Venue Hire

The Broadway is a contemporary and flexible venue with an array of spaces that can be tailored to suit your specific needs, so whether you require an intimate or large setting for your conference, meeting or performance, take a look at our Hire Guide (link in left column) or give us a call.

Hire costs

Our fees are detailed in the Hire Guide and Rates booklets here.


The Broadway is close to all transport links including tube, train and bus and just 15 minutes from the centre of London. We are also very accessible by by road from the M25, M11, A12, A13 and A406.


The Broadway is fully accessible.



The main auditorium seats 341 (theatre-style layout) but can be arranged to accommodate up to 650 people (standing and seated) in three flexible settings. Fitted with full lighting rig and audio and sound equipment this is a first class space for any conference or performance.

Facilities include:

  • Fully staffed Bar
  • Full use of both Inner and Main foyers and public areas
  • Dressing rooms and green room
  • One technician
  • Full use of standard sound and lighting set up
  • Duty Manager and Front of House team

Main Foyer & Café/Bar

This is a large modern space that is well equipped and suitable for large receptions, presentations, celebratory events and performances. The space also includes an outdoor terrace with excellent views of Barking Abbey and its grounds.

Inner Foyer

The Inner foyer leads from the Café/Bar and is ideal for talks or intimate performances.

Dance Studios, Rehearsal Room and Music Room

We have four other spaces that can be rented out on an hourly basis for rehearsals and workshops (they are not suitable for meetings, conferences or parties). These rooms are generally available after 5pm weekdays (although they are popular so please check the specific availability you are looking for). Please call 020 8507 5608 for more details.

First Steps

Please call us on 020 8507 5608 to check availability. You can hire space at the Broadway up to 18 months in advance!

Complete and return the hire application form below to

Please note, the Broadway can only be hired by responsible adults. You will will be asked to ensure you have adequate public liability insurance for your event.