Tower 42  

25 Old Broad Street, London, Greater London, EC2N 1HN


Built in 1970 and commonly known as the NatWest Tower, Tower 42 to this day still remains one of the most distinguished landmarks of London's financial district, with international recognition.

With superior facilities, style and an enviable collection of awards and achievements, Tower 42 is truly a unique venue to host any event from boardroom meetings and conferences offering views that are unsurpassed, to receptions in Vertigo 42 and dining in Jason Atherton's iconic restaurant, City Social; what ever the occasion there is a team of skilled staff on hand, whose unfaltering commitment to excellence and service will guarantee a memorable experience.

Restaurant Associates has established an excellent reputation for delivering only the very best. Restaurant Associates has achieved this through the high quality of our food, exceptional people and the excellence of service - the three key elements in any successful operation.

With the global support of the Compass network, Restaurant Associates are relentless in our quest to revolutionise the dining experience.

The company was established in New York 40 years ago and brought to the UK in 2001. With continued close ties with New York, Restaurant Associates are able to bring the hottest food trends from both sides of the Atlantic.

The team is driven to create food that is alive with flavour and nutrition. Food that is prepared from scratch, using authentic ingredients. Restaurant Associates do this in a socially responsible manner for the well-being of their customers, communities and the environment.

Collectively, Restaurant Associates has extensive experience in operating some of the finest hospitality and restaurant services in the marketplace. They are committed to running the business in a commercially sound but flexible manner.

Venue Style

Unusual/Unique, Banqueting Suite, Bar/Cafe/Wine Bar, Conference Centre, Non Residential, Restaurant

Venue Awards

BOMA 2006 Building Services Award

Meeting & Event Room Capacities

Room NameReceptionTheatreTheatre (BP)ClassroomClassroom (BP)BoardroomU ShapeDin/DanceCabExpoLunch/Dinner
Chef's Table 0000010000010
Private Dining Suite 60000022000022

Meeting & Event Rooms

Total no. of meeting rooms 2
Max capacity (Theatre style) 22
Total no. of breakout rooms 0
Total capacity. of all breakout rooms 0


2 Restaurants


2 Bar Areas


Equipment Type
Courier Services
Internet Connection
PA System
Wi-Fi Connection

Event Types

Breakfast Meeting, Christmas Party, Conference, Corporate Hospitality, Dinner, Gala Dinner, Interviews, Lunch, Meeting, Reception, Seminar, Training Course

Nearest Train Stations

Train station
Train station
Train station

Nearest Airports


Nearest Tube Stations


Nearest Motorways

Motorway Junction
Motorway Junction
Motorway Junction


Tower 42 is just 100 yards from the Bank of England, its central city location places it a short walk from Lloyds, LIFFE and the LUC. At the very heart of one of the worlds leading business and finance districts, Tower 42 also benefits from excellent transport facilities with Liverpool Street, Fenchurch Street and Cannon Street railway stations and Bank, Liverpool Street, Moorgate and Monument underground stations nearby, as well as many bus routes within the vicinity.

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Corporate Responsibility

This venue is represented by Lime Venue Portfolio - the unique meetings & events service from Compass Group, your catering provider.

A strong approach to corporate responsibility ensures that everyone within Compass Group understands their responsibilities to clients, consumers, colleagues, the community and the environment

Our Corporate Responsibility Framework is a key part of everyday life, with everyone taking accountability for their actions. Through our five pillars of Corporate Responsibility each day we look to:
- Support and develop our employees
- Run our business to the highest ethical standards
- Support the good health and wellbeing of our consumers
- Reduce our impact on the world in which we live
- Make a positive contribution to the communities in which we live and work.

Like many listed companies, Compass Group's corporate responsibility performance is rated by independent organisations that assess the extent to which companies effectively manage social, environmental and ethical matters and as a consequence deliver improved performance.

We are a member of the FTSE 4 Good Index Series. This measures the performance of companies that meet globally recognised corporate responsibility standards. For inclusion, eligible companies must meet stringent criteria requirements.

Sustainability Rating

Compass Group is a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, which assesses companies' strategies on corporate governance, economic performance and impact on the environment.

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