National Training Centre Meeting and conference venue for hire in Leicester

Hire the National Training Centre for your meeting or conference.

Host your meeting or conference in our purpose-built training and conference facility venue in Leicester. Contact us today to make a booking.

Venue features include:

  • 220 capacity conference hall
  • capacity of 2 to 50 delegates for each of our 12 seminar rooms
  • 60 complimentary car parking spaces
  • full accessibility for wheelchair users
  • fixed and portable hearing loops
  • a bright, informal restaurant and bar

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Venue facilities

Our purpose-built presentation hall on the ground floor seats a maximum of 220 delegates. The space benefits from plenty of natural light and opens onto a courtyard area.

It can be split into three rooms:

  • the main theatre holding 120
  • 2 breakout rooms holding 50

It's fully accessible and has a fitted hearing loop.

For smaller events, we have a selection of seminar rooms which can seat between 2 to 50 delegates. Different layout styles are available to meet your requirements.

The latest audio-visual technology is available in all conference rooms.

The conference hall has staging, a data projection unit, presentation screen, sound system and hearing loop system.

 The ground-floor restaurant offers a delicious, balanced selection of homemade food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Our seasonal produce is fresh and ordered from local suppliers, which helps us reduce our carbon footprint.

All of our menus have a meat, vegetarian and fish option; there is also a salad bar all year-round. We also cater for special dietary requirements on request. 

Tea and coffee are always available in the lounge area.

Our range of materials on all aspects of child protection and training is available in a comfortable and relaxed working environment.

Television, DVD player and computer are available for viewing electronic media.

There is no charge for use of the Learning Resources Unit to delegates on training courses at the NSPCC National Training Centre.

Located in the foyer of the National Training Centre, you will find inspection copies of all current NSPCC publications. 

Our private outside area is ideal for small activities and relaxation.

Hire packages available

This is available for groups with a minimum of 10 delegates in all our seminar rooms.

This package includes:

  • main meeting room hire
  • flipchart and pens
  • trainer’s toolkit - with pens, scissors, pencils and other necessities for your group
  • car parking for delegates.
  • refreshments: coffee, selections of teas and infusions served with home-made cakes and biscuits - mid-morning and afternoon; chilled water and mints in the conference room
  • two-course hot buffet lunch, including a selection of homemade desserts and a choice of coffees, teas and infusions

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This available for minimum of 80 delegates on a day delegate rate for full use of the conference hall.

This package includes:

  • main meeting room hire
  • data projection
  • PA system and roving microphones
  • lectern
  • flipchart and pens
  • refreshments and catering: coffee, selections of teas and infusions served with biscuits on arrival, midmorning and afternoon; 2 course hot buffet lunch, including a selection of home-made cakes and biscuits - mid morning and afternoon
  • limited car parking for delegates

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Delegate reviews

Good value for money, with the added bonus of us knowing we are engaging with an organisation whose focus is the protection of children

Stands out above the actually get much, much more than you pay for. A fantastic venue!

AIM Accredited

AIM accreditation logo

Our national training centre is proud to receive AIM accreditation, recognised by the industry as a mark of excellence.

Contact us to book or for more information

Our team of highly-experienced conference coordinators are on hand to ensure your event runs smoothly.

To make a booking or enquiry,  call us or email .

0116 234 7200

How to find us

Our address is 3 Gilmour Close, Leicester, LE4 1EZ. Map

Rail: Leicester is the nearest mainline station

Bus: Bus numbers 26 and 54, from stand C12/13 on Charles Street, Leicester.

Air: 30 minutes from East Midlands airport on the M1 junction 23a (A453).

60 minutes from Birmingham International airport on the M42 junction 26.

Car: Easy access from the M1.

Bicycle: We have a bicycle shed and shower room available at the centre.