Porchester Hall

Porchester Rd, Bayswater

Stepping into the 1929 art deco Grade II listed building, situated in the City of Westminster, you are captivated by the grandeur of the elegant staircase with its ornamental bronze and wrought iron banisters, striking marble walls and crystal chandeliers.  This Titanic-esque entrance provides the perfect backdrop for wedding photos and reception drinks.

This stunning, time-less venue, offers a unique and versatile space that is sure to give your event the wow factor. Ideal for larger formal events, including Christmas parties, corporate events, theatre productions, fashions show, product launches and live music events.  

Inside the venue, red carpet flows up the curled staircase from the entrance to the main hall where the walls are handsomely panelled in English oak and walnut, with luxurious rich crimson velvet drapes. Fascinating figurines and motifs support the main beams and ten magnificent crystal chandeliers hang from the intricately detailed ceiling.

The venue can seat up to 400 people for a dinner-dance and is also regularly used for music concerts, banquets, charitable events, balls and galas.  We can also facilitate the use of a nearby car park that can hold up to 100 cars.

The quaint small hall is ideal for small meetings of up to 50 people and can be incorporated into hire of the main hall.  Other rooms available in the venue include the Duchess of York suite, the Blue Room, and as well as a bar and fully industrial kitchen facilities.

The attached leisure facilities provide and original 1929 swimming pool and Turkish Spa which can be taken advantage of by event organisers, and provide additional opportunities for filming.

Located in Bayswater, Paddington; it benefits from links via Royal Oak, Bayswater and Queensway, on both the Hammersmith & City and Central Lines.   

  • Access 
    Accessible via a lift situated near the loading bay
  • Car Parking 
    Private car parking can be arranged for extra cost 
  • Transport & Directions 
    Centrally located Porchester Hall is a walking distance from Bayswater, Queensway and Honour Oaks tube stations 


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Registered address: Greenwich Leisure Limited, Middlegate House, The Royal Arsenal, London, SE18 6SX

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