Hire the Canal Suite

The Canal Suite is used primarily as a wedding venue, but its a great room for a meeting or conference too.

There’s a video of the room here set out for a wedding, but it shows the space and access.

Prices and Sessions:

Early Session:  09.45 – 12.15
Middle Session:  12.15 – 14.30
Late Session:  14.30- 17.00

Charity:   £7 per session
Community:  £14 per session
Commercial:  £20 per session
…prices are exclusive of VAT

The room holds (approx):

  • 12 people sat at tables (prior notice required to set-up the room)
  • maximum 33 people sat randomly (prior notice required to set-up the room)

Room hire includes the use of:

  • Kitchenette (hot and cold water, kettle, cups and saucers etc)
  • Large Plasma TV which can be linked to PC equipment.
  • Heating and air conditioning

Disabled access:

  • Level access from the car park into the Canal Suite.
  • Disabled toilets operated by a Radar Key.


  • Window blinds ensure complete privacy.
  • A seating area in the foyer is provided as a waiting area.


  • There is a bean-to-cup machine in the cafe area, adjacent to the Canal Suite.  The machine produces hot chocolate, coffee, latte, cappuccino, mocha etc for £1.50.
  • For a small fee, TIC staff can act as reception staff and instruct your visitors on where to wait, and inform you of their arrival.
  • Full printing and photocopying service available, along with WiFi (£1 per three hours per device).

Health & Safety:

  • The fire assembly point is located behind the building in the Overflow Car Park.  A register must be taken as people enter and exit the room.
  • The appointed building manager can be found in the TIC.

Canal Suite Hire:

  • Sunday hire is available from 9.45 – 4.15.
  • An additional hourly fee is charged for use of the Canal Suite for out-of-hours usage (normal office hours are 10am – 5pm Monday – Saturday, 10am-4pm Sunday).
  • We believe that the Canal Suite is the best priced and best located meeting/conference room in the area.