Our venues at the Headington Campus are ideal for those wanting stand-alone facilities in one building.

John Henry Brookes Building

Capacity: 320

The John Henry Brookes Building boasts a standalone lecture theatre located at the main entrance for large events/conferences. The building has a number of flexible conference spaces including a further two lecture theatres seating, twenty meeting/classrooms, and various exhibition/catering areas. There are two restaurants ideal for conference catering: the Terrace with seating for up to 300 delegates and Taylors Yard Restaurant with seating for up to 80 delegates.

Clerici Building

Capacity: 476

Clerici is an architecturally award-winning building that hosts over thirty meeting/classrooms, a collaborative lecture theatre, social spaces, external landscaped areas, and our largest conference space, the Sir Kenneth Wheare Hall. Sir Kenneth Wheare Hall is a flexible and dynamic space with its own entrance and loading bay for large events, conferences, fairs, and exhibitions. The moveable partition wall enables the hall to be split into two conference spaces. The wall can be lowered after the plenary session. The flat half capacity is 200 and the tiered half capacity is 276.


Rooms are available to hire all year round but there is greater availability at evenings, weekends, and during the holidays in January, Easter, and Summer periods.

Room hire prices start from £540.00 for half a day or £900.00 for a full day.


On-site group accommodation is available from mid-June to the end of August. Please see our accommodation for further details.


Car parking is not available Monday to Friday, 8:00 am - 5:30 pm and we encourage you to use public transport wherever possible. We advise delegates to use Thornhill Park and Ride which is a 15-minute ride away. Please see how to find us for further travel information.

For evening events, limited parking is available at Gipsy Lane from 5.30 pm and is allocated on a first-come, first-served basis with no pre-booking. Weekend parking is limited and subject to availability.

We also have conference space available at our Marston and Harcourt Hill sites. Please contact us for further information.

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