Exhibition Centre at University Of York

York Educational facility
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Total meeting space1,200 sq. m
Standing capacity100
Seating capacity299
Grimston House
University of York
York YO10 5DD
Onsite catering
Grimston House
University of York
York YO10 5DD



  • AV capabilities
  • Furniture
  • Internet access
  • Lighting
  • Onsite restaurant
  • Space (Private)
  • Table linens
  • Wheelchair accessible


  • Loading dock
  • Portable walls

Alcohol and catering

  • Alcohol allowed
  • Onsite catering

Photo gallery

Meeting space

Total meeting space1,200 sq. m
Meeting rooms12
Standing capacity100
Largest room197 sq. m
Second largest room197 sq. m
Seating capacity299
Space (Private)Available
Exhibit space900 sq. m


Distance from airport

  • 72.42 km from venue


  • Paid parking£6.00 / day
  • Bus parking


York Conferences is the largest commercial business at The University of York. All our surplus income is reinvested into The University of York’s World Class Research and teaching facilities. York is located just 45 minutes from Leeds Bradford and under 2 hours from Manchester International airport. By train we are under 2 hours from London and under 2 ½ hours from Edinburgh and then by road we are just 30 minutes from the M62 and under 20 minutes from the A1 motorway. Whatever your event size or the type of venue you are looking for York Conferences will have something to match. Whether it be for small 1:2:1 meetings in our floating pods, 30 people in boardroom in our panelled Huntingdon Room, once hosting King Henry VI or 1,190 delegates in our tired auditorium let us do the searching for you. At York Conferences it’s the customer experience that is at the heart of our business. Our personalised service and vast experience is applied to every event.

Additional information

With expert local knowledge and a personalised service, the team at York Conferences is ready to handle your enquiry. With a portfolio of meeting rooms that are fit for royalty, the facilities at York will enhance any event. York Conferences is a subsidiary company for the University of York. This means we support the development and enrichment of our education and research services by channelling 100% of our profits straight back into the University. Our award winning catering team can accommodate for any dietary requirement and embrace the opportunity to show off their culinary skills at formal/themed dinners. Our in-house audio visual team are on hand throughout to make your event come to life, always pushing the boundaries for the ultimate delegate experience. Coupled with all this, each event benefits from an expert conference coordinator to handle your event. What sets York Conferences apart from our competitors is that we offer the above services within all our meeting rates (DDR, 24 and room hire). The only question you need to ask yourself is ‘When shall we visit York Conferences?’

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