FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I be picked up at the end of the evening?
Yes. All pre-booked cars/mini cabs have to pick up from the main carriage way just outside the site entrance. Only London Black Cabs will be allowed on site.
Can I leave luggage etc there?

There is limited space for the cloakroom so it advised not to bring suitcases etc with you – there will also be security checks on arrival.

Cancellation Policy

Deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable. Cancellations can only be made by the party organiser and must be made in writing to the Office. Any refunds due are based on the date of cancellation. We regret no refunds are due if you cancel less than 14 days before the event date.

Food and Drink

There are multiple themed bars  (cards only accepted) on site run and organised by Smart Hospitality who run the evening for us.

Pre-book your wine or drinks for dinner in advance is a must and you must notify us of any dietary requirements at least a week before the event. When you get your ticket you can add your dietary requirements and for drinks we will email you 1-2 weeks before the event.

Is there disabled access?

Yes. There is a lift on site so both the ground floor and mezzanine floor can be accessed and parking arrangements can be made (please call or email to prearrange).

Is there parking?

You can be dropped off by the main entrance (Battersea Evolution) and then parking is in the Chelsea Bridge car park a short walk away (two minutes).

What is included in the ticket price?
  • Canapes on arrival.
  • Three course dinner plus coffee and chocolates.
  • Fantastic cabaret both before and during dinner.
  • Photobooth
  • Dancing after dinner ’til late.
  • Access to Dodgems (for a small additional price all proceeds go to the charity) and a fantastic night of fun!
What is the Ball for?

Battersea Crime Prevention Panel – the Battersea Ball is the main fundraising event for the Charity please go to our website www.batterseacrimeprevention.org.uk for information or www.batterseasummerscheme.org.uk for information on our main project

What is the dress code?

Strictly black tie (no jeans/trainers/casual suits). For ladies this means the option of wearing a full-length gown, or opting for a cocktail dress.

It is an opportunity to dress up and have fun!

What time does it finish?

The bars close at 1am and the site has to be cleared by 1.30am.

What time does it start?

Doors open at 6.30pm with dinner at 7.45pm prompt.

When will I receive my tickets?

Tickets are self-print this year or you can show your ticket on your phone. You will be emailed your tickets approximately a week before the event. Please share the tickets with each of your guests so they can be quickly welcomed to the event.

Who organises the Ball?

The organisation is co-ordinated by a small, dedicated committee. The detailed planning involves providing all the auction items, 450 raffle prizes, arranging publicity, producing the progamme and finding advertising to cover costs. Volunteers are always very welcome!

Read more about the committee by clicking: here