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Venue hire

Chelsea College of Arts has a variety of unique spaces available to hire for conferences, exhibitions and location shoots.

Our spaces are based in a busy working art college and are more likely to be available at weekends, evenings and outside term time.

Chelsea College of Arts Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground
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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

Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground technical specifications [PDF, 289 KB]

Chelsea College of Arts Banqueting Suite
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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
Chelsea College of Arts Red Room.
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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
Chelsea College of Arts lecture theatre.
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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
Chelsea College of Arts Triangle Space.
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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
Chelsea College of Arts Billiards Room.
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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
Studio at Chelsea.

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


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