Beaconsfield Gallery

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Built on Victorian philanthropy, the former Lambeth Ragged School has been transformed into a stunning contemporary art gallery. From the breathtaking height and volume of the Upper Gallery, to the raw urban aesthetic of the original Victorian railway Arch Space – Beaconsfield is a unique and atmospheric site with three very distinct spaces that capture the best of London design.

The high quality flexible venue and its galleries may be hired for:

  • Wedding ceremonies and receptions*
  • Conferences
  • Filming and photoshoots
  • Product launches
  • Seminars and meetings
  • Fashion shows

The Upper Space

The Upper space with its 7 metre high white walls, original raked, stepped wooden floor and large arched windows is a spectacular room, full of natural light. The space has a lighting rig with spots and up lighting, blackout facilities, and 18 mounted double electricity sockets. Along one wall there is a projection balcony with Broadband capability and 3 double sockets. The whole space has under floor heating and has single and 3 phase electricity. This large, impressive space is ideal for product launches, conferences and corporate hospitality.

136.5 square metres (1600 sq. ft)
(Capacity: 100 Seated/150 Standing)

The Arch Space

The Arch space has exposed brick walls, concrete floor and a state-of-the-art invisible infrared heating system. Its urban aesthetic complements the pristine nature of the Upper and Lower spaces and its stunning, unique atmosphere is ideal for parties, product launches, fashion shows and film sets. Served by single and 3 phase electricity this durable space can be accessed through the lower gallery and yard.

190.6 square metres (3150 sq. ft.)
(Capacity: 300 Seated/400 Standing)

The Lower Space

The Lower space has white walls, an original York stone floor, cast iron pillars and large, original windows providing excellent natural light. It has a more intimate feel, ideal for smaller launches and receptions. There are down-light spotlights with dimmers and 6 double sockets. The Lower space is included in any hire, as this is where the toilet and kitchen facilities are located. The kitchen/bar area has a double sink, microwave oven, 2 refrigerators and 3 double electricity sockets. There are excellent toilet facilities: 2 Gents, 2 Ladies and 1 Wheelchair access.

79.45 square metres (1300 sq. ft.)
(Capacity: 100 Seated/150 Standing)

The Garden Yard

People really enjoy spending time in our beautiful green lung. Our gardener Lucy has been crafting homes for bees and other insects – recycling garden waste to increase our biodiversity and celebrate the natural world that surrounds us. As well as influencing the day to day running of the space, ecology informs Beaconsfield’s programme and relationships with our collaborators.

Standard Hire Rates

The Arch Space – From £200+VAT per hour
The Upper Space – From £200+VAT per hour
The Lower Space – From £150+VAT per hour
Whole Gallery – From £250+VAT per hour

*Rates are set at a minimum of three hours and must include adequate time for set up and clear out.
**Hire rates may vary depending on day of the week, season (eg. Christmas), and the scale and type of event. These rates exclude any catering costs. Please contact us for more details.

We regret that our spaces cannot be hired for exhibitions, creative courses and any publicly promoted events.

Download our Venue Hire Brochure.

Contact us

For a quick quote, please fill out Beaconsfield’s Venue Hire Enquiry Form
call +44(0) 207 582 6465