Birmingham Council House

Birmingham Council House

In the heart of Birmingham city centre, the Council House is a beautiful Grade II* listed building, boasting some of the city's most talked about design. Since its opening, this venue has received and welcomed members of the Royal family, world leaders, media and film stars, people from the literary world and every type of business and organisation.

Banqueting Suite

The Banqueting Suite combines traditional Victorian elegance with flexible space, ideal for conferences, dinners, luncheons, weddings, launch events and much more.

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The ambience of the rooms reflect the sophistication and charm of the 19th century, complemented by our expert catering team offering a range of creative cuisines.

  • Conferences
  • Weddings
  • Breakfast Meetings
  • Luncheons
  • Dinners
  • Receptions
  • Launch Events


Conference & Banqueting - Hire Costs, Menus and Drinks

Council House Conference Brochure

For wedding hire costs, menus and prices please visit our Weddings page

Special Offers*

Day Delegate Rates from £30 + VAT per person

Free room hire on breakfast meetings

10% discount on room hire for charities and not-for-profit organisations

*conditions apply, please ask for details

Chamberlain Room

With views down towards the newly refurbished New Street train station, you are certain to impress your guests with this intimate and grand meeting room space.  Ideal for intimate dinners, meetings and smaller conferences.  The Chamberlain Room is also an ideal break-out space for your event in the Banqueting Suite.

Room Layouts and Capacities








Civil Wedding and Reception

Wedding Reception only

Banqueting Suite


up to 350

up to 120



(4ft table)



Chamberlain Room



up to 32




Bridal suite only

Bridal suite only


The Council Chamber

The Council Chamber is a semi-circular room with fixed tiered seating facing a central rostrum. The Chamber seats up to 145 including 5 rostrum seats. There are also 90 seats within the public gallery. The panelled Chamber displays Italian walnut carvings and painted screens depicting Truth and Justice.

The Chamber is available for hire in conjunction with Banqueting Suite and Chamberlain Room events. With its modern microphone and audio visual facilities, it is exceptionally well equipped for presentations, annual general meetings and conferences of all types.

To book and/or to find out more about the cost to hire and menus on offer for the Banqueting Suite, Chamberlain Room or Council Chamber please contact Civic Catering on 0121 303 2050 or email