Printworks is a versatile 119,200 sq ft event space with a capacity of 6,000 and a 2am license at weekends.

 

Printworks is a versatile 119,200 sq ft event space with a capacity of 6,000 and a 2am license at weekends.

It comprises six acres of private, gated land, with six event spaces arranged over multiple levels with a maze of corridors and offices. A further 40,000 sq ft of outdoor space and parking is also available.

It offers producers, agencies and brands masses of creative, flexible and inspiring infrastructure. Printworks is the ultimate blank canvas for conferences, exhibitions, experiential events, concerts, product launches and filming.

Event Spaces

The Vanway 

Publishing

HSBC (High Speed Bagging Company)

Reel Storage

The Press Halls

The Yard

Printworks | London Venue | Create Food
Printworks | London Venue | Create Food

Venue History​

​Printworks (formerly Harmsworth Quays) was built in 1989 and operated until 2013. For 24 years, The Evening Standard, The Daily Mail and The Metro newspapers rolled off its presses. The unique industrial spaces have been used as a location for films, The Avengers: The Age of Ultron, Tomorrow Never Dies and Criminal starring Kevin Costner. Printworks now has a new lifeas an event venue and is open for hire.

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Venue Overview

Printworks is a versatile 119,200 sq ft event space with a capacity of 6,000 and a 2am licence at weekends.It comprises six acres of private, gated land, with six event spaces arranged over multiple levels with a maze of corridors and offices.

THE VANWAY

The Vanway once housed the final stage of the printing process, where vans would collect newspapers hot o the press for UK distribution. With all original features, and accessed through large, industrial shutter doors, The Vanway is an excellent venue for unique product launches and performances.

Capacity: 1,500 

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PUBLISHING

Publishing is the perfect industrial setting with over 20,000 sq ft of space. With ample power onsite, and operational flexibility, this unique space offers the ability to deliver small to large-scale productions, fantastic for filming and experiential events.

Capacity: 1,000

Capacities may vary subject to seating, production and activities.​

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HSBC

HSBC (High Speed Bagging Company) is the largest floor space within the Printworks complex. At over 30,000 sq ft, there is ample space to host a conference, product launch, exhibition or experiential event. HSBC is a flexible and inspiring space to bring your event vision to life. The hire includes o ices overlooking the space.

Capacity: 1,900

Capacities may vary subject to seating, production and activities.

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REEL STORAGE

Reel Storage offers almost 12,000 sq ft of glorious open space and incredible height. A versatile warehouse with a 6.7m ceiling, this space is ideal for conferences, product launches, brand activations and experiential events.

Capacity: 3,500

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THE YARD

The outdoor space at Printworks covers 40,000 sq ft. With capacity for upwards of 2,000 people, this space is excellent for product launches and brand activations that require an outdoor stunt or finale, or for festival style events featuring street food vendors.

With capacity for upwards of 2,000 people, this space is excellent for product launches and brand activations that require an outdoor stunt or finale, or for festival style events featuring street food vendors​

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THE PRESS HALLS

The Press Halls are the jewel in the Printworks’ crown and retain original machinery and industrial features. The two huge, fully sound-proofed rooms used to print papers 24 hours a day. The Press Halls offer two floors of jaw-dropping event space, suitable for large-scale experiential events, immersive theatre, filming and live music.

Capacity: 2,000

Capacities may vary subject to seating, production and activities.

Printworks | London Venue | Create Food

Printworks | London Venue | Create Food
Printworks | London Venue | Create Food

Location

Printworks, Surrey Quays Rd, London SE16 7PJ