University Hall

Birchwood House and the purpose-designed conference centre stand in their own pleasant grounds of University Hall, approximately three miles from the city centre in one of Cardiff’s most attractive suburbs.

Residential accommodation is available during the summer months.

A full catering service is available, from refreshments and working lunches to formal conference dinners.

Conference Centre

A range of facilities are available, including:

  • a spacious main hall with a capacity for 230 delegates
  • raised stage area with lectern
  • an exhibition area (148 square metres)
  • seven breakout rooms
  • free WiFi
  • organiser’s office with telephone point
  • wheelchair access and facilities for disabled customers
  • registration and reception area (including telephone point)
  • free parking.

Layouts and capacity

  • layouts other than theatre-style and boardroom are available on request
  • there is no audio-visual equipment in the Main Hall but this can be hired in if required.
LocationDimensionsPower pointsTheatre-style capacityBoardroom capacityDaylight
Main Hall15.07m x 10.15m1323080Yes
Exhibition Room12.06m x 11.38m109040No
Room 15.82m x 5.82m22010Yes
Room 27.07m x 5.23m83620Yes
Room 37.38m x 4.92m83620Yes
Room 47.38m x 4.92m103620Yes
Room 53.69m x 3.69m415-Yes
Room 64.00m x 4.00m82010Yes
Room 74.00m x 2.46m810-Yes

Birchwood House

For smaller meetings or events in traditional style and classical surroundings Birchwood House, built in 1901, is ideal for interviews, board meetings and training courses. There are ten meeting rooms, each with its own distinct character and charm. The largest room is able to accommodate up to 75 delegates with other rooms accommodating between 5-40 delegates.

Layouts and capacity

  • layouts other than theatre-style and boardroom are available on request
  • rooms on the first floor are not wheelchair accessible.
LocationDimensionsPower pointsTheatre-style capacityBoardroom capacityDaylight

Birchwood Room (ground floor)

9.53m x 6.15m67530Yes
Senior Common Room (ground floor)8.30m x 5.84m24020Yes
Library (ground floor)7.38m x 5.23m24020Yes
Garden Room (ground floor)7.38m x 5.23m43012Yes
Rossini Room (first floor)5.60m x 4.00m121814Yes
Verdi Room (first floor)8.00m x 4.00m64220Yes
Mozart Room (first floor)6.50m x 4.64m84020Yes
Wagner Room (first floor)6.20m x 4.00m122520Yes
Strauss Room (first floor)5.60m x 4.20m162316Yes
Handel Room (first floor)6.50m x 2.20m8N/A16Yes

Contact us

Conference Office