On Sunday 28 April, RICS HQ will be opening its doors to our professionals and staff to watch the Virgin London Marathon from 09:00 – 17:00.
If you and your family would like to join us, please email the RICS facilities help desk advising who will be attending. Due to heighten security that will be in place on the day, random searches will be conducted. If you're intending to utilise the building you'll require proof of ID. Please ensure that you bring along your valid RICS membership card, we will not allow entry without this.
Our café will be open from 09.00-15.00 serving sandwiches, tea/coffee, soft drinks and pastries.
The RICS London Bookshop on the first floor at RICS HQ sells books covering all aspects of surveying, along with a range of JCT, NEC and other building contracts, and RICS corporate giftware. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff can answer your questions and assist in finding the right book for you.
We accept cheques, cash and credit card payments (except for American Express).
If you are in London and urgently need a contract or book delivered on the same day, please give us a call by 3pm and we will be happy to arrange a courier for you.
The bookshop is open to RICS members and non-members, 9.30 to 17.30 Monday to Friday.
The Business Centre on the ground floor of RICS HQ is open exclusively to members as a space in which to catch up with work and meet colleagues and contacts. The room has a suite of PCs, a printer and access to free WiFi.
The Hub café in RICS’ Parliament Square offices is open to members from 07:30 – 16:00, Monday to Friday, serving tea, coffee and a breakfast and lunch service.
The library is situated on the first floor at RICS HQ and is an attractive listed interior. It is open from 9.30 to 17.30 Monday to Friday and offers access to hard copy books and journals, as well as access for members to our popular ebook and ejournals collections. In the library you can also view RICS online products iSurv and BCIS Online as well as property and legal databases Egi, CoStar and Westlaw. The room has internet access, WiFi, a printer and a copier. The team in the library can also answer professional, technical and business enquiries. Non-members are welcome to use the library for a small fee.
However you don’t have to visit RICS to access many of the services of the library. Our ebooks and eJournals are available to professionals anywhere and our catalogue is also available online. We also answer members’ enquiries by email and phone: +44 (0) 20 7334 3714.
RICS at Parliament Square has seven event rooms available with natural daylight, air-conditioning and an elegant mix of contemporary and traditional décor right in the heart of Westminster.
Our New York, Dubai and Hong Kong rooms are perfect for small meetings overlooking Westminster, the Brussels Room provides a spacious option for meetings or dining, and the Lecture Hall and Council Chamber provide an exceptional facility for large conferences, exhibitions and drinks receptions for up to 150 people. The President's Suite on the fifth floor has unrivalled views over Parliament Square from both the Roof Terrace and Dining Room.
If you are looking for a restaurant to impress your clients, Roux at Parliament Square is open Monday to Friday, 12:00–21:00, and offers 10% discount to RICS professionals. You can email the restaurant for more information or to make a booking, or call 0207 334 3737.