Sea Containers London

20, Upper Ground, England, SE1 9PD, United Kingdom


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Sea Containers London Weddings

Nestled on the vibrant South Bank, Sea Containers London is a great venue choice for couples seeking a London wedding venue that exudes elegance and style. With its iconic design reminiscent of a 1920s transatlantic cruise liner, this luxury riverside hotel offers a captivating atmosphere and a prime location on the banks of the River Thames. From intimate ceremonies to grand celebrations, Sea Containers London provides a range of exceptional spaces and services to create a memorable wedding experience.

The Scene at Sea Containers London

Sea Containers London sets the stage for a truly unforgettable wedding with its unique blend of glamour and brutalism. The venue’s remarkable design and prime South Bank location create a distinctive atmosphere combining timeless elegance and a contemporary edge. With stunning views of the River Thames and the London skyline, Sea Containers London offers a picturesque backdrop for wedding celebrations. The venue’s versatile event spaces, from the rooftop playground of 12th Knot to the industrial-chic Gallery, cater to various wedding styles and sizes, ensuring that every couple can find their perfect setting.

Sea Containers London Wedding Ceremonies

Sea Containers London presents an array of options for wedding ceremonies within its beautiful on-site spaces. Whether you envision an intimate gathering or a larger affair, the venue’s versatile areas can accommodate your needs. Exchange your vows against the backdrop of breathtaking river views in the Riverview Apartment, which combines contemporary design with timeless elegance. The Gallery, with its industrial-inspired interiors, offers a unique setting merging art and celebration. If you prefer an alternative location, Sea Containers London’s prime South Bank position allows for convenient access to nearby options such as local parks or churches, providing even more possibilities for your special day.

Sea Containers London Wedding Receptions

At Sea Containers London, wedding receptions are elevated to new heights of sophistication and style. The venue offers a range of on-site options to ensure your reception is tailored to your vision. Choose the vibrant rooftop playground of 12th Knot for a memorable celebration with panoramic views of the London skyline. The Foyer & Studio spaces provide a chic and versatile setting that can be customised to suit your preferences. With exquisite catering and a dedicated team of professionals, Sea Containers London is committed to creating an exceptional wedding reception experience that will leave a lasting impression on you and your guests.

Wedding Photography at Sea Containers London

Some of the most popular wedding photography locations near Sea Containers London are:

  • Southbank Centre
  • Millenium Bridge
  • Victoria Embankment Gardens
  • Tower Bridge
  • Gabriel’s Wharf
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Wedding Venue Details

Wedding Services Ceremony & Reception
Wedding Ceremony Indoor


Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available N/A
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces N/A

Spaces At This Venue

  • Studio Foyer At Sea Containers London


    This includes the Studio Foyer and Studios 1-4. The Foyer offers 3,300 square feet of space, accommodating up to 275 guests, making it ideal for receptions. Studios 1-4 are located on a self-contained floor and offer four multi-service meeting rooms that can be customised to meet your specific needs, with state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment, contemporary furniture by VitraHaus, and a streamlined design, ensuring privacy and sophisticated ambience for any event.

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Nearby attractions:

  • Bernie Spain Gardens
  • The London Bridge Experience & London
  • London Eye

Frequently Asked Questions

Sea Containers London can accommodate a variety of event sizes, with event spaces ranging from intimate settings for smaller gatherings to larger spaces capable of hosting up to 300 guests, ensuring flexibility and versatility for corporate events and weddings.

Weddings at Sea Containers London can continue until 1 am. With an additional fee, couples and their guests enjoy an extended celebration into the late-night hours.

A wedding at Sea Containers London is a remarkable experience, combining the timeless elegance of a 1920s transatlantic cruise liner with the vibrant atmosphere of the South Bank. With stunning river views, stylish event spaces, and exceptional service, it offers couples a unique and unforgettable celebration in the heart of London.

There are 359 guest rooms and suites on-site for event and wedding guests. Alternate accommodation options include Hilton London Bankside, Hyatt Regency, Novotel London Blackfriars, and more. 

Limited parking spaces are available at Sea Containers London for an additional fee of £45 per 24 hours from Sunday to Thursday and £49.99 per 24 hours from Friday to Sunday, with availability subject to the day of use.


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