Awards and accreditations

Over the years, Friends House has been recognised and awarded in the fields of events and sustainability. When you choose to organise your event in our venue, you can be sure that we will deliver a unique event experience, both ethical and sustainable.

From great customer service to carbon reduction, our awards and accreditations are a reflection of our commitments


London Venue Awards 2018

In 2018 Friends House was presented with the Bronze award for "Best Customer Service for 300 plus attendees" at the London Venue Awards 2018. The Light auditorium was also a finalist for "Most Versatile London Venue - 1000+ attendees". 


AIM Higher Silver

We are an AIM Higher Silver accredited venue. This accreditation is delivered by the Meetings Industry Association (MIA). We achieved one of the highest levels of compliance with the standards set by the MIA for the meeting and conference venues in the UK. 


ECOsmart is the accreditation programme of Greengage Solutions – recognising and supporting eco-friendly hotels and conference venues that meet certified standards of sustainability.

Green Tourism Gold

We are just one of the few London venues to receive a Green Tourism Gold accreditation. Find out more on our Sustainability and CSR page.

Carbon Smart Gold

Friends House is a Carbon Smart Gold Certified venue. We have reduced our carbon footprint by 29% since 2009. Discover more about our environmental commitments on our Sustainability and CSR page.

Living Wage Employer

We are a Living Wage Employer and we pay our staff above the London Living Wage. To find out more about our employment policies and our jobs, please visit Quakers in Britain website.

Vegetarian Society Approved

We are a member of the Vegetarian Society. Our catering strictly complies with the criteria from the Vegetarian Society.