Whether you’re organising a business conference or hosting a client meeting in London, location is key. Is a Central London venue really the best choice for your delegates or visitors? Bearing transport and logistics in mind, it may be far more convenient to book somewhere closer to the airport.
Luckily, there’s a wide range of strategically positioned London meeting rooms and conference centres to choose from. Here are our favourite West London venues that are handy for Heathrow Airport. For further information about any of them, or to help you book at the best possible rates, contact Best Venues London on 020 7186 8687.
A 4 star hotel just minutes from Heathrow Airport, The Park Inn Hotel has 895 stylish guest rooms and suites and a total of 1,940 square metres of multipurpose event space. 41 bright and modern meeting rooms of all shapes and sizes can be found in two separate conference centres, complete with audiovisual equipment and free wireless internet. In total, 700 delegates can be catered for.
There’s an experienced team of in-house event organisers that can help you with anything from the initial booking through to last-minute requirements. The venue has an on-site fitness club and plenty of parking, making it a very convenient option for business travellers from abroad as well as UK based delegates travelling by car.
Coworth Park Hotel in Ascot is The Dorchester Collection’s luxury country house hotel and spa. As you would expect, service, comfort and privacy is provided at the highest level in a setting that combines the Georgian charm of the original Coworth Park manor house estate with a distinctly modern interior.
Set in beautiful English countryside, this 70-room 5 star hotel is only 20 minutes’ drive from Heathrow Airport, making it the perfect choice for international one-day business meetings, board meetings and local events. The hotel has its own helipad.
There are 4 event rooms equipped with the latest technology, offering a choice of conference and banqueting facilities that range from discreet client meetings to laving receptions. Coworth Park also has its own Equestrian Centre and it the only hotel in the UK with its own polo fields.
A mere 20 minute taxi ride from Heathrow, Ascot Racecourse needs no introduction. As a conference and events centre, it has a reputation of having hosted some of the most prestigious companies in the world. Able to accommodate a vast range of meetings, conference and training events for 10-3,000 delegates, there are 300 meeting and dining rooms and state-of-the-art AV and IT facilities.
Inside, you’ll find magnificent rooms, stunning views, private roof terraces and the spectacular Galleria with a high atrium combine. Outside there’s 179 acres of beautiful parkland and the open spaces of the Parade Ring, Old Paddock and Silver Ring that are available for team building and motivational activities.
One of the beautifully refurbished original buildings, The Pavilion, has a capacity of 1,770 guests and is an impressive space for exhibitions, conferences and private events. In summer time, the triple decker marquee on the Old Paddock Lawn provides the ultimate venue for balls and banquets for 500-1800 people.
Set in the world famous botanical gardens at Kew near Richmond, ideally situated for the M4 motorway and Heathrow Airport, Kew Gardens has several sumptuous venues in magnificent surroundings for daytime and evening events including:
• The Nash Conservatory and Prince of Wales Conservatory, beautiful glasshouses for corporate events, product launches and drinks receptions for up to 200 guests
• The Orangery, a stunning venue for evening events, gala dinners and corporate parties.
• Cambridge Cottage, an elegant former royal residence with its own private garden, perfect for escaping the hustle and bustle of the city
• The Victorian Temperate house is a truly spectacular event venue amongst tropical plants and trees from all over the world.
Situated in West London’s Chiswick High Street, approx. 20 minutes from Central London and from Heathrow Airport, High Road House Hotel is a stylish and spacious 14-room Georgian townhouse hotel. There’s a restaurant, bar and private dining room upstairs, plus plenty of private hire space downstairs.
Small, medium and large private hire rooms are available for private meetings, dinner and private screenings accommodating up to 120 guests. The décor and design is exquisitely low key and informal, and includes a bar and an imaginatively equipped Games Room, complete with table football, classic games and plasma TV. It’s the idea party venue, private dining space or eclectic conference or meetings location.