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Weddings at QMUL

£90 - £115 pp
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!
Pricing & Costs

(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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Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
Bridal Suite
Changing Only
Usual Access Time
12:00 PM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 AM


Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
Grade I/II Listed Building
In-House Wedding Coordinator
On-Site Parking

Ceremony & 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 Specialists

Asian Wedding Specialist
Full Description
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 (minimum of 100) 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. 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. 


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
Between 10 and 30
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
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Emma and Stuart
Married in November 2016
September 2017
Our guests were amazed
"Our guests were amazed at what the Octagon looked like! It looked lovely and the whole day was great."
Ruth and Phillip
Married in January 2016
September 2017
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."
Lindsey and Richard
Married in October 2015
September 2017
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 very chilled out, never stressed a...
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Lynsey & Tom
Married in September 2015
September 2017
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’t believe how quickly the day dis...
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Karen and Tola
Married in July 2015
September 2017
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 honeymoon. We were so happy with how ever...
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Paul and Theresa
Married in August 2016
September 2017
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 played. It’s the perfect venue for a tr...
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Location & Contact Details


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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