Chester University of Chester
Located in one of Europe’s greatest heritage cities, the University of Chester offers a wide range of event venues – from lecture theatres for over 300 delegates, to small meeting rooms. And there’s superb accommodation for residential events.Enquire about this Venue
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A few minutes’ walk from the beautiful Chester city centre
The location of the Chester campuses offers your delegates the best of all worlds. They’re just a few minutes’ walk from the picturesque city, with its Jacobean-style architecture and historic attractions. Convenient motorway, rail and air links make getting there easy. Yet the campuses themselves are quiet and relaxed, ideal for soaking up the atmosphere of your events.
The Warrington campus is less than an hour from the main campuses by train or car and offers an exceptional venue for smaller residential or Language school events.
|Summary of facilities and capacities|
January, March, April, July, August, September and December
|Year round anytime|
|Theatre style (maximum)||400||400|
|Cabaret style (maximum)||150||150|
|Exam style (maximum)||600||600|
|Boardroom style (maximum)||40||40|
|Exhibition space (sq metres)||890||890|
|Banquets & formal dinner (maximum)||300||N/A|
|Hotel style bedrooms (max)||350||N/A|
|University style bedrooms (max)||1000||N/A|
|Day delegate rates from||£24.43||£24.43|
|24HR rates from||£60.57||N/A|
|Meeting room only rates from||£102.00||£102.00|
|B&B rates from||£25.00||N/A|
Meeting and event spaces that inspire
Why Chester for your next event? As well as outstanding facilities, the city and its university offer inspiring surroundings full of Roman history, world-class attractions, and excellent sports facilities on campus. And it’s all easy to reach for your delegates, being just a mile from the M56 motorway.
Tailor the perfect space with almost 200 meeting rooms
The meeting and conference facilities at Chester are incredibly versatile. The university has four campuses, the main campus in Chester itself, the Riverside Campus in the city centre, the Queens Park campus and the Warrington Campus equal distance between Liverpool and Manchester.
Purpose-built Lecture theatre capacities range from 100 to 375, while a large number of seminar rooms provide complementary spaces.
Chester’s state-of-the-art facilities allow it to host diverse events such as language schools and sports tournaments, in addition to popular conference and meeting formats. A range of audio-visual equipment is available as standard, room layouts can be adapted to your needs, and the conference team will do their best to meet any specific requirements you might have.
En suite accommodation for over 360 delegates available during Easter and 600 during the summer. A further 500 plus standard halls of residence accommodation is available at Chester during the summer and available for group bookings, self-catering and single B&B’s reservations. There’s lots of choice on where to stay, from the 14 self-contained houses of Church College Close to Hollybank Court’s 50 modern en suite rooms. The vast majority of Chester’s accommodation is located on campus, just yards from its event venues. Specially adapted rooms are available for visitors with disabilities.
Accommodation at Warrington is all on campus and includes 44 en suite rooms, plus many more with shared kitchen and bathroom facilities. Warrington accommodation is only available during summer.