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Address: 16 Lower Thames Street, London, England
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Conference and exhibition venue

A smaller conference/exhibition venue in the city of London. Close to Monument and Tower Hill tube stations. I guess the services provided depend on the organisers, but the... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 January 2017
Ash B
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Cinderford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

A smaller conference/exhibition venue in the city of London. Close to Monument and Tower Hill tube stations. I guess the services provided depend on the organisers, but the location is OK, and the staff working here were pleasant and helpful

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Very low of floor space for exhibitors but it looked ok. Close to the Monument Tube and the Premier Inn Hub hotel. Had the lunch time 3 course meal served here with guests, on the 2nd floor. Was very impressed with the food, and the service. Would recommend using their meal services to entertain during a conference show

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Whilst it retains its shape as the old fish market it is a building which is completely refurbished as a conference/dinner venue. Perfect for the function can hold around 1,500 I think. Does what it says if you need a city location for a function.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

I was there to attend an Award Function with a gathering of 600 people. It was fascinating to know that this place was a fish market earlier and was converted to a party venue. It is huge and has separate areas for cocktail reception and the main event. had an amazing night with the great views of London bridge and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

Our work Christmas party was held here, commencing with drinks on arrival, a lovely 3 course meal and a fantastic DJ and dancers. There was a quiet lounge area to retreat to with a free Pick & Mix stand. Bars around the venue which for London were reasonably priced.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

Went for an Industry Expo, & very fit for purpose. Very Central, walking distance from Fenchurch St (I know, I had to walk back in torrential rain). Tower Hill, Bank & Monument Stations-Don't bother getting a Cab (as I did, going), a 10 Minute walk is a 20 minute ride. Essentially it is a great big, enclosed open space &... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2015

The north bank of the Thames has hardly any historic buildings of note. Nearly all have been pushed aside in favour of modern office blocks. One exception is Old Billingsgate fish market. Built in 1876 it operated until it was relocated to new premises in docklands in 1982. Luckily this Grade II listed building has been given new life as... More 

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