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Keele University
contact:
Sue Underwood
telephone:
01782 584023
email:
enq@conf.keele.ac.uk
web:
www.keele-conference.com
General Information
Keele is the award-winning venue that makes people and events come alive. This picturesque Campus University is set in the heart of North Staffordshire, close to the Potteries, including the Wedgwood Visitor Centre; whilst close-by are Alton Towers, the Peak District and many famous sporting venues.
Location & Access
Keele is on the outskirts of Stoke on Trent in Staffordshire. We are 10 minutes from M6, 20 minutes from both Crewe and Stoke stations (on the West Coast Main line) and less than 1 hour from three airports (Manchester, Birmingham and East Midlands). Central London is less than two hours away. Parking is free for cars and coaches.
Group Accommodation
The campus is ideal for a stopover when heading north or south on the M6 or as a holiday base. During vacation there are 2000 bedrooms including 800 ensuite. All ensuite rooms are equipped with tea and coffee making facilities, telephone, internet access and toiletries. Coach drivers stay free of charge.
Meetings (Vacation-Time)
With a wide range of lecture theatres, over 60 syndicate rooms and three restaurants, Keele’s award winning conference team has a reputation for delivering an outstanding event in a beautiful rural location.
Short Breaks
We can provide facilities for short breaks. Keele is an ideal and affordable base for touring Cheshire, Shropshire and Staffordshire. Leisure facilities include fitness centre, squash and tennis courts and a range of outdoor pitches for football, rugby and cricket.
Meetings (Any-Time)
Eighteenth century Keele Hall adds elegance to gala dinners, receptions and key meetings. Keele Management Centre is contemporary in style and, along with 41 bedrooms, offers a superb facility for training, interviews and meetings for up to 130.
Vacation Dates
2007 Summer 10 June - 22 September
2007 Christmas See any-time facilities
2008 Easter 23 March - 19 April
2008 Summer 8 June - 27 September
2008 Christmas See any-time facilities
Facilities Any-time Vacation-time
Meeting Capacity 200 600
Dining Seated 450 450
Dining Buffet 600 600
En-suite Beds 39 800
Standard Beds 2 1400
Rates (inc VAT) from Any-time Vacation-time
Day Delegate Rate £38.72 £38.72
24 Hour Rate £111.98 £101.64
Groups (B&B; Rate) N/A £27.67
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