The Venue for all Occasions and Events

Community| Conference| Sport


01473 612648

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 conservatory 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.

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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

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Orwell Room - 10m x 8m plus kitchen

Theatre Style 70

Café style 40

Horseshoe style 21

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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.

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Board Room - 8.5m x 4.1m

Boardroom style 14 people

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Bowls Pavilion - 12.2m x 4.7m, plus kitchen & toilets  (Available to hire October - March only)

Theatre style 40

Café style 24

Horseshoe style 22

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  • 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.

For a no obligation quote or to arrange a viewing please contact the bookings secretary on 01473 612648 (Select option 1) or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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