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Stunning venue for hire in Bromley, Kent

Welcome to Oakley House, the South East’s leading event venue. A historic Grade II listed building set amid idyllic gardens, this is a versatile space perfect for a wedding, family party, religious celebration, corporate event, or local meeting. With a range of spaces to suit any need, an attentive team, and in-house catering, we provide everything you could possibly need.

We host intimate gatherings, large conferences, and seat your wedding guests for fully served banqueting. Our venue is perfectly located just outside Bromley town centre; it is surrounded by natural beauty that gives the feeling of rural seclusion, while still being easy to reach for you and your guests. With historic architecture, stunning gardens, and a helpful team that can accommodate any need, it’s no surprise that Oakley House is regarded as the leading venue for hire in Bromley and the South East.

Need a venue for your big
event? Get in touch!

The Oakley House team are here to help make your event one to remember. We are experts in providing a tailored experience to accommodate a huge range of different needs and budgets. To contact us, just call 020 8462 9292, send an email to, or fill out our enquiry form.

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Venue hire in Bromley for every occasion

With a broad range of spaces including a large banqueting suite, meeting rooms, and beautiful gardens, we can host all sorts of different occasions. Our team tailor the venue to suit your unique needs and provide a huge range of amenities to create a memorable and meaningful event.



We are a highly-regarded wedding venue, providing a professional and personable experience to ensure your special day goes perfectly. Hiring our venue includes use of the licensed gazebo and lawns for your ceremony, the pillar-free banqueting hall for your reception, as well as in-house catering and a staffed bar.


Corporate events

Make sure you have a spacious and professional environment to host your conference, meeting, or presentation. We provide a comfortable space with plenty of seating, refreshments, AV equipment, and speedy wi-fi to make sure your guests are comfortable and that everything proceeds smoothly.


Private functions

We are proud to offer venue hire for a huge range of different private functions. These include family parties, religious celebrations such as Diwali, anniversaries, wakes, even 18th and 21st birthdays. This idyllic venue is the perfect location to create a memorable evening for you and your guests.


Hall hire

If you don’t require as many of our amenities and additional services but just need the space, we offer a dry hire option. This is open to local community groups such as sports clubs, hobbyists, and the Scouting Movement to ensure you have a conveniently located and attractive space to meet.

Top-Rated Venue: Garnering 4.5 Stars from 246 Happy Clients

Contact our helpful team today

We are always happy to answer questions and discuss your needs to create the perfect experience here at Oakley House. If you’d like to find out more about us or book a tour for your wedding reception, get in touch right away. You can reach us on 020 8462 9292 or by emailing


In-house catering with your venue hire

Whatever the event you’re hiring a venue for, enhance your guests’ experience with delicious food and drink. Our in-house chefs can prepare refreshments for every occasion, from tea and coffee, to light finger food, to sit-down banqueting with silver service. We offer delicious menus to suit not only your occasion, but also any possible nutrition, allergy, or cultural dietary restrictions, just ask our team when you make your booking and they’d be more than happy to help accommodate you. Additionally, we have a fully stocked and licensed bar, staffed by members of our team, to provide your guests with alcoholic and soft drinks throughout your event.

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About Oakley House

A Grade II listed building with a storied past, Oakley House has been a mainstay of the Bromley area for centuries. The house was first constructed as a residence in 1742. From there it was altered over the centuries to suit the changing times. Most recently, it has become extremely popular for weddings, corporate events, and parties, garnering a well-deserved reputation thanks to its attractive location and hospitable team.

Our events

We put on events throughout the year. These include themed parties, tribute acts, catered meals, and of course our fantastic Christmas and New Year’s Eve parties during the festive season.

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Frequently asked venue hire questions

We’ve provided answers to our most frequently asked questions to ensure that you are up to date on all the latest with Oakley House.

Is there a deposit?

For many events we do take a £1,500 security deposit. This will be returned to you within 7 days of your event provided there is no need for any deductions.

What is the capacity of the venue?

Capacity will vary depending on the event and what you need. For conferences with ‘theatre style’ seating we can fit as many as 420 guests. For wedding receptions we can accommodate 320 in our banqueting suite.

How much does venue hire cost?

We are conscious that everyone has different budgets and are always happy to work with you to find a solution. The best course of action is always to get in touch with our team.

Is there off-road parking?

We have a car park on site that can comfortably fit 220 cars.

Is the venue pillar-free?

Yes, there are no pillars or obstructions. You’ll be able to arrange furniture however suits you and ensure any photographers have uninterrupted views of everyone.

Do you have wi-fi?

We have a fast, modern wi-fi connection available throughout the buildings to make sure your guests stay connected during their time here.

How do I find Oakley House?

We are conveniently positioned between London and Kent, just outside Bromley Town Centre. This ensures we keep the rural feel of the garden of England but are still well-connected. The venue is positioned on the A21 which runs from Lewisham, through Bromley, Orpington, and Sevenoaks down to Hastings. It also links to the M25 making us easily accessible by car.

Additionally, there are a number of handy public transport options. We are less than a ten-minute drive from Bromley South, Orpington, Hayes (Kent), Bickley, and Petts Wood train stations. The venue is also served by bus with a stop on the 61, 261, 320, 336, and 358 routes right outside the entrance. You can catch a bus from Bromley, Orpington, Lewisham, Biggin Hill, Petts Wood, Lee, Chislehurst, Crystal Palace, Catford, or Beckenham and get to us in just one trip.

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Get in touch with the Oakley House team

Contact our helpful team today. They’ll be happy to answer any queries and help you arrange your event at Oakley House. Just call 020 8462 9292 or send an email to