73 Waterloo at St John’s

73, Waterloo Road, England, SE1 8TY, United Kingdom


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73 Waterloo at St John’s Corporate Events

Boasting an unrivalled location opposite Waterloo Station and London Bridge, 73 Waterloo at St John’s is an excellent venue option for corporate events in Central London. This Grade II* listed landmark has recently undergone a multi-million-pound refurbishment, transforming the heritage church into a leading, sustainable venue on South Bank. 

St John’s soaring Nave is perfect for hosting larger corporate events, from gala dinners and awards nights to product launches and conferences. This unique, light-filled space has been refurbished to perfection and features eight-metre-high ceilings, large windows, intricate murals, state-of-the-art audiovisual facilities, and an inbuilt stage. The church’s historic vaults are ideally suited as breakout areas or for hosting smaller functions.

As an exclusive Bovingdons venue, you can expect impeccable service and world-class catering menus for your corporate function at 73 Waterloo at St John’s. The experienced Bovingdons team are renowned for delivering exceptional events at heritage venues across London, meaning you can be sure of a seamless and stress-free experience in their capable hands. 

Highlights of 73 Waterloo at St John’s Corporate Functions & Events:

  • Spacious and versatile function spaces for corporate events
  • Available for exclusive hire for up to 270 seated and 500 standing guests
  • Impressive catering menus from the renowned Bovingdons team
  • State-of-the-art audiovisual facilities
  • Convenient location opposite Waterloo Station
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dining Up to 270 Dining
standing Up to 500 Standing
theatre Up to 400 Theatre
cabaret Up to 200 Cabaret


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

Spaces At This Venue

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    The Nave

    Boasting soaring high ceilings, intricate decor, and large windows, the Nave is an impressive venue at St John's Waterloo. This beautifully refurbished, bright, contemporary and incredibly versatile space is perfect for hosting larger events like conferences, weddings, and gala dinners.

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  • St John's Waterloo London Venue Hire The Old Crypt

    The Old Crypt

    This beautifully historic and intimate space adjoins the Forum and is an ideal setting for dinner parties, breakout areas, and late-night drinks receptions.

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    The Forum

    Featuring striking restored brickwork and natural colour palettes throughout, the Old Crypt and adjacent Forum lend themselves perfectly to an array of events, including weddings, presentations, conferences, and corporate functions.

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Nearby hotels:

  • The Hoxton, Southwark
  • Bankside Hotel, Autograph Collection
  • Sea Containers Hotel

Attractions nearby:

  • The London Eye
  • National Theatre
  • Shakespeare’s Globe

Frequently Asked Questions

Capacity limits will vary depending on your chosen event space and are as follows:

  • The Nave: 270 seated, 500 standing, 400 Theatre, 200 Cabaret
  • The Old Crypt: 40 seated, 140 standing, 40 Boardroom
  • The Forum: 80 seated, 200 Standing, 100 Theatre, 50 Boardroom, 60 Cabaret

There are plenty of accommodation options nearby, including:

  • The Hoxton, Southwark
  • Bankside Hotel, Autograph Collection
  • Sea Containers Hotel

There is no on-site parking at the venue. Southbank Centre Car Park and Waterloo Station are just a few minutes away.

St John’s is a Bovingdons venue, which means you can expect exceptional catering menus showcasing modern European and British cuisine.

Yes, a menu tasting for two people is included in your wedding package.

Yes, security is required and is charged at £30 per hour per security guard.

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