The Auditorium, which encompasses the top three levels of the building, is surrounded by beautiful wood-panelled walls sourced from sustainable forests and has tiered seating for 1,995 delegates.
Delegates can sit comfortably in premium Figueras ‘eight-hour’ chairs, each with their own ventilation control and fold down laptop tables, power socket and data port. Perfect sightlines to the full-size theatrical stage ensure the speaker has everyone’s attention in their grasp. With stall capacity of 898, and circle capacity of 1,097, the Auditorium offers great flexiblity, with some clients choosing to use the stalls only for smaller plenary sessions. It also offers 20 wheelchair spaces.
The Auditorium has its own fly tower and orchestra pit for 80 musicians, plus seven interpretation booths, integrated autocues and a state-of-the-art AV control room. Our two commercial vehicle lifts, capable of taking vans and 40ft trucks, also allow for production equipment to be brought effortlessly onto the stage.
Industry-leading AV and rigging technical equipment, including a massive 14m wide x 4.3m high-definition screen, make the Auditorium a stunning setting for conference plenary sessions, annual general meetings, party political conferences, award ceremonies and theatrical performances and concerts.