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CENTRAL LONDON
Roehampton University
contact:
Lorraine Butler
telephone:
020 8392 3505
email:
l.butler@roehampton.ac.uk
web:
www.roehampton.ac.uk/business/conferencing
General Information
Roehampton University is Londonís only campus university. Boasting 54 acres of parkland in the capitalís south-west, Roehampton is an ideal environment in which to hold meetings, conferences or corporate events. All of this, just 25 minutes from the heart of one of the liveliest and most cosmopolitan cities in the world.
Location & Access
Roehampton University adjoins Richmond Park, with almost 1000 hectares of countryside and home to 650 free-roaming deer. Close to Wimbledon just off the A3, the campus has easy access from the M25, Heathrow and Gatwick airports, underground stations East Putney, Hammersmith and mainline station Barnes Ė just 20 minutes from Waterloo.
Group Accommodation
Situated in the Universityís own sprawling open spaces with lakes and historic gardens are over 1500 single bedrooms, more than half of which include en-suite bathrooms. The site also has licensed bars, laundrette facilities, free car parking and 24 hour security. Full catering services are also available.
Meetings (Vacation-Time)
On the doorstep of London, Roehampton University enjoys a stunning combination of modern architecture and beautiful listed buildings. From meeting rooms in recently restored Grade I listed buildings to modern lecture theatres seating up to 300 delegates. There are also exhibition spaces and with many large and small seminar rooms, it is the perfect setting for conferences of any size.
Short Breaks
Being close to Wimbledon, Hampton Court and Richmond makes Roehampton an ideal base for groups and independent travellers wanting to explore south-west London. There are many nearby leisure pursuits such as golf, cycling and horse riding as well as local attractions such as Kew Gardens and the Wetlands Centre. Bedrooms are available vacation time only.
Meetings (Any-Time)
The University has meeting facilities available all year round, some of which are in a stunning Georgian Villa overlooking Richmond Park. There are vast grounds for hire which are suitable for marquees and summer events. The site also boasts some specialist facilities for hire such as dark rooms, dance and music studios and a theatre.
Vacation Dates
2007 Summer 8 June - 14 September
2007 Christmas 15 December - 6 January
2008 Easter 15 March - 6 April
2008 Summer 7 June - 14 September
2008 Christmas See any-time facilities
Facilities Any-time Vacation-time
Meeting Capacity 90 350
Dining Seated 50 285
Dining Buffet 80 350
En-suite Beds 12 711
Standard Beds 0 860
Rates (inc VAT) from Any-time Vacation-time
Day Delegate Rate On Request £38.78
24 Hour Rate On Request £77.58
Groups (B&B; Rate) On Request £36.75
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