Marlborough Enterpise Centre (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:
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;
- 16 computers with Internet access;
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.
- Disabled access;
- Equipped kitchenette;
Large Sports Hall
The sports hall is equipped for badminton, indoor football and basketball. It is suitable for wheelchairs. The Sports Hall connects to the MEC Hall and so combined are ideal for trade shows or exhibitions.
A large open space available evenings and weekends. It is ideal for sports, but is also for hire for non-sporting outside activities.
Secure Non-Sporting Field
Located at the rear of the school is a secure field which is regularly used by Caravan and Autotrail clubs.
Hard Court Area
This area is suitable for 5-aside football, netball, tennis as well as non-sporting events.
There is free car parking for all events. However, there is also a secure car park for 100 cars, which is available for hire and would be ideal for caravan clubs or boot sales. There is also access to a disabled-friendly toilet if required and/or kitchen area in the community room.
This is a recently refurbished, medium-sized room, ideal for small groups of up to 30 people. A multifunctional space, it can be used for Yoga, Pilates, presentations and meetings. It is equipped with a small kitchen area and is disabled friendly with its own independent toilet facilities.