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Conference and meeting space hire

Rothamsted Conference Centre in Hertfordshire has a wide range of event spaces available to hire set in the beautiful Rothamsted Estate. From our comfortable 300-seat Auditorium to our Fowden Hall to our modern meeting rooms, whether you’re planning a full scale conference, a meeting or a training session, we have a meeting space to suit you.

We are situated in an ideal location for transport connections to London and international travel. Rothamsted Conference Centre in Harpenden is under 30 minutes from London St Pancras International Station, under 20 minutes by car from London Luton Airport, and motorway access from M1, M25 and A1M is close by.

All of our event spaces have been fitted with state-of-the-art technology, including high-quality AV equipment, digital presentation facilities and a high speed Wifi connection. We also offer many specialist options including training rooms, breakout areas and video conferencing.

Our in-house restaurant also offers a full menu of freshly prepared foods to suit your event. We have packages available for a variety of meeting types including all day conferences, half day events, smaller meetings and can work with you to cater for evening events, awards dinners and drinks receptions etc.

Talk to us today about your event requirements.

Larger event spaces:

We have several options for larger events available to hire, including our state-of-the-art 300-seat auditorium, our spacious Fowden Hall, our Restaurant and lawn and the Plaza, with the option to have exclusive hire of the whole venue.

The Auditorium

Rothamsted Conference Centre's 300-seat auditorium fitted with tiered seating and state-of-the-art technology is the go-to event space for large conferences in Hertfordshire

  • Auditorium Layout
  • Comfort monitor
  • Flexible Lighting
  • Free Wifi
  • Lecturn
  • Presentation clicker
  • Starleaf video conferencing
  • State-of-the-art AV
Suitable for:formal conferences, business briefings, meetings, product launches, staff away-days, lectures, awards ceremonies, musical performances, press briefings, comedy nights, training days, product or software demonstrations, seminars, team-building events, filming

The Fowden Hall

One of the larger, more flexible spaces with capacity for up to 200 theatre style in Rothamsted Conference Centre, set in beautiful rural surroundings in [...]

  • Flexible Lighting
  • Free Wifi
  • Lecturn
  • Partitions Available
  • Presentation clicker
  • Starleaf video conferencing
Suitable for:Formal conferences, business briefings, meetings, workshops, poster sessions, lectures, awards ceremonies, exhibitions, stalls, seminars, team events, VIP dinners, fashion shows, banquets and parties

The Plaza & Fowden Foyer

The Plaza and Fowden Foyer, located just outside the Fowden Hall and auditorium, offers a light, bright and airy space, complete with a long bar

  • Bar
  • Free Wifi
  • Parties
  • TV Screens
Suitable for:social events such as drinks receptions, canapés, cocktail parties, standing lunches, networking events, exhibitions, refreshments for larger events

Rothamsted Restaurant and Lawns

Rothamsted Restaurant and Lawns are a wonderfully light and airy space, with a high ceiling, a separate bar area, with lots of outside space.

  • Bar
  • Car-parking
  • Flexible Lighting
  • Free Wifi
  • Parties
Suitable for:

Medium event spaces:

Rothamsted Conference Centre has a number of medium-sized rooms available, to seat 18-80. These can be set up in a range of layouts including boardroom, theatre style, U-shape and cabaret.

The Hive

The room is usually set up in theatre style with 40 scholar chairs and 4 relaxed chairs. This creates a flexible meeting space, perfect for [...]

  • Free Wifi
  • Presentation clicker
  • Projector
  • Whiteboard
Suitable for:workshops, training sessions, seminars, or more informal meetings

The Brenchley Suite

Flexible meeting space with capacity for up to 80 theatre style in Rothamsted Conference Centre, set in beautiful rural surroundings in Harpenden, Hertfordshire

  • Car-parking
  • Flexible Lighting
  • Free Wifi
  • Presentation clicker
  • Projector
  • Whiteboard
Suitable for:Theatre style for presentations, training and seminars

The Glynne & Warrington Suites

  • Car-parking
  • Flexible Lighting
  • Free Wifi
  • Partitions Available
  • Presentation clicker
  • Starleaf video conferencing
  • TV Screens
  • Whiteboard
Suitable for:Mid-sized boardroom style meetings and business meetings

Smaller spaces:

Our smaller rooms are perfect for meetings, smaller workshops, interviews and 1-2-1s. Take a look to see which one is suitable for your next meeting.

The Pirie Suite

A fully equipped meeting room with high speed Wifi, perfect for small meetings, receptions and training

  • Free Wifi
  • Presentation clicker
  • Starleaf video conferencing
  • TV Screens
  • Whiteboard
Suitable for:Receptions, Meeting and Training

The Bailey Suite

A fully equipped room with high speed Wifi and advanced media facilities, suitable for Meetings, Seminars, Training and Workshops

  • Car-parking
  • Flexible Lighting
  • Flip-chart
  • Free Wifi
  • Presentation clicker
  • TV Screens
  • Whiteboard
Suitable for:Meetings, Seminars, Training and Workshops

The Glynne Suite

A fully equipped press room with high speed Wifi and advanced media facilities, suitable for Meetings, Seminars, Training and Workshops

  • Car-parking
  • Flexible Lighting
  • Flip-chart
  • Free Wifi
  • Partitions Available
  • Presentation clicker
  • Projector
  • Starleaf video conferencing
  • TV Screens
  • Whiteboard
Suitable for:Meetings, Seminars, Training and Workshops

The Warington Suite

A fully equipped meeting room with high speed Wifi and advanced media facilities, suitable for Meetings, Seminars, Training and Workshops

  • Car-parking
  • Flexible Lighting
  • Flip-chart
  • Free Wifi
  • Partitions Available
  • Presentation clicker
  • Projector
  • Starleaf video conferencing
  • TV Screens
  • Whiteboard
Suitable for:Meetings, Seminars, Training and Workshops

The Dining Room

A fully equipped meeting room perfect for small meetings, 1-2-1s, interviews or for private dining for VIP guests

  • Car-parking
  • Flip-chart
  • Free Wifi
  • Parties
  • Presentation clicker
  • TV Screens
Suitable for:interviews, small meetings or as a private dining

The Wilkins Room – North Wyke, Devon

A fully equipped meeting room, perfect for small meetings, receptions and training, based in our North Wyke campus in Devon.

  • Free Wifi
  • Starleaf video conferencing
  • TV Screens
Suitable for:Receptions, Meeting and Training

The Selborne Room – North Wyke, Devon

A fully equipped meeting room, perfect for small meetings, receptions and training, based in our North Wyke campus in Devon.

  • Free Wifi
  • Starleaf video conferencing
  • TV Screens
Suitable for:Receptions, Meeting and Training

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