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The Company of Merchant Taylors in the City of York

Architectural Interest

Merchant Taylors Hall, Aldwark, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 7BX

Tel: 07762295597

The Company of Merchant Taylors in the City of York

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About us

Built in 1415, the Merchant Taylors’ Hall is one of York’s buildings of historical importance.  Situated within the walls of the city, this ‘hidden gem’ is a unique venue for corporate events, meetings, weddings, private parties and dinners – seating for up to 120 guests.

Monthly Open Days offer residents and visitors to the city free access to the building and guided tours by Company Members.

The Merchant Taylors in the City of York maintain links with a number of other guilds and organisations - please click on any image below for more information.

Guilds (or "Mysteries") were probably in existence before the Norman Conquest and were to be found, not only in London, but in other parts of the country and on the continent. The term "mystery" is still used and comes from the Latin "misterium", meaning "professional skill".

Most guilds are the direct descendants of the medieval trade guilds which exercised considerable influence from the 13th century, defining and controlling trade and a city's resultant wealth and power. Some maintain very close links with their trades and continue to be influential bodies, acting as custodians of fine Livery Halls and their historical contents and playing a substantial educational and charitable role.

Opening Times

* Open once a month for visitors. Please see website for dates of open days.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired

Catering

  • On-site light refreshments

Groups

  • Guided tours for groups - Available on publicised Open Hall Days – one day per month

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality
  • Mobile phone coverage
  • Sole use of venue
  • Venue approved for civil marriage
  • Wedding receptions

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Guided tours for individuals
  • Postbox
  • Smoking not allowed
  • WiFi or internet access

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