Conferencing - Writtle University College
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Located just two miles from the city of Chelmsford, Writtle University College is within easy reach of London, Stansted airport and the A12, M11 and M25, making it the ideal location for conferences and events.

The venue provides a number of conference facilities to cater for a range of events, from lunch meetings to corporate launches and exhibitions, accommodating up to 200 delegates.

Why choose Writtle for your venue?

  • Professional catering suited to all requirements
  • A range of media and audio-visual equipment
  • Free parking across the whole campus
  • Approximately 200 hectares estate with beautiful surroundings and landscaped gardens

Conference Rooms

The Northumberland Building offers two modern, flexible lecture theatres and exhibition space with stylish dècor and audio-visual facilities in a self contained building with large foyer for receptions for up to 200 delegates.

The Essex Conference Suite is ideal for corporate meetings and intimate events. The three rooms and own foyer area can be hired separately or as the complete suite and offers conference and dining facilities for up to 50 delegates.

Sports Science Centre, designed as an energy efficient office, offers three separate conference rooms suitable for smaller meetings, accommodating up to 30 people.


Room Layout Capacity Photo
Northumberland 1 OR 2 Lecture Style Only 98  
Northumberland 1 & 2Lecture Style Only196 Image
Essex Suite - Joseph Tucker RoomHorseshoe20 Image
 Cafè Style24  
Essex Suite - Hilda Howard RoomBoardroom12 Image
 Cafè Style20
Essex Suite - Writtle RoomBoardroom20 Image
 Horseshoe20 Image
 Cafè Style30 Image
 Lecture Theatre Style50 Image
Sports Science Centre 1Boardroom25 Image
Sports Science Centre 1Cafè Style30  
Sports Science Centre 2Informal Lecture Style with tablet style chairs15  
Sports Science Centre 3Informal Lecture Style with tablet style chairs15  

We also have a number of facilities including classrooms, main hall and fully staffed bar, prices are available on request.

Residential Conferences

In addition en-suite accommodation is available throughout the summer and delegates and conference organisers can take advantage of the variety of menus for private dining as well as the use of the Recreation Centre with fitness centre, sports facilities & bar.


Please contact us to receive a corporate brochure and have an initial discussion regarding your requirements.

Conferences & Events
Writtle University College, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 3RR
Tel: 01245 424200
Fax: 01245 420456