The Light was awarded a regional RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) award in May 2015. The unique open roof architecture and make over of the Large Meeting House by John McAslan & Partners was recognised by fellow British architects. Find out more about The Light.
Camden Business Awards 2015
We were “highly commended” for outstanding contribution to environmental sustainability at the 2015 Camden Business Awards. Read more...
Camden Climate Change Alliance
The Camden Climate Change Alliance recognised Friends House’s efforts into reducing its carbon footprint and awarded us with a Carbon Champion award. Read more…
Certifications and accreditations
AIM Higher Silver accreditation
We are a member of the Meetings Industry Association (MIA) and have gained an AIM Higher Silver accreditation. We have achieved one of the highest levels of compliance with the standards set by the MIA for the meeting and conference venues in the UK.
Friends House achieved the Carbon Smart Gold Certification for the year 2017! We have been a Carbon Smart Certified Organisation since 2015 and have managed to reduce our Carbon Footprint by 29% since 2009. Discover more about our environmental commitments on our Environmental values page.
Living Wage Employer
Vegetarian Society Approved
We are a member of the Vegetarian Society’s Food & Drink Guild. We fully comply with The Vegetarian Society’s strict criteria concerning vegetarian suitability. Read more on our Catering page.
Our Restaurant has maintained its Gold Food for Life Accreditation in 2016. Audited and assessed by the Soil Association, our Restaurant successfully responded to sustainable and qualitative criteria. Read more here…