Brighton University of Brighton

University of Brighton offers are range of versatile conference and meeting venues as well as event support service across its campuses in Brighton and Eastbourne. All offering easy access from public transports and parking facilities.

In addition we offer a dedicated year round conference centre at Varley Park in Brighton.

Over the summer months, we offer budget accommodation spaces for small to large residential meetings, conferences and groups.

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Accommodation Available
Catering Options Available
City Centre Location
Good Transport Links
Onsite Parking Available

Location and transport information

Centrally located, our accommodation is ideally situated within easy reach of all the local tourist attractions as well as Brighton train station, which is only 55 minutes from London.

Phoenix is located one mile from the seafront, close to the centre of Brighton. The postcode for the halls is BN2 9WJ.

Full Venue Information
Summary of facilities and capacities
Vacation availability
June, July, August, September
Year round anytime
Theatre style (maximum)300300
Exam style (maximum)200200
Boardroom style (maximum)200200
Banquets & formal dinner (maximum)150150
University style bedrooms (max)2500N/A
Day delegate rates from £20.00£20.00
24HR rates from £120.00£120.00
Meeting room only rates from £250.00£250.00
B&B rates from £45.00N/A

Meeting and event spaces that inspire

Oh we do like to be by the seaside… and who doesn’t? With an enviable location between the iconic pebbled beach and the rolling hills of the South Downs, Southcoast Conferences offer ideal locations for conferences and events in the sunniest destination in the UK.

Varley Park Conference Centre, Brighton: year round meeting space for up to 120 delegates
Five bright and modern meeting rooms equipped with the latest audio-visual technology provide the ideal setting for your delegates to focus, work and learn. The dedicated onsite catering teams are guaranteed to spoil your guests with culinary home cooked locally sourced tasty delights. For break times there is a restaurant and relaxed café bar area for delegates to check emails, make calls or enjoy a freshly brewed cup of tea or coffee. Limited free car parking is available.

Additional sites for conference and events: meeting spaces for up to 320 delegates
In addition, the other Brighton sites of Falmer, Moulsecoomb and Grand Parade offer large lecture theatres for up to 320 guests, a performing arts theatre, a plethora of seminar rooms and a variety of restaurants and café to cater to your every need. All are easily accessible by roads and public transport and most offer plenty of free parking. If you have any down time after the event make sure to explore the beautiful vibrant city of Brighton with its Prince Regency architecture, quirky Royal Pavilion and iconic Pier.

Eastbourne Campus: meeting space for up to 244 delegates
If you prefer the quiet elegant seaside charm of Eastbourne this campus won’t disappoint. With meeting space for up to 244 delegates and a variety of breakout rooms it can offer ultimate flexibility. Add to this a range of excellent sports facilities including an indoor swimming pool, three gymnasiums, an outdoor artificial turf pitch, a sports hall and tennis courts.

Accommodation at the sunshine coast
Summer is a fantastic time to visit the south coast, and group organisers are spoilt for choice of activities in the area; there are the well-known sights of the Royal Pavilion, Brighton Pier and the city’s beautiful omnipresent Prince Regency architecture, all within easy reach.

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