Charles Darwin House is the home of five charitable societies active in the Biosciences ( Biochemical Society, Royal Society of BiologyBritish Ecological Society, Society of Experimental Biology and Microbiology Society.

In addition it houses a newly built conference center which boasts a state of the art lecture theater seating up to 110, a collection of smaller meeting rooms and breakout areas with space for trade exhibitions and poster display. Charles Darwin House is easily accessible by public transport making it an ideal location to host UK-based and international events.  

The building has also been awarded

BREEAM Excellence Award for 'The Code for Sustainable Buildings' in 2010.