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Venue capacities

Our event spaces are ideal for hosting a range of occasions, from lectures, conferences, meetings, away days, seminars and training courses to private dining, evening drinks receptions and large dinners.

The capacities listed below are the standard maximum capacities. View our physical distancing options.

RoomBoardroomTheatreU-shapeCabaretClassroomReception/
Buffet
Seated
dinner
Lecture Theatre, Marble Hall & Gallery -210-----
Library-----200120
Council 36*602440306048
Manufacturing 2860-40246048
Frank Whittle 1730--123014
Frederick Lanchester 8-----12
Charles Parsons 8-----12
George Stephenson 2020---2020
Joseph Whitworth 1020----12
Thomas Hawksley6-----16
Christopher Hinton8-----12
Harry Ricardo 1020---2012
David Napier 2050--245020
Marble Hall & Gallery-60 / 50-32 / 64-21032 / 90
Energy 10302124183026
Education 10402124184026
Transport142415-8-18
Environment 12-----14

 

* Room capacities without audio visual

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