Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Built in 1990 for Glasgow’s reign as European City of Culture, the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall sits in an iconic position at the top of Buchanan Street right in the heart of the city’s bustling shopping district. Home to the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, the Concert Hall is a multi-purpose venue, presenting a varied programme of music and cultural events as well as hosting exhibitions, conferences and meetings. With many different rooms and breakout areas available, the complex can accommodate meetings and conferences from 12 - 2000 delegates. The Concert Hall is currently going through a major refurbishment which will be completed by summer 2014 in time for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

The Main Auditorium seats up to 2000 delegates . It is an excellent venue for large scale conferences, with all delegates benefiting from good vantage points to the stage.

Strathclyde Suite can host a conference for up to 400 delegates theatre style. As a self-contained room with flexible seating this is a highly sought after space able to host theatre and cabaret style and classroom layouts for examinations. In addition this room can also accommodate layouts suitable for shell-scheme exhibitions.

Exhibition Hall is a self-contained square room ideal for hosting a conference for up to 300 delegates. The hall has no fixed staging, allowing you to customise the layout to suit your needs.
The Lomond and Clyde Foyers, Strathclyde and Island Bars are areas within the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall which can be used as breakout areas for larger conferences or independently for conferences and meetings on a smaller scale.

The VIP Room is a smaller, self-contained rectangular room ideal for boardroom meetings for up to 12 people. In addition it can also host meetings with a theatre style layout for up to 30 delegates.
The award winning Green Room can be used as a location for a smaller scale conference. Benefiting from a stunning view down Glasgow’s Buchanan Street, flexible seating options make the Green Room suitable for small lectures, boardroom meetings and formal banquets.

The Buchanan Suite is a self-contained rectangular room, seating up to 100 theatre style or 50 cabaret style. The suite benefits from natural daylight by way of a concave panoramic window along the wall, overlooking our Green Room restaurant which itself looks down onto an iconic view of Buchanan street.

This venue is suitable for:

  • Awards Ceremonies
  • Community Events
  • Concerts
  • Conferences
  • Standing Receptions
  • Banquets
  • Meetings
  • Trade Shows and Exhibitions
  • Weddings

Room Information

There are 10 areas available for hire at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall:

  • Main Auditorium (max 2000)
  • Strathclyde Suite (max 400)
  • Exhibition Hall (max 300)
  • Buchanan Suite (max 120)
  • Green Room (max 100)
  • VIP Room (max 40)
  • Lomond Foyer (max 300)
  • Clyde Foyer (max 300)
  • Island Bar (max 150)
​Room Name Area m2​ Capacity when used as​ Capacity when used as​​ ​Capacity when used as​ Capacity when used as​​
​Theatre Banquet​ Reception​ Boardroom​
​Main Auditorium ​2000
Strathclyde Suite​ 514​ 400​ 200​ ​400 ​40
Exhibition Hall​ ​442 ​300 ​180 ​250 ​30
​Buchanan Street ​125 ​120 ​50 ​80 ​30
​The Green Room ​265 ​50 ​100 ​100 ​20
​The VIP Room 32​ ​30 ​40 ​12
​Lomond Foyer ​342 ​120 ​150 ​300
​Clyde Foyer 323​ ​120 ​150 ​300
​Island Bar 180​ ​50 ​150


A full range of quality catering services can be provided by Encore Hospitality Services who have a full, permanent event catering base within the Royal Concert Hall.


We can supply standard AV equipment, technical, security support and advise on most other event-related services for your event at very competitive rates.​

 Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

2 Sauchiehall Street
G2 3NY

0141 353 8050

To enquire about hiring this venue please call
0141 353 8050 or send an email.

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