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Conference and Banqueting


Sandyford Building, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Conference and Banqueting


Welcome


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Conference and Banqueting

Welcome to Mind Conference and Banqueting at Newcastle College Newcastle College’s Mind Conference and Banqueting is a state-of-the-art, contemporary and spacious venue with flexible conference spaces and fantastically competitive rates. Located on the top floor of the new £8.6m training and commercial centre, The Sandyford Building, the centre is ideally based in the heart of Newcastle city centre with excellent transport links.

With nine versatile conference spaces available to hire we offer an ideal venue for both private and corporate functions from dinners, launches and promotional events to meetings, corporate events, conferences and training seminars.

To make a booking please call our reservations team on 0191 200 4800/4818


Facilities Conferencing at Mind couldn’t be easier. From creative catering and modern furniture, to the latest audio visual equipment, we’ve got everything you’d expect from a top-class conference centre.


mind We’re here to help make your event go as smoothly as possible. Mind is equipped with the latest in audiovisual equipment including SMART board interactive whiteboards, allowing you to show presentations, films and interact with your

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audience. We’ll even give you a quick tutorial to ensure you are confident with the technology.

We have sufficient chairs, banqueting and classroom tables to accommodate any conference layout.

All rooms come with modern furniture, which has been ergonomically designed to ensure maximum comfort.

We also have many facilities which are unique to Mind and are available to you and your delegates to use.

fusion

Fusion brasserie and café bar is an excellent option for lunch for small groups.

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Great for cards, gifts or simply a spot of retail therapy in between conference sessions.

spirit

Our hair training academy, Spirit is a great place to try a new look!

Brasserie & Café Bar

Art Gallery & Gifts

Hair Academy & Salon


Location Situated in the heart of Newcastle city centre, Mind Conference and Banqueting has excellent transport links and within easy walking distance from three Metro stations.


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Key facts • Easy to find city centre location • 12km from Newcastle International airport • 2km from Newcastle Central Station • 300m from Haymarket Metro Station • 5 minutes walk from 100’s of car parking spaces • City centre location close to shops, bars and restaurants, allowing you to benefit from Newcastle’s nightlife.

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Rooms at Mind With great views of the city, in-built AV equipment and seating up to 150 delegates the purpose-built Hedley and Cowen suites are perfect for dinners, launches, events and conferences.

The four stunning boardrooms are ideal for meetings or private dining. Mind also offers a further two rooms with SMART boards, ideally suited to training seminars and larger meetings.


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Mind Floor Plan

Toilets

Toilets Lift Stairway

Lift Stairway

Breakout area

1

2

4

3

5

6

7

1

The Addison Room

5

The Green Room

2

The Blackett Room

6

The Woolhouse Room

3

The Grey Room

7

The Hedley Suite

4

The Williams Room

8

The Cowen Suite

8


Conference Suites

Joseph Cowen was a Gateshead-born politician and cultural figure. He owned the Chronicle, opened a public library and founded what is now the Journal Tyne Theatre.

The Hedley Suite

The Cowen Suite

The following facilities are available in both rooms: • Built-in projector and screen • lectern and built-in microphone • clip-on microphone • built-in PA • air conditioning Additional AV can be hired if necessary. Please contact us for details of our preferred supplier.

Rooms

Theatre

Classroom

Cabaret

U-Shape

Boardroom

Reception

Banquet

Area (m2)

Ceiling Height (m)

Natural Daylight

The Hedley

150

60

32

40

46

75

64

H 1-105.1 H1 & 2-178

2.7

Yes

The Cowen

50

20

24

28

36

75

56

114.4

2.7

Yes


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The Cowen and Hedley Suites The Cowen Suite Toilets

Thomas Hedley was a 19th century mayor of Newcastle and soap manufacturer whose company now forms part of Proctor and Gamble.

Lift

Lift Stairway

The Hedley Suite 2

Flexibility is integral in conference planning, which is why we like to give you so much. The Hedley Suite is divided into two rooms, Hedley 1 and 2. Joined by a sound-proof partition wall, the rooms can

The Hedley Suite 1

be used in a number of ways to suit your conference needs.

for larger conferences and events.

The Cowen Suite is connected to Hedley 1 again by a soundproof partition. This is an excellent flat-floor space for a medium-sized event, and can be opened up into Hedley 1

Individually or together, the suites can accommodate conferences, exhibitions, large workshops, classes and dinners.


Boardrooms

Boardroom

Reception

Banquet

Area (m2)

Ceiling Height (m)

Natural Daylight

The Green Room

10

10

10

26.1

2.7

Yes

The Williams Room

10

10

10

26.1

2.7

Yes

The Grey Room

10

10

10

26.1

2.7

Yes

The Blackett Room

10

10

10

26.1

2.7

Yes

Dr Williams was one of the region’s first female MPs and a major force in the Suffragette movement.

A prolific architect, John Green designed some of Newcastle’s most celebrated landmarks including the Theatre Royal, and the Literary and Philosophical society building.

Rooms


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The Green Room The Williams Room The Grey Room The Blackett Room

Sir William Blackett was a successful coal and lead merchant who served the city of Newcastle as both mayor and MP.

Earl Charles Grey was responsible for the bill that led to the abolition of slavery in the UK and throughout the British Empire in 1830s.

The Williams Room

The Blackett Room

Breakout area

The Green Room

The Grey Room

Whether you’re holding presentations, interviews or would like to host a team meeting off-site, our boardrooms are perfect for you. Combined with their own reception and large lounge area, the boardrooms are a

popular choice for small breakout spaces and private dining. Networking and drinks receptions can also be held in the lounge area. Each boardroom comes with a solid oak table and 10 chairs.

AV is not provided. However if you have any requirements we will be happy to recommend our preferred suppliers.


Classrooms

A formidable physician of his time, Thomas Addison born and educated in Newcastle dedicated his study to dermatology making many noted breakthroughs.

Meeting Rooms

Theatre

Classroom

U-Shape

Boardroom

Area (m2) Ceiling Natural Height (m) Daylight

Addison

30

24

18

24

37.2

2.7

Yes

Woolhouse

30

24

18

24

35.7

2.7

Yes


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The Addison Room The Woolhouse Room

The Woolhouse Room

The Addison Room

Born in North Sheilds, Wesley Woolhouse, one of the greatest mathematicians of the 19th century.

We have invested in high-spec classroom technology to ensure you have everything you need to make your event go as planned. Whether you’re hosting an interactive breakout session or a training session, these rooms offer fantastic facilities.

The AV includes: • SMART board interactive whiteboard • projector. Additional AV can be hired if necessary. Please contact us for details.


Contact us Mind Conference and Banqueting The Sandyford Building Sandyford Road Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8QE To make a booking please call our reservations team on 0191 200 4800/4818 Email: enquiries@ncl-coll.ac.uk Website: www.newcastlecollege.co.uk/mind


Mind Conference and Banqueting The Sandyford Building Sandyford Road Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8QE

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Tel: 0191 200 4800/4818


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