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HEART OF ENGLAND
University of Derby
contact:
Becky Probart
telephone:
01332 591396
email:
r.probart@derby.ac.uk
web:
www.derby.ac.uk/conferences
General Information
The University of Derby offers a superb venue ideal for any event. The Campus is set within 30 acres of landscaped grounds, with substantial free on-site parking. The Atrium is the centrepiece of the conference and event facilities, providing over 1500 square feet of exhibition space, available throughout the year.
Location & Access
The Derby campus lies adjacent to the A38, with excellent connections to the M1, M42 and A50. Birmingham International Airport and Manchester International Airport are easily reached within 60 minutes. Derby Train station is a five minute taxi journey from the campus.
Group Accommodation
The campus offers over 1000 bedrooms in modern, purpose built halls of residence; many with refurbished kitchen and common rooms. All halls offer a variety of standard, en-suite and premier rooms available throughout the summer. Derby’s halls of residence are located within easy walking distance of the city centre and the Kedleston Road and Markeaton Campuses.
Meetings (Vacation-Time)
The Derby Campus has six lecture theatre and over 50 classrooms. The 1500 square foot Atrium is the perfect location for your event or exhibition. Furthermore, our campus offers a variety of flexible meeting spaces for up to 350 delegates. The campus features wireless internet access.
Short Breaks
Derby is located in the heart of Britain and was the birthplace of the industrial revolution. Today the warm-hearted city combines the best of the traditional with a contemporary scene. Local attractions include Chatsworth, Bakewell and Castleton plus some of the most stunning walks in the country.
Meetings (Any-Time)
Derby has recently refurbished a number of meeting rooms, which include state of the art audio visual equipment. The large, airy, steel framed Atrium is available at Derby throughout the year.
Vacation Dates
2007 Summer July - Mid September
2007 Christmas See any-time facilities
2008 Easter See any-time facilities
2008 Summer 7 July - 12 September
2008 Christmas See any-time facilities
Facilities Any-time Vacation-time
Meeting Capacity 100 350
Dining Seated 60 150
Dining Buffet 250 600
En-suite Beds 0 600
Standard Beds 0 1600
Rates (inc VAT) from Any-time Vacation-time
Day Delegate Rate On Request On Request
24 Hour Rate N/A On Request
Groups (B&B; Rate) N/A £25.00
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