Conferences & Meetings

A photo of Meadow Suite upper floor with meeting layout

Our University of Reading Whiteknights and London Road campuses have a range of meeting facilities and venues, ranging in capacities from 2-400 delegates. A perfect environment to host your next conference or meeting.


Park House

In the traditional setting of Park House, the Meadow Suite is a multi-functional room that can be customised to meet your requirements and is suitable for all types of events, including training days, workshops, day meetings, and residential conferences. Fully equipped with AV & presenting technology including laptop connections and large screens.

The Meadow Suite seats a maximum capacity of 220 delegates

We also have two smaller meeting rooms within Park House that can host up to 20 guests. Sibly is the larger of the two meeting rooms and can host up to 20 guests. It has a small reception room, which can be used for your refreshments and catering. Morley is a smaller meeting room and can host up to 10 guests. A large portable LCD screen with laptop connection is available along with flipcharts.

Take a virtual tour of Park House

At a Glance


Three all year round venues in Park House, The Cedars, the Gateway Building, and a vast range of venues and facilities during the summer months


Perfect for conferences, meetings, training days, and workshops

On hand to help

Dedicated event coordinator to help ensure everything goes to plan

Eat & Drink

Our in-house Hospitality team can provide a wide range of catering and refreshment options suitable for all events, from sandwiches to sweet and savoury snacks, to hot buffet lunches or something more formal.


Day Delegate Package

Our Day Delegate Package is designed to give you best value for money. Our packages have been crafted to give you the ultimate catering options

Large Residential Conferences

During the summer vacation period, we offer a wider range of facilities for your conference, including over 2000 bedrooms, large lecture theatres, and a range of buildings to host multiple breakout rooms, and foyers for drink receptions.

We successfully host a number of large conferences every year, including academic conferences and large corporate events. With a variety of venues on campus that provide a flexible range of meeting/breakout rooms, lecture theatres and exhibition spaces, our experienced Venue Reading conference team will work with you to co-ordinate your event to meet your requirements.

Delegate Registration

We offer an online delegate registration service that can be tailored to your conference.

Stay close by to the campus

We have handpicked a few places to stay if you’re planning on stopping over in Reading before/after your event or visit to campus. These hotels are all within a 5-minute drive or bus journey to the University of Reading and some just a short walk. We have also negotiated the best rates with some hotels on your behalf so you can book directly with the hotel.

Find Us

With easy access to the M4, our Whiteknights and London Road campuses are situated a few miles from Reading town centre, with excellent transport links to the campuses.

Contact Us

Our Venue Reading team are here to help

+44 (0) 118 378