The Crystal offers the most technologically advanced and sustainable event space in London, with seven fully equipped multi-purpose meeting rooms boasting panoramic views over the Royal Victoria Docks. Our state of the art flexible spaces can cater for product launches, fine dining receptions, corporate conferences and we also offer an in-house AV team, award winning caterers, front of house, security, cleaning and building technicians all on-site.
We would like to thank everyone involved at The Crystal for responding with enthusiasm and striving to meet our brief and hope that we can come back for future events.Unilever
Our guests were very impressed by Siemens knowledge and competence in the cities space, the Crystal building and exhibition and the overall professional service.Siemens AG
It's been a real gift to have been able to use the space at the Crystal - it's given us time, space, calm and inspiration when we have most needed it.Oasis Silvertown
Best conference venue I have been to. Very helpful and friendly staff, and quick to respond to any queries or need for assistance.IMS Health
Thank you for ensuring the event was stress free! It was an absolute pleasure working with you.The British Quality Foundation
The venue is a really creative space that gives you lots of options, and something distinctive and engaging.James Holt – Liberal Democrats
The Crystal is an all-electric building that uses solar power and a ground source heat pump to generate its own energy. It showcases state-of-the-art technologies to make buildings more efficient and also profiles Siemens’ Environmental Portfolio. The building incorporates rainwater harvesting, black water treatment, solar heating and automated building management systems.
Triple glazed windows allow in 70% of natural light... but only 30% of solar energy, ensuring the building doesn’t overheat
2 minute walk from the DLR station
15 e-vehicle charging points
66 bike parking spaces
Rainwater is collected from the roof and stored in a 30m³ under-ground storage tank. 80% of hot water is heated by solar thermal heating and ground source heat pumps. 100% of WC flushing water is taken from our non-potable sources.
CO₂ emissions for the Siemens offices are 70% lower than in the average office building in London. 20% of electricity is produced by solar panels. The Crystal is a 100% electric building.
No fossil fuels are used on site. By using 100% natural heat sources, the Crystal heating bill is £0. 199 groundsource pipes totaling 17km in length and reaching as deep as 150m heat and cool the building.
Over 3,500 data points ensure all systems function as effectively as possible. Siemens Building Management System in the heart of the building. Data on energy and water consumption is presented live in the Crystal exhibition and refreshed every 15 minutes