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External bookings

The school has a variety of facilities available as commercial lettings. Its 100-acre site gives tremendous opportunities and scope for a multitude of events. We are located 30 minutes south of central London, close to Gatwick and Heathrow airports and have ample parking on site. Please visit our contact us for details on how to find us.

Filming and photography

The 100-acre parklands surround our grade 1 Listed mansion which boasts period features and a royal history. We are situated close to central London and are available for filming feature films, television, advertising and photo shoots.

Historic features


  • Elegant marble entrance hall designed by Sir John Soane
  • Drawing room with period fabric-covered walls
  • Library with sweeping balcony access
  • Gold leafed ceilings in the Albany
  • Marble plunge bath
  • Europe’s oldest working passenger lift
  • Underground tunnel access and vaulted chambers


  • Landscaped parks and lawns
  • Wooded areas
  • Belvedere Folly with manicured walkway
  • 18th century walled garden with Victorian pond and fountain
History of Claremont

Please visit our historical timeline page for more information about the history of Claremont Fan Court School.

Luncheons, functions and concerts

There are numerous rooms suitable for luncheons, functions and seminars of differing sizes, from 10 to 270 guests. Seating, tables, lecterns and other furniture can be set up to suit and all rooms can be equipped with projectors, speakers and other technical equipment.

Drawing Room

This lovely drawing room in the 18th century Palladian Mansion seats approximately 75 people. It is a perfect setting for functions, lectures, seminars and private concerts.

Great Room

The largest room in the mansion, it boasts a grand balcony and views across the grounds. It seats approximately 100 people with room for a welcome area in the inner hall.

Dining and concert hall (Joyce Grenfell Centre)

This large hall seats 270 and provides an excellent venue for functions, lectures, seminars and private concerts. The adjoining dining hall is available for refreshments.


Rooms are available for hire throughout the year, weekdays, weekends and school holidays.

Monday to Friday    6.15pm - 10.15pm
Saturday                   From 12.30pm
Sunday                     All Day

Catering and access

Catering and parking are available.

Sport facilities 

We are able to cater for a large number of sporting activities, including:

Indoor facilities:

Basketball, volleyball, netball, tennis, 5-a-side football, badminton, cricket, gymnastics, dance, aerobics, fencing and martial arts.

Outdoor facilities:

Lacrosse and tennis

Additional facilities include:
  • male and female changing rooms
  • showers
  • disabled facilities
  • toilets
  • parking
  • viewing balcony for the hall

Our sports facilities are available for hire throughout the year, weekdays, weekends and school holidays.

Monday to Friday - 6.15pm-10.15pm
Saturday  - 12noon-10.00pm
Sunday - 9.00am-10.00pm


All prices are per hour. VAT is payable at the prevailing rate (weekly bookings covering 10 weeks or more, if paid in advance, are not subject to VAT). Please contact us for further information.

Further information

Access to the school is by the Portsmouth Road entrance where there is a car park. 


Accent Catering Ltd is an award-winning catering company with the ability to provide event catering services from breakfasts, working lunches and buffets to afternoon teas, formal dinners and celebrations. Their skilled chefs and catering staff use only the freshest of ingredients, mixed with flair and a real passion for food to provide an outstanding meal experience.

Accent Catering Ltd is happy to discuss any dietary needs or special diets through the booking process and will tailor menus to your requirements.


If you are interested in hiring out any of our facilities please contact our enterprises team:

T: 01372 473707