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Winter Garden
York House
Richmond Road

The Winter Garden is part of York House and is available to hire for a variety of functions, offering access to the gardens. It can be hired in conjunction with other York House rooms to suit your requirements.


The Winter Garden offers access to the gardens, and is suitable for the following functions:

  • Receptions
  • Meetings

Amplified music requires prior permission.

Find out more about York House weddings.


The Winter Garden is available for hire:

  • Monday to Thursday - 9am to 11pm
  • Friday and Saturday - 9am to 1am
  • Sunday - 10am to Midnight

Layout and amenities

The room is 7 metres by 10 metres, and it can hold 40 people seated for a formal dinner or 50 seated theatre style. It can accommodate 20 for a boardroom style meeting.

Bringing equipment

You are allowed to bring in stand alone presentation equipment or decorations for your event. However we do not allow anything to be pinned, stuck or attached to the walls in any rooms. Any equipment that is brought in has to come in and be taken out within your booked times. There is no storage available on site.


External caterers are welcome at York House. To assist you in choosing a caterer for your event we have compiled a list of caterers that have worked at York House.

Tables and chairs

Tables and chairs are provided but you, or your caterer, will need to provide all the linen, crockery, cutlery, glassware and cooking/serving utensils.

Kitchen facilities

There is no kitchen facilities available when hiring the Winter Garden.

Serving alcohol

You are welcome to provide alcohol to your guests free of charge and we do not charge a corkage fee. If you wish to have a pay bar, then you must hire our approved bar supplier. Please contact a Lettings Officer for bar supplier details. If you are organising a charity event contact us for information on a Temporary Event Notice.

Hire charges

Charges vary according to whether you are holding a ceremony or reception.

For regular hirers, charity or community group bookings see the York House standard prices.

There is a minimum hire period for each room. See the price lists for more detail. We do take private bookings on some bank holidays. For hire charges on these dates or for any other queries please contact a Lettings Officer.

Getting here

Twickenham Railway Station is nearby in London Road and a number of buses serve the area. More details on how to get to York House(pdf, 170KB).

There is a two hour maximum stay (9am to 5pm) public car park available at the venue and a multi-story car park in nearby Arragon Road. Further information can be found on the car parks page.


To enquire about hiring the Hyde Room, or to arrange a viewing, contact the Lettings Officer:

Telephone: 020 8831 6108

Updated: 01 April 2024

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