Venue hire

Showroom Workstation is a unique and very flexible venue with bags of charm and personality.

From weddings to business meetings, international festivals and conferences our experience is wide ranging and our commitment is to making your event work no matter how unusual, tricky or exacting your requirements.

Our cinemas are luxurious and will wow your guests with their pin sharp high definition projection and surround sound for your presentations and screenings. We can offer a range of neutral spaces for social and business activities, we can host a variety of training activities and we can host all types of business meetings.

Catering is provided in-house by a team of talented chefs led by the award-winning Jonathan Tite.

Showroom and Workstation is in ideal location for visitors to the city. It takes only a few minutes to walk from our building to taking your seat on the train and London is only just over 2 hours away.

Email us or call 0114 221 0239


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Meeting rooms

We have 6 meeting spaces which can accommodate a range of events from 2 -200 people.  We offer projection facilities, and every room comes with a flip chart and wifi as standard. All spaces are fully accessible and DDA compliant.

Conference Room 1

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Capacity: 12 (boardroom)

Recently refurbished with new carpets, furniture and AV equipment. Great for smaller meetings and workshops

Conference Room 2

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Capacity: 12 (boardroom)

Recently refurbished with new carpets, furniture and AV equipment. Great for smaller meetings and workshops

Conference Room 3

Capacity: 10 (boardroom)

A great budget option for charities and social enterprises; prices start from £10+VAT per hour.

Showroom 5

Capacity: 65 (theatre), 50 (cabaret) or 30 (boardroom)

Equipped with a built in projector, PC with audio, and a dedicated wifi network. The space can also be divided in half to allow for extra flexibility.

Creative Lounge

Capacity: 200 (theatre), 100 (cabaret), 30 (boardroom) or 110 (seated meal)

Our 200sq metre (2000sq ft) newly refurbished meeting room space. The Creative Lounge is also great for trade exhibitions and fairs and can accommodate up to 30 stands. The space has a built in projector, PC, mixing desk to enable 4 audio outputs, wifi, a Blu-Ray player and black-out blinds, making it a great space for any event. The Creative Lounge is also fully air-conditioned.

Cinema screens

Showroom's Cinema Screens

  • Cinema 4
  • cinema 3
  • Cinema 2
  • Cinema 1
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All our cinema screens benefit from high quality projection facilities, internet access and potential for dedicated password protected wifi.  All rooms have microphones, lecterns and water for speakers included as standard. All screens have full disabled access, wheelchair spaces and hearing loops.

Cinema 1

Capacity: 83 seats

Cinema 2

Capacity:  110 seats

Cinema  3

Capacity:  178 seats

Includes low level stage, built in spotlights and fold out tables in the chair arms. Top tables can be catered for.

Cinema 4

Capacity:  282 seats

Includes a full stage and built in spotlights. Top tables can be catered for.


We offer a bespoke menu for all wedding breakfasts and our experienced kitchen team are happy to discuss your ideas for meals and buffets.  We can work within most budgets to ensure that your dream day is tailored to you and have established relationships with local DJs and hotels including The Gosh Group and Jurys Inn to offer competitive rates for entertainment and accommodation.

The Showroom Café

Capacity:  50 (sit down meal), 100 (parties).

With its own draught bar serving Stella, Becks and Stella Cidre, the Café is free of charge for all parties (including wedding breakfasts/receptions) until midnight, after which a £50 per hour charge is made.

The Workstation

Capacity:  110 (sit down meal), 250 (parties)

For evening parties we can accommodate up to 250 people, maximising use of the spaces, with sit down meals served in either the Creative Lounge or Workstation Mezzanine, using The Workstation  Reception for dancing, bar and arrival drinks if required.  We charge a £500 hire fee which includes white clothed tables and draught cash bar.

Christmas 2016

We're currently taking bookings for Christmas 2016, talk to us about the options available for parties, from small groups, up to 200 people.

We offer a flexible range of packages including buffets, 3 course meals and can include a DJ.

Call to book on 0114 221 0239 or email


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