The perfect venue for events
Corporate events
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Corporate Events

Nestled between rolling hills of spectacular English countryside and a world away from the pressures of corporate life, is Downham Hall. This intimate and stunning 17th century country mansion is only 45 minutes from London, within easy reach of the A12, A127 and M25 and only a 10-minute taxi journey from Billericay train station.

Offering the ultimate change of scenery and available for your exclusive use if desired, Downham Hall is the perfect destination for your off-site meetings, product launches, presentations, conferences, team away days, leaving parties, Christmas parties and other corporate events.

Our unique, first class spaces can cater from 10 guests to 110 and our seamless service will ensure your event runs smoothly so you can concentrate on the job at hand.

To discuss your corporate event need and to book, please contact us on 01268 422 464 or email us on


Have a meeting with a difference in our tastefully furnished, elegant De Beauvoir suite, with its high, chandeliered ceiling, ornate fireplace and grand bay window overlooking the long sweeping driveway and countryside. This private suite is fitted with a wall mounted screen, Wi-Fi and can seat up to 45 people.

For smaller meetings, guest drinks, or just to impress, is our striking orangery. With its glass roof and panoramic views of uninterrupted, spectacular Essex countryside and north grounds, there really is no better place than this for blue sky thinking.

The orangery can accommodate up to 30 guests seated, or 40 standing.

Available for Christmas parties and larger functions, is our beautiful, fully furnished moat-side marquee. With a capacity of up to 110 people seated, or 200 standing, this marquee, with fitted dance floor and bar, is perfect for any celebration.

The marquee can be hired on its own or as part of a package with the De Beauvoir Suite and Orangery.

Downham Hall sits on 3.5 acres of beautiful, part moated grounds, which feature our outdoor terrace, manicured garden and grass lawn. Perfect for outdoor team-building activities, be it human table football, or a spot of archery, we can work with a range of suppliers to make your team away day special.

Why not treat your fellow employees to luxury home-made afternoon tea on the terrace or a delicious gourmet barbeque while soaking in the amazing views? We can also provide a bespoke wine tasting session or a cocktail making experience.

Downham Hall offers a wide range of delicious dining options from home-made and beautifully crafted canapés to formal three-course meals. For that extra special touch, we can also offer our luxury afternoon tea or in the summer months, our gourmet barbeque. Our in-house chefs only use the freshest, locally sourced ingredients, including eggs from our very own chickens and are also able to cater for your dietary requirements. For a full list of food options available, please contact us on 01268 422 464

Downham Hall can provide on-site accommodation in our five luxury boutique double bedrooms. Each bedroom is unique in its design, celebrating the Hall’s original features while incorporating modern comfort and luxury.


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