Woolwich Works

11, No 1 Street, England, SE18 6HD, United Kingdom


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Woolwich Works London Events

Showcasing a distinctive blend of 17th-century charm and contemporary style, Woolwich Works is a popular riverside location for weddings and private events in London. With a wide range of unique event spaces and excellent features, this historic London venue is ideal for any occasion.

While its Knight Gallery and Beanfeast rooms boast original exposed brickwork, chic timber flooring and riverside entry, the larger Fireworks Factory offers ample space, bespoke lighting, and a dramatic glass roof to let in those glorious rays. Summertime also offers exclusive use of the outside courtyard for those events that require a little more sunshine.

An adaptable space, Woolwich Works will wow you with its grand scale and subtle features. Perfect for everything from awards nights to riverside weddings, experience historical charm and modern luxury all in one venue.

As well as offering stunning function spaces, Woolwich Works also teams with the finest local catering companies around to provide mouthwatering event menus that you and your guests will love. From the fresh, seasonal food of Social Pantry to the street food-style delicacies of KERB, there is something to suit all tastes and budgets.

Located on the banks of the River Thames, Woolwich Works is easily accessed by both rail and Docklands light railway. Guests can also arrive by boat as the venue is perfectly placed next to the Woolwich Arsenal Pier. Situated in up-and-coming Woolwich, this vibrant area offers plenty of nearby accommodation options for those staying locally.

Highlights of Woolwich Works London events:

  • Elegant mix of 17th-century charm and contemporary style
  • Unique riverside location for weddings and private functions
  • Versatile event spaces catering for intimate and large events
  • Partnering with an array of reputable catering companies
  • Option to arrive by boat at the Woolwich Arsenal Pier
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standing Up to 1800 Standing
dining Up to 720 Dining


Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available N/A
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces 1
Nearby Car Parking
Carpark Locations

Spaces At This Venue

  • Woolwich Works London Wedding and Event Venue, Photo By Matt Chung Photo

    Knight Gallery

    A more intimate space, Knight Gallery works as both a smaller standalone space and in tandem with Beanfeast for larger occasions. Featuring portraits of its loving namesakes in the brickwork and beautiful arched sash windows, this space offers access to both the Woolwich Works courtyard and its riverside entrance, for guests who arrive by boat. A perfect space for meet and greets, dinners and smaller wedding celebrations, Knight Gallery has plenty to offer within its 130-person capacity.

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    A small step up in size from Knight Gallery, Beanfeast suits both conferences, wedding ceremonies, and mid-sized events alike. Offering the same stunning features as the above rooms, sprinkle in magnificent views of the Thames and rugged timber ceilings and you’ve got a splendid space with tons of character. Named after the national holiday coined by King George in 1773, Beanfeast lives up to its prestigious title.

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    The Fireworks Factory

    One of London’s most impressive venues, the exceptional acoustics and top-tier audio equipment of The Fireworks Factory means no matter the event size, your guests will be able to hear your every word. Like a large amount of Woolwich Works, exposed brick lines the walls of this venue, complimented by a bronze corrugated feature wall and a stunning glass ceiling. Boasting a dedicated control room and loading dock, this space allows for everything from unforgettable wedding receptions to prestigious award ceremonies.

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    Coopers Studio

    While Coopers Studio is the smallest space at Woolwich Works, it feels anything but small. Accessible via lift or stairs, the space feels light and airy thanks to its 11.4m x 8.6m size.

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    Stonecutters & Ropekeepers Studio

    When combined, the Stonecutters & Ropekeepers Studio is the perfect space for performances and private events. Features mirrors, oak ballet barres and lit by glass factory lights. High, vaulted ceilings make the space feel generous. Individual capacity is as follows: Ropekeepers, theatre - 70 Ropekeepers, cabaret - 60 Stonecutters, theatre - 80 Stonecutters, cabaret - 80

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    Workers' Yard

    Accommodating up to 1000 people, the Workers’ Yard offers an industrial feel and features a large courtyard, ideal for outdoor catering, summer parties and big festivals.

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Nearby attractions:

  • James Clavell Square
  • Wellington Park
  • Royal Arsenal Gatehouse

Hotels nearby:

  • Premier Inn London Woolwich
  • London City View
  • Greenwich Guest House

Venue Testimonials

Amazing venue! It's lovely to see that Woolwich Works has embraced the history of the building and the area while making a beautiful building so accessible!

Eibe B

Woolwich Works offers a large open space to accommodate a decent crowd. Beautiful environment in Woolwich, nice restaurants nearby. Excellent security and staff. I had an amazing time at an office event there. I'll highly recommend it.

Laura O

Superb venue, Lovely atmosphere, Fabulous acts, great restaurant and bars. Well worth a visit to London's newest & hottest destination! A must!

Mutinta H

Frequently Asked Questions

The venue hire fee for weddings at Woolwich Works varies depending on your chosen event space. Prices are as follows:

  • Knight Gallery and Beanfeast: £4,500 +VAT
  • Knight Gallery: £4,000 +VAT
  • Fireworks Factory and Workers Bar: £9,500 +VAT

Below are capacities for the most popular spaces at Woolwich Works.

  • The Fireworks Factory: Theatre 1200, Banqueting 720, Standing 1800. 
  • Knight Gallery: Theatre 130, Banquet 130 on long tables, Standing 130.
  • Beanfeast: Theatre 170, Standing 170, Banquet Long Tables 132.

A wedding at Woolwich Works would end at 11 pm, with the possibility of a midnight extension on request.

Weddings at Woolwich boast a modern, yet historic vibe filled with natural light and a bright airy atmosphere.

Yes, there is a selection of quality accommodation in both Woolwich and the surrounding areas of London. These are all accessible via nearby public transport links. Hotel options include:

  • Premier Inn London Woolwich
  • London City View
  • Greenwich Guest House

Partnering with a handful of superb local catering companies, Woolwich Works offers menu options suitable for every palette and any event style.


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