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 or call us on +44 (0)20 7692 4000

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Construction Industry Council

    The Construction Industry Council (CIC) is the representative forum for the professional bodies, research organisations and specialist business associations in the construction industry.

  • Wienerberger Ltd

    The world’s largest manufacturer of bricks, Wienerberger offers the UK’s widest choice with the 450+ Terca portfolio including Baggeridge, Desimpel and a wide range of architectural styles. All UK-...

  • HardHat

    HardHat is a leading specialist communications consultancy working in the property, development, energy and infrastructure sectors.

  • 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...

  • Construction Skills Certification Scheme

    CSCS is the leading skills certification scheme within the UK construction industry.

  • New London Architecture

    The NLA programme of exhibitions, events and publications bring together the leading professionals in the public and private sector to share knowledge and identify opportunities throughout the year.