The art deco centrepiece of the University of London launches charity offers 

Central Bloomsbury venue Senate House, is targeting the charity sector launching a dedicated DDR and Charity Dinner offer to companies in this industry.

A DDR of £50 + VAT per person is now available to charities looking to host a conference or event in the historical venue renowned for being London’s first sky scraper. Charity organisers can choose from a variety of rooms, all offering first class facilities, from the Court Room which caters for intimate meetings of up to 30 delegates, to the highly adaptable Beveridge Hall, accommodating 450 guests theatre style. Normally priced at £65 + VAT per person the charity DDR will include room hire, three servings of tea and coffee and a freshly prepared working lunch provided by in-house caterers.

The iconic venue has also launched a Charity Dinner offer of £60 + VAT per person a saving of £10 per person. Senate House’s Macmillan Hall, built in 1936, is a flexible space in which to host an elegant drinks reception for  up to 240 guests. The venue’s Beveridge Hall, seating up to 350 guests, offers a unique space to host a range of evening events from charity dinners to award ceremonies and gala events. The venue’s spaces have all been renovated with emphasis placed on preserving its most distinctive and appealing features.

Senate House constantly strives to reduce its carbon footprint, working closely with renewable energy suppliers. It’s bespoke menus mirror a dedication to incorporating locally sourced fresh ingredients.

The seasonal three course menu includes “Grilled Halloumi and Pancetta with creamed watercress, pea shoot salad”, followed by “Fillet of English beef with fondant potato, grilled tomato and open cup mushrooms served with a red wine jus” and “Vanilla Pana Cotta with coffee cream and tuille biscuits”.

Charlie Vernon, business development manager at Senate House, comments: ‘We are very excited about the launch of our charity offers. Targeting a different market is integral to our dedication to continually evolving our business offerings. Our iconic venue’s unique art deco architectural features create a memorable atmosphere for sophisticated evening events, while our meeting and conference spaces offer state of the art audio visual equipment.”

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  • Senate House is the heart of the University of London’s administration.  The building was designed by Charles Holden who was awarded Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Gold Medal for architecture in 1936.  He is widely recognised for his designs for London Underground and Senate House’s landmark art deco tower. During World War Two Senate House was taken over by the Ministry of Information.
  • Senate House has 29 venues available from Charles Holden’s stunning architecturally significant Beveridge Hall and Crush Hall’s to private Georgian Garden Squares.
  • Senate House’s grand 1930’s proportions are married with progressive technology and AV in line with today’s demands.
  • University of London, Senate House, London, WC1E 7HU
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