The Empire

Leicester Banquet Facility
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Total Meeting Space
Standing Capacity520
Seating Capacity500
1 Foundry Lane
Belgrave Gate
Leicester LE1 3WU
Outside Caterers Allowed
1 Foundry Lane
Belgrave Gate
Leicester LE1 3WU


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  • AV Capabilities
  • AV Capabilities (Bring your own)
  • Furniture
  • Internet Access
  • Lighting
  • Other Decor
  • Other Decor (Bring your own)
  • Space (Private)
  • Table Linens
  • Wheelchair Accessible


  • Dance Floor
  • Portable Walls
  • Staging Area

Alcohol and Catering

  • Alcohol (Bring your own)
  • Alcohol Allowed
  • Onsite Kitchen
  • Outside Caterers Allowed

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Meeting Space

Meeting Rooms1
Standing Capacity520
Largest Room0 sq. m
Seating Capacity500
Space (Private)Available



  • Paid Parking
  • Street Parking


The Empire is a work of magnificent architecture. Full of antique charm and character it makes a truly grand setting for your wedding. Set in the centre of Leicester which is ideally located in the midlands, with close by railway and motorway links, this historic landmark is the most ideal setting for all your guests. The Empire has been transformed into a spectacular and unique conference & banqueting facility to host weddings, receptions and parties. We can comfortably accommodate between 50-500 delegates and offer various seating options and packages to suit your requirements.

Additional Information

Civil Weddings, Asian Weddings, Self catering option. No corkage policy.

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