Sea Containers

Event Capacities

Type of event


Level 12 Standing
Cucumber standing
The Wren Boardroom
Sunset standing
Roof terrace standing

18 Upper Ground, London, SE1 9RQ

Situated at the top of the iconic Sea Containers building on the vibrant South Bank, a stones’ throw from the City of London, Sea Containers Events is less than a 2 minute walk from London Blackfriars Thameslink and underground stations. Sea Containers offers over 25,000 square feet of newly designed event space, including 5 internal areas boasting floor to ceiling windows and the striking roof terrace. All spaces are set against a backdrop that spans the London skyline.

Level 12

This super flexible, blank canvas space on Level 12 can be configured as one large room or arranged as 2, 3 or 4 individual, smaller rooms. Whether you are planning a seated dinner, product launch or party this blank canvas event space allows you to theme and brand accordingly. However, with the stunning views from the OXO Tower to The Shard, the London skyline may be the only decoration you require.


Cheekily named for it’s curvaceous green bar, Cumber is an exclusive space ideal for seated lunches or dinners as well as evening receptions. It can also be used alongside the other event spaces mentioned as catering or exhibition space.

The Wren

The perfect vantage point to see the iconic St Pauls’ Cathedral, The Wren is named after its creator, renowned architect Sir Christopher Wren. Use as a boardroom or private dining area, The Wren features double aspect windows and private outdoor terrace.


Casual and relaxed, Sunset is perfect either as a stand alone space for evening receptions and parties or combined with the Amphitheatre as a separate catering space. Right next to the OXO Tower with views of the London Eye, guests will enjoy watching the sun slide into the Thames from double aspect floor to ceiling windows or from the outdoor terrace.

The Amphitheatre

Inspiration, learning and everything in between, it all happens in the Amphitheatre. Spanning the two event floors from Level 12 to 13, the Amphitheatre is perfect for presentations, briefings and product launches. Combine Level 12 or either of the Level 13 spaces for an ideal catering or exhibition space.

The inventive menus draw on the global food trends, presented in creative ways that befit the iconic setting. Cocktails are designed by their resident mixologist and cakes are made daily, onsite by the head baker. The dedicated team of chefs bring a wealth of expertise, coupled with a passion for seasonality and provenance to the creation of tailored event menus. Only the very best food and drink, sourced from independent suppliers make the cut.

Roof Terrace

Sitting behind the iconic Sea Containers letters, this roof terrace features panoramic 360 degree views of the London skyline, making it one of the capitals most exclusive and distinctive outdoor event spaces. The hire of the roof terrace includes a suitable indoor space in case of the British weather.

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