Conference and events

Venue Hire

Preston City Campus

Our Preston City Campus is located in the heart of Lancashire. We are easy to access by road, air and rail networks with direct links to London, Liverpool, Manchester, and Scotland.

We have a wide choice of meeting and training venues in one central location in the City of Preston. Our rooms range from small comfortable meeting rooms to large presentation theatres which seat up to 475 people. We can also offer excellent sports facilities and accommodation packages.

We also have a choice of specialist rooms and facilities which include computer training rooms which seat up to 60, a mock court room, a 3D presentational theatre which can seat up to 450, photographic studios and a cinema.

Our experienced hospitality team provides a variety of hospitality menu packages from all day meetings to large formal dinners. Our technical team has an excellent knowledge and understanding of clients’ technological objectives for meetings and events. There is also a range of modern technical equipment available for hire.

Westlakes campus

Situated on the Westlakes Science and Technology Park near Whitehaven, the Samuel Lindow Building makes an ideal venue for meetings, conferences and events in the West Lakes region. We provide conference, exhibition, and meeting facilities to ensure UCLan Westlakes campus is an asset to the local community, businesses, and social enterprises.

West Cumbria enjoys a world class environment and landscape, presenting unrivalled opportunities for leisure and an excellent quality of life. The breath taking scenery and strong communities make it a great place to hold an event.

This is a perfect venue for meetings, training, presentations, conferences, exhibitions and product launches. The tiered lecture theatre seats up to 106 with excellent acoustics and high quality audio visual equipment available on request. The theatre has a small stage area with a presentation lectern. Meeting and training rooms are located close to the theatre and are ideal for breakout areas and seminar rooms. A foyer space is also available ideal for an exhibition space or registration.

Harrington building lecture theatre


We are working with DisabledGo to ensure that all our clients have clear information on the accessibility of our venues. DisabledGo produce online access guides. Here at Conference and Events we strive to remove any barriers to participation and are continually making positive changes to improve the client experience.

Please contact us directly with any questions you may have or any further information you require regarding accessibility.

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Exterior, Westlakes Samuel Lindow building