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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 125 delegates
  • raised stage area with lectern
  • an exhibition area (148 square metres)
  • 4 breakout rooms
  • free WiFi
  • organiser’s office
  • wheelchair access and facilities for disabled customers
  • registration and reception area

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 10.15m1312580Yes
Exhibition Room12.06m x 11.38m109040No
Room 15.82m x 5.82m22010Yes
Room 27.07m x 5.23m825-3020Yes
Room 37.38m x 4.92m825-3020Yes
Room 47.38m x 4.92m1025-3020Yes

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 distinct character and charm. The largest room can accommodate up to 60 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 6.15m66030Yes
Senior Common Room (ground floor)8.30m x 5.84m23020Yes
Library (ground floor)7.38m x 5.23m23020Yes
Garden Room (ground floor)7.38m x 5.23m42518Yes
Rossini Room (first floor)5.60m x 4.00m121410Yes
Verdi Room (first floor)8.00m x 4.00m63520Yes
Mozart Room (first floor)6.50m x 4.64m83020Yes
Wagner Room (first floor)6.20m x 4.00m123028Yes
Strauss Room (first floor)5.60m x 4.20m161010Yes
Handel Room (first floor)6.50m x 2.20m81010Yes

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