Pink Weddings Magazine Spring 2017 PinkWeddings SpringSummer 2017 - Page 98

VENUES delighted with the stunningly refurbished rooms and suites, offering contemporary decor, home-from-home amenities and incredible views. Dream location Perched on the banks of the River Thames, just moments from Westminster Bridge, the London Marriott Hotel County Hall provides the backdrop for a truly remarkable wedding celebration. Enjoy awe-inspiring views of Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and the Thames, while your guests will be Capital choices Vibrant space Hackney is one of the most creative and vibrant boroughs in London, with a lively, cutting-edge community. Dream weddings don’t just happen, they’re meticulously planned. Relying on experience, training, tradition and old- fashioned intuition, Marriott Certified Wedding Planners can help you determine an overall vision for your wedding and then execute each detail. Aside from deciding which of their elegant function rooms to choose for your reception – their largest, the King George V, can accommodate up to 90 guests – this includes every detail from setting a budget; deciding on a menu; arranging table settings; and finding florists, photographers, a band and other entertainments for the big day. www.marriott.co.uk/hotels/travel/lonch- london-marriott-hotel-county-hall Get the London look with these central venues… The West Reservoir Centre, with its fascinating structural design elements, flood of natural light and wonderful outdoor terraces, is the perfect stylish and quirky setting for your wedding celebration. The fabulous 1930s four-storey red-brick Main Tower makes one of the most unique wedding spaces in London. Taking up to 130 for a seated dinner or 150 for a standing reception, the original water processing equipment is poised high above the heads of the guests, adding drama and intrigue to your party. On either side of the Main Tower are two wooden terraces that provide outdoor space for summer entertaining overlooking the glistening water. In comparison to many similar-sized central London spaces, this offers excellent value for money without compromising on quality or service. The venue also works extensively with a range of suppliers from caterers, production and audio-visual to florists. www.hackneyvenues.com/west-reservoir-centre Party till dawn Are you up for one almighty wedding party? You and your guests can make your big day last and last as you party on until 5am, thanks to the late licence held by VUK Banqueting Suite, a large hall in Chiswick, London, built on private land and surrounded by grassy playing fields. The spacious hall, with room for a sit-down meal at round tables for 250, conference- style seating for 400, or standing capacity for 500, has two fully licensed bars, a big modern kitchen for onsite catering, and an excellent sound system to ensure your party goes with a swing. You can take full advantage of the outside space, useful if you have families among your guests or just want to take the party outside – there’s plenty of room for outdoor games and ample parking. They give a discount for early bookings, with late bookings welcome too, and the all-inclusive price means you don’t have to worry about extras. www.hallshire.com/halls/view/2520/vuk-banqueting-suite 98 » pink weddings magazine