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Walthamstow Assembly Hall

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*Currently closed for redevelopment work, not available for booking at the moment, but update to follow

Walthamstow Assembly Hall is a beautiful Grade II listed wedding venue based in East London. The Art Deco building built during WWII boasts a stunning interior and striking gold doors.

The venue overlooks the Town Hall's beautiful fountain and is set within the elegant grounds of the borough's Town Hall complex, providing opportunities for fantastic photos and memorable moments for you and your guests.

You have the flexibility to host a large or intimate celebration. With banquet seating in the Main Hall of up to 450 guests, or a capacity of up to 60 seated or 80 standing in the Jubilee Room.

The rooms are large, light and have a traditional feel while remaining neutral. They are the perfect blank canvas on which to reflect your unique personalities.

There are also a host of facilities included in the hire of the venue, including the Bridal Suite, dressing room, a PA/lighting system, baby grand piano and licensed bar. Whether you wish to hire a party band or have a pianist play as you eat, you’ll be able to do it at Walthamstow Assembly Hall. Additionally, Pay and Display car parking facilities are available and the venue is wheelchair friendly, making it easy for guests and suppliers alike to access the venue.

If you wish to view the venue and discuss your special day further, simply get in touch with the venue via the contact form.

**Please note we are only taking new bookings at Walthamstow Assembly Hall until November 2019**

  • Grade II listed Art Deco venue with plenty of character and charm
  • Overlooks a beautiful fountain and set within elegant grounds
  • Located in London with easy access to key transport links, hotels and amenities
  • Flexibility to host a large or small celebration, with a choice of two event spaces
  • Host of facilities included in the hire of the venue including bridal suite and PA system
  • On-site parking available and wheelchair access

Frequently Asked Questions

Venue Type:

Exclusive Use
Historic
Landmark
Civil Ceremony Licence

Dining Options:

Seated Meal Facilities
Corkage Option
Allows Private Catering
Alcohol Licence
Buffet Meal Facilities

Evening Entertainment:

Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Evening Reception Facilities

Other Features:

Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Changing Room for Guests
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Recommended by 100% of couples
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    Eden Married on 15/09/2018
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    Better Exterior than Interior

    The Timings at this venue is extremely stringent!! Unlike other venues where you get a 7am or 8am access you cannot get access into this venue until 12 noon and it fits about 600 they expect you to also clear up that massive space in 30 minutes ??, like most crappy venues they are just after getting your deposit as those access times are impossible!! Besides who wants to get married in a theatre hall..Don’t be fooled by the water fountain outside the walls inside is dark brown oak finish, curtains are red and black, caretakers are constantly in the hall breathing down your neck the one on shift on Saturday dressers like a guest and he was in the hall 90% of the time finding joy in being very difficult overall a bad experience for any wedding in my professional opinion as a wedding planner

    Walthamstow Assembly Hall's reply:

    Dear Eden Events,

    Thank you for your review and taking the time to let us know your thoughts. Your client initially enquired with us back in February, whereby we would have discussed the various options regarding the hire times. There are several packages available and it is down to the client to decide on what works best for their special day.

    Walthamstow Assembly Hall is a stunning Grade II listed building, built during World War II and has hosted many concerts and social events during the years. It might not be to your taste, but given that your client booked the hall, we can only assume that the couple you were the planner for, did like the hall.

    If you wish to discuss your review in more detail, please do not hesitate to contact me directly on 0208 496 4283.

    For more information about Walthamstow Assembly Hall and all of our other venues, please visit; www.forestvenues.london

    Best wishes,


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    Dita Married on 13/09/2018
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    Beautiful venue!

    Just wanted to say thanks for this past weekend. Thanks for your support leading up to the day and good to meet you in person.
    We and the guys had a great night! Think the staff on the night quite enjoyed the entertainment as well :)

    Thanks for having us in your lovely venue.
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    Yousuf Married on 07/09/2018
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    Amazing Venue and Service!

    I wanted to take a little moment and send this note in to just congratulate your team and specifically Sultan for all your efforts in assisting me with this booking.

    The hall was booked for my Waleema on the evening of the 7th and everything went down without a hitch.

    Sultan was very accommodating and super professional with all my requests. I felt all my and my families needs were met sufficiently and he really went above and beyond.

    Thank you once again for everything, I really couldn’t have asked for more.
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    Michael Married on 21/04/2018
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    Remarkable Customer Service and Beautiful Venue!

    We just wanted to thank you all for your amazing help in making our wedding day special back in April 21. Ali, I still owe you a coffee, and I'm a man of my word, watch this space.

    Diana, for the endless chain emails about clarifying drink options for the party. To the site manager who managed to back us up when we visited the hall with our demanding parents (I forgot his name but he was superb!), to former colleagues like Demi and new ones too.

    You made the day beautiful for us, and it was like a movie. The venue was perfect, and we're sure your service and venue helped raise its profile. Here's the more bookings.

    Now, I'm thinking, maybe we'll have our kids (or one of them at least) have their wedding there, since I now have that power (whenever kids do come that is).
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    Eden Married on 13/10/2017
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    RIP OFF, you will not get your deposit back

    I agree the above is an honest review in my opinion and it has been a venue flagged up in the wedding association recently as most event stylists within the group have had the same problems and it is a most common opinion from your google reviews as well

    It is fair to let others know what they are going into as a wedding is usually meant to leave a beautiful experience not fear or panic. Your access don’t work for weddings and you ask for £250 an hour of the couple who ever ask for flexibility with access, your care takers breathe down the neck of people getting married and kept taking pictures with threats the venue was swept twice but no it was a set for fail on satisfaction.

    There are just so many other venues that don’t give such experience and have a Full day Hire on their money’s worth with cleaners even on dry hire and of course no power trip care takers looking for faults.

    I believe it was a very bad experience for us too

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Walthamstow Assembly Hall, Forest Road, Walthamstow E17 4JF Waltham Forest (East London)

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