Meetings and Conferences
Set in twelve acres of land and close to Ipswich town centre, the venue for all occasions and events is conveniently located within easy access to the A12 and A14 routes. Kesgrave Community Centre makes an ideal meeting location, offering a choice of five function rooms, two large free car parks, an attractive enclosed garden, flexible catering options and hospitality upon request.
Each of the centre's function rooms are unique, Ropes hall has its own kitchen and stage with PA system and large floor to ceiling windows looking out onto the attractive garden area. The conference centre is a fabulous meeting facility with its own entrance, toilets and adjoining which over-looks the gardens. Each of the available spaces are individual to suit all budgets and requirements and fully equipped with everything you might need for your next meeting or conference.
Function Rooms & Capacity
Ropes Hall -16.3m x 14.4m- plus kitchen, stage, PA system and mics
Access to attractive enclosed garden
Theatre style 270
Café style 160 (Round or long tables)
Horseshoe style 60
Orwell Room - 10m x 8m plus kitchen
Theatre Style 70
Café style 40
Horseshoe style 21
Deben Room - 6.9m x 5.2m
Theatre Style 30
Café style 16
Horseshoe style 20
Stour Room - 8m x 8m
Theatre Style 50
Café style 32
horseshoe style 21
Conference Centre - 9m x 7m - PA System & mics, servery and conservatory
Theatre Style 80
Café style 48
Horseshoe style 44
Conference square 36
Classroom style 30
Own entrance and toilets, conservatory with access to an attractive enclosed garden.
Board Room - 8.5m x 4.1m
Boardroom style 14 people
Bowls Pavilion - 12.2m x 4.7m, plus kitchen & toilets (Available to hire March - October only)
Theatre style 40
Café style 24
Horseshoe style 22
- Round tables 5ft diameter (Ropes Hall only)
Rectangle 6ft x 2ft 3” and 3ft x 2ft 3” tables.
Chairs- black in Ropes hall, red or Blue in the Conference Centre, blue in the Boardroom, emerald green in the Orwell Room
(All tables and chairs are included in the room hire cost)
- Ropes Hall & Conference Centre includes PA system & mics
- All rooms have flexible layout options- theatre, café, classroom, horseshoe, conference square or to a set- up of your choice.
- Digital projectors and screens are available in all rooms – additional charge of £20 per day (with the exception of the conference centre and boardroom which is included in the room hire price)
- Free Wi-Fi
- Flip chart stands, flip chart pad & pens available in all rooms and are included in the room hire, whiteboard (Conference centre only)
Hospitality & Catering
We provide a comprehensive hospitality and catering service to our clients, including Continental Breakfast, finger buffets, ploughman's lunches, cold fork buffets and desserts to suit individual tastes. We can also arrange Summer barbeques and hot buffets.
Our in-house lighter bites & refreshments menu is now available to view here
Tea/coffee and juice can be provided and a licensed bar is also available on request.
Special dietary requirements can also be catered for.
The benefits of choosing Kesgrave Conference Centre
Choice of 5 rooms - suitable for business meetings, corporate events, training, exhibitions, weddings and functions.
Easy to get to and free parking
Licensed bar and flexible catering options
Friendly professional staff
Attractive, peaceful location with extensive outdoor area