Room Hire


Mel Gray Centre

LUCS has two rooms available for hire for meetings, functions, birthday parties, anniversaries and many other uses. Both are centrally heated all year round.

  • The Canal Tearoom has a kitchen with a cooker, tea urn and double sink and can seat 36 around 8 tables or 50 in lecture room style. The tearoom can be hired for £12 per hour plus £10 per booking if the kitchen is required.
  • The Mel Gray Centre has a kettle and urn which can be used to make tea and coffee. It is 7 metres by 3.5 metres and will seat 14 around a table or 30 in lecture room style.  A digital projector and screen are also provided. The Mel Gray Centre can be hired for £12 per hour.

Rooms are only available on application to the Booking Secretary (

Rooms will be made available 15 minutes before your stated start time, to give you time to set up, and will remain available to you for 15 minutres after the end of your hire to give you time to clear up. Any additional time shall be subject to charge.

Hire requests at less than 10 days notice may not be possible.


Canal Tearoom