Large meeting rooms

Our large meeting rooms include The Turing and The Babbage areas and are ideal for large conference, training, networking events and trade shows.

Modern and bright in design, they have wheelchair access, natural daylight and are all located on the ground floor.

The Turing, The Babbage & Stephenson Lecture Theatre

Key Features

  • Ceiling mounted data projector (The Babbage room has a portable data projector)
  • Removable projector screen
  • Air conditioning
  • Natural daylight
  • Free, unlimited 1Gbps Wi-Fi
  • DVD/Blu-ray player
  • PA system with lapel, handheld, and roving microphones (The Turing exhibition space has headset microphones)
  • CD player
  • Flip chart and stationery
  • Flat floored area ideal for staging and dance floor (The Stephenson Lecture Theatre has a removable stage and retractable seating)

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The Turing exhibition space

The Turing is the largest of our spaces, benefits from a high roof which lets natural daylight pour in. With direct access from our loading bay, it's the perfect space for exhibitions, product launches and trade shows but is equally at home for gala dinners and awards ceremonies.

Room details


  • U-shape - 50
  • Boardroom - 44
  • Classroom - 100
  • Cabaret - 160
  • Theatre - 280

Did you know?

Alan Turing was an English mathematician who was highly influential in the evolution of theoretical computer science. He is widely considered to be the father of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence.

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The Babbage room

The Babbage room is ideal for large conferences, training sessions and networking events. Being outside the Stephenson Lecture Theatre, it makes for a great breakout space with unlimited refreshments and snacks throughout the day.

Room details


  • Cabaret - 100
  • Theatre - 200

Did you know?

Considered by some to be a "father of the computer", Charles Babbage is credited with inventing the first mechanical computer - The Difference Engine. He also worked in the fields of philosophy and code-breaking, as well as campaigning for reform in British science.

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The Stephenson Lecture Theatre

With retractable tiered seating, The Stephenson is perfect for large lectures, opening plenaries or keynote speeches, but is equally at home as an area for private dining with the seating removed.

Room details


  • U-shape - 36
  • Boardroom - 40
  • Classroom - 102
  • Cabaret - 90
  • Theatre - 200

Did you know?

Renowned as the "Father of Railways", George Stephenson was considered by the Victorians a great example of diligent application and thirst for improvement. His rail gauge of 1,435 mm, referred to as the "Stephenson gauge", is the standard gauge for most of the world's railways.