The Tom Rolt Conference Centre, is based in one of our Grade II listed 19th century buildings within the Museum's historic docks and waterways complex. The Conference Centre combines high quality conference and meeting facilities within this historic and memorable location.
Just don't let our truly amazing panoramic views across the Manchester Ship Canal and Mersey Estuary distract you from your business.
- flexible and well-equipped facilities.
- free wi-fi.
- full catering facilities.
- ample free parking for cars and coaches along with dedicated disabled spaces.
- complimentary museum entry for all delegates, allowing you and your colleagues to tour the site during opening hours.
- guided tours around the site* and walks around the surrounding area.
- an Electric Charging Hub just outside the museum with a pair of rapid chargers*. These rapid chargers will give a full charge in as little as half an hour.
The Conference Centre has two delegate rooms and a coffee lounge.
A bright, inviting space, with fantastic views of the Manchester Ship Canal, capable of accommodating up to 40 people (depending on the furniture layout).
A large, classic space, ideal for everything from theatrical productions and concerts to seminars and large-scale meetings. This room is capable of accommodating up to 100 people (depending on the furniture layout).
Our conference offer includes:
- A range of refreshments and food to suit your individual requirements*. If you wish to request a special menu, we will be happy to quote a competitive price.
- Panoramic views of the Mersey Estuary and ships on the busy Manchester Ship Canal. The museum and exhibitions are available to delegates, during museum opening hours. Guided tours can be booked as an extra*.
- We are a minutes drive away from Junction 9 of the M53. It is 15 minutes away by car to Chester City Centre and 5 minutes to the Cheshire Oaks Outlet Park.
- Ellesmere Port Railway Station is a 15-minute walk away and the bus station is a 20-minute walk. There is also access via the canal and its towpath for boater, cyclists and walkers.
Room hire and rates
We offer a full range of room and menu options to meet your specific requirements starting from room hire only. We hope that you will find the right combination to suit your needs.
All prices are inclusive of VAT.