The university boasts a number of meeting spaces and generous accommodation alongside extensive facilities across the self contained campus, meaning everything is close at hand for visiting delegates. The sporting facilities and rolling grounds provide a number of opportunities for delegates’ leisure pursuits, allowing for a variety of interests to be catered for.
Keele University offers some of the most diverse and popular facilities in Staffordshire and the central England region. Keele is located on the outskirts of Stoke-on-Trent, just 10 minutes from the M6 and Stoke station, and less than one hour from three International airports. Central London is less than two hours away by train.
Delegates can take advantage of the rural campus facilities, which features nine lecture theatres (hosting 30 – 400), and 37 seminar rooms, perfect for breakouts or smaller meetings (hosting 8 – 100). In addition, a large 654sqm exhibition suite, as well as a 1,000sqm sports centre, offers flexible spaces, perfect for exhibitions and large events. 2,000 bedrooms are available across the campus outside of term time.
In contrast to these modern facilities is the 19th century Grade II listed Keele Hall. Surrounded by acres of woodland and gardens, its magnificent Ballroom is the largest conference and banqueting venue in Staffordshire, and can host up to 600, great for gala dinners or events. This facility is available all year round.
At Keele Management Centre, 3 meeting rooms are available, with a restaurant and lounge with internet access. This self-contained venue provides accommodation for 22 . This facility is available all year round.
All venues feature state-of-the-art AV free Wi-Fi. Complimentary parking is also available.
In 2016, a £3m investment to the Sports Centre enhanced the facilities to offer full size 3G pitch, multi-use 3G pitch, outdoor basketball, beach volleyball, outdoor tennis courts, netball courts, astro turf and cricket wicket.