A unique and historic London venue

Switch Room at Churchill War Rooms - Venue Hire
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Switch Room at Churchill War Rooms.

Host your event in the very rooms where Winston Churchill and his cabinet led Britain to victory during the Second World War. 

Rich in atmosphere and located in the heart of Westminster, Churchill War Rooms offers character and convenience for your event. 

All guests attending events have access to explore both the historic Cabinet War Rooms and the Churchill Museum. Evening guests will also receive complimentary audio guides as part of their package (usually £29.50 +VAT). 

Visitors also have the opportunity to add on a private tour guide to their event (additional cost applies). 

Enjoy modern meeting and dining facilities preserved and restored to look just as they did during the Second World War.

The Harmsworth Room

The Harmsworth Room at Churchill War Rooms set up with a champagne drinks reception and blue lighting
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Ideal for smaller conferences, drinks receptions and intimate dinners, the Harmsworth Room features an original 1940's electric generator wall with LEDs, switches and dials.

A stunning space, ideal for smaller conferences, drinks receptions and intimate dinners. Featuring an original 1940's electric generator wall providing a stunning backdrop for your event. 

Capacities

  • Standing reception: 120  
  • Theatre style: 50 
  • Seated dinner: 60/90 (depending on table set up)
  • Boardroom style: 24 
  • Cabaret style: 32

The HCA Auditorium

Churchill War Rooms HCA room set for dinner with round tables
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This is our largest event room at Churchill War Rooms and offers the perfect setting for larger evening banquets. It features a built in podium with microphone and AV equipment for presentations and is decorated with 1940’s style propaganda artwork.

Enjoy all the benefits of a modern meeting space, with added historic touches in Churchill's wartime bunker.

Capacities

  • Standing reception: 175  
  • Theatre style: 120 
  • Seated dinners: 120
  • Boardroom style: 50 
  • Cabaret style: 70

The Learning Room

The Learning Room at CWR in a conference set up with television.
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The Learning Room is a boardroom style space and offers a unique setting for smaller meetings or workshops.

A bright, functional room, ideal for meetings or workshops.

Capacities

  • Standing: 40
  • Theatre style: 40
  • Boardroom style: 20
  • Classroom: 18   

Please contact us for more details and to discuss discounted rates. 

More information

  • Get in touch

    Contact us to start planning your event at the Churchill War Rooms 

     

    Call us: 020 7766 0127

  • Packages and Offers

    Find out more about venue hire packages and offers at Churchill War Rooms. 

If your enquiry is not specifically about venue hire, please contact our Customer Services team

Central London Location

Address: Clive Steps, King Charles Street, London, SW1A 2AQ

Nearest tube: Westminster Station (5 mins), St James Park (6 mins) and Charing Cross (12 mins)

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Churchill War Rooms Interior Hall
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Commercial filming locations

Our locations provide commercial film, TV, photography and creative advertising shoot experiences that engage emotions and tell many different stories.

IWM Churchill War Room Tours
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Private Tours

Churchill War Rooms Private Tours

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Dates to suit you

Interior of the Harmsworth Room at Churchill War Rooms set up for an event, Imperial War Museums
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Packages, Pricing and Seasonal Offers at Churchill War Rooms

Find out more about some of the packages available for your event at the Churchill War Rooms. 

Restaurant Associates Sustainability Initiatives

As part of the UK’s largest food services company committed to delivering social value, our size and reach empowers us to have game changing influence on our national food system. As market leaders, we will drive this change and work with our partners to create a blueprint for others to follow. 

  • Restaurant Associates are committed to reaching climate net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2030
  • We are committed to reducing food waste by innovation such as onsite food composting and sustainable food practices
  • We encourage seasonal menus to reduce our carbon footprint
  • We aim to source local food, by suppliers which support animal welfare and sustainable practices
  • Our ‘life’ water supports our charity project to supply clean water within developing countries