In the heart of London’s Piccadilly, the Royal Society of Chemistry at Burlington House is a prestigious event venue full of discovery, offering stories around every corner.
Explore a venue that combines rich heritage with vibrant spirit and contemporary facilities to provide you with the perfect formula for an unforgettable occasion.
Easily accessible and welcoming to all, we invite all manner of enquiries, including conferences, celebrations, award ceremonies and gatherings of up to 200 people. Event bookers can choose from six impressive event spaces, spread over two floors, and linked through adjoining doors, offering the flexibility to be hired together.
London venue hire couldn’t be simpler with our bespoke, personal service, delivered with great creativity and authenticity. Inspiring impactful and memorable events, come and feel right at home at the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Plus, as a not-for-profit organisation, your event will also help us support the chemical science community to make the world a better place.
Choose your event
Explore our conferencing facilities for your next event of up to 120 delegates. Blending character and vibrancy with personal service, first-class facilities and AV, learn, connect and inspire with your conferences at RSC.
Whether it's a family gathering, a birthday or other important celebration, your occasion deserves to be nothing short of spectacular. Our exclusive venue hire is here to help you achieve this.
We offer intimate dining spaces and culinary excellence served by expert in-house caterers Houston & Hawkes. Make use of our central London private dining rooms for a stand out experience.
Choose from six venue spaces for hire, each enriched with character. Whether you’re after intimacy or granduer, the flexibility of our venue allows a range of events with many of the rooms combining through adjoining doors.
Each event space boasts:
Free WiFi access
Built-in air conditioning
Getting to Burlington House
Royal Society of Chemistry
Burlington House is on the north side of Piccadilly, opposite Fortnum and Mason and not far from The Ritz. After entering the gates, you will find the Royal Society of Chemistry at the far right of the courtyard. Disabled access is available.
The nearest tube stations are Green Park and Piccadilly Circus.
Bus numbers 14, 19, 22 and 38 all stop near to Burlington House.
Food and drink
Food and drink can make or break any occasion. At the Royal Society of Chemistry, our innovative food and catering solutions encompass the authenticity and ethos we strive for in every aspect of events. Expert B-Corp certified in-house caterers, Houston & Hawkes, serve bespoke catering solutions to ensure nothing but delectably enticing menu options that tantalise the tastebuds.
Hear what our clients have to say about their experiences hosting events at the Royal Society of Chemistry at Burlington House…
Can’t thank you and the team enough for such an amazing evening – everyone was so complimentary about the venue, food and drink, and service and had a great time. Please do pass on our thanks again to the team for a wonderful evening. And personally I really appreciated everyone’s flexibility and willingness to pitch in and help on the night, as soon as the evening started I was able to relax and enjoy myself safe in the knowledge that you all had everything covered.
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