The Pumping House

The Engine Hall
The double-height Engine Hall is the largest space in the Pumping House, and an impressive setting for celebrations.

Filled with natural light in the day, at night it transforms into the lively centre of the house, with a fully stocked bar and plenty of space to dance. A mezzanine wraps around the room, providing the perfect viewing platform, a space for meaningful conversation or a moment of quiet.

The Engine Hall is licensed for civil ceremonies, with seating for up to 250 guests. It can be fully configured to include a range of seating and dining options, a dancefloor, staging and audiovisual equipment.
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The Ollerton Room
With original floor-to-ceiling arched windows, The Ollerton Room is a bright, clean space on the upper level that brings together best of heritage and contemporary design. The walls are lined with grey and off-white metro tiles typical of turn-of-the-century industrial design. A reconditioned oak parquet floor brings warmth to the space, and complements the greens of the forest that fill the windows.

Due to its intimate character, The Ollerton Room is often chosen as a space for wedding ceremonies. It would also be a fantastic room for presentations, away days and retreats. The statement windows provide a unique backdrop for filming and photography.

The Ollerton Room is licensed for civil ceremonies, with seating for up to 100 guests. A range of furniture can be provided to create custom layouts and functions.

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Conservatory Bar
The Conservatory Bar is our second, more intimate bar, situated just off Engine Room mezzanine. With beautiful views of Sherwood Forest, it is the perfect place to enjoy a quiet drink, dream up new ideas and gather your best people.
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The Pumping House Quarters
The Pumping House is an oasis of beautifully thought-through luxury apartments. Nestled at the rear of the historic space, these sumptuous, self-catering suites reinvigorate authentic Edwardian architecture with contemporary elegance.

The flagship Mulberry Suite provides luxurious, expansive accommodation over two floors. Stylised with geometric forms, original antique furniture blends with exposed brick walls conjuring a chic modernist aesthetic. It is large enough for a wedding party to prepare for their day, and its authentic four-post bed provides the perfect haven for a couple's first night as a married couple.

Each of the apartments are individually designed, with unrivalled attention to detail. Blending grand turn-of-the-century elements with industrial flair, each space is a work of bespoke craftsmanship.

In addition to the Mulberry Suite, there are five doubles and four family suites.

Light, airy and exceptionally spacious, all the apartments feature a fully equipped kitchen, lounges and private bathrooms with luxurious roll top baths.

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The Boutique
The Boutique is a quiet and private room next to The Ollerton Room. It is furnished with a comfortable sofa, armchair and full-length mirror.

For weddings, the boutique is often used as a place for the bride or groom to relax and prepare for the ceremony in comfort. It also serves as a sumptuous dressing room, and can be used as a break-out or production space.
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Custom Rooms
Dotted around the venue are our individually designed custom rooms for our guests to explore. These can be used as project or break-out spaces, or as space for additional guests.

During celebrations, the rooms provide quiet places to reflect and explore, and can be personalised by the hosts to create a range of experiences, from photo booths to secret bars.
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Set amongst six acres of ancient woodlands, The Pumping House offers exceptional opportunities to enjoy the outdoors.

From drinks on the lawn supplied by a rustic outdoor bar to scavenger hunts in the forest, the beautiful surroundings of the Sherwood Forest make for unforgettable days and nights.
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Speak to one of our specialists

Call us on +44 (0) 20 3319 9332, email or fill in an enquiry form to reach a member of our spaces team.