Old Royal Naval College

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The Old Royal Naval College (ORNC) is Sir Christopher Wren's twin domed riverside masterpiece and one of London’s most famous landmarks. Our venues offer your guests an unforgettable experience.


The Old Royal Naval College (ORNC) is Sir Christopher Wren's twin domed riverside masterpiece and one of London's most famous landmarks. The iconic buildings stand on the site of Greenwich Palace, Henry VIII's favourite royal residence, and include the acclaimed Discover Greenwich Visitor Centre, magnificent Painted Hall and Chapel.

Whether you are planning a stately banquet, an informal drinks reception, a conference or a wedding, the elegantly appointed function rooms and areas for entertaining will offer your guests an unforgettable experience.

Easy access to the river Thames for boat services, with the DLR and Greenwich main line stations a short walk away.

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Room Layouts

Room Style Capacity
Admiral's House (61m² / 656.36ft²)
Reception 80
Dinner/Dance 80
Cabaret 40
Banqueting 80
Theatre 60
Boardroom 30
U Shaped 36
Bed Spaces
Discover Greenwich Visitor Centre
Reception 260
King William Undercroft (229m² / 2,464.04ft²)
Reception 120
Dinner/Dance 120
Cabaret 60
Banqueting 120
Theatre 100
Boardroom 40
U Shaped 40
Painted Hall (686m² / 7,381.36ft²)
Cabaret 248
Banqueting 350
Theatre 300
Queen Mary Undercroft (483m² / 5,197.08ft²)
Reception 250
Cabaret 100
Banqueting 250
Theatre 230
Boardroom 40
U Shaped 40


Accessible Bathroom Facilities
Designated wheelchair accessible public toilet
Accessible Venue Facilities
Level access, ramp or lift to dining area
Level access, ramp or lift to restaurant or cafe
Level access, ramp or lift to the bar
Level access, ramp or lift to the shop
Accessible Communication Facilities
Audible alarm system
Clear signage (colour contrast, large letters or pictograms)
Films or information touch screens have visual/audible subtitles
Hearing loop system
Information available in large print
Accessible Venue Facilities
Assistance dogs welcome
Emergency evacuation procedures for guests with disabilities
Special dietary requirements catered for
Staff available to assist
Access into the Building
Assisted wheelchair access
Automatic doors
Additional Accessible Facilities
Accessible baby changing rooms
Level access, ramp or lift from entrance to reception
Low payment counters
Low reception or information counters
Portable chip and pin machines
Accessible Parking Facilities
Drop-off point for guests available outside main entrance
Public car park available within two hundred metres of main entrance
Access Inside Building Facilities
Accessible lift
Lift with spoken announcements on arrival at each floor
Ramps within building
Some routes suitable for limited mobility users
Some routes suitable for wheelchair users
Steps within building
Attraction Facilities
Gift shop
Public toilets
Booking Facilities
Group bookings accepted
Catering Facilities
Event catering
Food shop
Halal options on menu
Kosher options on menu
Nut-free option on menu
Outdoor dining / Beer garden
Picnic site
Set price menu
Vegetarian options on menu
Event Facilities
In house AV available
Available for wedding receptions
Breakout Rooms
Offers charity rates
Conference rooms / Meeting rooms
Event facilities
Licenced for civil marriages
Civil Partnership licence held
Wedding service
General Facilities
On site parking
Good views
Wi-Fi access
Payment Facilities
Credit cards accepted
Debit cards accepted
Free entry
Group rates available

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Contact Details

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King William Walk
SE10 9NN
+44 (0)20 8269 2131
+44 (0)20 8269 4757

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