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HEART OF ENGLAND
University of Lincoln
contact:
Maureen Bound
telephone:
01522 886 407
email:
conferences@lincoln.ac.uk
web:
www.lincoln.ac.uk
General Information
Lincoln is one of the fastest developing cities attracting lots of new restaurants and bars. Attractions include Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln Castle, Bishops Palace, Jews Court, Usher Gallery, Ellis Windmill, Brayford Marina, The Museum of Lincolnshire Life, Multiplex Cinema, Lawns Visitor Centre, numerous bars and night clubs.
Location & Access
The University of Lincoln is situated in the East Midlands, 135 miles north of London and is easily accessible by road & rail. London to Lincoln takes just one hour 45 minutes by train. By road Lincoln is 20 mins from the A1 & 45 mins by road or rail from East Midlands, Humberside or the new Robin Hood Airport at Doncaster.
Group Accommodation
The University has over 1000 bedrooms available, the majority of which are en-suite with some standard rooms. The rooms are no older than six years and all are single study bedrooms in apartments of five to eight with fully fitted kitchens. The city centre and historic bailgate areas adjacent to Lincoln Castle and Cathedral are just a five minute walk from the campus. Leisure facilities include a 5m sports and recreation centre, which has a sports hall with seating for 1200.
Meetings (Vacation-Time)
We offer a professional conference organisation service undertaken by our friendly helpful Conference Office team. There are superb, brand new high tech state-of-the-art conference facilities and Media Centres and exhibition space, which compare with the best in Europe. All the buildings and facilities are within easy walking distance on a single site and there is an impressive 'Atrium' area with capacity for a reception for up to 300. Lecture theatres accommodate 14 and 550.
Short Breaks
Although we don't have facilities for short breaks, please check other venues' details for those that do. Or click on the 'short break' section of www.venuemasters.co.uk for a complete list. This section of the website also provides details of the venues that offer an on-line booking service, so you can check availability and reserve rooms as required.
Meetings (Any-Time)
The Brayford Pool campus and conference facility has a beautiful setting with spectacular views up to Lincoln Castle and Lincoln Cathedral. There are modern meeting facilities for up to 150 delegates, all on a single site. Also newly opened in September 2006, The Engine Shed, a social facility with multiple bars and event space for various occasions.
Vacation Dates
2007 Summer End July - Mid September
2007 Christmas See any-time facilities
2008 Easter See any-time facilities
2008 Summer End July - Mid September
2008 Christmas See any-time facilities
Facilities Any-time Vacation-time
Meeting Capacity 250 250
Dining Seated 320 320
Dining Buffet 250 250
En-suite Beds 0 950
Standard Beds 0 196
Rates (inc VAT) from Any-time Vacation-time
Day Delegate Rate On Request 30.00
24 Hour Rate N/A On Request
Groups (B&B; Rate) N/A 38.00
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