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University of Central England
Ilze Pienaar
0121 331 6743
General Information
The University is within easy travelling distance of the many tourist attractions which abound in Birmingham and the Midlands. We can help you to put together an interesting and exciting social programme for your delegates.
Location & Access
At the hub of the road and rail networks in the UK, Birmingham is easy to reach from whichever direction you may travel.
Group Accommodation
During the summer vacation, the University lets out its accommodation. The Coppice at Perry Barr has 432 single study bedrooms, which are located in flats of six. Within each flat there is a shower cubicle and toilet and a bath with overhead shower. Accommodation is self-catered with a self-contained kitchen per flat. Each kitchen comprises cooker, microwave, fridge freezer, dining table and chairs. Oscott Gardens consists of 419 en-suite study bedrooms and contains similar facilities to The Coppice.
Meetings (Vacation-Time)
As the capital of central England, Birmingham has all the attractions and facilities that you would expect from a major city. With several sites located across Birmingham, UCE can offer a choice of venues to meet different client needs. These range from meeting rooms and accommodation at its Perry Barr campus to modern conference and exhibition space at award-winning School of Jewellery building in Birmingham’s famous Jewellery Quarter.
Short Breaks
We can also provide facilities for short breaks, so for more information and to request literature please use the above contact details. You can also click on the ‘short break’ section of for a list of venues that offer an on-line booking service, so you can check availability and reserve rooms as required.
Meetings (Any-Time)
UCE Birmingham opened a dedicated meeting, conference and training centre in 2006. The centre has two state-of the-art IT suites, one boardroom-style room, one large conference room plus two smaller rooms for meetings or training. These facilities, based in Birmingham City Centre are available all year.
Vacation Dates
2007 Summer 1 July - 7 September
2007 Christmas See any-time facilities
2008 Easter See any-time facilities
2008 Summer See any-time facilities
2008 Christmas See any-time facilities
Facilities Any-time Vacation-time
Meeting Capacity 80 200
Dining Seated 30 250
Dining Buffet 80 300
En-suite Beds 0 419
Standard Beds 0 432
Rates (inc VAT) from Any-time Vacation-time
Day Delegate Rate £20.00 £28.00
24 Hour Rate N/A £68.00
Groups (B&B; Rate) N/A £26.00
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