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Old Town Hall venue hire

Old Town Hall
Whittaker Avenue

There are three rooms available for hire, all of which have free superfast Wi-Fi.

Riverside Room

This wood-panelled former Council Chamber overlooks the Thames at Richmond Riverside.

Picture of Riverside Room


The Riverside Room is suitable for:

  • Presentations
  • Meetings
  • Receptions
  • Networking events


The Riverside Room is available:

  • Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays - 7 to 10pm

Layout and amenities

The room has a stage, a dance floor and an adjoining kitchenette. 


  • Reception: 150
  • Theatre: 100
  • Banquet E-shape: 63
  • Banquet U-shape: 42
  • Cabaret/Herringbone: 60

View the Riverside Room layout(pdf, 852KB).

Hire charges

  • Standard rate: £150
  • Concessionary rate: £100

Whittaker Ellis Suite

Picture of Whittaker Ellis Suite


The Whittaker Ellis Suite is suitable for:

  • Conferences
  • Presentations
  • Formal and informal meetings
  • Small receptions
  • Networking events
  • Training


The Whittaker Ellis Suite is available:

  • Monday to Friday - 9.30am to 6.30pm (daytime hire), and 7 to 10pm (evening hire)

Layout and amenities

The room has data points and power sockets for 12 devices, as well as direct street access and an adjoining kitchenette.


  • Reception: 60
  • Theatre: 50
  • Classroom: 24
  • Board room: 22

View the Whittaker Ellis Suite layout(pdf, 47KB).

Hire charges

Daytime hire (per hour)

  • Standard rate: £30
  • Concessionary rate: £15

Evening hire:

  • Standard evening rate: £123
  • Concessionary evening rate: £62

Seminar Room

Picture of Seminar Room

The Seminar Room is suitable for:

  • Small meetings/conferences
  • Presentations
  • Temporary office/Interview room


The Seminar Room is available:

  • Monday to Friday - 9.30am to 5.30pm
  • Saturdays - 9.30am to 3.30pm

Layout and amenities


  • Board room: 10
  • Theatre: 15
  • Classroom: 9

View the Seminar Room layout(pdf, 33KB).

Hire charges

Charges per hour:

  • Standard rate: £27
  • Concessionary rate: £13.50

Getting here

Richmond Station is nearby and a number of buses serve the area.


For enquiries and bookings, email giving your name and contact details including a daytime telephone number.

Updated: 12 February 2021