Venue Hire

A variety of unique spaces are available to hire across the Chelsea College of Arts campus. From the grandeur of the Edwardian Rooms, to the contemporary design of the Triangle Space, alongside the vast, versatile Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground, the College has the potential to accommodate conference, exhibitions, debates, installations and location shoots.

Please do get in touch with the Events Team to discuss your prospective event and future opportunities.

Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground
Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground - Jim Stephenson

Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground

Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground

Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground 

Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground

  • Can house purpose-built temporary structures
  • In-ground pop-up electrical power points with commando power socket outlets
  • 16 amp and 3 phase power available
  • Adjustable LED lights 
  • Four water points
  • Capacity - 750
  • Size - 3,500m²

For further information please download the Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground technical specifications [PDF, 289 KB]

Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground
Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground - Jim Stephenson

Banqueting Suite 

Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground

Banqueting Suite 

Banqueting Suite

  • Originally part of the Royal Army Medical Corps officers’ mess
  • Suitable for conferences and dinners
  • Adjustable lighting, automatic anti-glare and blackout blinds 
  • Large wooden panelled sliding doors partition the suite from the adjoining Red Room
  • Capacity - 200 guests for a reception, 160 dining, 120 theatre
Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground
Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground - Jim Stephenson

Red Room

Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground

Red Room

Red Room

  • A mid-sized event space with high ceilings
  • Can be opened onto the Banqueting Suite creating an ideal breakout or reception and greeting space
  • View of the River Thames
  • Capacity - 80 guests for a reception, 50 dining and 60 theatre 
Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground
Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground - Jim Stephenson

Green Room

Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground

Green Room

Green Room

  • Ideal for an away day or meeting, intimate receptions, launch events or formal group dinner
  • Double aspect views over the River Thames and towards Tate Britain
  • A contemporary lounge space with an abundance of natural light 
  • Capacity - 60 guests for a reception, 40 dining or 20 with boardroom layout
Chelsea Lecture Theatre
Chelsea lecture theatre

Lecture Theatre

  • Ideal for conferences and presentations
  • Tiered, fixed seating
  • Projection facilities, including lectern and microphone
  • This space has no natural light
  • Breakout space and meeting rooms may be available upon request
  • Capacity - 165
Triangle Space

Triangle Space

Triangle Space

Triangle Space

Triangle Space

  • Large triangular space
  • Includes four moveable partial room dividers
  • The space comes empty but furniture may be available upon request
  • This space has limited natural light
  • Capacity - dependent on requirements
  • Size - 217.18m²
The Cook House

Cook House

The Cook House

Cook House

Cook House

  • Consists of two interconnecting spaces and lobby
  • A bright space with lots of natural light
  • Capacity - dependent on requirements
  • Size - 146.11m², main area - 112.25m², entrance space - 33.86m²
The Billiards Room

Billiards Room

The Billiards Room

Billiards Room

Billiards Room

  • Once part of the Royal Army Medical Corps officers’ mess
  • Grade II listed
  • Tables and chairs are available
  • 50 chairs available
  • PC and AV equipment
  • Sound proofed room divider to make two smaller spaces
  • Capacity - Double space - 60 theatre style, 24 conference style. Single space - 30 theatre style, 16 conference style
  • Size - 70m, divides into 38m² and 32m²
Card Room
Card Room

Card Room

  • Once part of the Royal Army Medical Corps officers’ mess
  • Grade II listed
  • 30 chairs available for conferences and presentations
  • Tables and chairs available for meetings
  • Capacity - 20 theatre style, 16 conference style
  • Size - 44.04m²
Studio space

Seminar rooms and studios

  • A variety of spaces may be available, particularly out of term time 
  • Some furniture may be available upon request
  • Capacity - variable

Please note: all of our spaces are based in a busy working art college and are more likely to be available at weekends, evenings and outside term time.