What Is the Capacity of the Royal Albert Hall?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 25, 2020 10:44:56 AM ET

The maximum seating capacity of the Royal Albert Hall in London, England is 5,272. For most events, the seating capacity is listed at 3,951. This is referred to by the Hall as an Ordinary Let.

For an Ordinary Let, Royal Albert Hall members have the right to their own designated seats. For an Exclusive Let for maximum seating capacity, the members of the Hall are not entitled to their designated seats.

The Royal Albert Hall is home to many concerts and events in England. It was commissioned by Queen Victoria in 1871. To raise money to finish construction, the difference between Ordinary and Exclusive Lets was also established in 1871.