Venue hire, and filming

Goldsmiths' Room

The Goldsmiths’ Library Reading Room

The room features glazed English walnut bookcases, a South American cypress wood ceiling with gold framed panels and a stained glass window by Erwin Bossanyi, depicting the Coat of Arms of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths. The room can accommodate a maximum 250 people. (Dimensions: 10m x 27m.)

Hire prices
£10,000 per day: Film production companies, large organisations, corporate events
£5,000 per day: Independent production companies, public service broadcasters (BBC), smaller organisations
£3,000 per day: Library members, affiliated colleges/bodies, charities, community projects

Filming request form [Word Doc 14KB] / Filming protocols [Word Doc 20KB]

 


Durning-Lawrence Library

The Durning-Lawrence Library

The room features original maple library cabinets of Sir Edwin Durning-Lawrence and the atmosphere recreates the ambience of a private library. The room is particularly suitable for committee meetings, small lectures and receptions, book launches and location filming. The room is set up as a boardroom, seating up to 15 people. (Dimensions: 7m x 6m.)

Hire prices
£90 per hour – room only
£150 per hour – filming

Note: Internal rate of £25 per hour for colleges/affiliates & additional 20% discount for UoL students (room or/and filming).

Filming request form [Word Doc 14KB] / Filming protocols [Word Doc 20KB]

 


Seng Tee Lee Seminar Room

The Dr Seng Tee Lee Centre

This is a purpose-designed location for committee meetings, teaching, research, exhibition and discussion. It is located in the heart of our Historic Collections.

The room can be configured as a boardroom, seating up to 25 people and theatre-style with seating for a maximum of 50 people. (Dimensions: 9m x 4m.)

Additional conference facilities such as refreshments can be arranged with all bookings and access to the collections can be provided in certain circumstances.

Hire prices
£105 per hour – room only
£170 per hour – filming

Filming request form [Word Doc 14KB] / Filming protocols [Word Doc 20KB]

 


Middlesex North and South Reading Rooms

Hire prices
£8,000 per day: Film production companies, large organisations, corporate events
£4,000 per day: Independent production companies, public service broadcasters (BBC), smaller organisations
£2,500 per day: Library members, affiliated colleges/bodies, charities, community projects

Note: Day rate is based on a 12-hour day (term time). Incremental hourly rate of 20% day rate for out of hours. Additional security and Library staff charges incurred for out of hours usage (£30 per hour) and for Sunday bookings. (Minimum half-day bookings). Additional charges incurred for furniture moves.

Filming request form [Word Doc 14KB] / Filming protocols [Word Doc 20KB]


 

Get in touch

For further information, or to make a booking, please email the Library Office at: shl.officeadmin@london.ac.uk or phone 020 7862 8411.