Senate Chamber

When you really need to impress, or for meetings that need that certain level of gravitas, you can’t better the stylish Senate Chamber.

Located in the historic red-brick Aston Webb building at the heart of the University of Birmingham campus, the Senate Chamber is an elegant room with an octagonal layout – perfect for board meetings, AGMs or other smaller executive meetings.

The Senate Chamber has been used to film courtroom scenes for film and television. If you’re hoping to make a dramatic impact, look no further.

Key features


The Senate Chamber can accommodate 32 delegates in boardroom style and 69 in council style.

Room Maximum Capacity Theatre Style Banquet Style Cabaret Style Council Style
Senate Chamber 69 - - - 69


The Senate Chamber is equipped with its own PA system, complete with surround sound, which is supported by our in-house technical team. Your delegates will also benefit from free high-speed Wi-Fi access.

The Senate Chamber Interior
Paintings in the Senate Chamber
The prestigious marbelled rotunda entrance

Visitor information

For directions and parking information, see our Finding us pages.

For more information on hiring the Senate Chamber for your next event, please contact our experienced team today.

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