170 Queen’s Gate, Central London
An opulent setting in a historic townhouse.
Add some prestige to your next event and immerse your attendees in the beautiful, historic surroundings of 170 Queen’s Gate. This Grade II-listed Victorian townhouse offers a unique backdrop for meetings, conferences and training programmes, with three beautiful period rooms, a mezzanine meeting room, private courtyard and two-bedroom basement apartment providing the ultimate event flexibility. It’s available for exclusive hire, together with a dedicated venue manager and on-site chef ready to design a delicious menu for you and your guests.
Uncover the history of 170 Queen’s Gate
- Completed in 1889, 170 Queen’s Gate was designed by renowned architect Richard Norman Shaw. Shaw was known for his country houses and commercial buildings and is considered one of the UK’s greatest architects.
- The exterior of 170 Queen’s Gate is an example of English domestic architecture of the period. Its design loosely follows the Queen Anne style, which Shaw became internationally famous for.
- Originally a four-storey home for Frederick Anthony White, a wealthy cement manufacturer, this historic building exchanged hands several times before being acquired by the College in 1947.
- The family crest and initials of the original owner can still be seen on the decoration of the front door and rainwater heads on the south façade respectively.
- 170 Queen’s Gate is home to a beautiful two-bedroom basement apartment which can be let over the summer months for a unique and beautiful stay in Central London.
- Convenient location
- Inspiring surroundings
- Dedicated specialists
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Take a look around our beautiful event spaces at 170 Queen’s Gate.
How to find 170 Queen's Gate
170 Queen’s Gate has direct street access, or you can travel from Exhibition Road, through our main College campus, via Imperial College Road.
170 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, London, UK
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