The Ned – Your Fabulous City of London Wedding Venue

by Michelle
The Ned London

The Ned is an absolutely fabulous City of London wedding venue. Celebrate in five star luxury in this iconic Sir Edwin Lutyens building. Weddings at The Ned are held on the historic sixth floor which boasts six reception rooms and two outdoor terraces with views across the City.

The Ned is simply perfect for all sizes of wedding parties, be an intimate affair for 50 or whether you have an altogether more grand celebration for up to 200 guests where the entire floor can be yours exclusively for the day.

The Ned will happily take care of all your wedding needs from that all important pre-wedding pampering at the luxurious Cowshed Spa, arranging your individual ceremony details and offering the most delicious wedding breakfast, and of course, hosting a great party.

With 250 bedrooms on site available for your friends and family to book, The Ned really does offer the complete luxury wedding experience.  We’ll hand you straight over to the team now to tell us more.

Tell us about your venue

The Ned is a luxury five star hotel with a collection of boutique restaurants, a members’ club and spa in the City of London.

Set in the former Midland Bank building, The Ned was designed by Sir Edwin ‘Ned’ Lutyens in 1924. The space includes ten restaurants, 250 bedrooms channeling 1920s and 1930s design, a range of men’s and women’s grooming services and ‘Ned’s Club’, where members have access to a rooftop pool, gym, spa, hammam and late-night lounge bar in the bank’s original vault. It’s the perfect venue for your London wedding.

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Do you offer civil marriage and civil partnership ceremonies?

Yes

Do couples & their wedding party have exclusive use of your venue?

Exclusive use of the events floor is available for a higher food & beverage minimum spend.

Venue capacity – How many guests can attend the day ceremony, if applicable, wedding breakfast & the evening reception?

Ceremony – licensed for 110 people in Saloon. Wedding Breakfast in Tapestry – 120 people either on 2 long tables or 12 round tables of 10. Evening reception – 120 people in the Saloon.

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Tell us just a little about any wedding packages you offer

We offer 2 packages – 30K and 50K, more information listed in our online brochure.

Do you have in-house catering, or preferred suppliers or are couples free to choose their own caterers?

In-house caterers

Can couples supply their own alcohol for the evening? Is there a corkage fee?

Corkage fee (£30 for 750ml bottle of wine and £50 for 750ml bottle of champagne)

Are couples completely free to choose their own wedding entertainment & do you have a specific sound system?

Very flexible. We have our recommend suppliers list but guests are more than welcome to organise their own. We have in build speakers in our large event spaces – guests can plug in their own music or alternatively play our in house jazz or club music. We also have PA system that can support speeches

Do you offer accommodation on site? If so, for how many guests?

Yes, discounted rate for more than 10 bedrooms. Total of 252 bedrooms in the hotel

Do you have an in-house wedding co-ordinator?

Yes

How far in advance can couples or their wedding stylist, florist etc have access to the venue in order to decorate it?

We are flexible and can be decided at contract stage.

Do you have gardens or an outdoor area for wedding photographs?

2 terraces on the events floor. Outside the front of the hotel is also an option

What’s your best advice to couples when choosing their perfect wedding venue?

To feel comfortable with the space and venue team.

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And finally, what are your favourite moments from previous wedding you’ve been involved with?

Making a couples day extra special.

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All images courtesy of The Ned

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