British Institute of Directors, London, United Kingdom
116 Pall Mall, London, SW1Y 5ED

The Institute of Directors is a UK-based organisation, founded in 1903 and incorporated by royal charter in 1906 to support, represent and set standards for company directors. It occupies grade I Listed premises on Pall Mall, London built 1826-28 to the designs of John Nash.

116 Pall Mall has a wealth of history and has been the home of the IoD since 1978 when the United Services Club, founded for the use of senior officers in the army and navy, closed down.

As a crown estate owned building, the IoD were given the premises on the condition that all of the club’s original fixtures and fittings would be retained and this is still done today.

The London headquarters of the Institute of Directors are housed at 116 Pall Mall as well as being one of the most popular business venues in the capital with thousands of IoD members and their guests visiting the premises every week, the building is also a landmark of London’s great Georgian Heritage.

Over 1,500 people enjoy the facilities at 116 each day. The building is still owned by the Crown Estate and is Grade I listed. The IoD is therefore responsible for ensuring that the glory and heritage of the building, its décor and its contents are preserved and maintained for the benefit of members, their guests and future generations.



Waterloo room
The Waterloo is a stunning double aspect room overlooking Pall Mall and Waterloo Place. It’s filled with natural daylight and period charm and is a flexible and popular function spaces, often used in conjunction with the Nash as a separate catering or exhibition area.


Nash room
Named after the fashionable 19th century architect John Nash who designed 116 Pall Mall in the early 1820s, this bright and airy room is the largest and grandest function room in the building. It spans an impressive 3000 square feet, holds up to 400 people and has that much desired wow factor.



Heathrow Aiport to the British institute of Directors
(the shortest way by subway, 5 minutes from the Trafalgar Hilton hotel).

Heathrow Aiport to the British institute of Directors (the shortest way by subway, 5 minutes from the Trafalgar Hilton hotel).
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