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Walthamstow Assembly Hall

Last updated 10 February 2015

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Walthamstow Assembly Hall
Forest Road
Walthamstow E17 4JD

Our 1940s Grade 2 listed building is exquisitely maintained providing our guests with a touch of nostalgia and art deco style unique to this part of the capital.

The fabulous setting is matched with our own impeccable attention to detail that ensures that an event or special occasion, held here, is truly memorable.

This striking art deco building set in the Town Hall Complex, is ideal for weddings, conferences, concerts, dinner dances, exhibitions and other major events.  Its superb acoustics also make it one of the UK's top venues for live music. With its separate bars, balcony, and ticket office. The Assembly Hall is Walthamstow's premier venue, and as such is often booked years in advance!

Our aim is to provide visitors with a unique combination of architectural heritage, a varied and attractive programme of events and impressive service.

To reserve a date, arrange a viewing or to make an enquiry, contact us now

Tel: 020 8496 8018. Email:

Walthamstow Assembley Hall


Monday - Sunday, 9am-1am

Approximate capacity

  • Weddings and banquets 450
  • Concerts and conferences 922 and 228 on balcony
  • Reception/dance (open floor, no tables minimal seating), 800. No balcony
  • Reception/dance (with minimal tables and chairs and large dance floor), 500.
  • No balcony
  • Dinner (with small dance floor), 450. No balcony


  • x2 Dressing rooms
  • Green Room
  • Separate lounge area
  • Catering kitchen and seperate servery
  • Cloakroom
  • PA/lighting system
  • Baby grand piano
  • Balcony seating
  • Stage
  • Licensed bar
  • Licensed for music and dancing
Pay and Display car parking facilities available. Find out more about charges and operating times. Shared car parking facilities operate Monday-Friday 9am-5.15pm. Please be aware the car park can be very busy during these times.

Disability access/facilities 

  • Ramp access near disabled parking spaces to hall entry point on ground floor
  • Ground floor is fully wheel chair accessible - Foyer, Main Hall, Backstage areas (not including stage)
  • Accessible facilities are located on the ground floor on left hand side of foyer and in backstage area


  • Main hall: 97'-6" x 68'-5"
  • Jubilee Room: 60' x 27'
  • Stage: 24' x 36''

Technical specifications

  • Stage lighting control: Strand MX console 48 way (32 Ways available)
  • Stage lighting: (Minimum) 10 x 1000 watt Powercans, 8 x 1000 watt T spots 4 x 1000 watt Area floods, Syke Lighting 8 x 500 watt Fresnels 2 x 2000 watt CSI follow spots (operators not supplied)
  • Sound control desk: Sound Craft 24 way, 17 line inputs (all XLR) Tape deck/Record player, 2 x Wedge monitors Talk back from stage to lighting, Cabaret microphones SM58
  • Total output: 250 watts per channel 

Hire charge

Walthamstow Assembly Hall price list (336KB PDF file)

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