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Conference and Hospitality Services

Welcome to Brunel Conference and Hospitality Services

We are a conference, meeting and event services team ready to support you from enquiry through to the end of your event to ensure everything runs smoothly.

Ideally located in leafy suburbia yet just a short hop to central London, we are accessible from the M25 and M40, Uxbridge station and Heathrow airport. 

We offer:

  • small meetings to residential conferences
  • informal hospitality to fine dining
  • bespoke packages
  • wide ranging campus facilities within a ten minute walk
  • year round on-campus Hotel accommodation
  • summer season value rooms 
    • single ensuite (room only)
    • single ensuite  (self-catering)
  • Top 7 in the UK Sports 
We understand that your event is unique.  Let us tailor your experience to meet your requirements.


We have six areas that are ideal for your event, our space will accommodate small to large numbers; whether you are looking to hold a summer drinks reception with an attractive balcony feature or a conference with workshops, we can accommodate your needs.

You can hire a function room with a bar that is licensed up until 1am on Fridays and Saturdays and we have an extensive catering offer from a finger buffet to a fine dining experience.

Our team has enjoyed supporting many weddings over the years and with the extensive experience and flexible offer we have become the destination of choice for many happy couples.  The banqueting suite is yours for the day and the picturesque lawns are ideal for taking photographs to capture the special day.

No booking is too small, we can cater for parties from 50 – 350 guests and our menus can be tailored to meet many dietary requirements, children are very welcome, we can offer a children’s menu and have baby changing facilities.  We are DDA compliant.

Brand new for 2018 is our 21m x 36m clear span executive marquee with full electric 13amps, full internal linings, up lighter with the outside walls made of hard plastic with double glazed doors and full wheelchair ramps. With full catering functionality it is perfect for those larger celebrations.

Conferences - Day or Residential

Our space is suitable for all your conference needs with our prestigious 400 seater Eastern Gateway auditorium, plenary and breakout rooms all within close proximity.  Our campus 70 room hotel will ensure your guests have an enjoyable stay with a relaxing bar, dining area and spa experience.  From June to September our recently refurbished halls of residence will be an alternative choice for guests.


Our campus is a great place to shoot your material; conveniently located for the major studios, our green spaces and brutalist architecture make us a destination venue.  Just a few from the archives –

  • A Clockwork Orange – Government’s experimental aversion therapy scene
  • Kingsmill ‘Thins’
  • Vodaphone
  • Sky i-dents
  • BBC ‘Cuckoo’
  • Silent Witness

For any enquiries related to filming, please contact us on conference@brunel.ac.uk or call us on 01895 266 000.

Educational visits

From June to September you will find groups of international students on campus, here to study English and to enjoy a variety of excursions to London, Windsor and Oxford.

Whether the visit is for one, two or four weeks, we provide all the support services required to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.

We are always looking to grow new relationships so whatever you are looking for, from half day classroom with half day sport to a residential stay.

Team building

You can get really creative with our versatile space so whether your team building idea is for a sports day or orienteering we can provide the space and the support services to ensure your day is successful.

What comes as standard in your package

Dedicated coordinator to support your booking and to be onsite ‘on the day’

  • Parking
  • Wifi
  • AV equipment to include data projector, screen, laptop, flipchart and pens, whiteboard
  • Whiteboards
  • Chilled water and sweets

The Hamilton Centre

Our hospitality suite comprises six rooms with one large, versatile function room that has an attractive balcony and bar which will accommodate lectures, exhibitions, training sessions, dinners, weddings, proms and other celebrations and five rooms which can be used as breakout rooms or stand alone as meeting spaces.

Central Lecture Block

Available from June to August, tiered and flat classrooms ranging from 45 to 200 capacities, fully equipped with AV.

Eastern Gateway Auditorium

One of Brunel's flagship buildings, this space is largely used for academic purposes but is available for hire at weekends and out of term time.  A 400 seat auditorium suitable for a variety of events such as gala dinners, exhibitions and conferences. This versatile area can transform from a fully tiered theatre to a flat space.  An atrium with cafe, two breakout rooms and a fine dining restaurant.

The Marquee

A 21m x 3m clear span Executive Marquee with full electric 13 amps, full internal linins, up lighter, exterior walls are made of hard plastic with double glazed doors.  It has clear sides and roof sections to enable guests to enjoy the leafy campus by daytime or star gaze at night.

The Marquee has full wheelchair ramps.

Full catering capability.

Whatever the occasion you are looking to have catered, from an informal coffee meeting to a seated dinner for 200, we understand that each and every event is special. Our seasonal hospitality menus have many options, whilst keeping some very traditional favourites.

Our teams are passionate about delivering the perfect event, so should you have something specific in mind, please do get in touch.

We very much look forward to assisting you and would welcome your feedback.

Further food and catering offers are available on campus. Whilst our catering pages are under construsction, please contact the Conference and Hospitality Services team for further infomation.

What are your day delgate rates?

We tailor your event so will work with you to create the DDR that is right for you.

Is car parking available?

Please refer to the Finding us page for further information about travelling to the University.

Where can I eat on campus

We have several catering outlets available on campus. Please see the Shops, restaurants and bars page for further information.

  • Cavendish Room U Shape Set-up

    Cavendish Room U Shape Set-up

  • Darwin Room Banquet Set-up

    Darwin Room Banquet Set-up

  • Darwin Room Theatre Set-up

    Darwin Room Theatre Set-up

  • Eastern Gateway Auditorium

    Eastern Gateway Auditorium

  • Eastern Gateway Auditorium Dinner Set-Up

    Eastern Gateway Auditorium Dinner Set-Up

  • Eastern Gateway Auditorium Theatre Set-up

    Eastern Gateway Auditorium Theatre Set-up

  • Mead Room U Shape Set-up

    Mead Room U Shape Set-up

  • Newton Room Cabaret Set-up

    Newton Room Cabaret Set-up

  • Newton Room Dinner Set-up (1)

    Newton Room Dinner Set-up (1)

  • Newton Room Dinner Set-up (2)

    Newton Room Dinner Set-up (2)