MEETING & CONFERENCE ROOM FAQ'S
1. What are your opening hours?
Bragborough Hall Business Centre is open 24/7 a week for clients with our meeting & conference room centre is open Monday - Friday 0900 - 1700. Access for organisers can be arranged from 0830am. Out of hours events are available on request.
2. Are organisers allowed to set up the day or evening before their event?
Depending on agreement. The meeting rooms and Conference Centre are cleaned and prepared the evening prior which is when it is out of bounds. Organisers may have access to set-up the day prior unless it falls on a weekend or a meeting/conference prevent access.
3. Is it possible to deliver conference material prior to the day of the event and return to the organiser afterwards?
By arrangement material can be delivered up to 48 hours before the start of an event and it will be stored securely. Reception must be informed of the delivery arrangements in advance. Packages must be marked clearly with the name of the event for which they are intended, the organisers name and, if a delivery contact name is required, it can be addressed to Libby Parratt. Collection from Bragborough Hall Business Centre must be made within 24 hours of the event.
4. Do you have parking?
Bragborough Hall Business Centre has ample free parking including Blue Badge permit parking. Vehicles are left at their owners risk
5. Do you have hotel accommodation nearby?
Take a look at our beautiful cottages over at Bragborough Hall Holidays which is opposite the road to the Business Centre.
6. What facilities do you have for the disabled?
The entry to Bragborough Hall Business Centre along with the Conference Centre is completely level. Access to the boardroom, Goldfinch is accessible via a staircase and a lift with disabled toilets on the ground and first floor.
7. May organisers bring in their own food or catering company?
Bragborough Hall Business Centre use a local approved catering partner who adhere with the Food Standards Agency rules & regulations. Therefore, it is not permitted to bring in your own food or caterers on site when hiring the Conference Centre or meeting rooms.
8. Can your caterers accommodate dietary requirements such as food allergies etc?
Our catering partner is very experienced at providing meals that meet most dietary needs. 48 hours notice is required for final arrangements to be made for your event. For further details contact reception.
9. How long may food be left in the meeting rooms?
In order to comply with Food Standards Agency rules and regulations food is removed and any waste discarded 2 hours after delivery to your meeting. When making arrangements for your event please inform the reception team of your schedule so that we can arrange to clear away lunch without interrupting your meeting.
10. Do you have an inclusive delegate rate?
Yes, please speak to the team who can find the best rate for you 01788 892000.
11. What events are your rooms most suitable for?
The conference rooms are mainly used for seminars, workshops, team building, training courses, and any other large or small events.
12. How flexible are the lay-outs of the rooms?
There are standard plans for the rooms that show the commonly used furniture arrangements. If you require a different arrangement we will try to accommodate your planned lay-out as long as it complies with current Fire Safety Regulations. Floor plans are drawn to scale and can be sent to you electronically for confirmation of your requirement. The room will be set-up before you arrive but if you require any alteration, the reception team will accommodate your request as long as it is safe to do so.
13. What size are your tables?
1600w x 800d.
14. Do you have round tables?
We do not own any round tables, but can arrange to hire them in for you. Alternatively our rectangular tables can be laid out in pairs, in a cabaret style, for a similar effect.
15. Do you have a cloakroom?
There is space for coats and bags in The Hide which is the breakout space in the Conference Centre. Items are left at their owners risk.
16. Do you have a waiting room/foyer?
The Hide & The Terrace is ideal for registering delegates and large enough for beverages and standing lunches to be served up to 30 people. The Conference Centre is accessed directly from it and comes included with the room hire.
17. Do your rooms have natural daylight?
Goldfinch, Goshawk, and the Hide all have plentiful natural light. Peregrine is an internal room but well-lit and brightly decorated.
18. Do you have information about house-keeping?
An information sheet is provided to organisers the day prior via email. It is the organiser’s responsibility to ensure that their delegates are instructed as to the evacuation procedure and other pertinent matters for their comfort during the day.
19. How do I pay for my event?
Your company will be invoiced prior to your event. The invoice will be sent to you by email and payment is requested within 7 days of receipt. Deposits prior to the event are requested at the discretion of the Manager.
20. Do you offer discounts?
Please speak to the reception team to get details of our current rates for multiple bookings.
21. Do you have interactive screens and speakers for us to use?
Yes, we have an 85” and 65” interactive screens giving Pen-On-Paper user experience, along with twin camera kits with Bluetooth mic and speakers. This is available free of charge, however you must ask the permission of the reception team a minimum of 48hours prior to the event. Please note, that older laptops/tablets may not be compatible with our new technology.
22. Do you have Wi-Fi connectivity?
This service is available in all meeting rooms free of charge.
23. I see dogs are allowed in the Business Centre, is this the case for Conference Centre & Meeting Rooms?
Clients dogs are allowed in the Business Centre at the discretion of the Manager, however dogs are not allowed in the meeting rooms and Conference Centre.
If you have any further questions please do feel free to get in touch