Leeds MEETinLEEDS at the University of Leeds
A wealth of impressive architecture and a team brimming with experience and enthusiasm in equal measures, the University of Leeds is the perfect place to hold your event.
The team take care to ensure the best experience for you and your delegates. They are very proud of the events they host at the University of Leeds and look forward to your next event being one of them.Enquire about this Venue
Location and transport information
Leeds is a truly is a world class city that caters for all tastes and budgets.
The University campus is just a 20 minute walk from Leeds city station, connecting them with all major UK cities and has a fast and efficient London service. For cyclists they have secure bike racks, internal bike stores and showers. There are number of excellent bus services in Leeds, see the West Yorkshire Metro website and First Leeds for information and timetables.
Parking on campus is limited. Free of charge parking for 'Blue Badge' holders is available on campus for visitors.
Leeds is served by two major airports; Leeds Bradford and Manchester. Leeds Bradford airport is approximately eight miles away from the University.
|Summary of facilities and capacities|
March, April, June, July, August and September
|Year round anytime|
|Theatre style (maximum)||550||100|
|Cabaret style (maximum)||120||36|
|Exam style (maximum)||96||24|
|Boardroom style (maximum)||28||28|
|Exhibition space (sq metres)||1750||400|
|Banquets & formal dinner (maximum)||600||600|
|University style bedrooms (max)||3000||12|
|Day delegate rates from||£32.50||£32.50|
|24HR rates from||£69.50||N/A|
|Meeting room only rates from||£225.00||£225.00|
|B&B rates from||£47.00||£47.00|
Meeting and event spaces that inspire
The University of Leeds’ Conference and Events team, based in the heart of campus with a thriving and dynamic event community. They have conference and meeting space available all year round, with a focus on large residential events over the summer months.
From small training venues to full scale exhibitions we have the ideal space for you. Their campus boasts of tiered theatres, flat floor seminar rooms and distinctive exhibition halls. Teamed with over 3,000 bedrooms and the 1,000 seat refectory, which offers a wide variety of catering possibilities freshly prepared by our award-winning chefs, they have the solution to all your event needs on one site.
The off site venue, Devonshire Hall, is ideal for self-contained events looking for the tranquillity of the countryside with all the benefits of being close to the heart of the city. The venue is ideal for training days, residential events and summer camps.
The MEETinLEEDS team have a wealth of experience, taking care to ensure they understand the aims and objectives of your event to propose the best venue to ensure the best experience for you and your delegates. They are very proud of the events they host at the University of Leeds and they look forward to yours being one of them.
I would like to thank you for all the support and guidance offered during our Spring Conference. I was very impressed by the professional approach and very high standard of catering and service we received at the University. The whole team has been a credit to you and to Leeds.
Lynda Couch-Smith, Universities Safety and Health Association
“The layout of the campus at Leeds is ideal for us with the residential accommodation, the Refectory, exhibition area, lecture theatres and seminar rooms all located close together. The MEETinLEEDS team work extremely hard to ensure that each conference is better than the one before.”
Ruth McMorran, Communication Matters Board Member
A big 'Thank You!' for all of your teams help and support in aiding the Collaborations Workshop to take place. The venue was really ideal and all of your advice made the event run very smoothly. We would heartily recommend Leeds as a venue to colleagues and collaborators!
Shoaib Sufi, Software Sustainability Institute