The Crawford Room
The Contemporary Gallery
The mezzanine is accessible via lift or stairs
Hoxton Bakehouse serve from the ground floor cafe-bar
The QM2 visible through the Crawford Room windows
The first floor of the Tower with its 15th century gunport windows and 1960s concrete staircase
Luxury liners from the rooftop
The Contemporary Gallery
The extension

Venue hire

GHT is Southampton’s newest hire space, and a unique venue in one of the city’s most important historic monuments. The iconic building can be hired exclusively for corporate events, parties, launches and meetings, or on a room-by-room basis. 

GHT is a fully licensed venue with in-house and external catering options. 

The Crawford Room

This  stunning 15th century room with its medieval hammer beamed ceiling is available every day to hire. The Crawford Room is perfect for business meetings, study days, small conferences, workshops, launches and seminars. Catering for your private dining requirements for groups of up to 20 people is available.

The room seats 20-25 around the board table or 40 people in rows. 

Rooftop Terrace

The GHT rooftop has unrivalled views across modern-day Southampton Water, over the Port of Southampton, and some of the most historic sights in the city. You and your guests can enjoy exclusive use of this historic rooftop while luxury liners sit majestically just yards away. Perfect for cocktail parties, private events and as a fascinating talking point.

The Cafe / Bar / Performance Space

You can hire the ground floor bar with its unique blend of historic and modern architectural design for a private event. The space comes fully equipped with hot and cold drinks facilities, and catering can be supplied on request. The performance space can host a band, and we can offer the in-house PA system for your event.

The space is fully accessible. 

The Contemporary Gallery 

The Contemporary Gallery is a light and airy room which is perfect for drinks receptions, corporate events and product launches. It is available for exclusive hire for evening events or special occasions, when not in use as a gallery space.

It is fully accessible and seats 12-15 around the boardroom table or 25-30 people in rows. It can host 80 people standing, 30 people seated around the table or 60 people in rows.

The Collections Gallery 

The Collections Gallery is an intimate room and is fully accessible via a lift or stairs. It can host 10 people around a table, or 20 in rows.

Event catering can be supplied – please contact us with your requirements.

Our staff will set up your space. We have free-standing projectors and screens available for use anywhere in the building.

Contact us for details about hiring any of our spaces on

God’s House Tower is centrally located and easily accessible from all parts of the city, from Southampton Central train station, the Port of Southampton, Red Funnel ferry terminal, the M27 and M3 motorways.

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The view from the roof