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Facilities / Room hire

The Energy Institute (EI) is conveniently located in an attractive Grade II* listed Georgian building, in the heart of London. Members and external organisations are invited to hire the rooms to hold conferences, meetings and seminars.

The EI is located in the London's West End, within ten minutes walk of five tube stations - Regent's Park, Great Portland Street, Warren Street, Goodge Street and Oxford Circus. The facilities are also within easy reach of the mainline train stations, and car parking is available nearby.

Our friendly, experienced staff can ensure your venue requirements are catered for and each room can be adapted according to your own specifications.

Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the building


 Lecture Theatre

EI Lecture Theatre

The air-conditioned lecture theatre seats up to 100 people (or a maximum of 60 where catering is required).

The auditorium can also be designed to seat up to 36 people in boardroom style.










 Council Room

EI Council room

The Council Room is an elegant room on the ground floor, seating up to 18 people in boardroom style.












 Waterhouse Room

EI Waterhouse room

This room was named after the famous Victorian architect, Sir Alfred Waterhouse, who lived in the house during the 19th century. 

It seats up to 12 people in boardroom style.











 Kelvin Room

EI Kelvin room
The EI also has a lovely committee room, seating up to 8 people, which is ideal for small meetings.




The Lecture Theatre and meeting rooms may be hired for sessions between 09.00 and 13.00 and between 14.00 and 17.30 Monday to Friday (except Bank holidays). The EI operates a no smoking policy.

Please be advised due to the constraints of the building design we are unable to offer wheelchair access (there are no disabled toilet facilities available).


When it comes to your catering needs the EI will make all the necessary arrangements with its preferred caterers to ensure the highest standards of quality, presentation and service. Menus are available to suit all budgets and occasions and we are able to cater for guests with a variety of special diets.

2016 room hire and catering rates.

For more information and to book, please contact:

Facilities team
Energy Institute
61 New Cavendish Street
t: +44 (0)20 7467 7100
f: +44 (0)20 7255 1472

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