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Martin Read Hall

Our Martin Read Hall is available for hire to the local community. Offering tiered seating, it is an ideal space for a theatre or lecture-style event. The tiered seating can be pushed back to provide lots of open space for tables, catering to a cabaret or classroom-style set-up.

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Martin Read Hall specifications


  • 312 (max) seated in Theatre Style (212 tiered seating and 100 additional chairs)
  • 50 Classroom style
  • 60 Cabaret Style
    10 x 5’ round tables, each seating 6 people
  • 80 Banqueting Style
    10 x 5’ round tables, each seating 8 people

Table options

  • 5’ round tables x 10
  • 4’ rectangular tables x 25

Other Information

  • Staging available
  • Adjoining room (classroom) available for hire
  • Adjacent corridor for registration/refreshments
  • Moveable glass panelled wall to corridor side of hall, giving flexibility of use
  • Dedicated entrance
  • Very large car parking area nearby (within 20 metres)
  • Level access


  • Overhead downlighters
  • Wall lights – dimmable
  • Spotlights – various

Technical information

IT equipment

  • Computer
  • CD Rom Drive
  • DVD Drive
  • Bluetooth mouse/laser pointer


  • CD player
  • Four speakers
  • Microphone wired/wireless
  • Induction loop system


  • 3000 Ansi lumens projector – ceiling mounted
  • Remote control
  • Wall mounted screen


  • Laptops can be provided (subject to availability)
  • Hardwired to six network ports

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