Venue Reading is a professional events service at the University of Reading that offers a wide variety of venues and facilities at our Whiteknights and London Road campuses.
Every one of our events is managed by an experienced and dedicated event co-ordinator, working with you to meet your requirements.
We can offer all year round availability with a flexible range of capacities and facilities, including meeting rooms, lecture theatres and exhibition space, along with an extensive range of on-site accommodation from either our all year round cedars hotel to our halls of residence available during vacation. Our beautiful parklands lend themselves to outdoor events such as, teambuilding away days and receptions.
We have a wide range of catering facilities and menus brought to you by our in-house Catering Services team. Whether you are looking for a conference dinner, a quick bite to eat, or a BBQ on our Meadow Suite terrace, there are plenty of options to meet your requirements.
We are able to offer a range of convenient and affordable accommodation at the University of Reading. Based in the heart of Whiteknights Campus, The Cedars Hotel is our all-year-round offering with 36 en-suite bedrooms, making it ideal for conference delegates or anyone seeking bed and breakfast accommodation.
During summer vacation period, The University of Reading halls of residence provide modern premier en-suite facilities for larger conferences & groups.
Our University Whiteknights campus has recently been voted one of the best green spaces in the country, making it an ideal setting to host your event. Please visit the University’s Sustainability website for more information about our green credentials.
The SportsPark on campus has a number of facilities including a fitness studio, floodlit all-weather hockey and football pitch, indoor tennis courts, and large grass pitches for activities.
The University of Reading Whiteknights and London Road campuses are in a prime location in the South-East of England and have excellent transport links.
Our main campus is set in 130 hectares of beautiful parkland, so you’ll find plenty of places to relax during the day. The site has received consecutive Green Flag awards, recognising it as one of Britain’s top green spaces. This campus has multiple meeting facilities housing our largest lecture theatre in the Palmer building seating 400 delegates.
London Road Campus
This historic site is one of the University’s original campuses. It also features the Great Hall, which is used for concerts and graduation ceremonies seating up to 350 delegates. The largest lecture theatre situated on this campus seats 137 delegates.
Why choose us
ISO 9001 2015 accredited, demonstrating our commitment to delivering quality services to our customers
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A diverse range of modern and traditional venues