St James's Park
One Great George Street is an award-winning central London conference and wedding venue, located in Westminster. It is surrounded by many landmarks such as the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and one of London's most decorative parks, St James' Park. Offering first class facilities and standards of service, this magnificent 4-domed Edwardian construction is ideal for conferences, meetings, gala dinners, press conferences in addition to superior wedding ceremonies and receptions. The meeting and conference services obtainable supply versatile area for a variety of occasions. This elegant and historic building has been described as a "monumental neo-classical design" and a "fashionable rendering of the late Renaissance". The exterior, lobby and staircase are made of Portland stone and plenty ofÂ the rooms are ornately adorned with French walnut and oak panelling, carved plaster ceilings and elaborate crystal chandeliers. The most spectacular apartment within the building is the Great Hall, which is approached by way of the grand staircase and its processional path to the primary flooring. The partitions of the Great Hall might be described as a 'Graeco-Roman rhapsody', as big marble pilasters with bronze effect Ionic capitals and steel bases interspersed with consoled panels that body portraits from the Institution's oil paintings assortment movement across the vertical surfaces. The ceiling of the Great Hall features an enormous painting by Charles Sims commemorating World War B (the patron being Sir John Purser Griffith, ICE President in 1920). The work reveals a feminine figure draped in what seems to be a gown or peplos holding in a single hand an enormous Union Flag, billowing within the wind, and in the different hand a wreath (she is recognized within the ICE Catalogue of Works and Art as 'the determine of Renown, carrying a mourning veil and holding out a wreath of bays with the gesture of crowning'). Whether you simply want one boardroom or a large plenary with smaller breakouts; each event at One Great George Street is allotted a devoted event coordinator. From the traditionally embellished rooms to the purpose-constructed theatres, your business event may also easily be combined with social entertaining.
One Great George Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3AA, UK
St James's Park
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