Venue hire and bookings

Room hire at The Shard

Our location at The Shard provides a stunning space in which to host your events, whether you are looking for smaller rooms for meetings or larger teaching spaces for corporate training events. To enquire about bookings and room hire charges please email us.

Catering can be arranged to suit a wide range of budgets, from sandwich lunches to bespoke dining. A University of Warwick approved supplier must be used in all cases. Please contact us for further details at

There is free WiFi available throughout the premises. This is the same service offered on the main University of Warwick campus.

Disability access

  • A disabled person toilet is available. 
  • There is step free access for wheel chairs/mobility impaired people from the ground floor.
  • An induction loop can be arranged for hearing impaired people.


Room information

East lecture theatre

  • Flat floor lecture space, highly re-configurable.
  • Full networked AV, lecture capture and projection.
  • Maximum capacities:
    • Classroom style: 48 people.
    • Workshop style: 50-60 people.
    • Theatre style: 90 people.
    • In ‘extended’ theatre style: 120 people.

South lecture theatre

  • Tiered lecture space.
  • Fully networked, AV, lecture capture and projection.
  • Benched seating has under-desk power points for charging laptops.
  • Maximum capacities:
    • Benched seating: 80 people.
    • Additional free standing seating: 100 people.

Syndicate rooms

  • There are seven individual syndicate rooms of which three can be joined together.
  • Capacity of each syndicate room: 10 people.
  • Capacity of the three syndicate rooms which can be joined together: 22 people.
  • One syndicate room has video conferencing facilities.

Reception Area

  • Open area which can be booked for receptions.
  • Kitchen area and serving area adjacent.
  • Capacity: 140 people.

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