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SOUTH EAST AND SOUTH COAST
University of Surrey
contact:
Conference Office
telephone:
01483 686767
email:
conferences@surrey.ac.uk
web:
www.surrey.ac.uk/conferences
General Information
All facilities are set in beautifully landscaped grounds within walking distance of Guildford town centre and mainline station. Surrey is a compact campus and all facilities are located in close proximity.
Location & Access
The University is one of the largest, most accessible conference venues in Surrey. Guildford is just 25 miles south west of London; the University is directly off the A3 and just nine miles from the M25. Heathrow and Gatwick are within 45 minutes of Guildford.
Group Accommodation
There is a choice of mostly single en-suite or standard bedrooms which are located on the central campus site. Tea/coffee making facilities & ironing boards are available in kitchen units and there is also a telephone/data point in all bedrooms. The bedrooms are located close to restaurants and there are also TV lounges, sports centre, climbing wall, squash & tennis facilities available for groups.
Meetings (Vacation-Time)
The University campus has over 80 meeting rooms, seating from 10 to 418 including up to 160 cabaret style. With up to 1000 bedrooms, 500 of which are en-suite and a choice of restaurants and function rooms the University can successfully host a wide range of events.
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 University has two good quality year round venues providing meeting rooms for up to 70. The Continuing Education Centre is a purpose built management centre with six meeting rooms and a welcoming reception area with views over campus grounds. Wates House has flexible meeting and exhibition space. Both offer excellent value for money.
Vacation Dates
2007 Summer 26 May - 2 September
2007 Christmas 15 December - 13 January
2008 Easter 15 March - 13 April
2008 Summer 24 May - 7 September
2008 Christmas 20 December - 18 January
Facilities Any-time Vacation-time
Meeting Capacity 70 418
Dining Seated 350 350
Dining Buffet 500 500
En-suite Beds 0 500
Standard Beds 0 500
Rates (inc VAT) from Any-time Vacation-time
Day Delegate Rate 37.00 34.00
24 Hour Rate N/A 72.50
Groups (B&B; Rate) N/A 23.50
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