Other useful information

 

Accommodation

There are a wide range of 3, 4, and 5 star hotels in close proximity to the Hall including:

Apex London Wall Hotel

7-9 Copthall Avenue,
London,
EC2R 7NJ
T: +44 (0)207 9779593

www.apexhotels.co.uk

For all bookings please call 0207 977 9592

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel - Tower of London

7 Pepys Street,
London,
EC3N 4AF
Tel: +0207 709 1000
Email: toweroflondon.reservations@minthotel.com

The Montcalm at the Brewery London City

42-46 Chiswell Street
London
EC1Y 4SB
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7374 2988
Email: reservations@themontcalmlondoncity.co.uk

The Nearest Hospital is;

St Bartholomew's Hospital (Barts)

West Smithfield
London
EC1A 7BE
Tel: 020 7377 7000

Audio Visual and Entertainment Suppliers

Metro Broadcast

We have supplied audio visual, production and broadcast services for over 31 years. We can support all production aspects of your event from concept to delivery. We offer in-house set and stage design and build services as well as having extensive vision, sound and lighting equipment including interactive technology. Metro support all types of live event including conferences, roadshows, AGMs, gala dinner and award ceremonies.

We are based in Central London and manage events for numerous FTSE companies. Being part of WPP plc we regularly invest in the latest technology but pride ourselves on the quality of our people and client focused project management that has helped us retain a loyal list of blue chip clients. We are happy to assist with the development of floorplans and design for your event so please contact us today for a proposal and quotation – amy.coward@metrobroadcast.com  or ask for Amy on 020 7 202 2000.

 

Icon Presentations

We supply a full range of Audio Visual support featuring the latest equipment and professional crew. Based near the Ironmonger's Hall we specialise in presentation support for the financial and business community. We have intimate knowledge of the venue and can offer tailored packages for every event.

At Icon, we understand that the success of your event depends on attention to detail; a faulty cable or broken bulb could easily ruin an important event. That's why we supply only the best equipment and we ensure it's set up and fully tested well in advance. We also provide duplicate equipment free of charge to ensure that there is always a replacement available on site should the unthinkable happen.

Last minute changes to your requirements can be catered for; we carry stocks of sets, projection, computer, audio and video equipment at our premises, less than a mile from Ironmongers' Hall. The complete Icon service comes at a competitive rate, with all inclusive packages available.

Please contact: laura@icon-presentations.co.uk for a quote.

 

Blank Canvas Entertainment Ltd

Blank Canvas Entertainment was created to provide the best entertainment for events throughout the UK and more. Founded by performers with over 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry, we are dedicated to making your event a success and ensuring that everyone has a good time. We pride ourselves on booking only the very best professional quality acts and providing a personalised service, tailored to your needs. We are constantly adding to our roster of entertainment professionals to bring the newest and proven entertainers the UK has to offer. Whether you know what you’re looking for or need inspiration, our team can accommodate.

Please contact Kevin Tasker

W: www.blankcanvasentertainment.co.uk

E: Kevin@blankcanvasentertainment.co.uk
Tel:+44 0203 700 69 39|

 

Guildhall School of Music and Drama

Jo-Anne Naish

Email: jo-anne.naish@gsmd.ac.uk
Tel: 020 7382 7197
Web: www.gsmd.ac.uk

Main Contact Numbers

Meetings and Events Office - 020 7776 2300
Email address - events@ironmongers.org
General Manager - 020 7776 2323
Email address - ed.bolling@ironmongers.org

Disabled Facilities

Although the Ironmongers’ Hall was built in 1925, work has been carried out to ensure that meetings and events held at the Hall are as accessible as possible to everyone.

 

Car Parking

Although there are no parking facilities at the Hall itself, visitors are welcome to drive through the archway to the front doors to allow easier drop-off for less-able guests.

 

Access into the Hall

There are ramps available for our steps at the entrance to improve ease of access for those who are in wheel chairs or have difficulty with the steps.

There are only two levels within the building and access to the first floor of the Hall is by a front service lift, located centrally in the main entrance hall. The lift has sufficient width to allow for wheelchairs and a care person and is fitted with Braille buttons for the visually impaired.

There are toilet facilities for the disabled on both levels.

The Hall is further able to provide a wheelchair.

The Banqueting Hall has a loop system for the hard of hearing.

Additionally, the Hall is able to provide a brochure of its facilities in braille.

We would like to ensure that your visit is as productive and enjoyable as possible. Please do let us know if you are visiting the Hall and any special requests you have.

Exhibitor Guidelines

Deliveries and Collections

The Hall is open between 0830 and 1700. Please advise the Meetings and Events team if you need to make any delivery and collection arrangements during this time and we will assist, where possible.

 

Stands

Please ensure that all freestanding exhibits are erected no less than 1 metre away from the walls of the room and away from any of the Hall’s artefacts. The Meetings and Events team will be able to advise you on the most appropriate location for stands, within each room. No signs, posters or paper may be stuck or attached in any way, to the fabric of the building.

 

Storage and disposal of rubbish

Please note that all items are stored at your own risk. Any items not labelled with a return address and collected within 48 hours of an event may be disposed of. Rubbish, empty boxes, leaflets and paper may be left in the room and will be disposed of by the Hall.

Flowers

Karen Woolven Floral Design

Karen Woolven Floral Design prides themselves on their fresh and imaginative approach to floral design for any event. With Karen's vast experience within the world of event floristry you can be assured that every floral need will be met with flair and great attention to detail.

Tel: 01322 403 195
Email: kwoolven@aol.com

For more ideas for weddings visit www.hitched.co.uk

Meeting and Events Office

The Meetings and Events Office is open from 0830 to 1700 Monday to Friday. The office can assist with the following:

  • Business services
  • Local information
    • Hotels
    • Transport
    • Banks
    • Attractions

Parking

The Barbican Centre

The Barbican Centre is the preferred parking partner of the Ironmongers' Hall. There are several car parks which are located just a short distance from Ironmongers. The closest is Car Park 5, the entrance of which is off Beech Street. From this car park when exiting, turn left and left again at the traffic lights and the Ironmongers' Hall can be found on the left hand side before the roundabout.

 

NCP

An alternative car park is available in the immediate area:

Aldersgate Street Car Park
158-170 Aldersgate Street,
London,
EC1A 4HY

Photography

Paul Webb Wedding Photographer

We are able to use our vast experience in fashion and editorial photography to bring a contemporary, fresh and modern approach to your special day. We specialise in shooting weddings in an unobtrusive reportage photography style, capturing those intimate moments as they happen and preserving your priceless memories.

You can relax in the knowledge that your most memorable moments won't just be memories, but expertly captured images of your day beautifully presented in the wedding photo book of your choice.

Web: www.pwebb.co.uk
Web: www.webbweddings.co.uk
Tel: 07970 824577

Alexis Jaworski Photography

Tel: 07951019928

Web: www.alexiajaworski.com

A professional wedding photographer in Berkshire, covering London, the home counites and further afield. I capture timeless and natural images by documenting your wedding day in a creative yet relaxed way. My aim is to provide you with emotive images to cherish for years to come.

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Portering

Porters are available to assist organisers if required. We would ask that this is organised in advance with the Event Office and is subject to availability.

Full Postal Address

Ironmongers' Hall
Shaftesbury Place
Barbican
London
EC2Y 8AA

The Hall opening hours are 08.30 to 17.00 on Monday to Friday. We are happy to organise weekend events and appointments by prior arrangement through the Events Office.

Security

If you require security at your event, we would be grateful if you could make your own arrangements or ask the Events team to arrange a quote on your behalf.

Smoking

The Hall operates a no-smoking policy. We would be very grateful if you could inform your delegates and guests of this policy and ensure that they do not smoke in the Hall or Courtyard.

Transport

The Hall is easily accessible by all forms of transport and details of the local underground, bus and travel links can be found on the ‘Maps and Directions’ webpage.