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BMA House

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BMA House
British Medical Association
BMA House
Tavistock Square
London
WC1H 9JP
England
Telephone (02078) 747020
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BMA House is a unique Grade II listed venue available to hire for corporate and private events. Located in Bloomsbury, central London, BMA House is home to the prestigious British Medical Association.

BMA House boasts 29 meeting and event spaces including a courtyard and newly launched ‘Mind Garden’. Capacities range from 2 to 320. State of the art audio visual equipment including webcasting, tele and video conferencing is available throughout the site.

Award winning caterers are based on site and where possible menus are created using local ingredients and working with RSPCA freedom food accredited suppliers; fair trade growers are supported for tea and coffee.

Centrally located BMA House offers excellent transport links with 4 tube stations and 2 mainline rail stations within a 10 minute walk. Numerous buses service the area and an on-site cycle shed is available.

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Green Story

Green Tourism fits well with the ethos of the BMA and offers a good framework to put the green wheels in motion. In 2012 a Green Team was set up across the organisation with the intention of greening the building and setting up best practice, no mean feat given their Grade II listed status.

They undertook projects such as upgrading lighting to PIR and LED based, changing flushes on the hundreds of toilets to water saving devices and encouraging the 500+ staff to up their recycling effort. In respect of the venue side of the business, efforts focused on; ensuring sustainable and, where possible, local sourcing of food ingredients, purchasing recycled paper for in-room flip charts, and ensuring plentiful and visible paper recycling units in all meeting rooms for disposal of all unwanted papers from the day.

As luck (or hard work) would have it, they were delighted to be awarded a Silver Award from the outset. They were pleased to maintain this at their 2015 audit but were hungry for gold. Their small dedicated Green Team worked hard over the next two years and were ecstatic to be rewarded with a gold plaque in September 2017.  The path to gold was made up of innovative projects such as hosting Chelsea fringe events including participating in a ‘Gardens and Health in the City’ event, a ‘take the stairs initiative’ and the development of a staff gym. In addition, they have worked closely with the nominated BMA charity to assist in their fundraising and promote their good work.

Future focus will include greater promotion of healthy eating and the benefits of eating well at conferences, alongside the need for mindfulness using the BMA Garden as THE place for wellbeing. Providing sustainable and healthy meetings will continue to be a key focus for them in the future.

Directions

BMA House offers an unrivalled Central London location for your venue hire.

Our nearest underground stations:
– Euston (Northern and Victoria lines)
– Russell Square (Piccadilly line)
– Euston Square (Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith and City lines)

Our nearest main line train stations are:
– Euston
– Kings Cross St Pancras

Our nearest bus stops are just outside the front of the building. Bus numbers 59, 68, 91, 168 and N91 stop there.

Our closest airports are:
London City Airport (9.5 miles)
Heathrow (19 miles)
Gatwick (30 miles)
Stansted (35 miles

Hire bikes:
– There is a Santander cycle hire docking station across the road at Endsleigh Gardens.

Limited parking is available at BMA House in the evenings and at weekends. Parking is available on-site at all times for disabled access users, but spaces are limited so please notify us of your requirements in advance where possible.The nearest NCP car park is a few minutes walk away. When driving, please use sat nav postcode WC1H 9JZ.

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