Watson-Watt Room

This versatile room with natural daylight large display screens streaming and video conferencing facilities can be set up to accommodate a variety of events. Can form part of a flexible suite with the Kelvin Lecture Theatre if needed.

This room is great for

  • Meetings
  • Conferences and AGMs
  • Training
  • Networking events
  • Drinks receptions or dinners
  • Exhibition space, in conjunction with other ground-floor rooms


What you get

  • Air-conditioned contemporary room with abundant natural daylight
  • Versatile space
  • Latest audio-visual technology including:
    • 16,000-lumen Projector
    • Wall-mounted 150” Diagonal front projection screen
    • PA sound system 
  • Annual Engineering exhibition display

See here for physical distancing capacities

Book now

Check availability and book either by phone or via our live chat.

020 3733 1068

Explore the Watson-Watt Room

Whether you're hosting a central London drinks reception or dinner, organising a meeting or conference, or staging an exhibition, the Watson-Watt Room can accommodate you.


From breakfast summits to team away-days, connect with colleagues in a comfortable space. It can also be used as a training room.

  • Latest IT facilities including free high-speed Wi-Fi for all delegates
  • Built-in HD display screens
  • On-site AV team
  • Accessibility features including a Sesame lift at the building entrance
  • In-house catering team

Get a fresh perspective on company ideas or meet with new contacts in a welcoming setting.

Conferences and AGMs

Parties and dinners

The spacious, airy Watson-Watt Room provides a welcoming setting for your private or corporate event, allowing guests to meet and mingle in comfort.

  • Space can be configured to suit large or small events
  • High-definition display screens allow you to brand the space
  • Fully accessible to all delegates
  • In-house catering team
  • Contemporary décor
  • Accessibility features including a Sesame lift at the building entrance
  • Latest IT facilities including event filming, live streaming and production

Whatever the occasion, talk to us about your requirements and we’ll do what we can to make your event a success.

Watson-Watt Room pricing

Price includes free Wi-Fi, flipchart and pens and a large flat panel screen. Boardroom, cabaret and classroom-style meetings also include writing pads, pens and bottled still water.

All prices exclude VAT. To see what is included view our current room hire tariffs or view our 2020 social distancing special rates.

Maximum capacity


Day rate

(8 am - 5 pm)

Half day rate

Evening rate

(6 pm - 11 pm)

100 (reception) £1625 n/a £1000

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