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Homerton College

Impressive view of the Great Hall and Cavendish Building from the lawn
Stunning Victorian Facade
Church style layout hall with projector for speeches & presentations
Traditional College Ambience
Informal drinks reception space and informal gatherings, lots of natural daylight with tall windows and doors. Numerous settings of a coffee table and a couple of chairs
Spacious Reception Area
Traditional College hall, set exhibition style with people wandering around
Exhibitions in the Great Hall
A Range of Versatile Meeting Rooms
A Range of Versatile Meeting Rooms

A warm welcome awaits you at Homerton, from the moment you walk through the gates. Located close to Cambridge’s mainline railway station, the prestigious Addenbrookes’ Hospital and within walking distance of the historic city centre, Homerton has much to offer aside from location.

The impressive Victorian façade and beautifully landscaped grounds are the focal points of a spacious contemporary conference centre offering a variety of flexible meeting rooms, 3 versatile dining rooms and over 500 en suite bedrooms. Homerton College is fully accredited by the Meetings Industry Association, offering an assurance of high-quality facilities, dining and event management services.

Homerton College is nestled within 25 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens and parkland and seamlessly combines a traditional Cambridge College experience with modern conference facilities, including on-site parking.

The College dining rooms are available to host everything from exhibitions and cocktail receptions through to sumptuous gala dinners, with a variety of dining options from informal buffets to formal 3-course fine dining.

Featuring an impressive modern dining hall, the college can cater for up to 250 guests. The College offers a wide variety of menus to include everything from homemade favourites to classical and contemporary dishes, providing something for every taste and diet.

The commitment to sustainability is key and menus reflect the seasons and locality wherever possible.

Rooms and Accommodation

  • Rooms
  • Accommodation
  • Outside Spaces
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Bedroom

Breakout Areas

Theatre
Layout
Classroom
Layout
U-Shape
Layout
Boardroom
Layout
Cabaret
Layout
Dimensions
Impressive meeting room in Cambridge, long room with tall ceiling, numerous square tables with chair at each table, white curved ceiling and screen at the top of the room Impressive meeting room in Cambridge, long room, set a hollow boardroom style with chair all the way around, white curved ceiling and screen at the top of the room Impressive meeting room in Cambridge, long room with high ceiling, rows of long tables with six chairs at each table, white curved ceiling and screen at the top of the room Modern event space, long room with high ceiling, set up theatre style, white curved ceiling and screen at the front.
Paston Brown
81
32
24
28
64
Width: 8.5m
Length: 14.4m
Large long bright open room, with dark wood beams in the ceiling, big function room with flexible space for different layout styles, large hollow boardroom shown in image Large long bright open room, with dark wood beams in the ceiling, big function room with flexible space for different layout styles Large long bright open room, with dark wood beams in the ceiling, big function room with flexible space for different layout styles, rows of tables and chairs shown in image Large long bright open room, with dark wood beams in the ceiling, big function room with flexible space for different layout styles, rows of chairs shown in image
Alison Shrubsole
60
48
32
36
64
Width: 8.6m
Length: 13.2m
Bright room with large window on one side of the room, set cabaret style and fully equipped with AV equipment Bright room with large window on one side of the room, set hollow square boardroom style and fully equipped with AV equipment Bright spacious room with two large windows on one side of the room, set up with two long tables with chairs and fully equipped with AV equipment, including a screen and flipchart
The Bamford Room
40
18
16
20
24
Width: 6.7m
Length: 6.4m
Modern event space in Cambridge, Bright room with large windows, set up in a hollow boardroom style and refreshments available to the side of the room and fully equipped with AV equipment. Modern event space in Cambridge, cabaret set up with lectern and fully equipped with AV equipment. Modern event space in Cambridge, Bright room with large windows, set up in a theatre style with rows of chairs and fully equipped with AV equipment. Bright spacious room with two large windows on one side of the room, set up with two long tables with chairs and fully equipped with AV equipment, including a screen and flipchart
Skillicorn Room
40
18
16
20
24
Width: 6.7m
Length: 6.4m
A spacious, multi-functional meetting space, cabaret style set up of numerous square tables with four chairs and a screen at the top of the room. A spacious room with hollow boardroom style set up with a screen at the top of the room. Multi-functional meeting space in Cambridge A bright meeting room with plenty of natural daylight set cabaret style with a screen at the top of the room. A flexible meeting room set theatre style with rows of chairs and a aisle in the middle of the room. Fully equipped with AV equipment. The Skillicorn and Bamford room set U-shape, an ideal room for meetings, presentations and workshops. The Skillicorn and Bamford room set U-shape, an ideal room for meetings, presentations and workshops. The Skillicorn and Bamford room set U-shape, an ideal room for meetings, presentations and workshops. The Skillicorn and Bamford room set U-shape, an ideal room for meetings, presentations and workshops. The Skillicorn and Bamford room set U-shape, an ideal room for meetings, presentations and workshops.
Skillicorn and Bamford Room
94
32
28
32
64
Width: 6.7m
Length: 13.3m
Modern 260 seater auditorium, with a hired staging set on the built in stage, rows of chairs, ideal as exhibition space with poster boards or a large conference room Modern bright spacious Auditorium with light wood flooring and white walls. There are rows of blue tiered chairs and a empty space at the front of the room
Auditorium
260
110
-
-
120
Width: 16.2m
Length: 17.3m
Bright, pale yellow decor with numerous windows for natural light, set up with lots of rows of dark red chairs for theatre style and a screen on the wall at the top of the room, ideally for a conference or presentation Bright room with a large screen on the wall, room has a top table for two and numerous dark red rows of chair set theatre style
The Boulind Suite
200
-
-
-
120
Width: 16.09m
Length: 14.33m
Large room, ideal as exhibition space with poster boards and refreshments or simply a conference room. Fully equipped with screen and rows of dark red chairs
Half of Boulind Suite
60
-
55
50
60
Width: 7.08m
Length: 14.33m
An intimate small dining room, cream walls and blue carpet with lots of natural daylight, featuring a piano, sofas and individual lounge chairs
Macaulay Room
-
-
-
12
-
Width: 4m
Length: 13.5m
Ideal breakout rooms, large wooden boardroom table with red chairs
12 Smaller Seminar Rooms
40
18
18
24
24
Width: 7.04m
Length: 8.01m
Modern bright reception area with multi coloured chairs and seating
Conference Reception
-
-
-
-
-
Width: -
Length: -
Modern bright spacious Auditorium with light wood flooring and white walls. There are rows of blue tiered chairs and a empty space at the front of the room
North Wing Auditorium
110
32
-
20
-
Width: 8.1m
Length: 12.2m

Dining Rooms

Max Diners
Room Width
Room Length
Informal drinks reception space and informal gatherings, lots of natural daylight with tall windows and doors. Numerous settings of a coffee table and a couple of chairs
Combination room
125
10.7m
15.6m
The magnificent Great Hall at Homerton College, a flexible event space.
Great Hall
240
13.3m
21.9m
Traditional room, two long tables set for a formal dining. Tall windows with dark red curtains and cream walls Traditional room, long tables set for a Christmas meal, tall windows with dark red curtains and cream walls
Drawing Room
40
7.9m
10.2m
Traditional function room with wood flooring and wall paneling, finished with cream decor. Wood tables set for informal dining with wooden chairs, lots of natural daylight from the tall windows. Traditional function room with wood flooring and wall paneling, finished with cream decor. One long table covered with a white cloth and set for formal dining with wooden chairs and blue water glasses Traditional function room with wood flooring and wall paneling, finished with cream decor. Tables covered with cream cloths and set for formal dining with wooden chairs
Fellows' Dining Room
90
8.6m
20m
An intimate small dining room, cream walls and blue carpet with lots of natural daylight, featuring a piano, sofas and individual lounge chairs
Macaulay Room
12
4m
13.5m
Stylish decor with wood and chrome features, modern yet also traditional bar area, ideal space to relax, socialise and have a drink. Layed out with numerous individual table and chairs and lots of different bottles of drinks on display so you can see what is available to purchase Stylish decor with a mix of blue and dark wood paneling on the walls, chrome features, modern yet also traditional area. Long wooden table taking center stage with some individual tables and chairs around the edge, ideal space to relax, socialise and have a drink. Stylish decor with a mix of blue and dark wood paneling on the walls, chrome features, modern yet also traditional area. Long wooden table taking center stage with some individual tables and chairs around the edge, ideal space to relax, socialise and have a drink. Stylish decor with a mix of blue and dark wood paneling on the walls, wood flooring and chrome features around the room, modern yet also traditional area. Numerous small individual tables and chair for small groups, ideal space to relax, socialise and have a drink. Stylish bar area with a mix of blue and dark wood paneling on the walls and chrome features around the room, 3 low hangin lights, modern yet also traditional area. Lots of different bottles of drinks on display so you can see what is available to purchase Outdoor numerous individual wood chairs and tables with a impressive backdrop of the traditional Homerton College building with bright seasonal trees and bushes surrounding the area
The Griffin
50
8.59m
11.7m
The New Dining Hall at Homerton College can cater for 250 guests.
New Dining Hall
312
13.5m
24m

Main Meeting Rooms

Theatre Layout
Classroom layout
U-Shape Layout
Boardroom Layout
Cabaret Layout
Dimensions
Impressive meeting room in Cambridge, long room with tall ceiling, numerous square tables with chair at each table, white curved ceiling and screen at the top of the room Impressive meeting room in Cambridge, long room, set a hollow boardroom style with chair all the way around, white curved ceiling and screen at the top of the room Impressive meeting room in Cambridge, long room with high ceiling, rows of long tables with six chairs at each table, white curved ceiling and screen at the top of the room Modern event space, long room with high ceiling, set up theatre style, white curved ceiling and screen at the front.
Paston Brown
81
32
24
28
64
Width: 8.5m
Length: 14.4m
Large long bright open room, with dark wood beams in the ceiling, big function room with flexible space for different layout styles, large hollow boardroom shown in image Large long bright open room, with dark wood beams in the ceiling, big function room with flexible space for different layout styles Large long bright open room, with dark wood beams in the ceiling, big function room with flexible space for different layout styles, rows of tables and chairs shown in image Large long bright open room, with dark wood beams in the ceiling, big function room with flexible space for different layout styles, rows of chairs shown in image
Alison Shrubsole
60
48
32
36
64
Width: 8.6m
Length: 13.2m
Bright room with large window on one side of the room, set cabaret style and fully equipped with AV equipment Bright room with large window on one side of the room, set hollow square boardroom style and fully equipped with AV equipment Bright spacious room with two large windows on one side of the room, set up with two long tables with chairs and fully equipped with AV equipment, including a screen and flipchart
The Bamford Room
40
18
16
20
24
Width: 6.7m
Length: 6.4m
Modern event space in Cambridge, Bright room with large windows, set up in a hollow boardroom style and refreshments available to the side of the room and fully equipped with AV equipment. Modern event space in Cambridge, cabaret set up with lectern and fully equipped with AV equipment. Modern event space in Cambridge, Bright room with large windows, set up in a theatre style with rows of chairs and fully equipped with AV equipment. Bright spacious room with two large windows on one side of the room, set up with two long tables with chairs and fully equipped with AV equipment, including a screen and flipchart
Skillicorn Room
40
18
16
20
24
Width: 6.7m
Length: 6.4m
A spacious, multi-functional meetting space, cabaret style set up of numerous square tables with four chairs and a screen at the top of the room. A spacious room with hollow boardroom style set up with a screen at the top of the room. Multi-functional meeting space in Cambridge A bright meeting room with plenty of natural daylight set cabaret style with a screen at the top of the room. A flexible meeting room set theatre style with rows of chairs and a aisle in the middle of the room. Fully equipped with AV equipment. The Skillicorn and Bamford room set U-shape, an ideal room for meetings, presentations and workshops. The Skillicorn and Bamford room set U-shape, an ideal room for meetings, presentations and workshops. The Skillicorn and Bamford room set U-shape, an ideal room for meetings, presentations and workshops. The Skillicorn and Bamford room set U-shape, an ideal room for meetings, presentations and workshops. The Skillicorn and Bamford room set U-shape, an ideal room for meetings, presentations and workshops.
Skillicorn and Bamford Room
94
32
28
32
64
Width: 6.7m
Length: 13.3m
Modern 260 seater auditorium, with a hired staging set on the built in stage, rows of chairs, ideal as exhibition space with poster boards or a large conference room Modern bright spacious Auditorium with light wood flooring and white walls. There are rows of blue tiered chairs and a empty space at the front of the room
Auditorium
260
110
-
-
120
Width: 16.2m
Length: 17.3m
Bright, pale yellow decor with numerous windows for natural light, set up with lots of rows of dark red chairs for theatre style and a screen on the wall at the top of the room, ideally for a conference or presentation Bright room with a large screen on the wall, room has a top table for two and numerous dark red rows of chair set theatre style
The Boulind Suite
200
-
-
-
120
Width: 16.09m
Length: 14.33m
Large room, ideal as exhibition space with poster boards and refreshments or simply a conference room. Fully equipped with screen and rows of dark red chairs
Half of Boulind Suite
60
-
55
50
60
Width: 7.08m
Length: 14.33m
An intimate small dining room, cream walls and blue carpet with lots of natural daylight, featuring a piano, sofas and individual lounge chairs
Macaulay Room
-
-
-
12
-
Width: 4m
Length: 13.5m
Ideal breakout rooms, large wooden boardroom table with red chairs
12 Smaller Seminar Rooms
40
18
18
24
24
Width: 7.04m
Length: 8.01m
Modern bright spacious Auditorium with light wood flooring and white walls. There are rows of blue tiered chairs and a empty space at the front of the room
North Wing Auditorium
110
32
-
20
-
Width: 8.1m
Length: 12.2m

Outside Space

Homerton College Accommodation

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There are over 500 bedrooms at Homerton College, situated across a variety of traditional and modern buildings, all set within the attractive and spacious grounds. All bedrooms are en suite and feature tea and coffee making facilities and toiletries. The majority of bedrooms are student rooms available outside of term. However, the North Wing bedrooms were completed in 2021 and offer year-round accommodation. Decorated in a relaxing contemporary style, these rooms provide a restful retreat at the end of the day. The 18 rooms are spread across three floors, accessible by lift. The block contains single, twin and double bedrooms.

Conference bedroom with three long shelves on the wall, desk and chair. Single bed with white bedding and the room is filled with natural light and views of the extensive gardens
Single en suite bedroom
503 Rooms
North Wing bedroom decorated in a contemporary style with lots of natural daylight. With a throw and additional cushions on the bed, desk and chair
North Wing Double Bedroom
16 Rooms
Venue with accommodation, North Wing bedroom decorated in a contemporary style with lots of natural daylight. Two single beds with a throw and additional cushions on each bed, desk, chair and wardrobe
North Wing Twin Bedroom
2 Rooms
Total
521 Rooms

Homerton College Outside Spaces

Green Initiatives

  1. 100% of the milk purchased is certified British and when possible from East Anglian dairies.
  2. 100% of the livestock produce (meat, dairy, eggs) we serve is, as minimum, Red Tractor farm assured, or equivalent.
  3. Homerton uses re-usable glass water bottles for purified still and sparkling tap water which is supplied to meeting rooms.
  4. All whole eggs are purchased are from a free-range production system.

Did You Know?

  1. Syd Barrett, David Gilmour and Roger Waters of Pink Floyd attended painting classes at Homerton in the 50s and 60s.
  2. When it was built in 1889 the Great Hall was the largest college hall in Cambridge.
  3. In 2018, Homerton celebrated its 250th birthday with many events culminating in a one-day festival open to the public.
  4. Every year, Homerton produces apple juice from its orchard and honey from its bee hives.

How To Find Homerton College

Hills Road
Cambridge
CB2 8PH

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