8 Northumberland Avenue is a unique Grade II listed building located only a stone’s throw away from Trafalgar Square, making it London’s most central Venue. With plenty of Victorian original features as well as flexible black canvas spaces, the venue works wonderfully as a backdrop for both historical and contemporary productions, filming, photography and promotional events.
The Ballroom: Described by English Heritage as 'The grandest example of a Victorian Ballroom in existence', the Ballroom is the centrepiece of London's most central venue. The high ceilings, impressive chandeliers, grand columns, stained glass windows and ornate detailing all ensure it is an unforgettable location. Hidden behind its classic look the Ballroom also boasts cutting-edge intelligent lighting and 3D holographic ensuring you never have to compromise.
Previously, The Ballroom has been used as the backdrop for several music videos including, George Ezra’s Coming Home for Christmas, Pardon Me featuring Professor Green and Laura Mvula as well as being used in films such as the historical drama W.E.
The Old Billiard Room and Annex: The Old Billiard Room and Annex are the most adaptable of the locations venue spaces. The combination of white walls, mirror details and subtle architectural touches create the perfect blank canvas. The versatility of the space makes it a stunning and flexible backdrop.
Previously, The Old Billiard Room and Annex have been used for crowd holding, hair, makeup, costume and green room spaces by companies like Netflix, Amazon Prime and The BBC.
Filming and photography hire of the venue offers a host of convenient facilities including:
- Exclusive hire of either the Ballroom or Old Billiard Room or Whole Venue
- Loading bay in front of the venue + nearby parking
- Secure overnight storage for props, wardrobe, equipment, etc.
- Highly customisable spaces, easy to transform and tailor to each production’s needs
- Access to 3 phase power
- Crew catering available on site from exclusive catering partners Alchemy Live
- Production, power distribution, lighting and camera equipment services available from exclusive production partners Blue Hut.