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Our Spaces

This page contains images and a small description of each space we offer. For more information on the rooms (capacities, floor plans & prices), please see our room specification below, and contact our events team at

Debates Chamber

Our Debates Chamber is one of the largest rooms within the Union. Renovated to its original stature, the space conveys a sense of tradition, elegance and grandeur. Hosting approximately 150 guests for a birthday party or evening reception and 200 guests theatre style for conferences. With an additional 220 seats available in the gallery, this large versatile space caters to a wide variety of events.  The Debates Chamber is accompanied by our Reading Room bar which provides an additional space for guests to relax.

Dining Hall

The Dining Hall is one of our most popular event spaces. It can host 160 guests for dinner and 200 guests for an evening event, boasting a rich elegance and its own private bar within the space. Beautifully decorated with fairy lights this room can be used for a conference space, a fabulous evening entertainment room, or any event between.

Reading Room

The Reading Room offers a cosy, tranquil atmosphere which is perfect for relaxing with friends. It is often partnered with the Debates Chamber as a bar area, and is used for lunches, as a break out space for conference, or just for a get together with family or friends. 

Drawing Room

The Drawing Room is one of our most recently renovated rooms. Originally the old smoke room, this room is now home to a coffee shop during the day and in the evening a bar or dining space. Seating up to 60 guests for dinner it is an ideal space for smaller weddings, private parties or intimate dinners.

Bridie Library

The Bridie Library provides a perfect setting for meetings, a breakout space for conferences, and is ideal for small dinners and receptions. Retaining its original features this room has a great deal of history and is the most peaceful space in the building.