CodeNode London: Space & Event Services

About CodeNode

CodeNode is the UK's largest venue dedicated to technology events, offering premium training, collaboration and large conference space in the heart of London.

A tech start-up at heart, Skills Matter has been organising sector-leading technology events for more than a decade. And, with 23,000 sq ft to play with, every event held at CodeNode can be tailor-made to suit your individual requirements.

A spacious and vibrant venue, CodeNode is perfect for hosting workshops, your next product launch or your largest technology conferences. Get in touch to find out more today.

Event Spaces

Six modern Event Spaces with state-of-the-art AV

CodeNode is ideal for a wide variety of events and suits both corporate and more informal briefs and requirements.

All our spaces at CodeNode are equipped with the highest technology capabilities, state-of-the-art AV and recording equipment and super-fast WiFi, as well as plenty of sockets for all your attendees' recharging needs.

The upper ground floor plays host to a 300 capacity auditorium with an abundance of natural light and a huge backstage area - a perfect space for larger events.

The main breakout space (pictured above) is located in the centre of the lower ground covering more than 5,000 sq ft and featuring a fully-licensed {{SpaceBar}} available for exclusive or partial hire. It's proximity to the breakout rooms makes the space ideal for a conference to run alongside a large exhibition or other larger-scale social gathering, networking reception or party.



Our {{SpaceBar}} is located within our Esc networking and exhibition space and is perfect for breaks, breakfast, lunch and networking drinks.

The bar is open all day serving tea, coffee, water and biscuits to all CodeNode event attendees. We are also licensed to serve alcohol from 5:00-9:30pm. The bar offers a fantastic range of soft drinks, lagers, wines, ciders and ales including a number of local beers.

  • Standing: 400
  • Dimensions: 20m x 5.5m
  • Area: 110sqm
  • Height: 290 cm



Ctrl is a bright and airy 300-seater lecture space located on CodeNode's ground floor. With 4m high ceilings, it comes fully equipped with a 3m x 5 m projection screen and a high-spec ceiling-mounted projector. A large backstage area with WC facilities is also available making the room self contained if need be.

  • Theatre: 300
  • Cabaret: 136
  • Classroom: 120
  • Boardroom: 80
  • Dimensions: 13m x 27m (a further 12mx5m behind screen)
  • Area: 454sqm
  • Height: 390 cm



Alt/Tab offers highly flexible space facing ESCape, CodeNode's central break-out area with great branding possibilities. Thanks to its highly flexible nature, it a popular favourite for conferences . It can be split into two separate spaces with a retractable sliding partition and also benefits from easy access to and visibility from CodeNode's break-out spaces ESCape and {{SpaceBar}}.

Alt/Tab also includes a large glass wall and 2 x ceiling-mounted projectors offering state-of-the-art facilities.

  • Theatre: 150
  • Cabaret: 96
  • Classroom: 80
  • Boardroom: 48
  • Dimensions: 9.2m x 16m
  • Area: 114.4sqm
  • Height: 290 cm



Cmd is CodeNode's third largest lecture space, offering an intimate learning and collaboration environment to groups up to 120 attendees Equipped with two high-spec ceiling-mounted projectors, everyone at your event has a great view! With direct access to the Esc breakout area, Cmd is also well suited to networking events, launches and bespoke conferences.

  • Theatre: 120
  • Cabaret: 88
  • Classroom: 60
  • Boardroom: 40
  • Dimensions: 8.2m x 17.2m
  • Area: 130.6sqm
  • Height: 290 cm



Alt is a bright room in the centre of CodeNode, and has been designed to accommodate courses, workshops, lectures and team meetings. With direct access to CodeNode's central break-out area and bar, Alt is ideally suited for events that conclude in a reception or party, for example a product launch or customer event. Alt can also be combined with Tab to form a 150 capacity theatre space.

  • Theatre: 90
  • Cabaret: 48
  • Classroom: 38
  • Boardroom: 28
  • Dimensions: 9.2m x 7.3m
  • Area: 71sqm
  • Height: 290 cm



Shift is the largest of the two quietest rooms at CodeNode. Located towards the back of the venue, Shift is ideal for product launches, lectures, courses and workshops. It offers more privacy than Codenode's larger event spaces and our clients therefore like this space for their internal meetings and planning sessions.

  • Theatre: 90
  • Cabaret: 48
  • Classroom: 38
  • Boardroom: 28
  • Dimensions: 12m x 8m
  • Area: 76.6sqm
  • Height: 290 cm



Tab is a bright and open room, benefiting from a glass wall overlooking the Esc breakout area. Situated in the centre of CodeNode, Tab is right in the heart of the action. Tab can also be combined with Alt to form a 150 capacity theatre space.

  • Theatre: 90
  • Cabaret: 48
  • Classroom: 38
  • Boardroom: 28
  • Dimensions: 9.2m x 7.3m
  • Area: 63.4sqm
  • Height: 290 cm



Backspace - as the name suggests - is the space located at the back of CodeNode. This event space is perfect for quieter gatherings, lectures, private meetings, team retrospectives and training sessions.

  • Theatre: 90
  • Cabaret: 48
  • Classroom: 40
  • Boardroom: 28
  • Dimensions: 11.5m x 7,5m
  • Area: 77sqm
  • Height: 290 cm



Spanning the length and width of CodeNode's lower ground floor, Esc is the main communal breakout area. The space includes sofas, up to three pingpong tables, table-football, coat racks, music system, WiFi and our fully licensed {{SpaceBar}}. The space can be configured to your specific event requirements to accommodate any catering or sponsorship needs.

Esc is an ideal space for networking, exhibitions, product launches and parties.

  • Dimensions: 14m x 18.5m
  • Area: 659sqm
  • Height: 290 cm

Whole Venue


CodeNode provides 23,000 sqft of funky event space, in the heart of Tech City and the City, including six modern event spaces, a bright, well-positioned reception area, a 5,000 sqft break-out space, a built-in AV Production studio and is supported by an experienced Events Team to help you create a successful and memorable experience. CodeNode benefits from high ceilings, fast and reliable WIFI, high-spec ceiling-mounted projectors and plenty of flipcharts, whiteboards and sockets throughout the venue. A large loading bay area and goods lift provides easy access to your event staff and exhibitors when delivering any event collateral, banners, booths or other installations.

  • Dimensions: N/A
  • Area: 23,000 sqft
  • Height: 290cm in most areas and 390cm in our main CTRL room
Event Services

Skills Matter has a dedicated Space & Events Services team with a wide range of event organising experience and skills.

We pride ourselves on the individualised support we give to every event organised at CodeNode. A specific event manager will be dedicated to making sure your event runs smoothly from start to finish. We not only host your event but work with you to guide and advise you on catering, speakers, AV, branding, printing, sponsorship, logistics and more.

Event assistants will also be on hand to assist throughout your event, providing you and your delegates with directions, refreshments and general support. Reception staff are also provided as standard when booking to provide a great welcome to attendees and special guests.

Getting There

CodeNode is right in the hustle and bustle of Tech City and just a short distance from the financial district. Located equidistant between Moorgate and Liverpool Street stations, CodeNode can be easily reached by underground, overground trains and central London bus routes.

In addition, Liverpool Street station is a major overland train station connecting CodeNode directly with the outer London regions and rest of the UK.

For cyclists there is a Santander Cycles Hire docking station just outside our venue on South Place.

A NCP car park is within 5 minutes walking distance and we are also serviced by a large loading bay should your event require deliveries or unloading.

By Underground

The nearest Underground stations are Moorgate and Liverpool Street stations. Both are on the Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City lines, Moorgate is also on the Northern Line and Liverpool Street on the Central line. Liverpool Street is also a main overland station. Other Underground stations nearby are Old Street and Barbican.

Please note that Liverpool Street is the only station with step-free access out of the mentioned underground stations.

To reach CodeNode from Moorgate Station, exit Moorgate station, turn right onto Moorgate, turn right again onto South Place. Walk down on South Place until you reach number 10 on your right.

By Bike

During an event, you can store your bicycle at the reception area, but please let one of our staff know on arrival. Please note that your bike will be left at your own risk.

If you are arriving or departing using a Santander Cycles Hire bike, there is a docking station right outside our venue on South Place.

By Car

Parking:NCP Finsbury Square is just a 3 minute walk from CodeNode.Check Parkopedia for details of other nearby parking.

Picture Gallery Book A Viewing

Are you organising a Technology Event? Book a viewing at CodeNode today!

Would you like to host your event in a modern venue in central London that is designed for technology events and get support from a passionate and experienced team?

We’d love to hear from you and learn how we can help you create an awesome and memorable event experience at CodeNode! If you would like to book a tour, or want to find out how we supported some amazing events by Amazon, Google and Computer Weekly recently, get in touch with our team today!

To arrange a viewing or find out more information, contact us on 0207 183 9044, by email spaces@skillsmatter.com or use the form.

Special Offers


Are you looking for a modern central London venue for an event in August? We'd love to host it at CodeNode! Give us a call today to tell us all about your event and our passionate and experienced team will start working on it!

What's more, if you quote SPACEQ3 when booking, you'll get 15% discount off the Room Hire Fees! Find out more about our amazing 23,000 sq ft venue and what our Space & Events team can do for you.

*This discount will only apply to bookings made with promocode SPACEQ3, cannot be applied retrospectively and is subject to availability.