Venue hire

If you’re looking for a meeting or conference space in Sheffield City Centre, why not consider Showroom Workstation? An independent creative venue in Sheffield’s Cultural Quarter, located less than five minutes walk from the train station.

We have a dedicated events team who are committed to planning and supporting every detail of your booking. From small meetings to international festivals, our flexible and newly refurbished range of conference and events spaces can accommodate up to 280 delegates.

Authentic Art Deco features combine with modern architecture in our bright, open, light filled spaces to make Showroom Workstation a truly unique venue. Our high quality technical facilities include 100mbps ultrafast broadband - and did we mention our award winning catering?

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Email us or call 0114 221 0239  to discover what we can do for you.

Please note: Cinema and café bar loyalty points cannot be redeemed or awarded on venue bookings 


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

Capacity: 12 (boardroom)

Dimensions: 7.5m x 4.9m

Conference Room 1 is predominantly used for small business meetings, holding a maximum of 12 people in a boardroom format. Along with the majority of our spaces here at Showroom Workstation, Conference Room 1 can be arranged to provide catering/refreshments within the room.

Conference Room 2

Capacity: 16 (boardroom/ cabaret / horseshoe)

Dimensions: 5.8 x 6.1m 

Conference Room 2 has the ability to accommodate slightly larger groups and offers a range of possible layouts. This bright and airy room can be arranged in a way to suit the nature of your booking.

Conference Room 3

conference room 3

Capacity: 10 (boardroom)

Dimensions: 5.4m x 5.7m

Conference Room 3 is our smallest space, but still comes equipped with the same technical facilities as the larger conference rooms and is the perfect budget option.

NEW FOR 2017: The Creative Snug

3 comfy chairs and a low table, ideal for interviews, one to one meetings, phone calls and Skype meeeings. Available to hire by the hour for only £10


Showroom 5

Capacity: 30 (boardroom) 65 (theatre), 50 (cabaret), 25 (horseshoe) or 70 (standing)

Dimensions: 6.6m x 14.1m

Showroom 5 is located on the cinema side of Showroom Workstation and comfortably hosts larger meetings of up to 65 guests, providing the ideal solution for medium sized bookings. The spacious room design is perfect for presentations, workshops and training courses. If you’re looking for break-out spaces, Showroom 5 has a divider screen which can be pulled across to create 2 separate spaces, both with their own access doors.


Capacity: 20 (boardroom), 50 (theatre), 50 (cabaret), or 100 (standing)

Situated behind the main Showroom Bar, this private space is ideal for more informal bookings. The Café is regularly used for talks, society meetings, and exhibitions of all kinds. It can also serve as a networking space and break-out refreshment area to compliment meetings and conferences taking place throughout the building. If you’re looking for something a bit different, the Café offers a versatility that will make your event stand out.

Creative Lounge

Capacity: 30 (boardroom) 200 (theatre), 100 (cabaret), 30 (horseshoe) or 200 (standing)

Dimensions: 17m x 11.5m

At the heart of the Workstation is the Creative Lounge. This newly refurbished, air conditioned space has been specifically designed for conferences, film screenings, seminars and workshops of all varieties. From board meetings to church services, networking events to trade fairs, the Creative Lounge provides a blank canvas for all occasions. This room can be paired with the Reception to provide a separate refreshment area or simply an additional networking space for guests and delegates; our dedicated events team will work with you to create your own bespoke layout.

Workstation Reception & Mezzanine

Capacity: 80 (theatre), 100 (cabaret),  or 200 (standing)

Dimensions:  12.8m x 13.9m (Reception), 5.3m x 5.3m (Mezzanine)

Located in the Workstation, the Reception and Mezzanine floors combined offer a unique set-up for bookings of to up to 200 delegates. This space has hosted a large number of exhibitions, drinks receptions, launches and conferences for regional, national and international clients. Both spaces can be easily tailored to suit your needs and requirements.

Cinema screens

Showroom's Cinema Screens

  • Cinema 4
  • cinema 3
  • Cinema 2
  • Cinema 1
  • DocFest-Crowd pitching
  • this is england premiere

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

We have four high quality cinema screens with tiered seating. All screens have the ability to link up with a variety of devices as well as external venues/presenters via broadbandand satellite. Each cinema is equipped with infra-red sound systems for the hearing impaired and designated wheelchair spaces, ensuring accessibility to all. These screens are often used as part of large conferences or to simply watch a film of your choice.


From intimate gatherings to extravagant weddings, our flexible range of spaces can accommodate up to 200 of your nearest and dearest, and our professional events team will work with you to plan and support every detail of your booking from beginning to end.

We have a range of experience of working within a wide range of budgets and will ensure that your event is tailored to you. Having established relationships with many local businesses including hotels, entertainment agencies and breweries, we have a wealth of services to share with you.

Our talented Head Chef and his team can create a unique menu to your taste as part of our bespoke package. 


£375 Sunday-Friday  / £750 Saturday

The Workstation- Reception & Mezzanine

Capacity: 100 (sit down meal), 200 (standing)

Room Dimensions: 12.8m x 13.9m (with a 5.3m x 5.3m section on the Mezzanine overlooking reception area)

Our Reception is a bright and airy space situated at the front of the Workstation. The open plan layout provides a welcoming arrival area for guests and offers versatility for any occasion. This can be combined with the Mezzanine and/or Creative Lounge to increase the capacity to host up to 200 guests. The unique design of the Mezzanine balcony and bridge provides exciting decorative opportunities for your event, allowing guests to dine above the Reception area and interact with the celebrations below. Our architectural features and white walls are perfect for you to add your own personal touches.

The Workstation- Reception & Creative Lounge

Capacity: Sit down meal (100), Standing (200)

Room Dimensions: Reception - 12.8m x 13.9m Creative Lounge - 17m x 11.5m

An alternative option to the Mezzanine is the Creative Lounge. This is a newly refurbished, air conditioned space, specifically designed to suit a wide range of events. Situated next to the Reception, the Creative Lounge gives you the choice of natural light from the wall of windows or, using our black-out blinds, to transform the atmosphere with candlelight and decorative features.

Showroom - Café

Capacity: Sit down meal (50), Standing (100)

Situated behind the main Showroom Bar, this private space is ideal for smaller bookings and is regularly used for all manner of occasions and events. With its draught bar serving a variety of lagers, wines, spirits, soft drinks and local ales of your choice, the Café is free of charge for all parties until midnight (including wedding breakfasts/receptions), making it the perfect option to suit all budgets. If you’re looking for something a bit different, our Café offers intimacy that will make your special event stand out.

Catering & Bars

Our award-winning Head Chef and his team are dedicated to creating a dining experience that your guests will love. Cake, canapés, buffets, three course meals, and cuisine from around the world - you name it, we can make it. All our dishes are freshly prepared using high quality locally sourced ingredients. We are more than happy to cater for any special dietary requirements, and pride ourselves on our range of vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options.

From Champagne on arrival to craft beers at the bar, we provide impeccable bar service at your wedding or party. We’re always keen to expand and enhance our range of drinks and will customise this to suit your tastes. This could be a local ale, an unusual spirit or even a coffee to keep the energy levels up. If you would like to make drinks a bigger feature in your event we’ll happily arrange a special toast or table display. If for any reason we are unable to stock your favourite tipple, don’t worry, you can bring your own for a small corkage fee!


Workstation Reception & Mezzanine / Creative Lounge: 

Price includes the following:

  • Access from 8am on the day of the wedding for decoration Until Midnight (£100 per hour charge after Midnight)
  • Seating with white clothed tables for 100
  • Soft seating area
  • Table tennis table (if required)
  • Draught bar open for cash and card sales
  • All staffing costs
  • Free menu tasting
  • Bespoke Wedding Breakfast or Reception menu

Café Bar: FREE UNTIL MIDNIGHT / £50 hour after midnight

For an additional £300 we can also provide a DJ, again until Midnight, there is an additional £50 per hour charge after Midnight

Christmas 2018

Give everyone something to look forward to by creating a Christmas party just as unique as you and your team!

At the Workstation you can build your very own party; choosing individual packages to meet your needs and tastes. Fancy a relaxing and intimate meal with a magician or entertainment? Or want to go all-out with roaring 20s theme, but opt to stream music from your device for free?

With plenty of options to mix and match, you can find your perfect combination and build an unforgettable night.


Download our Christmas menu

Download our Christmas Buffet Menu

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