftop venue The Deck, three auditoria, foyers, restaurants, private rooms and outdoor terraces </li></ul><ul><li>In-house specialists can handle events with a variety of requirements </li></ul><ul><li>The Deck offers a 270-degree panoramic view of the capital with a large outdoor terrace </li></ul><ul><li>Make an event extra special with access to the National Theatre costume and props store </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Park Plaza Riverbank and Plaza on the River – Club and Residence are two beautiful hotels with full conference facilities and stylish accommodation </li></ul><ul><li>Plaza on the River – Club and Residence </li></ul><ul><li>is one of the capital’s finest luxury serviced residence, comprising 65 stunning suites and 16 state-of-the-art boardrooms, each with sophisticated technology, a river view and balcony </li></ul><ul><li>Between them the two hotels have 460 guest rooms and 37 meeting rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Park Plaza Westminster Bridge offers layered meeting space on three consecutive conference floors with dedicated lifts and stairs and a 1,200m 2 pillar-free ballroom </li></ul><ul><li>Park Plaza County Hall is the perfect venue for training and meetings for delegates of up to 100 </li></ul><ul><li>Both hotels have been awarded membership to the prestigious Green Tourism for London </li></ul><ul><li>Both hotels are conveniently located close to Waterloo Station </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Southbank Centre is one of the world’s largest arts complexes and a truly inspiring place </li></ul><ul><li>Southbank Centre comprises Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Room and Hayward Gallery </li></ul><ul><li>In addition to its three main auditoria it offers a number of spaces accommodating between 20 and 2,500 guests </li></ul><ul><li>Attracts a wide range of events from AGMs to award ceremonies, wine tastings to weddings </li></ul><ul><li>The Old Vic is one of the most famous theatres in the English-speaking world and loved by audiences and actors alike </li></ul><ul><li>192 years old, the theatre is steeped in history and offers an auditorium with a classic Victorian interior, including proscenium arch stage, horseshoe-shaped seating tiers and triple tier boxes </li></ul><ul><li>Guests can find out more about The Old Vic’s incredible history and discover how it works behind-the-scenes by taking a backstage tour </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>London Duck Tours offer an unique experience, literally driving from the road straight into the Thames </li></ul><ul><li>The Ducks are amphibious vehicles which were used for the D-Day landings in 1944 </li></ul><ul><li>There are currently eight Ducks in the fleet, one was used in the film ‘Band of Brothers’ </li></ul><ul><li>Fantastic for hospitality and corporate events, team building and company parties with a twist, or just as alternative transport hire </li></ul><ul><li>Can accommodate anything from conferences and presentations, to champagne and canapé receptions </li></ul><ul><li>A Thames Clipper has space for up to 220 guests </li></ul><ul><li>For events hosted in South Bank, transfer your delegates on the river from any major London Pier </li></ul><ul><li>There are twelve vessels in the Thames Clippers fleet </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Licensed Venues: </li></ul><ul><li>EDF Energy London Eye </li></ul><ul><li>The Deck, National Theatre </li></ul><ul><li>OXO Tower Restaurant, Bar & Brasserie </li></ul><ul><li>Southbank Centre </li></ul><ul><li>Park Plaza Westminster Bridge </li></ul><ul><li>Park Plaza Riverbank </li></ul><ul><li>Park Plaza County Hall </li></ul><ul><li>London Marriott Hotel County Hall </li></ul><ul><li>Perfect Reception Venues: </li></ul><ul><li>Oxo Tower Wharf & Bargehouse </li></ul><ul><li>BFI Southbank </li></ul><ul><li>IWM London </li></ul><ul><li>Transport with a difference: </li></ul><ul><li>London Duck Tours </li></ul><ul><li>Thames Clippers </li></ul>
  13. 13. South Bank offers the photographer and the film maker a fascinating selection of locations, from the famous Riverside Walkway and EDF Energy London Eye through to gritty car parks, traditional architecture and beautiful skylines. All venues require that arrangements for filming and photography are made in advance. Download the comprehensive Filming and Photography Permissions document for South Bank:
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