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Conference non-residential venue

Powell Lecture Theatre, CCCU

Powell Lecture Theatre, CCCU


Conference and Events Department

0800 456 1116


North Holmes Road,


Unique Venues in Kent offer a broad range of venues across our campus network which can host meetings, conferences and bespoke events of varying types and sizes. Our dedicated Conference and Events team will look after every element of your event delivering the best possible service to you.

Canterbury Christ Church University has a number of contemporary and historic venues across Kent.

- Excellent conference facilities, from a 400 seated flat hall within our new multi million pound building Augustine House, to St Martin's Priory, a Grade II listed building offering 5 secluded and private conference rooms, set in 2.5 acres of beautiful grounds.
- Modern seminar rooms and lecture theatres that include state of the art audio visual equipment, available on our main campus, ideal for evening and weekend bookings.
- Newly refurbished en suite accommodation for up to 300 delegates available July to September.
- Vibrant, contemporary catering outlets and professional corporate event hospitality service.
- Only a 5 minute walk from Canterbury city centre's shops and famous historical Cathedral.


  • Number of event rooms50 event rooms
  • Number of bedrooms1200 bedrooms

Room Layouts

  Theatre style room layout Boardroom style room layout Classroom style room layout UShape style room layout Cabaret style room layout Banquet style room layout Room area in metres squared Facilities
view further details of this roomHall Place 60 24 36 30 20 24 Projection systemBoard/FlipchartNatural daylightTV/DVD/VCR
view further details of this roomSt Martin's Priory 50 30 25 32 Natural daylight
view further details of this roomAugustine House 400 30 120 30 300 250 Projection systemBoard/FlipchartNatural daylightTV/DVD/VCR
view further details of this roomNorth Holmes Road 250 25 150 Projection systemBoard/FlipchartNatural daylightTV/DVD/VCR



See location of Canterbury Christ Church University on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TR 155579  Lat: 51.27945 Long: 1.08859

Located within the centre of Canterbury, the University is accessible by road from the A2/M2 which links the M25. Canterbury offers very good links with all forms of public transport and the University is within walking distance to the city centre, train and bus stations. Parking is available but very limited and not guaranteed. Disabled parking is available at all locations.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Canterbury East station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
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