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East Durham College has a number of differing sized rooms able to accommodate the smallest board meeting, up to a 1000 seat conference. With purpose built meeting rooms, high quality audio and visual equipment, flexible catering service, great transport links and free on site parking, East Durham College is an ideal venue for board meetings, seminars, training sessions and the like.

Located within the Peterlee campus is the purpose built conference centre which comprises of a conference room, which offers a range of in-built audio and visual equipment, with an identical size breakout room located directly opposite which can be divided into 2 rooms, a fantastic space which can be used as training rooms, workshops, group activities and conference and meeting facilities. 

The conference room can accommodate 90 guests theatre style, 48 cabaret, 28 boardroom and 26 U shape.

Also on this site is The Lubetkin Theatre & Prescott Sports Centre. The theatre is an ideal room for a larger seminar or conference. The comfortable raked seating can accommodate 220 guests whilst the in-house technician can assist with any presentation, audio and lighting requirements. The flexibility of the room allows the seating to retract resulting in an open floor conference space ideal for a cabaret set-up for up to 150 guests.

The sports hall is the largest indoor space the college has to offer. This vast space can easily be transformed into a venue to host large scale events. The capacities of this room are 1000 guests theatre style or 800 cabaret style.

At the Houghall campus you will find a traditional conference hall set in the picturesque grounds. The room offers a bright and airy space perfect for training and information sessions. With a cabaret layout the capacity is 150 or 100 theatre style.

The college can also offer many activities for team building or as a staff thank you. These include gym sessions, beauty pampering, outdoor sports and team building activities.

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