Victorian Grade II listed Venue Central London
8 Northumberland Avenue is a remarkable Grade II listed building located only a stone’s throw away from Trafalgar Square, making it London’s most central Venue. With plenty of Victorina original features as well as flexible black canvas spaces, the venue works wonderfully as a backdrop for both historical and contemporary productions.
Described by English Heritage as 'the grandest example of a Victorian ballroom in existence', the Ballroom is the centrepiece of London's most central venue.
The high ceilings, impressive chandeliers, grand columns, stained glass windows and ornate detailing all ensure that your event will not be forgotten. Hidden behind its classic looks the Ballroom also boasts cutting-edge intelligent lighting and 3D holographic ensuring you never have to compromise.
The Old Billiard Room and Annex:
The Old Billiard Room and Annex are the most adaptable of our central London venue spaces. The combination of white walls, mirror details and subtle architectural touches create the perfect blank canvas spaces. The versatility of the space makes it a stunning and flexible backdrop.
Our filming, crowd base and photography venue offers a host of convenient facilities including:
- Exclusive hire of either the Ballroom or Old Billiard Room or Whole Venue
- Loading Area in front of the venue + nearby parking
- Secure overnight storage for props, wardrobe, equipment, etc.
- Highly customisable spaces, easy to transform and tailor to each production’s needs
- Access to 3 phase power
- Crew catering available on site
- Damage deposit required*
- Production, power distribution, lighting and camera equipment services from Blue Hut.
Building built in 1887 as the Victoria Hotel and carried the royal warrant;
Northumberland avenue was the park lane of London in that time with four of the first major Grand Dame hotels, Dorchester was not built for another 50 years;
The building is Grade two listed which means all original features are protected, and any changes carefully monitored;
Chandeliers all original except 4 which were replicated by the great great grandson of the original maker;
The stain glass windows each represent different aspects of arts; poetry, writing, painting and Music