Mereside Centre

The Mereside Centre has very quickly built a reputation as a perfect venue for hosting a wide range of corporate and private functions. From conferences and training events to wedding receptions, birthday parties and christenings. The venue is fully licensed for private events.

The contemporary eco friendly building is stylishly furnished and has full disability access. Its location in the beautiful surroundings of Shibden Park, overlooking the lake, makes it an unrivalled venue for special events.

The Mereside Centre is managed by Coffee Culture Catering, a local family-owned company with a high degree of experience in quality hospitality provision.

How to book

The caterers at Mereside offer a wide choice of catering packages. For further information:

Room hire charges

Room Charge
The Grange Suite will accommodate up to 60 delegates in a range of settings Full day £265, half day £140 or £40 per hour (minimum two hours)
The Central Suite will accommodate up to 16 delegates Full day £135, half day £75 or £20 per hour (minimum two hours).


The two suites can be used as one large room for meetings of over 60 delegates for the same cost as the Grange Suite.

The whole of the building including the café area can be opened up to accommodate up to 150 delegates by special arrangement.

Discounts are available for regular bookings and block bookings. Discounts are available for community groups, voluntary organizations and registered charities.

Location details

Access information

Disabled Go: Mereside Centre

More about the venue

Opening times

The Mereside cafe is open daily throughout the year:

  • April to September 10 am to 5.30 pm
  • October to March (weekends) 10 am to 4.30 pm
  • October to March (weekdays) 10.30 am to 4 pm

Room hire

The Centre offers a perfect location for conferences, meetings, training events and away days for corporate clients.

The stylish eco friendly building has been designed to optimize flexible space and can accommodate delegates in spaces appropriate to their needs.


  • Free WIFI Internet access (Please note: laptops / computers cannot be provided)
  • Multimedia projector, screen, microphone, flipcharts, included in price
  • Full disability access