Carlton House SW1
As the former residence of Prime Minister William Gladstone, this fabulous location is an exceptional canvas for any production, with its striking period features and prime location in the heart of the capital with unrivalled views overlooking St James’s Park and The Mall.
Desigined by John Nash and developed by The British Academy, it is one of London’s finest Georgian treasures, previously playing host to members of the British Royal Family, Prime Ministers and business leaders. It is now a versatile setting for shoots, private parties, promotional launches and business conferences.
Individual rooms , floors or the whole building can be hired - it boasts 10 flexible event spaces. Catering and set-up for events can accomodate up to 125 people.
The black and white tiled floor of the grand entrance hall impresses with a sweeping black three-flight marble staircase and a trompel'oeil painted ceiling and is the ideal backdrop for a press day or special event or makes an ideal location for a British heritage brand shoot, editorial or evening wear.
The Music Room has intricate white wall panelling and painted window blinds. It interconnect to :
The spacious Council Room has gardenia panelled walls hung with period portraits and enjoys lots of natural light, due to the enormous bay windows overlooking the garden square opposite.
The Mall Room is an exceptional bright, double-aspect room with an encahnting view of St James's Park, Horse Guards Parade, the London Eye and the tower of Big Ben.
There is also a Lecture Room fitted with a staged area, fully integrated saudio-visual system and electronic black out blinds.
A unique painted ceiling decorates the Lecture Room, while stunning views of London are plentiful from the Mall Room.
Whereas the secluded garden square at the front of the building is perfect for an outdoor reception.