Our facilities

Conferencing and events

Business people listening to a presentation

Our innovative conference and event venues in Colchester and Southend can cater for 2-1,000 people. We offer full event management and competitive rates. With our range of flexible and varied spaces, you'll find a room to suit your needs.

Our campuses in Colchester and Southend offer a full range of facilities for businesses based on our sites and located in the surrounding areas.

Colchester Campus facilities

Southend Campus facilities

  • Conference and event venues catering for 2 to 200 people.
  • The Southend iLab - an innovative creative meeting space.
  • Two meeting rooms in our Business Hub with capacities of 24 and 15 people.
  • Our campus is in the heart of Southend town centre, giving you immediate access to its leisure, retail and banking outlets.

Evolve gym

Woman on a treadmill

Both our Colchester and Southend Campuses have branches of our Evolve gym, offering state-of-the-art fitness equipment, studios and courts. We offer various levels of membership and long opening hours to fit your day.

Wivenhoe House Hotel

Wivenhoe House Hotel

The four-star Wivenhoe House Hotel is located in tranquil parkland at our Colchester Campus, on the outskirts of the town. The hotel offers luxurious accommodation, a contemporary restaurant and private dining and flexible event facilities.

Design and print

Black, blue, magenta and yellow ink splashes

Our Colchester Campus is home to full service graphic design and print agency Print Essex. We offer a range of printing solutions from digital to wide format printing and fast turnaround copying, and our designers work in-house.

Colchester nursery

Playground at our childrens' nursery

We have an on-site nursery for children aged 3 months to 5 years. The nursery is rated outstanding by OFSTED and is open Monday-Friday, 8am to 6pm to fit around office hours. We have dedicated parking at pick-up and drop-off times.