City and Guilds Building, Central London
Provide an impressive welcome through our College Main Entrance.
With a refurbishment completed in 2018, the City and Guilds Building boasts modern industrial architecture and the latest in technology and design. All venues are accessible via the foyer and concourse area which can be hired as part of your event. Guests can enjoy college artefacts on display including a flight simulator and original 19th Century bell and clock mechanism.
The City and Guilds Building offers classrooms, lecture theatres and an impressive foyer and concourse area suitable for all event types.
Discover the unique City and Guilds Building
- The first City and Guilds Building was erected on the site the former City & Guilds College building, constructed in 1885.
The building is still home to the College’s original 19th Century bell and clock mechanism which can be viewed in the main foyer.
- City and Guilds College merged with the Royal School of Mines and Royal College of Science to form Imperial College London in 1907.
- The building was renamed in 2013 in honour of the College’s historical connections to the City and Guilds London Institute.
Imperial College London and the City and Guilds London Institute have a long history and are known as leaders in engineering and technological and vocational qualifications, respectively.
- Specialist facilities in the City and Guilds Building include two wind tunnels capable of producing 100mph wind speed for use in research and teaching.
- Convenient locations
- Inspiring surroundings
- Dedicated specialists
Discover our spaces
View our industrial style spaces in the City and Guilds Building.
How to find the City and Guilds Building
The City and Guilds Building can be accessed from the College’s main entrance on Exhibition Road or from Dalby Court. All rooms can be accessed from the building’s main foyer.
Imperial College London, Exhibition Road, London, UK
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