Popular Team Building Activities in London for Unforgettable Corporate Events

Published on June 24, 2024

Are you looking to supercharge your corporate events in London?

London is a city full of unique and innovative experiences that are perfect for accelerating team dynamics, unleashing creativity, escaping the ordinary, and striking a balance. From immersive VR experiences to interactive bar shows, London offers a range of options to cater to every team’s needs. Let’s explore some of the most exciting team building experiences in London.

Escape the ordinary at Alcotraz 

Alcotraz is not your typical bar. Inspired by the infamous Alcatraz prison, Alcotraz offers a unique and immersive drinking experience that combines elements of theatre, mixology, and an interactive storyline.   

Upon arrival, “inmates” are given orange jumpsuits to wear, instantly setting the stage for the experience. Visitors are greeted by actors playing prison guards and wardens who guide them through the show. The immersive storyline begins with guests smuggling in their favorite booze past the watchful eyes of the guards. 

The heart of Alcotraz lies in its bespoke cocktails. Once inside, inmates’ hand over their smuggled booze to the bartenders, who then craft personalised cocktails tailored to their preferences.    

For corporate events and team-building activities, Alcotraz offers a setting that breaks away from the conventional, encouraging creativity, collaboration, and strategic thinking among team members. The immersive environment challenges participants to work together to smuggle in booze and navigate interactions with the prison guards, fostering teamwork and enhancing problem-solving skills in a fun and engaging manner. 

Exclusive hire is available for groups of up to 80 guests starting at £40pp, for smaller teams’ packages start at £36.50.  

Gravity Max

Gravity Max is not just an entertainment option; it’s an immersive experience for all that promises to make any event extraordinary and most importantly memorable. This venue combines state-of-the-art technology with creative entertainment, offering a unique blend of competitive, non-competitive, and nostalgic fun! 

Gravity is the perfect destination for your corporate events, packed full of activities that are ideal for team bonding, employee rewards or staff parties. The Gravity Max urban theme park includes; multi-level E-karting, digital darts, urban street golf, AR bowling and batting cages.  

Gravity Max Wandsworth hosts two bars, Newtons Sports Bar is a classy and intimate space for socialising and watching live sports. The other bar, the Gravity Social Bar, is the main entertainment space for live acts, sports and dining.  

Corporate packages with Gravity Max Wandsworth start from only £25.99pp (+vat). Additional gaming, food and drink options are available to add as well as meeting space.  

Monopoly Lifesized 

Located in the heart of London on Tottenham Court Road, Monopoly Lifesized is a unique setting for your next team building event. With innovative game play, hospitality spaces and an in-house bar and restaurant, The Top Hat.  

Channel your inner tycoon, navigate giant game pieces, strategise with your team, and conquer the marketplace – all in this thrilling, interactive setting with innovative gameplay and an in-house bar and restaurant. 

Monopoly LIFESIZED offers a range of package options from full venue hire to individual board buy-outs for up to 24 people.  

Which board will you choose? 

Luxury Board: hustle your way through the stealth based challenge rooms for your chance to put on the glitz. Do you dare attempt our laser challenge.  

Classic Board: take to the streets as your team hurtles through the London landmark-inspired challenge rooms! Compete for glory in the dance off challenge.  

City Board: relieve your favourite Monopoly memories on our lifesized board! Race against the clock to complete all the exciting challenge rooms!  

Classic: Challenge your teammates in a race to Own It All! Test your reflexes and teamwork as you make your way through this iconic board.  

Packages start from £54pp  

DNA VR 

DNA VR allows you to transform your corporate events and team building with their dynamic VR experiences. The venue hosts over 50 immersive experiences including VR laser tag and escape rooms. Perfect for fostering collaboration, DNA VR sets a new standard in team building.  

The VR Arcade offers a diverse range of over 50 VR games and experiences. Teams can switch between surviving a zombie apocalypse, dancing to the beat, and defending a castle from armies of trolls with bows and arrows.  

The VR Escape Room challenges teams to solve all puzzles within an hour to find their way out of the stickiest scenarios. Will your team dismantle a nuclear warhead, escape from prison or save Christmas with your team.  

The most immersive package on offer is the Premium Free-Roaming, offering unparalleled immersion within being restricted by wires or boundaries.  

DNA VR offers curated packages from £31pp.  

TOCA Social 

TOCA Social is the world’s first and only immersive football and dining experience, located in the heart of The O2 London. Offering interactive and immersive football games that are designed for players of all abilities.  

They have a selection of five games, to please both football lovers and haters alike. With a range of levels for each game, it is accessible for players of all abilities, even those who have never kicked a ball before.  

This venue has several great spaces for different sized groups, their unconventional spaces offer everything you need for a successful event, with up to 20+ breakout spaces for meetings and workshop spaces.  

Prices start from only £12pp.  

Lucky Voice 

Unleash your inner rockstar at Lucky Voice! Grab the mic with your colleagues, belt out your favourite hits, and enjoy laughter and team bonding in a private karaoke room. 

A super-sized disco wrecking ball photo-op ensures that everyone is ready to climb on board and let go from the get-go. Located in Devonshire Square, the venue is on the doorstep of Bishopsgate, Moorgate and Aldgate and is perfect for meetings, conferences, team building, and client entertaining. 

Lucky voice uses state of the art technology, select a song from one of the themed playlists, play along with one of our two karaoke games, or browse from over 11,000 songs. They’ve got everything from current chart hits to old school classics, as well as songs in French, Arabic and seven more languages.  

Prices start from only £16pp 

Substation 

Substation Brixton is the home of fitness and wellbeing. Climbing is great for physical, mental and social wellbeing! It helps develop confidence, problem solving skills and elevates your mood. Substation welcomes groups of all abilities, ages and backgrounds – suitable for groups from 8 and up to 24 guests.  

Why not give bouldering a go? Together you’ll overcome new challenges, build trust and have a good laugh doing it! Substation hosts a 60 minute session for teams that consists of team games and challenges led by an experienced coach. This type of session is £30pp and includes 60 minutes of instructed climbing, shoe hire, chalk and a free hot drink.  

General prices start from only £12pp 

Bunker 51 

Bunker 51’s immersive corporate events guarantee a thrilling experience that will leave your colleagues buzzing for weeks to come. The venue has an exciting range of team building packages, all set inside the Cold War nuclear bunker themed venue in Greenwich, South East London.  

What will you choose? Airsoft, Paintball, an Escape Game or Laser Tag?  

Packages start from only £48pp 

Shuffle Club 

Shuffle Club is home of the supercharged game of table shuffleboard. It is an all-new technological shuffleboard experience that’s sure to make any team night out an instant winner. Combining the great British game with a state-of-the-art scoring system.  

Packages start from only £34pp 

Choosing the right venue can transform your corporate event into a memorable and impactful experience. So why wait? Plan your next team-building event in London and watch your team grow stronger, more cohesive, and more engaged. 

For more information on these venues or to make a booking, get in touch.

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