Mile End

  • Queens' Building at Queen Mary University of London

    The historic Queen's Building at the heart of the Mile End campus

  • The Octagon laid out for a dinner.

    The versatile grade II listed Victorian Octagon, Queens' Building


    The stunning 1930's art deco Great Hall, People's Palace

Providing an extensive range of facilities For up to 778

The Mile End site offers a varied selection of venues, from the Grade II 19th century Queens’ Building to the 21st century Arts Two, all within one campus setting offering venue, catering and residential options for up to 770 delegates. With a dedicated team on hand to coordinate every aspect of your event, we are confident this site will have something to meet your needs.

The varied venues at Mile End are suitable for anything from meetings and conferences, through to gala dinners, exhibitions, examinations and networking.

People's Palace

  • Grade II listed art-deco building
  • 770 seater Great Hall with 3 additional lecture theatres
  • Vibrant foyer area/cloister for standing receptions

Capacity: up to 770

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Queens' Building

  • Stunning historic building
  • Home of the elegant Octagon with supporting seminar rooms
  • Ideal for dinners, receptions, conferences and exhibitions


Capacity: 15-500

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Bancroft Building

  • Large teaching building at the heart of the campus
  • Lecture theatres, seminar rooms and classrooms
  • Flexible flat floored space ideal for catered receptions and exhibitions

Capacity: 10-350

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Arts One

  • Self contained traditional building
  • Lecture theatre and seminar rooms with foyer space
  • Ideal for smaller conferences requiring breakout rooms

Capacity: 15-97

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Arts Two

  • One of our newest and most contemporary buildings
  • Large lecture theatre and seminar rooms
  • Ideal for stand alone lecture events

Capacity: 18-300

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  • A smaller self contained building
  • Lecture theatres, classrooms and seminar rooms
  • Ideal for training, seminars and educational events

Capacity: 50-120

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