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Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre

State-of-the-Art Auditorium
Contemporary Spaces
Poster Session
Mulberry Court Exterior
Conference Centre
Mulberry Court

The Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre is a beautiful complex within the Hinxton Hall Estate and its 125-acre parkland bordering the River Cam. It is located alongside research institutions that are both at the forefront of the biomedical revolution and home to life-changing scientific history, creating a unique combination of atmosphere, history and cutting-edge science.

The Conference Centre is an impressive modern space surrounding the recently-refurbished Francis Crick Auditorium. Underneath the new glass roof lies a large, naturally-lit open venue with an event bar – ideal for informal discussion, networking, poster sessions and evening drinks – and the Campus Cultural Zone. Off the main area are two medium-large meeting rooms (Rosalind Franklin and James Watson Pavilions) that can be set up in a variety of layouts, and two small loft meeting rooms upstairs.

Hinxton Hall complements the modern Centre with three sumptuous period meeting rooms, lounges, a residents’ bar, and the Conference Centre restaurant.

Menus have been designed with catering partner Elior UK to complement the style of events at the Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre. If a different menu is required the Conference Centre is more than happy to suggest alternatives. Any special dietary requirements delegates may have can also be catered for.

The Conference Centre can cater for up to 300 delegates in the restaurant, and up to 500 in a marquee outdoors on the lawns.

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Rooms and Accommodation

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Bedroom

Breakout Areas

Theatre
Layout
Classroom
Layout
U-Shape
Layout
Boardroom
Layout
Cabaret
Layout
Dimensions
Rosalind Franklin Pavilion
140
60
42
45
70
Width: 10m
Length: 17m
Barbara McClintock Pavilion
70
48
26
35
48
Width: 9.7m
Length: 10m
Loft Room 1
-
-
10
12
-
Width: 5m
Length: 7.5m
Green Room
36
20
14
16
25
Width: 8.5m
Length: 6.3m
Loft Room 2
-
-
16
18
-
Width: 5m
Length: 8.5m
Library
34
12
17
20
20
Width: 6.3m
Length: 7.4m
Pompeiian Room
-
-
16
18
-
Width: 5.7m
Length: 8.1m

Dining Rooms

Max Diners
Room Width
Room Length
Chestnut Suite
80
9.8m
17m
Restaurant
330
11.7m
22.7m
Green Room
30
8.5m
6.3m
Pompeiian Room
18
5.7m
8.1m

Main Meeting Rooms

Theatre Layout
Classroom layout
U-Shape Layout
Boardroom Layout
Cabaret Layout
Dimensions
Francis Crick Auditorium
300
-
-
-
-
Width: -
Length: -
Rosalind Franklin Pavilion
140
60
42
45
70
Width: 10m
Length: 17m
Barbara McClintock Pavilion
70
48
26
35
48
Width: 9.7m
Length: 10m
Chestnut Suite
140
50
45
54
72
Width: 9.8m
Length: 17m
Loft Room 1
-
-
10
12
-
Width: 5m
Length: 7.5m
Green Room
36
20
14
16
25
Width: 8.5m
Length: 6.3m
Loft Room 2
-
-
16
18
-
Width: 5m
Length: 8.5m
Library
34
12
17
20
20
Width: 6.3m
Length: 7.4m
Pompeiian Room
-
-
16
18
-
Width: 5.7m
Length: 8.1m

Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre Accommodation

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Accommodation facilities comprise modern and comfortable single, twin, double, triple and disabled-access rooms, all set within a quiet and tranquil environment.

Bedrooms are set up to allow delegates to work comfortably in their rooms, with large desks, Wi-Fi, and media hubs.

Guests staying at the Conference Centre can also take full advantage of the residents’ bar in Hinxton Hall, which offers a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. (Bar opening is subject to minimum resident occupancy.)

Breakfast is included with all room bookings.

Mulberry Court Bedrooms
64 Rooms
Willow Court Bedrooms
62 Rooms
Hall Bedrooms
8 Rooms
Total
134 Rooms

Green Initiatives

  1. When in season home grown apples are used, the orchard can be found just outside the James Watson Pavilion.
  2. Internal caterers have banned single use plastic straws from service, removing over 1 million from their operations across the country.

Did You Know?

  1. According to official records, Hinxton Hall, in which 5 of our meeting rooms are situated, has been here since 1506.
  2. The Library was originally the billiard room of the old Hinxton Hall estate. The scoring system can still be found on one of the walls today.
  3. Situated on the Wellcome Genome Campus which is home to some of the UK’s top research institutes.

How To Find Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre

Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre
Wellcome Genome Campus
Hinxton
Cambridge
CB10 1RQ