CCT Venues Smithfield Event Space

Unmatched Conference Venue in Farringdon

A boutique, flexible meeting room in Farringdon – a vibrant London district right by the Smithfield Markets. Leave a lasting impression in our unique conference venue, Farringdon’s first-choice for hosting standout business events.

  • Tailored approach - Our events planning and management is second-to-none, customer service is our number one priority
  • Flexible meeting rooms - Capable of accommodating small meetings of 6 to conferences of 200 people
  • Quirky London venue - Not your average corporate events venue, make your meeting memorable
  • Central location in Farringdon - A stone’s throw from Kings Cross, Barbican and Farringdon stations

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    Easily accessed, expertly managed conference rooms in Farringdon

    If you’re seeking a feature-rich meeting room, Smithfield is your answer to seamless event execution, providing a break from the norm.

    • Flexible spaces: Whether it’s a lively party, an engaging team away day, or a productive meeting, Smithfield offers the perfect venue. Tailor our spaces to suit your unique event needs, from small-group meetings to large-scale conferences.
    • Tailored to your needs: We cater to teams across the city of London, offering adaptable event spaces for meetings, graduate training days, and beyond. Our commitment to customer service ensures a personalised experience, whether we’re helping you plan your team away day or providing recommendations for Farringdon restaurants to take your guests!
    • Creative, quirky meeting rooms: Our Farringdon conference venue is positioned above the Grade II listed Smithfield Market – packed with history and brimming with inspiration. It’s a venue that meets the increasing demand for creative meeting spaces in London boroughs.

    Central location: CCT Venues Smithfield is a centrally located, easily accessible meeting space in Farringdon. With Barbican and Farringdon tube stations nearby, and Kings Cross just ten minutes away, our venue serves as the ideal events space solution for businesses in Shoreditch, Spitalfields, and Clerkenwell.

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    12 flexible and resizable meeting rooms in Farringdon, London, capable of accommodating between 6 and 200 delegates, all on one floor

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    Creative meeting space, a refreshing change from a traditional corporate training venue space

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    Superfast internet (100Mbps), digital signage, plasma screens and laser projectors (4,000 – 6,000 lumens)

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    Less than 5 minutes’ walk from Farringdon and Barbican stations and only 1 stop from Kings Cross

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    Feature room containing a drinks fridge, snack machines and games

    Two East Poultry Ave, Smithfield, London, EC1A 9PT

    Our Smithfield training venue is located in a lively area in a unique and fashionable part of the capital. Farringdon Underground, Farringdon Elizabeth Line and Barbican Underground Stations are just a 5 minute walk away and key stations are close by, such as Kings Cross St. Pancras Station which is just 1 stop away.


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    Smithfield & Farringdon Venue Hire

    Situated above the historic, Grade II listed Smithfield Market in Farringdon, this newly renovated venue blends into its surroundings seamlessly, embodying London’s historic markets from the flooring to the décor.

    Adorned with its traditional wrought-iron windows and Victorian features, the trappings of tradition end the minute you walk through the door. The interior has been completely re-imagined and revitalised with a bright, lively and energising new design – creating an informal and inspiring space that fosters creativity, perfect for meetings, training and conferences.

    With creative spaces being at the forefront of our mind, the venue is complemented by an open plan reception, lounge and restaurant, all themed around London’s historic markets.

    We’ve got various rooms within the Smithfield venue, from our large conference spaces to our more intimate rooms is the perfect creative space for workshops and meetings, with a drinks fridge, snack machines and a retro games table to keep the energy levels high.

    How to plan and run an event in London

    Planning and running a successful business event, meeting, or conference requires careful planning and attention to detail. Whether it’s a small team meeting or a large-scale conference, here are a few key steps to help you plan and execute a successful event in London. If you’re looking for a more detailed guide on managing a successful event this year, check out our full event management guide here.

    Planning the Event

    The first step is to determine the purpose of the event, the target audience, and your budget. Setting goals and objectives for the event, as well as developing a timeline for planning and executing it. Determine the size of the event and the number of delegates, the location, and the type of venue you’re going to need. For example, is your event a larger conference, a small meeting or an evening drinks party.

    Choose a Location for the Event

    When selecting a location for the event, consider the proximity to the target audience, accessibility, and the availability of parking or public transport. Meeting spaces in Farringdon are the ideal choice, surrounded by a vibrant atmosphere, public transport links and a wealth of London history. Our Smithfield venue has a range of different sized rooms providing adequate space for events of all sizes, as well as providing essential facilities, such as audio-visual equipment, seating, and restrooms.

    Advertise the Event

    Advertise the event through various channels, such as email invitations, social media, and online ads. If you’re selling tickets for your event, look at utilising professional event management software to manage registrations and ticket sales. A lot of the time, our delegates and clients use our Smithfield venue as an extension of their own office, so advertising isn’t always a priority.

    However, with the increasing popularity of hybrid and remote working, many businesses are cutting back or even letting go of a physical office space entirely. Our venues offer an ideal solution for quarterly meetings or annual conferences for businesses whose staff are spread across London or the country.

    Plan the Event Catering

    Food and beverages are an essential part of any business event. You’ll need to plan the catering menu based on your budget, attendees, and event duration. Luckily, we have an award winning in-house catering team, well-versed in cooking delicious, restaurant-quality food for a range of events.

    Consider our day delegate package, which includes the room with food and drinks to keep your guests feeling productive. We’ll consider dietary restrictions and preferences, work to your budget and provide enough fayre for everyone there. Our catering guarantees that the food at your event will be fresh, tasty, and visually appealing.

    Managing the Event on the Day

    On the day of the event, we’ll ensure that everything is set up and ready to go. Your venue manager will check that all equipment is in good working condition, and that the venue is clean and well-prepared, they’ll be your designated point of contact and can help with any last-minute changes or issues. We’ll be there during the event and ensure that everything runs smoothly, ensuring that attendees have a positive experience.

    In conclusion, planning and running a business event in London requires careful attention to detail and a focus on delivering a high-quality experience for attendees. By following these five key steps, you can ensure that your event is successful, engaging, and memorable.