The Building Centre exists to promote innovation in the built environment. First established in 1931, the organisation has since developed to become a not-for-profit dedicated to providing education, information and inspiration to all sectors of the built environment as well as the general public. Our building on South Crescent, Store Street, in central London, is open to all involved in architecture and construction; it is a place where you can learn and develop knowledge and join the ongoing debate about the built environment.

We work with many leading organisations, individuals and companies connected with environmental issues and building. We are delighted to say that several choose to make their home in our building. Exhibitions and talks at The Building Centre, typically undertaken with expert partners, have often stimulated wider discussion of key issues.

The Building Centre is owned and operated by and for the Built Environment Trust, a registered charity 1163419 under UK law. 

Please explore this site to find out more about what is on in our exhibitions, upcoming events, or search our information resources at Specifinder. For venue hire - from a 200-seater conference suite to a boardoom, press launch or characterful evening location - please contact us for more details.  We also offer expert consultations services for market research, training programmes and related courses around the built environment and construction industry.

For more information on our services please email info@buildingcentre.co.uk or call us on +44 (0)20 7692 4000

Organisations at the centre View All   slider

  • Confederation of Timber Industries

    Confederation of Timber Industries supports the UK's Timber supply chain from Forest to end of life recycling.

  • British Woodworking Federation

    The BWF is the leading authority for the joinery and woodworking industry. We provide advice and CPD resources for architects, specifiers, contractors and other interested parties on the specificat...

  • Brick Development Association

    The Brick Development Association represent the nation’s leading clay brick and paver manufacturers and are responsible for promoting the contribution that brick makes to the places and spaces that...

  • Grigoriou Interiors

    Grigoriou Interiors is an interior design and sustainability studio, specialising in commercial and sustainable interior projects. Project results range from improving staff wellbeing and productiv...

  • Ibstock Brick Ltd

    Ibstock Brick is part of CRH plc - one of the world's largest building products groups. CRH is listed on the Irish and London Stock Exchanges and through its ADRs on the New York Stock Exchange. Ib...

  • Cadventure

    Cadventure offers BIM technology and services to the AEC industry. We sell CAD and BIM software including Bentley MicroStation, AECOsim Building Designer, ProjectWise and Vectorworks. Within The Bu...

  • Architecture*fab

    Architecture*fab is a graphic studio offering a unique visualisation and animation service. With a formal background in architecture and technology, they are specialists in creating stunning visual...

  • The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers

    The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers is the professional body that is committed to creating safe, sustainable living and working environments. CIBSE promotes competence through ...