Unique Venues of London members spend £43m on refurbishments

Members of Unique Venues of London's portfolio has spent a total of £43m in refurbishments to its event spaces during the first six months of 2014.

IWM London's new atrium
IWM London's new atrium

The total figure is split between six of Unique Venues of London’s 81 sites including Freemason’s Hall, the Foundling Museum, LSO St Luke’s, Gibson Hall, London Museum of Water & Steam, and IWM London.

Moya Maxwell, chairman of Unique Venues of London, said: "2014 is a special year for Unique Venues of London, as we celebrate our 21st anniversary and launch new branding to represent the consortium’s development.

The multi-million pound investment will see the IWM London open new event spaces on 19 July, including a roof terrace and daytime rooms.

In addition, the Foundling Museum has updated its Introductory Gallery, while Freemason’s Hall has refurbished its Grand Temple events space.

On 8 July, Unique Venues of London will unveil a full brand relaunch following this year's investment.

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