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The Professional Development Centre temporarily closed in March due to COVID-19 and will remain closed until further notice. No future room bookings can be made at this time.

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Room 101

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Room 101 is a flexible room that is often used for large training sessions, meetings, seminars, forums and presentations. The room is situated on the first floor with both stairs and lift access.  The room is flooded with natural light, but it does have blackout blinds if you need the room to be darkened for your event.  

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Room facilities

This room is equipped with:

  • A computer linked to a projector with internet access
  • Built-in audio sound system
  • Flipchart stand, with flipchart paper and pens
  • Black out blinds
  • Temperature controls for aircon/heating
  • Guest wifi.

Capacities and setup styles available

This room can be set up in various formats, depending on your event requirements. Each of our layouts has a maximum capacity, details below.

 

Theatre

Rows of chairs facing the front, maximum capacity 50

room 101 - theatre

Boardroom

Chairs around tables, rectangle shape, maximum capacity 32

room 101 - conference boardroom

Classroom one

One table with four chairs facing the front, maximum capacity 48

room 101 - classroom one

Classroom two

Two tables grouped together with six chairs facing the front, maximum capacity 36

room 101 - classroom two

U shape

Tables and chairs set up in a U shape, maximum capacity 26

room 101 - ushape tables and chairs

U shape

Chairs only set up in a U shape, maximum capacity 36

room 101 - ushape chairs only

Catering

We can cater for your events, whether it’s for breakfast, mid-morning break or lunch. Our caterers are always happy to discuss your requirements or talk you through our menu. We will deliver catering orders to the room booked.

We use Flavia machines for hot drinks. The machines use capsules that allow you to take refreshment breaks when needed.

Room size and dimensions

This room is 74 square metres, the space measures at 11.4 metres by 6.5 metres and is a rectangle shape.

Hire rates

Daily rate

Any 8 hour period between 7:30am and 6:30pm between Monday to Thursday. and 7:30am and 5:30pm Friday.

Standard hourly rate

Between 7:30am and 6:30pm Monday to Thursday, 7:30am and 5:30pm Friday.

Evening and weekend hourly Rate

After 6:30pm Monday to Thursday, after 5:30pm Friday and at weekends.

£375

£60

£90

 

Email completed booking forms to pdcreception@towerhamlets.gov.uk

If you are not sure which form is for you, please contact us. 

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