AT BATTERSEA ARTS CENTRE
A UNIQUE WEDDING VENUE IN SOUTH LONDON
Filled with history and creative flair, our authentic town hall building offers an array of beautiful spaces for couples wanting to tie the knot somewhere a little different.
Our Grand Hall, Octagonal Hall, Council Chamber and Members’ Library are all licensed for civil weddings and ceremonies and the range of spaces on offer for this special moment are what make Battersea Arts Centre such a dream wedding venue.
The Foyer at the heart of the building is also popular for couples wanting an unusual wedding venue where they can get married on the beautiful marble staircase before their reception in the Council Chamber or Grand Hall.
Please note the Foyer is only available on Sundays and Bank Holidays.
Grand Hall – 600 seated
Octagonal Hall – 50 seated or 85 standing
Council Chamber – 160 seated ceremony
Members Library – 40 seated or 60 standing ceremony
Foyer – 120 seated ceremony (Sundays only)
Subject to availability we do offer ceremony-only hire.
Celebrate your wedding in style in our beautiful historical building.
Both the Grand Hall and the Council Chamber come with adjacent rooms, so you can be creative with where you dance, drink and dine.
Our experienced team are on hand to help manage your big day from start to finish and our in-house caterers, led by Head Chef Nigel James, pride themselves on creating lovingly prepared menus to fit the vision and feel of your special day. We also work with a carefully curated selection of external caterers. We work with you to find a menu that suits your aesthetic, your tastes and your guests. See our Events Services page for more information.
We love working with couples to make your individual day truly amazing, so if you are looking for a wedding venue that is both creative and caring, Battersea Arts Centre is the one for you.
Grand Hall – up to 350 seated and 800 for a standing reception.
Council Chamber – up to 132 seated and 200 for a standing reception.
Council Chamber and Members Library – up to 180 seated and 260 for a standing reception.
‘Thank you SO MUCH for yesterday, we had the most incredible time. The venue looked beautiful, and our parents have been raving about how great all the BAC staff were and how smoothly they thought it went. The food was amazing, and all the guests loved the large portions too!’ – Claire and Lawrence, Council Chamber, January 2020
‘We had a fantastic experience from start to finish. The Grand Hall was very atmospheric – a truly unique place to get married in. The venue management and team were flexible, accommodating and efficient. The food was delicious and we had an amazing day. Thank you!’ – Cecilia and Tom, Grand Hall, February 2019
‘Battersea Arts Centre created the most magical wedding day for us and we couldn’t have asked for more!’ – Frances and Emilio, Council Chamber, September 2018
‘Battersea Arts Centre were fantastic! Our wedding was a complete success and Battersea Arts Centre were really organised, flexible, responsive throughout the whole process, and also gave us some great ideas. Every guest has commented on the venue and, in particular, the delicious menu. Couldn’t recommend enough’ – Lucy and James, Council Chamber, July 2018
OUR SPACES AND SERVICES
THE GRAND HALL
The Grand Hall, beautifully restored following a devastating fire in 2015, is an event space unlike any other.
THE COUNCIL CHAMBER
Light, spacious and versatile, the Council Chamber is the perfect venue for those looking for real creative flair.
Nothing beats seeing a venue first-hand, so if your wedding venue search has begun then please get in touch with us today to arrange a viewing with a member of our events team.
COVID-19 EVENTS UPDATE
We reopened to private events and filming at the end of June 2020 and have now been operating safely within Covid-19 guidelines for several months.