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Venue Hire

Are you looking for an easy-to-reach venue on the borders of east London and Essex? We’ve thrown the doors wide open so we can share our fantastic facilities with you – because they’re just too good to keep to ourselves.

Our versatile spaces include two large multi-functional areas ideal for conferences and exhibitions. And if you’re looking for a professional location for your team meeting or training event, we have a selection of smaller rooms too.

If you want to hire specialist performance facilities, our Ardleigh Green campus offers industry-standard recording, dance and drama studios.

Whether your event is big or small we can offer you an all-round package, including refreshments, high quality food, Wi-Fi, and access to audio visual equipment - all supported by our specialist IT technicians.

We’re less than 15 minutes from the M25 and easily accessible by London’s public transport. We offer visitors free parking in our large, security-patrolled car parks.

To discuss your requirements and request a quote, contact us on 01708 462733.

The Bistro

The Bistro is an intimate space with an informal atmosphere, making it an ideal location for meetings, seminars and networking events. Located at our Ardleigh Green campus, it offers a flexible seating plan with coffee tables, chairs and comfortable sofas, free to be arranged to best suit your needs. Partially frosted floor to ceiling windows allow for natural light whilst not compromising on privacy. It also comes equipped with internet access, and a flat screen TV for presentations.

The Conference Room

Located at our Ardleigh Green campus, this facility offers an adaptable layout that’s ideal for small team meetings, seminars and training sessions. The room can be hired in combination with the adjoining training room as either one complete space, or two separate areas.

Natural light brightens the spacious room whilst the blinds provide some privacy if required. Both rooms come equipped with internet access, interactive smartboards and PCs. Tea and coffee-making facilities are also available.

Combined Conference and Training Room hire

These two rooms can be merged to make one space, suitable for large corporate presentations and staff training.

The Dance Studio

Our Ardleigh Green campus is home to two large dance studios and both studios come fully equipped with mirrored walls, ballet barres, sprung flooring, an integrated sound system and a PC with internet access. The studios are suitable for all types of dancing, from hip hop and jazz, to tap and ballroom. The area is also useful for practical workshops and team-building exercises.

The Drama Studio

Our drama studio at the Ardleigh Green campus is known as The Rotunda and is part of our £6million Centre for the Creative Arts. It is primarily used as a rehearsal space for drama productions but it’s also an ideal venue for small intimate events, seminars and stand-up comedy shows. The room is semi-circular in shape and can be used as one large facility or can be divided into two separate rooms with a divider. The room comes fully equipped with internet access, an integrated sound system and PCs at both ends of the studio.

The Music Rooms

We have spacious music rehearsal and recording studios at our Ardleigh Green campus, which have been fitted with the latest equipment in music technology. Each room has an Apple Mac computer and comes with ProTools, Logic, Reason and Audition installed. Music can be performed, recorded and edited in our studios to a professional standard and our technician can be on hand to assist, if required.

The STEM Centre

Our Hi-Set STEM Hub at our Ardleigh Green site is an exciting modern space that is fully equipped to host presentations, seminars, conferences, workshops and STEM-related events. The large, air-conditioned venue comes fitted with 2 HD screens at both ends of the room and one 65in HD screen, acting as the main focal point of the room. Plug and ethernet sockets are provided throughout the venue and can be connected to your laptops and PCs if required. There are also several XLR ports for sound systems, and themed lighting can be programmed and adjusted to suit your event. There is a small office included within the venue, so you can prepare, interview or work during your event. The office has floor to ceiling glass walls, allowing you to observe the venue from the office.

The Space

Offering a large space with overhead lighting, drop down screen with projector and an integrated sound system, this venue at our Ardleigh Green site, is ideal for large business events, presentations, stage plays, and awards ceremonies. The venue can be hired with or without staging and we can provide a tailored seating/table plan to meet the needs of your event.

The Square

The Square is a multi-functional space which can be utilised for a range of events both big and small. Partitions can be hired at an additional cost to separate areas and seating can be arranged for presentations to large audiences of up to 350 people. Being located next to The Bistro allows for an additional area for hosting and/or catering. The Square comes equipped with a projector, plug and ethernet sockets, Wi-Fi access and a TV for additional screening opportunities.

The Training Rooms

Offering five spacious rooms with a flexible arrangement of chairs, these areas are ideal for small training sessions, one-to-one meetings and counselling sessions. Each room can accommodate up to 20 people at a time and all five rooms are equipped with Wi-Fi access, a PC and smartboard for interactive presentations. Tea and coffee-making facilities can be made available upon request.