Education and Conference Centre: Available for hire

Our Conference Centre offers fully accessible meeting room facilities with flexible space for up to 90 persons theatre style, 60 cabaret or 30 boardroom. Set in tranquil peaceful surroundings on the outskirts of Cambridge, this is an ideal location for your training or corporate event.

Our conference space adapts to meet your requirements and can be used flexibly as three separate meeting rooms or on an exclusive basis as one conference room*  All rooms have audio visual facilities, natural daylight and are fully air conditioned.  The facilities are available to hire from Mon-Fri 0700 -1700 hours, evening and weekends subject to availability and we offer Day Delegate and Room Hire Packages to suit all budgets.

We also offer Video Conferencing Packages for hybrid events with a mix of in-person and virtual attendees for up to 60 persons in the Conference Suite with full technical support in association with Venue Audio Visual. 

Our in-house Hospitality team are pleased to cater for your event by selecting from a range of menus including hot and cold buffets, canapes, hot evening buffet or summer BBQ.  Special dietary requirements can also be catered for with advance notice. 

*Dimensions for each room are:

  • Education Room 1 29m2
  • Education Room 2 36m2
  • Education Room 3 35m2
  • Conference Suite 100 m2 (all three rooms opened up) 

The  Centre is fully accessible and the closest car parking is at Babraham Road Park and Ride, adjacent to the hospice.  There is no delegate car parking onsite as this is for patients and families only.  Public transport available from the city centre and rail station.

The venue is a great learning space, the food was good and staff very helpful, I would definitely recommend it as a venue
Sarah Massie, Senior Consultant leadership and organisational development, The Kings Fund

To discuss your requirements or to arrange a viewing contact Louise Higgins, Business Development Officer  01223 675780.

Arthur Rank Hospice is a charity and your support helps us to fund specialist care for our patients and their families. Arthur Rank Hospice Charity, Cherry Hinton Road, Shelford Bottom, Cambridge CB22 3AB

Arthur Rank Hospice Charity supports people in Cambridgeshire living with an advanced serious illness or a life-limiting condition and those who need end-of-life care. Our ‘Outstanding’ services are provided free of charge to patients and their families.

We care for more than 4,100 patients each year at our Hospice in Cambridge, the Alan Hudson Day Treatment Centre in Wisbech and in patients’ own homes via the Arthur Rank Community Team. This care supports people to improve their quality of life and fulfil their end of their life choices.

It will cost £10.5 million in 2021/2022 to run our services, which are provided free of charge to patients and their loved ones. We have currently secured £6.98 million from the NHS, meaning that £3.52 million needs to be raised through donations, fundraising activities and trading. We are extremely grateful to our local community for the continual dedication, commitment and generosity they show in supporting us to meet this target.

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