Royal Festival Hall

Interesting
Built in 1951 under the auspices of the Greater London Council this is amongst the most successful architectural creations specially designed for music. It comprises a great concert hall with 3000 seats and has marvellous acoustics, a room for chamber music, a ballroom and a restaurant. Nevertheless it was necessary to insulate the building from the noise of Waterloo station and redesign the facade facing the river to integrate into it the main door.

Useful information

Address : 

Belvedere Road

Phone:

+44 20 7960 4200

Opening hours

[10am-11pm]

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