Venue Hire at The City Centre

The City Centre is a unique gallery celebrating The City of London’s architectural heritage as well as its exciting future developments. At the heart of the venue is Pipers’ architectural model of the Square Mile, exploring London’s evolving skyline from a unique perspective. 

Located in the heart of the City, our event spaces are fully equipped for your event needs:

  • Exclusive hire of the whole venue for breakfast and evening receptions

  • Two flexible daytime event spaces for meetings, conferences and workshops

  • Professional in-house catering team offering a range of seasonal menus

  • Full AV 

  • Bespoke Model talks and City walking tours available to personalise your event

  • Located a 4 minute walk from Bank and Moorgate tube stations, next to the historic Guildhall

Contact Us:

Our Events Team look forward to assisting with your Venue Hire enquiry. Please call 0207 6008 362 or email

Daytime Events


The City Model Conference Room

x85 theatre, x48 workshop, x36 cabaret, x30 boardroom, x25 horseshoe

The Conference Room sits alongside the City Model to provide two adjoining spaces for professional presentations, conferences and team away days

  • Complimentary projector and screen
  • Range of seating layouts to best suit your event
  • Exclusive access to the City Model
  • Separate space for catering service
  • Viewing slots into the Guildhall’s Roman Amphitheatre

Full Day hire

Half Day hire  

Breakfast hire

Lunch hire     

Please speak to our Events Team for additional hours

 09:00 – 17:00

09:00 – 12:30 /13:30 – 17:00 

08:00 – 11:00    

11:30 – 15:00

£850 +VAT

£450 +VAT  

£570 +VAT    

£650 +VAT

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The Wren Boardroom

x18 boardroom

The Wren Boardroom offers a perfect environment for presentations, meetings and workshops with in-built AV and breakfast, lunch and refreshments served to the room

  • Complimentary 60-inch presentation screen
  • Complimentary flipchart
  • Fixed boardroom style
  • Natural daylight

Full Day hire

Half Day hire

Breakfast hire

Lunch hire

Please speak to our Events Team for additional hours

09:00 – 17:00

09:00 – 12:30 /13:30 to 17:00

08:00 – 11:00

11:30 – 15:00

£450 +VAT

£250 +VAT

£320 +VAT

£350 +VAT

Exclusive breakfast and evening hire

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The City Centre (whole venue)

x200 reception

Available for breakfast receptions and evening receptions, presentations and networking events, the whole venue can be hired for exclusive events solely for your guests, complemented by an excellent choice of canapes from our professional in-house chef.

  • Exhibition Gallery
    • Explore our changing exhibitions
    • Badging and guest registration space
    • Cloakroom
  • The City Model Conference Room and Gallery
    • Explore the City Model
    • Spacious reception space
    • Full AV and PA system
    • Complimentary poseur tables

17:30 - 21:00

Additional hours (until 23:00)

07:45 - 09:45

Evening Reception


Breakfast Reception

£1,000 +VAT

£250 +VAT

£650 +VAT

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Our in-house catering team are pleased to offer an excellent range of seasonal menus from the freshest ingredients. From a delicious breakfast, to a great range of lunches, refreshments, plus a great selection of canapes for elegant evening receptions.

Breakfast Menu

Lunch Menu

Canapés Menu

Wine and Drinks Menu


Bespoke Extras to complement your event

Model Talk (30 minutes)

Our knowledgeable guides bring the City Model to life, a perfect addition for events

£250 +VAT

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Private Model Viewing

Model viewing (1 hour)

Perfect for groups, book your own private viewing of the City Model. Available Monday to Thursday on request

£120 +VAT 

Concession rate for education groups £50 +VAT

Seasonal Specials


Summer in the City Private Tours

Ideal for groups and team away days during summer and early autumn, make the most of the warm weather with an afternoon or evening private tour. Meet at The City Centre where your guests will be served chilled drinks around the City Model, while your knowledgeable guide introduces the City and its architecture. The group will then be led on a 90 minute walking tour to bring to life ideas of architecture, history and the built environment, with a little City gossip for good measure!

£750 +VAT

Available Afternoons at 15:00 or Evenings at 17:30

x25 guests maximum (additional tours may be added for larger groups)

Further details and booking conditions

The City Centre is managed by Pipers on behalf of the City of London Corporation
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