Old Town Hall venue hire

There are three rooms available for hire, all of which have free superfast Wi-Fi.

We also have rooms available to hire in other libraries in the borough.

Riverside Room

This wood-panelled former Council Chamber, overlooking the Thames at Richmond Riverside, is an ideal venue for presentations, meetings, receptions, and networking events. It has a stage, a dance floor and an adjoining kitchenette. View the room layout(pdf, 852KB).

Room layout and capacity

  • Reception: 150
  • Theatre: 100
  • Banquet E-shape: 63
  • Banquet U-shape: 42
  • Cabaret/Herringbone: 60

Evening charges (Only available Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 7pm to 10pm)

  • Standard rate: £195
  • Concessionary rate: £135

Picture of Riverside Room

Whittaker Ellis Suite

An excellent business venue which is perfect for conferences, presentations, formal and informal meetings, small receptions and networking events. It also lends itself to use as a training facility with data points and power sockets for 12 devices.

The room has direct street access and an adjoining kitchenette. View the room layout(pdf, 47KB).

Room layout and capacity

  • Reception: 60
  • Theatre: 50
  • Classroom: 24
  • Board room: 22

Evening charges (7pm to 10pm) not available Saturdays or Sundays

  • Standard evening rate: £150
  • Concessionary evening rate: £105

Hourly charges (9.30am to 6.30pm) not available Saturdays or Sundays

  • Standard rate: £40
  • Concessionary rate: £20

Picture of Whittaker Ellis Suite

Seminar Room

Available for daytime hires and early evenings up to 6.30pm on Mondays and Wednesdays.

A choice venue for small meetings/conferences, presentations or as a temporary office or interview room. View the room layout(pdf, 33KB).

Room layout and capacity

  • Board room: 10
  • Theatre: 15
  • Classroom: 9

Hourly charges (9.30am to 5.30pm, Saturdays until 3.30pm, not available on Sundays)

  • Standard rate: £24
  • Concessionary rate: £12

Picture of Seminar Room

Booking Information

Concessionary rate eligibility(pdf, 14KB)

For further information and to make a booking contact:

Library Facilities Manager
Old Town Hall
Whittaker Avenue
Richmond

Phone: 020 8734 3310
Email: oldtownhall@richmond.gov.uk

Updated: 25 May 2017