Arriving at De Vere Devonport House is an experience in itself: with its impressive facade of tall white columns, bold lines and perfect symmetry, it radiates elegance, sophistication and charm.
This home has a noble history. Its name derives from Viscount Devonport, who led the fund-raising campaign to build the house as a memorial to merchant seaman in the First World War. Designed by Sir Edwin Cooper, it was opened in 1929 by the Duke and Duchess of York & the future George VI and Queen Elizabeth. These days the house, rooms and every detail are all yours to enjoy.
De Vere Devonport House is available for Wedding Ceremonies and Civil Partnership Ceremonies, with a beautiful front lawn prefect for wedding photographs, traditional suites for receptions and highly experienced banqueting staff we guarantee to host the most perfect wedding day.
The Nelson/Hamilton Suite can accommodate 82 guests for a sit down wedding breakfast with up to 120 guests for dancing. For more intimate occasions De Vere Devonport House Devonport House can offer the Churchill or Drake Suite which can seat up to 50 guests.
The terrace and front lawn offer a great space for a drinks reception. Wedding parties of up to 120 guests can dine exclusively in our spacious and modern restaurant for the wedding breakfast, before moving onto the Nelson/Hamilton Suite for dancing.
We also have 99 attractive bedrooms which means all of your weddings guests can stay over
We have two fantastic wedding packages to choose from offering everything you need for your special day, so whether it's your reception, your ceremony or both, we'll make sure your day is as individual, exciting and memorable as you have always dreamed.
You no doubt have your own ideas about your special day, from the classic and traditional to the creative and quirky. If you are looking for inspiration, we can provide plenty of suggestions, or you’re welcome to take the lead and let your imagination run riot. We believe no two weddings should ever be the same.
Situated on the Greenwich World Heritage Site, next to Royal Greenwich Park, the stunning Georgian house has a range of suites – named after key figures in naval history – that can accommodate even the most intimate or extravagant plans. We are licensed to hold civil ceremonies, and can cater for up to 100 guests. For smaller gatherings of up to 30 people, you could opt for the Drake or Churchill suites.
Type of Cuisine:
We’re fanatical about food at De Vere Devonport House. That’s why our Chefs serve up consistently high quality food. Talk to us about your menu ideas!
Directions by car:
Exit the M25 at Junction 2, on to the A2 towards London. Follow the A2 for about 11.5 miles, passing through the Kidbrooke Interchange and the Sun-in-the-Sands Interchange. Take the slip road, signed A206 for Woolwich and Greenwich. Turn left at the bottom.
Follow this road for about 1.2 miles (signposted for Rotherhithe and Greenwich). Go through 4 sets of lights, passing the 'Arches Leisure Centre - Better' on the left. You are now in Greenwich. Go past the Maritime Museum and see Devonport House set back from the road with a lawn to the front. Go past it and keep in the left hand lane. (Nat West Bank on left) Turn left at the pedestrian crossing into Stockwell Street. Take the next left turn into Nevada Street (theatre on the corner). Turn left at the junction into King William Walk, Devonport House entrance is opposite you.
Directions by public transport:
From Heathrow, take the Piccadilly Line to Green Park, then change to the Jubilee Line, changing again at Canary Wharf onto the DLR and alighting at Cutty Sark.
From Gatwick, take the Thameslink rail service to London Bridge, change onto the London Underground to take the Jubilee Line to Canary Wharf and take the DLR line to Cutty Sark.
From Stansted, take the Stansted Express train link to Liverpool Street, change onto the London Underground and take the Central Line to Bank then the DLR line to Cutty Sark.
From London City Airport, take the shuttle bus to Canning Town then the DLR to Cutty Sark (change at Poplar). The DLR runs to London City Airport, change at Poplar and get onto a Lewisham/Greenwich Bound train - Journey time approx 23 minutes.