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Weddings at QMUL

£5000 - £5000 for venue hire
Up to 220
Exclusive Use
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Our extraordinary venue creates a perfect backdrop to ensure you wow your guests by providing a unique setting for a wedding day like no other!
Features & Capacity
Venue Type
Reception Capacity
Usual Access Time
12:00 PM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 AM
Bridal Suite
Changing Only
Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
Grade I/II Listed Building
In-house Wedding Coordinator
On-site Parking
Ceremony and Reception
Confetti Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence
Food and Drink
Alcohol Licence
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
Halal Catering
In-house Catering
In-house Wine List
Kosher Catering
Cultural Experience
Asian Weddings
Pricing & Costs
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We also offer a dry hire package for Asian weddings and have a great relationship with our preferred caterer's - Greenleaf. This package...
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Packages (price per head)
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Minimum Number of Guests
Our price per head package includes: Dedicated Wedding Coordinator throughout your planning process Hire of the Octagon (8 hours) Menu ...
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Our guests were amazed
"Our guests were amazed at what the Octagon looked like! It looked lovely and the whole day was great."
By Emma and Stuart on 14th September 2017
A happy couple
Married in November 2016

We chose the Octagon...
"We chose the Octagon because of the ambiance and the beautiful room. On the day everything went smoothly and according to plan."
By Ruth and Phillip on 14th September 2017
A happy couple
Married in January 2016

Loved the beautiful venue.
"Loved the beautiful venue and we were really happy with the waiting staff. Best thing about Saran was that she was really thorough and ... 
By Lindsey and Richard on 14th September 2017
A happy couple
Married in October 2015

We really couldn’t have pulled it all off without
‘Thank you so much for your help, support and patience with us and for us. We really couldn’t have pulled it all off without you. We can... 
By Lynsey & Tom on 14th September 2017
A happy couple
Married in September 2015

The Octagon looks great in photos!
"Thanks a million for all of your hard work in making sure we had a wonderful wedding day and the card we found upon return from honeymo... 
By Karen and Tola on 14th September 2017
A happy couple
Married in July 2015

It’s the perfect venue for a traditional wedding.
"The day ran smoother than we could ever imagine thanks to you and your staff. So we will be forever grateful for the part you all playe... 
By Paul and Theresa on 14th September 2017
A happy couple
Married in August 2016

Full Description
  • Our dedicated team aim to deliver a beautiful, relaxed wedding in the heart of East London. We are here to provide help and support to keep your mind at rest.  The Senior Common Room can accommodate civil ceremonies for up to 100 guests. This historical venue is located in the iconic Queens’ Building, overlooking the Queens’ Lawn and Victorian Clocktower.  The Octagon can accommodate 220 guests for a sit-down dinner. Dining in the Octagon is an unforgettable experience. This extraordinary Grade II listed venue provides a truly atmospheric setting for your special day. The Octagon’s shelves are lined with brightly coloured books and busts of eminent authors which compliment the beautiful domed ceiling. Celebrate your wedding breakfast with a seated meal or hot fork buffet from our well-crafted menus. Our experienced in-house hospitality team will talk you through your options, and help you plan the perfect dining experience for you and your guests. We are able to cater for all dietary requirements.
  • Experience
    Year Business Was Established
    # Of Weddings Hosted
    Between 10 and 30
    # Of People In Team
    Public Liability Insurance
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Location & Contact Details
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  • Directions
    • Address
    • Mile End Road, London, Greater London, E1 4NS, England
    • Nearest Town
    • Mile End
    • Nearest Train Station
    • Mile End and Stepney Green Underground Stations
    • Nearest Airport
    • London City Airport
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