Mereside Centre

The Mereside Centre is the perfect venue for hosting a wide range of corporate and private events. It could be a conferences or training, wedding receptions, birthday party or christening. 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 centre is managed by Coffee Culture Catering. This is 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

Grange Suite

(holds up to 60 delegates in a range of settings)

Full day £275

half day £145

Central Suite

(Holds up 16 delegates)

Full day £140

half day £78


Both suites can be used as a large room to hold over 60 delegates. This is for the same cost as the Grange Suite.

The whole building can be opened up, which can then hold 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

More about the venue

Opening times

The Mereside cafe is open daily, the whole year:

  • Apr - Sept 10am to 5.30pm.
  • Oct - Mar (Sat and Sun) 10am to 4.30pm.
  • Oct - Mar (Mon to Fri) 10.30am to 4pm.

Room hire

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

It is stylish and eco-friendly, while designed to make the most of its space. It can accommodate delegates in a place that fits their needs.


  • Free WIFI Internet access. Please note: laptops / computers cannot be provided.
  • Multimedia projector, screen, microphone, flipcharts, at no extra cost.
  • Disabled access.


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