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Conferencing, Facilities and Sports Hire

Facilities and Room Hire

The University has a range of spaces, including halls, lecture rooms and conferencing facilities, which are available to hire on a regular or one-off basis. To enquire further please email:

Waterside Campus

The University of Northampton’s new Waterside Campus has a range of facilities available to suit both large and small audiences. Facilities include teaching rooms, meeting rooms, lecture theatres and corporate dining areas, all of which can be configured according to client requirements.

Innovation Centre

Located directly opposite the Northampton Train Station within the Waterside Enterprise Zone.

Sunley Hotel

Sunley Conference Centre is a residential conference and meetings venue located on campus. For further information please visit the Sunley website.

iCon Environmental Innovation Centre, Daventry

The iCon Environmental Innovation Centre specialises in green technologies and sustainable construction. The iCon is a unique venue for all types of meetings and conferences, from awaydays to seminars, exhibitions and celebrations. The award-winning building includes a conference centre with a range of meeting rooms and exhibition space for up to 250 people, coupled with catering facilities serving fresh and contemporary dishes using the best of local produce.

For further information please visit the iCon website.icon centre portfolio


Our award winning Waterside Campus includes a Sports Zone with state of the art facilities which include a full sized FIFA/FA approved floodlit 3G pitch, 3 Multi Use Games Areas (MUGA’s), a weatherproof Sports Dome and changing facilities.

The Sports Zone is open between 6pm-10pm Monday-Friday and 8am-10pm at weekends (subject to availability) and is available for hire to the community. To enquire further please contact

Prices are per hour:

Facility Community Hire
3G Pitch £90.00
3G Pitch Off Peak (up to 5pm Mon-Fri) £80.00
3G Half Pitch £50.00
3G Half Pitch Off Peak (up to 5pm Mon-Fri) £45.00
Multi Use Games Area (MUGA) £35.00
Sports Dome £40.00

Download our Sports Hire Terms and Conditions

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Summer Schools

The University can accommodate larger events out of term-time using a combination of our conferencing facilities and student accommodation. For further information please email summer schools.

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