Park End Street
Award-winning facilities located in the heart of Oxford city centre.
Our award-winning Park End Street site offers a stunning venue for any conference, event or function, with a wide variety of facilities and is located in the heart of Oxford city centre, next to the train station.
The beautifully landscaped grounds are suited to seasonal networking events such as BBQs, wine tasting, and team building activities. Marquees can be erected in the courtyard area.
This venue offers a wide variety of conference, meeting and exhibition facilities across two, purpose built modern buildings - the East Wing and the Thatcher Business Education Centre - all finished and furnished to the highest of standards.
Whether you are simply looking for a meeting room or wish to arrange a large event for up to 1,000 delegates, our conference team will make sure everything runs smoothly from start to finish.
The East Wing of our Park End Street venue offers a wide range of high quality indoor and outdoor meeting spaces, including lecture theatres, an amphitheatre and the UK's first virtual meeting space, the Oxford HIVE.
Conference rooms and facilities
Entrance hall/exhibition space
A flexible space for registration, catering, networking events, drinks reception and exhibitions. It can accommodate up to 10 exhibitors (1.5 metres per stand).
Nelson Mandela Lecture Theatre
Seats 317 delegates in tiered rows with fixed seating and desks facing a raised stage.
Harvard-style lecture theatres
Two 120-seat theatres
Two 80-seat theatres
All with fixed seating and desks in a horseshoe shape.
A mixture of small, medium and large rooms. The larger rooms can be used as dining spaces for cold buffets or drinks receptions.
A 400-seat stunning outdoor theatre.
Dining for sixty delegates with views of the garden.
The Oxford HIVE
Simultaneously connecting up to 84 delegates from across the globe in a cutting-edge virtual meeting space named The Oxford Hive for International Virtual Education.
Thatcher Business Education Centre
The Thatcher Business Education Centre is based at our Park End Street venue, and features Harvard style lecture theatres, a wide range of classrooms and seminar rooms, and three dining rooms that overlook stunning views of Oxford.
Conference rooms and facilities
Ideal for event registration, networking and drinks receptions.
Perfect for refreshments, drinks receptions and networking. Includes a bar, lounge, terrace and views across private gardens.
Gala or buffet dining
Three private dining rooms with panoramic views over Oxford's dreaming spires from 40 to 250 guests.
Three Harvard-style lecture theatres, with individual desks for 76 delegates, arranged in a horseshoe shape.
Equipped with built-in translation booth services.
Flexible flat spaced classrooms Ideal for conferences, meetings, exhibitions and training events. Varying sizes.
20 seminar rooms
Perfect for boardroom meetings or as break-out rooms.
This building has many sustainable features, with geothermal and solar energy, and rainwater harvesting used throughout. We recently won Best Newcomer and Gold Award at The Green Impact Awards.
Take a tour of the Thatcher Business Education Centre
What our clients say
Thank you for the first-class service; helpful, flexible and approachable.