Venue hire

Hold your next event somewhere special by calling – 020 8462 9292

A historic and attractive venue for hire

Oakley House is the leading venue for hire in Kent, Bromley, and the South East. We host a huge range of events, including conferences, family parties, meetings, charity balls, wakes, and religious celebrations. A historic building set among beautiful grounds, it is the perfect place to celebrate an occasion or host a corporate event. Our location makes us easily accessible from both London and Kent and we are well served by local transport links. Every event receives a premium level of service from our team, with options for catering courtesy of our experienced in-house chefs. Make sure that your event is held in a comfortable and stylish location by choosing Oakley House.

Organise your event today

If you’re arranging an event and need a venue, don’t hesitate to get in touch. Oakley House is the ideal venue for a huge range of different events and our team is always willing to accommodate different requirements. You can reach us by calling 020 8462 9292, sending an email to, or filling out our contact form.

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The perfect Kent venue for your event

We are proud to host such a diverse range of events. From informal gatherings to black tie evenings, intimate get-togethers to hundreds-strong conferences, we can provide everything you need to make sure your event goes perfectly.

Corporate events

We are perfectly set up and equipped to host a huge range of different corporate events including conferences, seminars, exhibitions, presentations, and award ceremonies. The venue is set up with a fast wi-fi connection, audiovisual equipment, and breakout areas. Depending on the seating style, we can accommodate as many as 350 people. Oakley House is the clear choice to host corporate events of any size in a comfortable and productive environment.

Private functions

Celebrate special events in style by hiring our stunning venue. Oakley House is the perfect place for birthday parties, anniversaries, family reunions, charity events, and religious celebrations of any faith. You’ll receive a stellar level of service from our attentive staff, a broad choice of catering options from our in-house chefs, access to our bar, and continual support from our team to ensure your event runs perfectly. We pride ourselves on providing a personal service to support our guests’ every need.

Hall hire

If you need a space for a local meeting, sports club, community gathering, or group event, choose a historic venue with plenty of character. We would be delighted to host your events, be they weekly or monthly meetings, one-off gatherings, or special occasions. You can take advantage of the full suite of different amenities we have to offer, or instead opt for ‘dry hire’ to just rent the space. No matter your choice, you can rely on the same great service from our team, who will make sure you have everything you need.

Arrange your event space hire today

With such a versatile space and a broad range of available amenities, it is no wonder we have become so popular for venue hire in Kent. To begin arranging your event with us, just give us a call on 020 8462 9292 or send an email to

What can we provide as part of your event venue rental?

We are the top venue to hire in Kent not only for our attractive architecture and convenient location, but also for the range of amenities we provide.

In-house catering

We provide a range of delicious food to suit your event and can easily meet the diverse dietary requirements of your guests. Our catering team can provide sit-down meals, a buffet, canapés, finger food, and more. We’ll prepare everything for you and serve it at a convenient time during your event.

Fully stocked bar

For many events, a bar is a must. Our team members are ready to serve you quality beer, wine, spirits, and soft drinks all night long to keep your guests happy and dancing. If you’d like to supply your own drinks, we offer options for corkage as well.

Live music and DJs

If you’re looking for entertainment, we are happy to recommend reputable bands and DJs and arrange for them for your event. If you already have someone in mind, the venue is fully equipped with modern AV equipment to ensure they can set up quickly.

An experienced team

You’ll have our front of house manager as a point of contact throughout the night who can help with anything you need. Members of our team will be serving food and working behind the bar, providing the highest level of service to your guests.

Frequently asked questions

We want to keep all prospective guests informed by providing some answers to our most frequently asked questions. If there’s anything else you’d like to know, don’t hesitate to get in touch by calling 020 8462 9292.

How much does it cost to hire Oakley House?

We want as many people as possible to experience an event with us and are eager to work with you to determine the best result for your budget. Whatever your needs, don’t hesitate to get in touch and talk over your options with our team.

What is the capacity of the venue?

For corporate events with ‘theatre style’ seating, capacity can be as high as 350. However, we reserve the right to set capacity at a safe level for any given event. This is for the protection of the venue itself, the safety of guests and our team, and consideration for our neighbours.

Can I have my wedding at Oakley House?

You can! We are an extremely popular wedding venue, holding a licence for the ceremony as well as providing the space, catering, and bar for the reception. Everything will be managed by our helpful team throughout the day to ensure it goes perfectly.

Is there on-site parking?

Yes, we have a 220-space car park on the grounds through the main gates. Our convenient location in Bromley Common along the A21 makes getting to us by car from Bromley or Kent an absolute breeze.

Get in touch with the Oakley House team

Contact our helpful team today and find out what is possible when you hire Oakley House. Call 020 8462 9292 or send an email to