The National Glass Centre at The University of Sunderland

Type of venue:
academic, conference centre, museum/art gallery, training centre, unusual venue
Agency tel:
0845 351 9917
Meeting rooms:
6
Max capacity:
350
Bedrooms:
1587
Parking spaces:
1200
Motorway
A1 (M)
Train station:
Sunderland Train Station
Airport:
Newcastle International Airport
Location:
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Sir Tom Cowie Campus at St Peters

Located 2 minutes from the coast and set in extensive green space on the banks of the River Wear next to the historic St Peters Church, our six self contained venues benefit from great public transport links, parking for up to 640 cars and free WiFi throughout.


The National Glass Centre at the University of Sunderland

Located on our campus at St Peters, with amazing views across the River Wear, the stunning National Glass Centre is home to our internationally renowned glass and ceramics programmes and is a premier visitor attraction and wedding venue. Providing a unique experience architecturally, and adding value through activities such as glass blowing, visitor exhibition and mosaic making, the venue provides opportunities for incentive travel in addition to exceptional banqueting, meeting and events facilities for up to 300 delegates in an unusual setting.

Hover over a suite name to view an image, click to view the floor plan.

Suites Name Capacity (People) Dimensions
Theatre Classrm Boardrm Cabaret Banquet Ushape Rec.
H L W A
The POD
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45 24 22 20 30 20 - -/-/-/ -
The Pod is ideal for seminars, small buisness meetings and training days. The Pod is licensed for weddings, civil ceremonies and is available for private dining.  
Riverside Suite
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200 45 55 80 150 50 - -/-/-/ -
The Riverside Suite looks out across the quayside. The room can be hired as a whole or partitioned off to create large and small conferencing rooms which can be hired individually or together.  
Large Riverside Room
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120 30 32 50 80 30 - -/-/-/ -
The Large Riverside Room looks out across the quayside.  
Small Riverside Room
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60 24 24 40 45 20 - -/-/-/ -
The Small Riverside Room looks out across the quayside.  
Meeting Room
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12 - 8 - - 6 - -/-/-/ -
The Meeting Room is perfect for small meetings, break out sessions, interviews and training sessions. The Sunrise Room holds 8 people boardroom style. 
ThrowingStones Resturant
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- - - - 250 - 350 -/-/-/ -
Throwingstones Restaurant is available for private functions and corporate hospitality. Host to many prestigious awards and ceremonies it is a versatile space in a majestic setting. 

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