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Dominating the banks of the river Thames, the Palace of Westminster’s resplendent facade heralds this UNESCO World Heritage site as one of the most iconic in the world. This magnificent building offers the ultimate setting for any event.
The House of Commons has two licensed venues for weddings and civil partnerships. Celebrate your special day in the grandeur of the Members’ Dining Room or the beautiful oak panelled Jubilee Room.
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Download our standard conditions of hire for functions and events ( PDF 377 KB)
Venues are available for public hire when the House is not in session. View Recess dates to check date availability.
To ensure that Parliament remains a safe and accessible place for those who work within and visit Parliament, we have implemented a number of security measures.