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Room Hire

Ellis Whittam

Rooms in Lettsom House are available for hire as set out below. In the wonderful surroundings of a Regency house in central London, less than 5 minutes from Oxford Street, the Society provides modern AV facilities, refreshments and a fitting atmosphere for medical learning at excellent rates. Please contact the Deputy Registrar for further details.

CHARGES AND CATERING FACILITIES (effective 1st January 2015)

These charges (pdf) apply to academic meetings, lectures, seminars and committee meetings  only (see note 1)

Room Hire £
9.00am-1.00pm 1.00pm-5.00pm 6.00pm-10.00pm
Fellows’ Lounge 220/165 220/165 308/231
Conference Room 220/165 220/165 308/231
Council Room 133/100 133/100 186/140
Library (max 12 in boardroom set up) 100/75 100/75 140/105
Fellows' Lounge & Conference Room 330/248 330/248 462/347  
£70 per hire
£70 per hire  



  1. These charges apply to academic meetings, lectures, seminars and committee meetings only.
    Meetings which do not fall into these categories are subject to a different tariff. Events that require the exclusive use of Lettsom House are subject to a minimum tariff irrespective of the individual rooms required. Please consult the Deputy Registrar regarding the relevant tariffs.
  2. The rates shown are for Monday to Friday. The Society is not normally available for hire at weekends
  3. The Charity rate (25% discount) is for registered charities meeting the hire charge from their own resources
  4. Room hire is zero rated for VAT.

Other charges (VAT at the current rate will be added to these charges)

Audio visual equipment:

  1. A single charge of £40 is payable for the use of audio-visual equipment (screens, slide projection equipment, overhead projector, laser pointer and flip charts/pens and the use of amplifying and recording equipment)
  2. A charge of £160 is made for the use of a data projector and laptop or £85 for either piece of equipment on its own

Use outside normal hours:

  1. A charge of £50 per half-hour (or part thereof) is made for access before 8.30am and for departure after 10.00pm

Catering arrangements:

Tea/coffee and biscuits/tap water   £1.85 per head/per serving
Orange/apple juice   £2.50/jug
Bottled water (sparkling/still)   £1.50/2 litre bottle
Red/white house wine   £8.20/bottle
Lettsom's Lunch (sandwiches/rolls, wraps, finger food, crisps, fruit)   £8.00 per head - min no 12
Sandwiches and fruit (sandwiches/rolls, fruit)   £6.60 per head
Canapes (8 pieces per head)   £7.65 per head
Nibbles (crisps/nuts)   £0.50 per head
Use of single items of crockery   £0.60 per head
Use of full place setting   £1.20 per head

Outside caterers are required for more extensive catering arrangements. The Society is pleased to recommend suitable caterers but the Hirer is responsible for settling accounts directly with them. The hire charge of £70 for the use of the kitchen applies in these circumstances.




Fellows LoungeFellows’ Lounge

Conference Room
 Conference Room

Council Room
Council Room