Home / Meetings and events / Meetings


Manufacturing Room

The Manufacturing Room offers an abundance of natural light and views over St James Park. One of our larger rooms, the room is a flexible space and can be arranged in a variety of layouts. This room is also ideal as syndicate space when used in conjunction with the Lecture Theatre. A registration table and a coat rail are available outside the room.

One Birdcage Walk MattChungPhoto 2 lo-res (36)
Room Name Boardroom Theatre Cabaret Classroom Reception Dinner
Manufacturing Room 26 60 30 20 60 48/26
One Birdcage Walk MattChungPhoto 2 lo-res (13)
One Birdcage Walk MattChungPhoto 2 lo-res (14)

Timings Room hire
08:30 - 17:30 £950
08:30 - 13:00 £650
14:00 - 17:30 £650
18:30 - 22:00 £750



Council Room

Located on the second floor, the Council room features Edwardian styled antique oak panelling and an ornate plaster ceiling. One of our larger rooms, the Council room is a flexible space and can be arranged in a variety of layouts. It is also a popular room for evening drinks receptions and dinners. A registration table and a coat rail are available outside the room. We are also able to provide audio visual equipment should this be required.

Council Room - Hollow Square
Room Name Boardroom Theatre Cabaret Classroom Reception Dinner
Council 30/25 60 30 24 60 48/26
One Birdcage Walk A MattChungPhoto lo-res (198)
One Birdcage Walk A MattChungPhoto lo-res (221)

Timings Room hire
08:30 - 17:30 £1150, VAT exempt
08:30 - 13:00 £790, VAT exempt
14:00 - 17:30 £790, VAT exempt
18:30 - 22:00 £890, VAT exempt



David Napier

The David Napier room can accommodate up to 50 guests in a theatre style layout or up to 20 guests in a boardroom style layout. This room can also be used in conjunction with the adjoining Harry Ricardo room. A registration table and a coat rail are available outside the room.

David Napier - Boardroom
Room Name Boardroom Theatre Cabaret Classroom Reception Dinner
David Napier 22/20 50 50
David Napier  - Boardroom 2
David Napier - Boardroom 3

Timings Room hire
08:30 - 17:30 £900, VAT exempt
08:30 - 13:00 £595, VAT exempt
14:00 - 17:30 £595, VAT exempt
18:30 - 22:00 £650, VAT exempt



George Stephenson

Located on the ground floor, on the impressive Presidential corridor, the George Stephenson room can fit up to 20 people in a boardroom style layout. The room can also be used as a private meeting room or Green Room alongside larger events due to its close proximity to the Lecture Theatre.

Room Name Boardroom Theatre Cabaret Classroom Reception Dinner
George Stephenson 20/18 16
George Stephenson

Timings Room hire
08:30 - 17:30 £600, VAT exempt
08:30 - 13:00 £395, VAT exempt
14:00 - 17:30 £395, VAT exempt
18:30 - 22:00 £425, VAT exempt



Frank Whittle

The Frank Whittle room can fit up to 18 people in a boardroom style layout. The room can also be used as a catering area when booked in conjunction with the Manufacturing room.

Frank Whittle 4
Room Name Boardroom Theatre Cabaret Classroom Reception Dinner
Frank Whittle 18/16
One Birdcage Walk A MattChungPhoto lo-res (128)

Timings Room hire
08:30 - 17:30 £600, VAT exempt
08:30 - 13:00 £395, VAT exempt
14:00 - 17:30 £395, VAT exempt
18:30 - 22:00 £425, VAT exempt



Harry Ricardo

Located on the fourth floor, the Harry Ricardo room can fit up to 12 guests in a boardroom style layout. The room can also be used as a catering area when booked in conjunction with the David Napier room. We are also able to provide audio visual equipment should this be required.

Room Name Boardroom Theatre Cabaret Classroom Reception Dinner
Harry Ricardo 12/9
Harry Ricardo - Boardroom 2

Timings Room hire
08:30 - 17:30 £495, VAT exempt
08:30 - 13:00 £395, VAT exempt
14:00 - 17:30 £395, VAT exempt
18:30 - 22:00 £425, VAT exempt



Joseph Whitworth

Our Joseph Whitworth room, located on the ground floor can accommodate up to 8 people boardroom style. Ideal for small meetings, this room can also be used as a private meeting room for larger events due to its close proximity to the Lecture Theatre.

Joseph Whitworth
Room Name Boardroom Theatre Cabaret Classroom Reception Dinner
Joseph Whitworth 8/6
One Birdcage Walk B MattChungPhoto lo-res (84)
One Birdcage Walk B MattChungPhoto lo-res (87)

Timings Room hire
08:30 - 17:30 £450, VAT exempt
08:30 - 13:00 £300, VAT exempt
14:00 - 17:30 £300, VAT exempt
18:30 - 22:00 £350, VAT exempt

Frederick Lanchester

Our Frederick Lanchester room, located on the first floor can accommodate up to 8 people boardroom style.This room is named after Frederick William Lanchester (1868-1946) who made important contributions in the fields of automotives and aerodynamics.

Frederick Lanchester
Room Name Boardroom Theatre Cabaret Classroom Reception Dinner
Frederick Lanchester 8/6
Frederick Lanchester 3
Frederick Lanchester 2

Timings Room hire
08:30 - 17:30 £450, VAT exempt
08:30 - 13:00 £300, VAT exempt
14:00 - 17:30 £300, VAT exempt
18:30 - 22:00 £350, VAT exempt



Energy Room

Our Energy room can accommodate up to 25 guests in a hollow square layout. This room is ideal for boardrooms style meetings and can also be used in conjunction with both the Environment and Transport rooms through interconnecting doors.

Energy Room - Hollow Square
Room Name Boardroom Theatre Cabaret Classroom Reception Dinner
Energy 25/20 40/30 20 12
Energy 2
Energy 3

Timings Room hire
08:30 - 17:30 £560, VAT exempt
08:30 - 13:00 £395, VAT exempt
14:00 - 17:30 £395, VAT exempt
18:30 - 22:00 £445, VAT exempt



Education Room

Our Education room, located on the lower ground floor with garden views can accommodate up to 26 guests in a hollow square layout. This room is ideal for boardrooms style meetings.

Education Room - Hollow Square
Room Name Boardroom Theatre Cabaret Classroom Reception Dinner
Education 26/20 40/30 20 12
Education Room - Classroom Style

Timings Room hire
08:30 - 17:30 £560, VAT exempt
08:30 - 13:00 £395, VAT exempt
14:00 - 17:30 £395, VAT exempt
18:30 - 22:00 £445, VAT exempt



Transport Room

Our Transport room, located on the lower ground floor can accommodate up to 20 people in a hollow-square layout. This room is ideal for boardrooms style meetings and can also be used in conjunction with both the Environment and Energy rooms through interconnecting doors.

Transport 2
Room Name Boardroom Theatre Cabaret Classroom Reception Dinner
Transport 20/15
Trasnport 3
One Birdcage Walk A MattChungPhoto lo-res (43)

Timings Room hire
08:30 - 17:30 £450, VAT exempt
08:30 - 13:00 £300, VAT exempt
14:00 - 17:30 £300, VAT exempt
18:30 - 22:00 £350, VAT exempt



Environment Room

Our Environment room can accommodate up to 12 people boardroom style. This room is ideal for boardrooms style meetings and can also be used in conjunction with both the Energy and Transport rooms through interconnecting doors.

One Birdcage Walk MattChungPhoto 2 lo-res (43)
Room Name Boardroom Theatre Cabaret Classroom Reception Dinner
Environment 12/10
Environment 2
One Birdcage Walk MattChungPhoto 2 lo-res (53)

Timings Room hire
08:30 - 17:30 £350, VAT exempt
08:30 - 13:00 £250, VAT exempt
14:00 - 17:30 £250, VAT exempt
18:30 - 22:00 £275, VAT exempt