University of chester facilities

University of chester facilities


As a Higher Education venue, the University of Chester is able to offer an extensive range of facilities and resources for your event.

Chester campus

On our Chester campus, conference facilities are varied in capacity and environment, ranging from halls seating over 400, to plenary and syndicate rooms for one-to-one meetings and upwards. State-of-the-art tiered lecture theatres from 102 up to 300 delegates are also available. We also offer exhibition and display areas for use in conjunction with a conference or as a separate event.

You will be pleased to discover that our experienced AV technicians offer full support along with a range of cutting-edge audio visual equipment such as DVD/video/audio playback equipment, microphones, fixed/portable PA systems, screens, monitors, laptops and multimedia presenters.

As an overview, facilities on our Chester campus are as follows:

Venue Overview
Best Modern venue in corner of Chester campus
  • Large comfortable lecture theatre with 4 breakout rooms close by
  • Large foyer area outside lecture theatre
  • Excellent parking in immediate vicinity
Beswick Medium-sized mature venue offering comfort and character at heart of chester campus
  • Tiered lecture theatres of 100 and 142 capacity
  • Breakout rooms and foyer
Binks Large modern venue at heart of Chester campus
  • State-of-the-art lecture theatres of 160 and 300 seat capacity
  • Several breakout rooms with moving walls for flexible layouts including exhibitions
  • Lifts, Wi-Fi access, high quality catering outlet, parking
Chritchley Modern venue in corner of Chester campus
  • Several modern seminar rooms of various capacities across 2 floors with lift
  • A number of computer suites
  • Excellent parking in immediate vicinity
Cloisters Several spacious seminar rooms with full AV and flexible layouts
  • Excellent location near centre of Chester campus

University of chester facilities

Large modern sports hall in corner of Chester campus ideal for exhibitions

  • Approaching 1,000 square metres floor space
  • Excellent parking and accessibility
  • Very close to Chritchley and Best venues
Molloy Large Hall type venue in centre of Chester campus
  • Auditorium space offers large stage and seating of up to 400
  • AV equipment with massive 8×2 metre screen
  • Accessible venue with attractive foyer area and parking close by
Kingsway A specially developed facility for the creative arts.  10 minutes from the main campus.
  • Seminar rooms fully equipped with the lastest equipment.
  • Modern Lecture theatre seating 257.
  • Fully accessbile with lifts and ample parking.
Westminster A new, modern facility in the corner of Chester campus
  • Variety of comfortable modern seminar rooms
  • 2 lecture theatres seating up to 100 people
  • Excellent parking and accessibility with lift
  • High quality catering outlet

University of chester facilities

Riverside Campus

Occupying a prestigious waterfront location, Riverside houses a number of meeting rooms, lecture spaces and classrooms with modern facilities.
In addition to the specific facilities listed above, we also offer accommodation both on and off campus, en-suite or standard, for those wishing to book a residential event. Catering is provided by our experienced in-house team either at the chosen venue or in one of our large dining halls on site. In terms of leisure we can offer a state-of the-art fitness suite, swimming pool, astroturf and more!

For further information, please visit the external Chester Conferences Website.

Warrington campus

At our Warrington campus, a multi-million pound development project has been completed resulting in a floodlit Astroturf pitch, major landscaping projects, a brand new Business School building and a refurbished and extended Learning Resources building. The dining facilities have also been extensively upgraded with the creation of a luxurious new dining complex at the heart of the site.

University of chester facilities

Venue Overview
Martin Centrally located main facility with a range of seminar rooms and large lecture theatre
  • Comfortable and attractive lecture theatre seating 200
  • Many seminar rooms to chose from across 3 floors
  • Good accessibility, parking and lifts
  • Large, modern and attractive dining facility close by
Tucker Brand new Business School building with modern seminar rooms
  • Modern design with large foyer and lifts
  • Several modern seminar rooms and computer suites
  • Excellent parking and accessibility

Once again, we also offer extensive accommodation on-site along with excellent sports facilities, entertainment and catering.