Durham University Van Mildert College

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Van Mildert College has 125 ensuite rooms and 370 standard rooms contained in a series of six self-contained residential buildings with a central building providing meeting, dining and recreational facilities (including a bar/lounge) and a separate day-conference centre which is ideal for exclusive training and away days. The college buildings are grouped around a lake in attractive grounds. Meeting and dining facilities are accessible to non-residential visitors all year round by arrangement with the Conference & Hospitality Services Manager.

During university vacations other rooms are available for seminars/break-outs and conferences can be accommodated in the residential buildings - Deerness (ensuite), Tunstall (ensuite 3 diamond), Tyne, Tees, Derwent, Wear and Middleton. The dining hall has capacity for 350. Detailed information, including lay-outs of rooms and buildings, is provided on the inserts contained in this section of the Van Mildert website.

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Theatre Classrm Boardrm Cabaret Banquet Ushape Rec.
Junior Common Room
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80 30 30 30 50 - 80 -/10.4/3.6/ 37.44
Adjacent to the Main Hall with a 10.4 x 3.6m raised dais, it is suitable for entertainment. Available in vacations only.  
Lakeside Room
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40 30 20 40 40 60 - -/-/-/ -
A small meeting or board room, most suitable for use as a dining room.  
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30 20 20 20 - - - -/8.3/5.2/ 43.16
Suitable for group discussion seminars and boardroom meetings. Available in vacations only.  
Combination Room
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50 30 20 24 - - - -/13.2/10.4/ 137.28
Suitable for group discussions, seminars and boardroom meetings. Rail mounted flip charts and white boards Overhead projector and fixed screen Video player Laptop/Data projector for hire.  
Kent Room
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12 10 8 - - - - -/5.5/4.6/ 25.30
This is the reference room of the library and is ideal for small seminar groups. Available in vacations only.  
Ustinov Room
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120 60 46 54 - - - -/8.6/15/ 129.00
A large room on the Main Reception level, ideal as a main function room. Rail mounted flip charts and white boards Overhead projector Video player Television Data projector and fixed screen Laptop for hire  
Main Hall/Dining Room
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- - - - 350 - 350 -/13.1/4.9/ 64.19
This room has a 4.9 x 13.1m raised dais and a P.A. system. Screening is also available. It will seat 350 for banquets and is suitable for all types of entertainment. Available in vacations only.  

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