Room Hire

The Nottingham Mechanics is ideal Nottingham City Center location for room hire only 5 Minutes in a cab from the station and 2 Minute walk from the City Center.

When our rooms are not in use for member activities they are available for hire by outside groups. The rooms can be hired for:

  • Meetings,
  • Adult education classes/courses,
  • Workshops,
  • Lectures,
  • Special Interest Group activities
  • and other events.

We currently have five rooms available to hire, one of which can be sub-divided to create two spaces separated by a high-quality operable wall. These are listed as Ballroom, Ballroom A and Ballroom B.

Our rooms may be hired for a Morning, Afternoon or Evening.

(Due to Covid restrictions Evening bookings are Limited please call to find out more)

Disabled access and a lift is available in the building.

In the event of a confirmed booking, we require one week’s notice of cancellation (writing or e-mail) or the full hire charge is payable.

Rooms and Charges

Charges are per session or part thereof. The cost of an all day hire is the combined cost of each session required.

All Room Hire Rates are quoted inclusive of VAT @ 20%.

For more information about each room please click on the appropriate link.

Activities Room

Up to 40 people for a lecture style presentation. 25 for a boardroom style meeting.
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(Birkbeck Room)

Up to 140 people seated. Sprung floor for dances.
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Ballroom A

Birkbeck Room divided.
Up to 70 people seated with the ballroom divided.
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Ballroom B

Birkbeck Room divided.
Up to 40 people seated with the ballroom divided.
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Up to 12 people seated for a committee style meeting. Up to 20 for a lecture style presentation.
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Lecture Room

Up to 60 people seated. 30 people for a committee style meeting.
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Up to 40 people for lecture style presentation or 20 for a committee style meeting.
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Hiring Periods (Sessions)

Morning (AM) 9:0012:45
Afternoon (PM) 1:15 17:00
Full day9:0017:00


We have a wide range of Catering options available should you require this service. We can supply refreshment in your room or in the restaurant (subject to available space).

We would arrange our provision to match your requirement rather than offer set menus.

The Nottingham Mechanics has a 5-star food hygiene rating.

To hire …

To hire a room or to find out more, please contact us.

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