A Grade II listed venue with charm, character and cutting-edge AV Facilities…
BMA House is a central London venue offering a range of meeting and events spaces. As a not-for-profit organisation, profits are reinvested into the upkeep, improvement and restoration of the venue, on an ongoing basis. The venue finds the perfect balance of retaining its charming original features whilst also investing in sustainable best practice and cutting-edge AV technology and meeting facilities.
BMA House achieves the highest standards of sustainability…
In 2017, BMA House achieved an impressive Gold Green Tourism rating for its inspirational environmental ethos and excellent practices throughout the business. BMA House is effective in using the latest technologies, having efficient control of resources, working with local suppliers to source all ethical, fresh produce and bringing significant benefits to the business, community and supply chain.
BMA House, home to the British Medical Association, has a range of 29 spaces for up to 320 guests, including two impressive outdoor spaces, the Courtyard and the Garden.
Initially designed by famed architect Sir Edwin Lutyens, BMA House retains much of its architectural charm with feature fireplaces, gold leaf detailing, high ceilings and tall windows, not to mention its impressive brick façade and grand wrought iron ‘Gates of Remembrance’.
There is a constant focus on investing into the upkeep, restoration and improvement of the venue, with a strong emphasis on all things green, healthy and sustainable.
Certain challenges will always arise from listed building status, but through a commitment to being green and a raft of innovative initiatives, the venue has managed to achieve a Gold Green Tourism Rating in 2017, the highest measure of sustainability.
The introduction of modernised technology has assisted with this, making each meeting space as efficient as possible and including features such as extra recycling facilities, motion sensor lighting, as well as digital signage to reduce paper use, and name badge recycling.
The venue also has a dedicated ‘Green Team’ to encourage best practice throughout the venue and to highlight any areas of improvement or focus, on an ongoing basis.
In keeping with the principles of the British Medical Association, as well as those of the events team, BMA House invests considerable time and effort into the creation of healthier meetings and events.
This has long been a focus for the venue, and this year alone saw the venue organise a variety of internal invents to encourage everyone to be healthier, including take the stairs initiatives and the introduction of a staff gym. The idea being, what starts with the team will filter down into their events.
Committed to serving its guests delicious, but healthy and responsibly sourced food, the venue also introduced a new ‘Healthy Meetings’ package, devised by award-winning caterer, Ampersand.
BMA House has a range of 29 spaces suitable for meetings, events, conferences and weddings, for up to 320 guests. A rare find in central London, BMA House has two outdoor spaces, the impressive Courtyard with its grand Gates of Remembrance, and the peaceful Garden, home to an interesting range of medicinal plants.
For each event, the client has contact with one dedicated member of the team who knows their event brief inside out. Customer service is everything at BMA House, and the passionate team excels at creating a seamless experience from start to finish, working with clients to turn each event plan into a success.
AV tech has been recently upgraded throughout the venue, and there is always a dedicated AV technician on hand to help during an event, as well as with set up.
Incredibly passionate about food, BMA House works with award-winning in-house caterer Ampersand to create seasonal menus with sustainably sourced ingredients. Ampersand serves up a delicious, flexible choice of menus, suitable for a variety of occasions and events.
Led by award winning nutritionist Amanda Ursell, Ampersand has a strong focus and dedication to providing healthy and nutritious menus, made using locally and sustainably sourced produce, keeping in line with and indeed fuelling the venue’s health and sustainability focus.
Ampersand excel at creating themed and bespoke menus as requested by clients and is flexible in its approach.
BMA House is located on the edge of leafy Tavistock Square, just a 5-minute walk from Euston tube (served by Northern and Victoria line) and train station, and a 13-minute walk from King’s Cross St Pancras station. It is also well connected with a variety of other bus routes and tube stations, including Russell Square (Piccadilly line) and Euston Square (Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith and City lines), making it easy to access from anywhere within London, and beyond.