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Book a room

The IHR offers a suite of conference, workshop and meeting spaces for hire, and can provide catering and AV support for your event. 

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How to book a room

We welcome bookings from organisations and individuals, whether you're interested in hosting an event at the IHR for the first time, or if you're already a member of staff or part of a partnering organisation within the University of London. 

If you're part of the University of London (Senate House staff) or the School of Advanced Study, please use our internal booking form.

For all other bookings, please use our external booking form.

If you would prefer to complete a PDF booking form and return it by email, you can find a print-friendly version at the bottom of this page. (This option is available for external hires only). 

Room rates and sizes

RoomTheatreBoardroomHistory hourly rateExternal hourly rate
Wolfson NB0110040£70£100
Wolfson NB023516£40£50
Wolfson Conference Suite135-£110£150
IHR Digital training room 
-Seats and PCs
for 14 & Tutor
PC Table
Pollard N3012816£40£50

Rates are valid from 1 September 2019- 31 August 2020.

During term time, we can only accept bookings between 9:00 and 17:00 to accommodate the seminar schedule that takes place in the evenings.


Catering for conferences, events, research training and meetings can be ordered through the IHR Events Office. We offer a range of options for lunches, drink receptions and meeting refreshments. We ask that orders are placed at least 10 working days before your event is scheduled to take place. 

Contact the IHR Events Office for more information on menus and how to place an order.

Contact the events office

Get in touch with the IHR Events office by email or by phone. 

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7862 8740
Office hours: Monday-Friday (09:00-16:30) 

Room layouts, terms & conditions and booking forms

IHR Terms & ConditionsPDF29.6 KB
Room Booking Form-External Booking- IHR EventsDOCX60.39 KB
IHR typical room layout diagramsPDF542.68 KB