Personal service, flexible accomodation, beautiful location.

The Loyd Lindsay Rooms are located in the beautiful Downland village of Ardington, just off the A417 between Harwell and Wantage.

Used for a wide variety of functions and events, the Rooms can be hired individually by the hour, or in their entirity for a whole day.  They are very versatile and blend simplicity, charm and elegance with a sense of history.

A Short History of the Loyd Lindsay Rooms

Originally commissioned by Lady Wantage in 1903, in memory of her husband, Robert Loyd Lindsay (Lord Wantage), who died in 1901, the original building formed part of a visionary scheme to create the perfectly formed, self-sufficient village of Ardington.

In the early days, the Rooms housed a Men’s Club and was used for entertainments and meetings.  They also housed 3 public baths for the Estate Workers, costing 2d for a bath in 1928! The bathhouse was later turned into a snooker room.

In 1988, a major refurbishment of the Loyd Lindsay Rooms commenced with HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother opening the newly refurbished and extended facility in 1990.

The Loyd Lindsay Rooms Today

Today, the Loyd Lindsay Rooms are used for a variety of functions and events, including Conferences, Training, Meetings and Exhibitions; Wedding Receptions, Christenings, Funerals and family gatherings.

The success and appeal of the Rooms lies in their versatility, the personal service offered and the flexible range of packages on offer.  Our fully inclusive tariffs ensure there are no surprises and allow you to accurately budget for your event.  Our aim is to ensure your event is a success.

To arrange a viewing, or to discuss your requirements in more detail, please contact Karen Smith on 01235 832 240 or email karen@loydlindsayrooms.co.uk.

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