Facilities in the MEC


The MEC is a purpose built business and performance centre, with the flexibility to accommodate groups as small as 5, or as large as 250 delegates. This facility can be further extended by using the sports hall, which is linked to the MEC, making this an ideal space for exhibitions accommodating 1000 or more visitors.

The venue has the potential to be used for a wide range of functions, for example:

  • small meetings
  • large conferences
  • training courses
  • workshops
  • performing arts - drama productions, concerts, dance
  • exhibitions
  • film shows
  • fundraising events

Main Hall

The hall is a particularly attractive and light space. It is equipped with:

  • high specification theatre lighting
  • staging and back drop
  • wooden sprung dance floor
  • overhead digital projection unit and large projection screen
  • a 'sound field' PA system (hearing loop system)
  • laptop/DVD/CD/iPod connections
  • good acoustics
  • seating capacity for up to 250 delegates
  • moveable display boards
  • complete blackout

Seminar Room 1

A large room with a seating capacity of 20-25 delegates, which is equipped with:

  • overhead digital projector
  • interactive whiteboard
  • 15 computers with Internet access
  • sound

Seminar Room 2 and 3

Both rooms have a seating capacity of 20-25 delegates and are equipped to a high standard with overhead digital projectors, interactive whiteboards and Internet access. These rooms will seat up to 30 delegates, theatre style.

Additional facilities

  • disabled access
  • equipped kitchenette
  • toilets
  • parking
Hiring & Lettings Date  
MEC Conditions 01st Mar 2010 Download
Fire Rules and Regulations 01st Sep 2014 Download