Regarded as one of the finest examples of traditional architecture in Westminster, One Birdcage Walk offers 12 venue spaces for hire including the stunning Grand Library and Marble Hall.

The building was officially opened in May 1899 to be the headquarters of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Overlooking St James's Park, the venue provides you with modern facilities, accommodating up to 210 people.

One Birdcage Walk is located just minutes from the Houses of Parliament, Horse Guards Parade and HM Treasury, and conveniently situated between Westminster and St James's Park tube stations and a short walk from Victoria, Charing Cross and Waterloo mainline stations.

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  • Location and directions

    Conveniently located minutes from the Houses of Parliament and within a short distance from popular transport links.

  • Our history

    Read about the purpose built home for the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, formed in Birmingham in 1847.

  • Access arrangements

    We make every reasonable effort to accommodate wheelchair users or persons with other disabilities visiting our building.

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  • Service policy

    Our commitment to provide high-quality venue spaces and hospitality services for our clients.

Terms and conditions

Our conditions to letting by Professional Engineering Projects of services at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, trading as One Birdcage Walk.