Lea Rowing Club

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The Boathouse Spring Hill Clapton East London E5 9BL
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About Lea Rowing Club

The Boathouse, Spring Hill
East London, E5 9BL

Lea Rowing Club is a British Rowing affiliated club, with historical heritage dating back to the 19th century, located on a tranquil stretch of the River Lea.

Recently renovated, the rowing club offers a large and spacious area, perfect for holding a celebration or wedding reception. The main hall is light and airy, and offers great ceiling heights. The hall can hold up to 130 people seated for dining or 200 standing guests. The hall is modern and fully air conditioned, with a large dance floor. It can be seen as a blank canvas and can be decorated to your own taste.

The L shaped bar is the perfect space for a celebration, offering its own private balcony and lovely views of the River Lea. The bar can hold up to 70 guests seated or 100 guests on an informal basis.  The bar and hall can be combined to make the perfect space for a wedding celebration complete with riverside views.

You can bring your own caterers or use our on-site catering service.

Another area available to hire is the Study Area, this is a quiet, intimate space, perfect for smaller celebrations. The study area can hold up to 35 guests, and offers its own balcony, and gorgeous views of the River. This can also be combined with the bar for slightly larger events.

• Venue with British history • Light, spacious and modern • Stunning views of the river • Main hall, bar and study area available

Facilities at Lea Rowing Club

Venue Type :
Exclusive Use
In the Country
In the City
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Dance Floor
Live Band Facilities
Other Features :
Changing Room for Guests
Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
Allows Private Catering
Alcohol Licence
Corkage Option
Capacity :
Less than 30 guests
30 to 50 guests
50 to 75 guests
75 to 100 guests
100 to 150 guests
150 to 250 guests

Lea Rowing Club Location

Lea Rowing Club, The Boathouse, Spring Hill, Clapton, East London, E5 9BL

The Boathouse Spring Hill Clapton East London E5 9BL
3 5

Lea Rowing Club Reviews (3)

Wedding at the Lea
Venue Service

By Angel Brown, on 15 Nov 2017Date of Wedding - 27 Aug 2017

We had such an amazing day for our August wedding at the Lea Rowing Club. We had a hybrid Hindu/Christian wedding where we needed to cater for different diets, a hybrid ceremony and our own vision on decor. I would highly recommend it for anyone who wants to do their own thing. The club met our every need and supported us seamlessly. We felt very lucky when we found this venue as it is tricky to find a bright and airy hall with AC that can also shift gears for the evening when you want to dim the lighting and adjourn to the cosy bar attached. The balcony with a view of the narrow boats was a lovely bonus. So many of our guests said it was such a great day and I'm sure the venue was a big part of that.

Lovely Lea
Venue Service

By Heather and John Deedman, on 09 Nov 2017Date of Wedding - 03 Jun 2017

We had a wonderful wedding party at the Lea Rowing Club in June. It was perfect for our party of 80 friends and family with great catering available, a charming bar and club house and wonderful balconies with views over the river. Everyone who came loved the venue and the secret charm of this spot in London. A great find for an event. Heather and John

Countryside in the city!
Venue Service

By Liz & Colin Baker, on 20 Nov 2017Date of Wedding - 03 Sep 2016

The Lea Rowing Club is a really special venue - you get the feel of being out in the countryside, with wide open spaces and river views, but with the convenience of being 15 minutes from central London. We had our wedding here last September - a sit-down barbecue meal for 120 people (we hired long trestle tables) with an extra 40 guests arriving in the evening. The hall is a fantastic and versatile space with a wooden floor and clean white walls - bright and airy during the day, with dimmable lights for evening. We added loads of bright paper lanterns and fairy lights to make the space really special. The bar area too has a great feel to it - recently refurbished with high quality details and mid-century furniture. We had a 5 piece band and dance-floor in the main hall followed by a more intimate DJ set in the bar area - the flexibility of the rooms worked really well. As a ‘regular’ at the Club, I can also vouch for the on-site caterers - they are excellent value and will really look after you.

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