Soldiering On Awards – Friday 20th April 2018


Photograph by Andrew Sillett


Book now for the 2018 Soldiering On Black Tie banquet and Awards ceremony to be held at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel , on 20th April 2018, 6pm – midnight.

We look forward to hearing from you and to welcoming you to what promises to be a truly wonderful evening where we will be publicly recognising some amazing people, and their many inspirational achievements.

To book, please contact the team via email  info@soldieringon.org


Table and Ticket prices

Corporate Rate:

Table of 12:  £5,000 plus VAT

Individual tickets: £500 plus VAT


Charities and Private Individuals rate:

Table of 12: £3000

(Inclusive of VAT)


Individual tickets: £250

(Inclusive of VAT)


Concessionary Veterans’ Rate: 

Available on Application: £150

(Inclusive of VAT)

You can apply if you were in the:

  • Army
  • Royal Navy
  • Royal Marines
  • Royal Air Force (RAF)
  • Volunteer or Regular Reserves

You can may also apply on behalf of a veteran who has died if you get a War Widow’s or Widower’s Pension.


Frequently Asked Questions


ACCESS – I require assistance re. access – who do I contact?

Please email info@soldieringon.org with detail and we will be pleased to assist.


ACCOMMODATION – What accommodation is available?

The  Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel has provided a limited number of rooms for Soldiering On Awards guests at special concessionary rates.

£152.00 ex VAT including breakfast for single occupancy

or £162.00 ex VAT including breakfast for double/twin occupancy.

PLEASE NOTE: These rates are now available until 29th March 2018.

For those wishing to reserve over telephone, please contact hotel reservations on 0800 814 70000 and use booking code STLT200418

If booking over the internet, via hotel’s web page. the online code is SOA18, which can be used to book online through the

There are several other hotels in the vicinity to suit a variety of pockets including:

  • the sister hotels, Park Plaza County Hall situated just across the road,
  • and Park Plaza Waterloo
  • Marriott County Hall
  • Travelodge
  • Premier Inn


ARRIVAL TIME – What is the Arrival time?

The hotel has a range of public bars and lounges that are open 24 hours a day where you may wish to meet up with fellow guests.

Access to the Awards reception area will be from 6pm. The reception is accessed by both stairs and lifts.


ASSISTANCE DOGS – Can I bring an Assistance Dog?

The hotel has a no pet policy; however it welcomes registered Assistance Dogs only. Please let us know if you intend to bring an Assistance Dog with you so that we can make adequate arrangements. info@soldieringon.org



The venue is within the Congestion Charge Zone.

Please see Congestion-charge-zone



Please contact the Soldiering On Awards  team via email  info@soldieringon.org

Should you wish to contact us via post, the Soldiering On Awards registered office is at 7 – 7c Snuff Street, Devizes, Wiltshire SN10 1DU.



We will contact you to request details of any allergies or special dietary requirements as part of the booking process. However, if you have any specific questions please do not hesitate to contact us at: info@soldieringon.org


DRESS CODE – What is the Dress Code?

Black Tie / Formal Military attire with miniatures.

For women this includes both long and shorter dresses, in an overall theme of dressing up for a great occasion!



All tickets include Champagne served at the reception and an allocation of wine; equating to half a bottle per person for the dinner.

Iced tap water will also be served at all tables.

The event bar will be open during the evening for any additional cash purchases you may wish to make and waiting staff will be available to take your order or you can go to the bar yourself.

Please note that we ask guests to remain seated in the room during the Awards Ceremony, during which time waiting staff will also be reduced in number order to avoid any disruption to proceedings. Therefore if you require additional drinks on the night please order during dinner or before and after the Awards proceedings.


IDENTIFICATION – What I.D.do I need to bring?

In keeping with the need for appropriate security, all guests are asked to ensure that they bring their ticket plus photographic identification e.g. driving licence passport, to present at reception.


LOCATION – Where is the hotel? Hotel Location & Link to map  Valued_Spon2014_ParkPlaza

The Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel, London. Address: 200 Westminster Bridge Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 7UT. Phone: 0844 415 6790.

Public Transport:

A 6-minute walk from Underground (Westminster tube station) and National Rail trains at Waterloo station.

See map at: https://www.parkplaza.com/london-hotel-gb-se1-7ut/gbwestmi/area/map Note that the event is being held at The Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel.


PARKING – What is the parking availability?

There is no parking available on site. However, guests can be dropped off and picked up at the hotel door.

For details of nearby parking and other relevant information, please refer to: https://www.parkplaza.com/westminsterbridge/parking


SECURITY – What Security arrangements will be in place?

Security arrangements appropriate to the event will be put into place. Please be aware that bag checks will take place and metal detectors will be employed. The check in process may take a few minutes so please allow sufficient time.



All timings are variable on the evening. Please use the following as a general guideline:

Reception: 6PM

Dinner and Awards Ceremony: 7PM

End of formal proceedings Circa 11.15

Bar and entertainment until circa 11.45

Carriages Midnight. Hotel bar facilities still available to guests thereafter