Woolwich Works

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


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Woolwich Works London Weddings

With the built-in love story of heroic Adelaide Knight and Donald Brown, Woolwich Works offers the perfect setting for your wedding day in London’s vibrant riverside area of Woolwich. Stunning industrial design, versatile wedding spaces, and exceptional food choices make this historic London wedding venue one you won’t want to miss.

The Scene at Woolwich Works London

Surrounded by the vibrant up-and-coming Woolwich area, you’ll find a selection of popular bars and fantastic eateries right on your doorstep at Woolwich Works London. The venue is ideally located next to the Woolwich Arsenal Pier, meaning your wedding guests can arrive by boat for a truly unforgettable experience.

Setting foot onto the grounds of Woolwich Works, witness four hundred years of history lovingly restored, bringing the heritage of 17th-century England into the modern world. Inside you’ll find a selection of beautiful weddings spaces ranging from grand to intimate. These stunningly light-filled spaces retain their legacy with large sash windows and rustic exposed brick walls while offering state-of-the-art technology to cater to your every need.

Woolwich Works London Wedding Ceremonies

Woolwich Works’ historic elegance works perfectly as the setting for your wedding day, with a number of different sized — but no less impressive — rooms to choose from. Below is a selection of spaces that are ideal for your wedding ceremony at this riverside venue in South East London.

With stunning but subtle portraits of its namesakes in the brickwork, the Knight Gallery’s intimate but bright space is perfect for shining a spotlight on your special day. With access to the courtyard, the gallery provides a beautiful setting for both your ceremony and pre-dinner drinks reception.

Another licensed ceremony space at Woolwich Works is the impressive Beanfeast, boasting exposed brick walls, a rustic timber ceiling and restored original sash windows overlooking the Thames. This airy riverside room can be styled beautifully to host your nuptials, with natural light flooding in through the large sash windows.

Woolwich Works London Wedding Receptions

After you say, ‘I do,’ it’s time to relax and kick off your reception, and where better than Woolwich Works? Offering several spectacular options for receptions of all sizes, you’re guaranteed to find the perfect space to celebrate your love.

Undoubtedly a room made for celebrations, Beanfeast’s generous, mid-sized setting offers airy riverside views and a 170-person capacity for when you need to squeeze in just a few extra guests

Are you planning a summer or spring wedding and looking for a stunning space for guests to mingle pre-reception? If so, the Knight Gallery offers exclusive use of its courtyard, housed in elegant 17th-century architecture.

The versatile, open-plan Fireworks Factory is the largest wedding space on offer at Woolwich Works. With its unique glass roof, spectacular natural acoustics, and endless amounts of space, you can truly let your imagination run wild, creating the wedding reception of your dreams.

Wedding Photography Near Woolwich Works London

Some of the most popular wedding photography locations near Woolwich Works London are:

  • River Thames
  • James Clavell Square
  • Wellington Park
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standing Up to 1800 Standing
dining Up to 720 Dining

Wedding Venue Details

Wedding Services Ceremony & Reception
Reception Only
Wedding Ceremony Indoor
Wedding Ceremony Cost



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