Venue hire, and filming

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

£100 per hour – room only
£150 per hour – filming
(Prices shown do not include VAT.)
Book the Durning-Lawrence Library.

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

£100 per hour – room only
£150 per hour – filming
(Prices shown do not include VAT.)
Book the Dr Seng tee Lee Centre.

Booking a space

  1. To request a space please complete the filming request form.
  2. Read the filming protocols document [Word Doc 20KB]

Please note

  • Internal rate of £40 per hour for colleges/affiliates & additional 20% discount for UoL students (room or/and filming).
  • All prices listed are for opening hours, there will be additional security and Library staff charges incurred for out of hours usage (£30 per hour) and for Sunday bookings.
  • Incremental hourly rate of 20% day rate for out of hours.
  • A quote will be available for out of hours bookings on request.

For further information, or to make a booking, please email the Library Office at: or phone 020 7862 8411.