Located in Plaza Castilla, one of the main connection and meeting points in Madrid, Fundación Canal has a wide variety of spaces and facilities fitted with the newest equipment to adapt to every need. From a large-scale event in our unique auditorium or a cocktail party in our gardens with privileged views of urban landscapes, to a reception in our lobby, the possibilities our spaces provide for holding events are endless. Come meet us and tell us how we can help you to organize a singular event that none of your guests are sure to forget.
Premises equipped for differently-abled individuals
Fundación Canal’s auditorium, with the stage between the two opposing stands, makes for a unique space. This is thanks to its original layout, an up-close view from their seat for everyone enjoying a show, and the possibilities it provides to adapt capacity either to half the room or the entire space, depending on organisational needs. Our unique auditorium, fitted with the latest technical innovations, is excellent for large events, congresses, awards ceremonies, screenings, workshops, seminars, and more.
Full capacity: 235 people. Can be increased to 20 more people with chairs.
Half capacity: 120 people. Can be increased to 20 more people with chairs.
Dimensions: 400m2 surface space, 12m high.
Entrances: Entrance to seating: with stairs. There is a ramp for the differently-abled.
Stage access: 2 entrances with 17×1.37m ramps.
Gardens and raised tank
The gardens around the Foundation offer a unique oasis in the heart of Madrid, with spectacular views of Plaza Castilla’s leaning towers and the Cuatro Torres skyscrapers. The raised tank is found in the garden. Its distinctive profile is one of the most recognisable in the area, and it is still in service today, acting as an emergency water tank. Both spaces are ideal for any kind of event, happening, or get-together outdoors, as well as for cocktail parties, meals and breakfasts to complement events held inside the Fundación. Both the gardens and the raised tank are connected to the Fundación’s main building with a paved path.
Garden surface area: 2000m2
Garden capacity: 400 people at cocktail party.
Tank surface: 13m perimeter. Made of 16 concrete pillars divided into 3 sections. Provides a view of conduits and piping with industrial lighting. The space is surrounded by a 300m paved surface.
Our magnificent exhibition hall spans nearly 450 square metres, with 3 separated areas and capacity for 350 people. This hall’s versatility and ability to adapt has been proven many times over with the wide variety of exhibitions it has housed at different times. During periods between exhibitions, customised events can be scheduled in this privileged space that leaves no visitor indifferent.
Total surface area: 442m2
Divided into 3 areas, measuring317m2, 7m2 and 93m2
Minimum height: 2,37m.
Maximum height: 5,5m.
Capacity: 350 people
The Fundación Canal lobby is an ideal space to hold receptions and all kinds of cocktail parties to complement the events held in other spaces in our facilities. This is an open granite and wood space, crowned by a metal walkway 9.39m long and showcasing the sculpture “La fuente de los niños” by Mariano Benlliure. The lobby may also be used for guest reception and catering during the private tours we also organise at the Fundación.
Surface area: 240m2
Capacity: 180 people for cocktail party.
This is an ideal location to receive and prepare speakers, for small meetings, personal interviews, or simply a rest area. The side room is located on the Fundación’s mezzanine and has 8-person capacity.
Surface area: 28m2. divided into two areas
Capacity: 8 people for meeting
Entirely equipped and with direct access to both the lobby and the gardens, our office provides ideal conditions for catering service in any of the Fundación’s spaces, both separate and all together.
Surface area: 18m2.
Fundación Canal offers more than 3,000m2 throughout its different spaces, with great technical resources and absolute accessibility to hold several different corporate events. The auditorium is a versatile space with excellent acoustics and perfect visibility. It can be adapted to each event’s needs, either using half or the entire room. The auditorium provides direct access to the gardens, a privileged location to enjoy an open-air event.
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Fundación Canal provides your company or institution the opportunity to organise a private tour of our magnificent exhibitions. These are guided tours given by our experts not during exhibition hours, exclusively for you. This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for a different, enriching activity which will surely delight your employees or clients. You can round off the tour with a cocktail party in the lobby or gardens. You may also organise a private tour as a complement to other events or meetings you hold elsewhere in our facilities.