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NORTHUMBRIA & YORKSHIRE
The University of Sheffield
contact:
Martin Garside
telephone:
0114 222 8822
email:
conferences@sheffield.ac.uk
web:
www.conferencesheffield.com
General Information
Staying at the University of Sheffield gives you access to a thriving city that is a leader in culture, entertainment, business and leisure. From a wealth of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants to scenic beauty within the peak district you will not find a minute to spare in Sheffield.
Location & Access
Sheffield is only a few minutes from the M1 and has direct rail links to London and other major cities. It is less than a one-hour drive from international airports at Manchester, Leeds Bradford, Nottingham East Midlands and Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield.
Group Accommodation
The University of Sheffield has recently embarked on a redevelopment project meaning we are able to offer our guests up to 2000 new, state of the art single en-suite study bedrooms alongside new facilities including flexible event space, café, bar and dining areas. Our chefs will continue to offer quality dining with innovative menus.
Meetings (Vacation-Time)
With over 150 meeting rooms across the Halls of Residence and Main Campus, we can offer a variety of locations and settings to suit your day or residential conference. An extensive range of en-suite and standard accommodation is also available. We offer free car parking, peaceful grounds, state-of-the-art facilities and excellent catering to make your stay enjoyable. Our professional team will assist you in ensuring your event runs smoothly from start to finish.
Short Breaks
The University of Sheffield is a great base for any short breaks you may be planning. Offering excellent sporting facilities, amazing city centre attractions and a wealth of parks and gardens, alongside stunning Peak district scenery, Sheffield and the University of Sheffield are able to cater for all tastes and interests.
Meetings (Any-Time)
Situated close to the city centre, we can offer a diverse selection of meeting rooms, accommodating 10 to 1200 delegates. Our facilities offer excellent value for money packages to suit all budgets. Full catering services are available to compliment your event, from a buffet to a gala dinner.
Vacation Dates
2007 Summer 10 June - 23 September
2007 Christmas 23 December - 20 January
2008 Easter 16 March - 6 April
2008 Summer 15 June - 21 September
2008 Christmas 21 December - 18 January
Facilities Any-time Vacation-time
Meeting Capacity 1200 1200
Dining Seated 500 500
Dining Buffet 500 500
En-suite Beds 0 2000
Standard Beds 0 1000
Rates (inc VAT) from Any-time Vacation-time
Day Delegate Rate £25.80 £25.80
24 Hour Rate N/A £70.38
Groups (B&B; Rate) N/A £28.20
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