Hire Bishop Lloyd’s Palace

Bishop Lloyd’s Palace is an early 17th Century timber framed building in the historic heart of Chester It is listed Grade 1 and has fine carvings on the gable elevations and at Row level. The interior includes a magnificent period piece fireplace and high decorated plaster ceilings.

Bishop Lloyd’s Palace is open to visitors free of charge from noon to 2pm (Monday to Thursday) and from 1 pm to 3 pm on the first Saturday of every month. Viewing at other times by individuals and groups can be made by special arrangement. This is subject to the meeting rooms not being occupied by hirers.

Available for hire: Bishop Lloyd’s Palace has two large meeting rooms which are available to groups or individuals at modest rates for a wide range of activities: educational classes, public meetings, club and society activities, social gatherings daytime or evening.

The following links give direct access to further information:

Room Hire Booking Form, Rates and Conditions of Hire

Rooms and Facilities


History of Bishop Lloyd’s Palace

If you prefer, more information can be obtained from:

Hon. Secretary
Chester Civic Trust
Bishop Lloyd’s Palace
51/53 Watergate Row

Tel: 01244 318415
E-mail: admin@chestercivictrust.org.uk