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Durham University

Event Durham: Collingwood College

Residential Conferences

Collingwood College is the ideal venue to host any residential conference.

During the University vacations, Collingwood can accommodate residential conferences up to 120 delegates entirely within the College, situated a short 15 minute walk from the City Centre.

The purpose-built Penthouse Suite of 3 conference rooms and a break out room and can accommodate up to 120 delegates in a theatre style. Collingwood has over 210 en suite bedrooms (including 16 twins) and 308 standard bedrooms, with shared bathrooms.

Should your conference require resources and facilities in addition to those at Collingwood College, then other University amenities that can be utilised. Grey College, which is only two minutes walk from Collingwood, has 97 en suite bedrooms, allowing over 300 delegates to stay in en suite accommodation between the two Colleges. Other central University facilities include additional lecture rooms for up to 400, large halls suitable for exhibitions; additional bedrooms or even a Gala Dinner at Durham Castle, all situated within a short walk of the College

We also offer our own Event Management service that will offer the guidance and administration support you need.