Away days are a perfect opportunity to get staff out of the office (and their comfort zone), and often this break from routine alone is enough to leave them feeling refreshed and ready to get back to work, albeit with the new skills and stronger bonds forged during the trip. Here are some great spaces near Holborn should you be planning your own team away day in the area.
The Club House at All Star Lanes is the ultimate private party space, ideal for letting loose and having fun. Be it the boutique bowling lanes, the cocktail bar with its own dedicated mixologist, the delicious New York inspired food or the karaoke; there’s something here for everyone. Altogether, there’s room for up to 80 people to attend, and they will surely make good use of the close proximity to the likes of Holborn, Russell Square and Tottenham Court Road tube stations.
Found just off Russell Square and a mere 2 minutes from the station of the same name, Curzon Bloomsbury was recently refurbished to bring it bang up to date with all the latest technology and design specs, including Sony 4K projectors in all the screening rooms. The largest of the auditoriums seats 147 and has its own VIP balcony, with several smaller rooms also available, and bars on all levels, whilst the ground floor space can be utilised in its entirety for receptions for up to 150 people.
BOUNCE is the UK’s leading social entertainment concept and functions as a multi-purpose event space. Drink and dine in the stylish restaurant and bar, get active with the ping pong tables, and get down to business with the various meeting and conference spaces. Able to accommodate anywhere between 6 and 500 guests, there are a number of different hire options, including use of the Private Room, which features its own cocktail bar, bespoke Butterfly Ping Pong tables, state-of-the-art presentation and sound systems and much more.
The Faber Creative Spaces is comprised of 5 different rooms, found within the eaves of a Grade II listed building in the heart of Bloomsbury which is home to Faber and Faber, renowned publishers who have worked with the likes of T.S. Eliot, Ted Hughes and Samuel Beckett, to name just a few. From cosy, furnished libraries to sleek, modern meeting rooms, there’s a style here to suit every occasion, with all of them benefitting from good natural lighting.
Found within a celebrated modernist building in the West End, Congress Centre boasts no less than 16 flexible event spaces which come in various different capacities and finishes, though all are generous and contemporary. With the very best quality facilities and service and a list of prior clients that includes Apple, Coca Cola, John Lewis and Microsoft, you can rest assured that you would be in good hands, with a team who are by this point well versed in hosting a successful gathering.