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Corporate events – Sir Joseph Banks Building at Kew

The Sir Joseph Banks Building is a bespoke venue suitable for daytime or evening events within easy reach of Central London. Day Delegate Rates are available for 80-230 guests.
Perfect for conferences, awaydays and events
Venue details: 
  • Theatre style - 230
  • Cabaret style - 160
  • Standing reception - 230
  • Dinner dance - 180
  • Dinner - 200
Hire time
  • Day/evening hire 9am to 11pm 
  • Nine-hour period within the above times
  • Additional hours charged as required
Venue availability 2016
  • 5 January to 22 December
  • Not available on public holiday dates throughout the year
Venue hire fees
  • Monday to Friday exclusive use hire £4,500 + VAT
  • Saturday to Sunday exclusive use hire £6,000 + VAT
  • Not available for standalone hire on Friday to Sunday dates between April and October

Originally built to house Kew's Economic Botany Collection the Sir Joseph Banks Building is a versatile and blank canvas events venue. The large windows on either side of this venue provide a tranquil setting with an abundance of natural daylight for your corporate awayday, conference or product launch.

Entry to the venue is through the private atrium entrance, which may be used to welcome guests or for delegate registration. A nearby lawn area may be used for outdoor drinks and canapés.

Multi Venue hire Packages

Bespoke venue hire packages may be arranged across any combination of Kew’s portfolio of venues for guests who wish to utilise multiple event spaces within the Gardens.

Corporate Packages

The Sir Joseph Banks Building is available for standalone hire or alternatively Day Delegate packages are available. Packages include exclusive venue hire and delicious food and beverage offerings provided by our selected caterers. Please check out the Corporate Packages page for further information and prices

Team Building

From private trips up Kew’s Pagoda to treasure hunts around the Gardens, the events team are more than happy to chat through the various options available, so please contact us for more information.


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