There are different combinations of the spaces that can be used to suit a wide variety of events.
All hirers of the Grand Temple and/or the Vestibules have exclusive use of the Tower Doors, which lead into The Tower Entrance and the Tower Cloakroom.
From the Tower Entrance, there are two stone staircases that lead up to the first floor and the Vestibules.
The Vestibules have a capacity of 450 standing for parties and receptions.
For dining, up to 150 can be accommodated in the middle section, and up to 250 when the third section is used as well. The first section of the Vestibules can then be used for the drinks reception for up to 150 guests and the tower Cloakroom for 151 – 250 guests.
Next to the Vestibules is the Processional Corridor, leading to the Past Grand Officers’ Robing Room – together these have an additional maximum capacity of 400.
Using the Vestibules and the Processional Corridor and the Past Grand Officers’ Robing Room, which altogether will give a maximum capacity of 850 in these spaces, plus the ground floor Tower Entrance and Tower Cloakroom.
At the end of the Processional Corridor is the Grand Officers’ Robing Room with a maximum capacity of 80 seated (theatre style or at round tables) or 150 standing.