Huddersfield Meeting Space Hire

Conveniently located near Huddersfield town centre and the University of Huddersfield campus, with views overlooking the River Colne, the 3M BIC is the perfect setting for your next event.

Our five meeting and events spaces come in a variety of shapes and sizes and are ideal for conferences, training sessions and company offsites.

Meeting & event space at the 3M BIC

Our flexible event spaces cater for 2 to 80 delegates and can be tailored to your needs, whether it’s a hybrid event or face-to-face, and are kitted out with AV facilities and white board walls for creative discussions.


We can offer various room set-ups including:

  • Theatre
  • Boardroom
  • Cabaret
  • U-shaped
  • Training

Our 3M Room comes equipped with floor to ceiling white walls for brainstorming, and other meeting spaces can be set up for interactive group training sessions.

Teas and coffees can be provided per head, we also have a wide range of catering packages available, from breakfasts, light lunches to fully catered meals, depending on the size of your event and occasion.

We offer an events management service to take care of all your needs, with our team on hand on the day to ensure your event runs smoothly.

View our spaces available below:

Larchfield Meeting Room

The Larchfield Meeting Room is situated on the first floor and seats up to 14 people and is equipped with a curved 65-inch, 4k ultra high definition screen. 

*half-day/daily rates available on request


Our boardroom is perfect for formal meetings with its 6.5m long boardroom table, which can seat 18 delegates. It boasts both an 75-inch-high definition screen and ceiling projector ideal for presentations.

*half-day/daily rates available on request

The 3M Room

The 3M Room is ideal for informal meetings and team strategy sessions for up to 30 delegates, with a projector and floor to ceiling white glass walls, perfect for brainstorming sessions. 

*half-day/daily rates available on request

Innovation Training Suite

The Innovation Training Suite is a flexible space for business meetings, presentations or training sessions. The room boasts an 84” Microsoft Surface Hub system alongside traditional AV equipment for fully interactive training and brainstorming sessions. Electronic copies of notes can be made. 

*half-day/daily rates available on request

Conference Space

Perfect for conferences, seminars or exhibitions, our largest room fits up to 80 delegates and boasts a mezzanine terrace overlooking the reception area, ideal for serving refreshments. A high definition projection system is available, complete with a 3-metre wide screen. Two wall mounted screens allow those at the back of the room to see the main presentation, all supported by a speaker system linked to radio microphones. A stage can be hired if required at an additional cost.

*half-day/daily rates available on request


We have five meeting rooms for hire in different sizes that can be used for a variety of events from team away days to conferences. The Conference Space is our largest and most flexible space. It can hold up to 80 people and can have various layouts depending on your event requirements. The 3M Room and Training Suite are suitable for smaller workshops and training seminars and can be set up to suit your needs. The Boardroom and the Larchfield meeting rooms are suitable for smaller meetings with a boardroom layout.

In the Conference Space, Training Suite and 3M Room we have five different potential room layouts: Theatre, Cabaret, U-shape, Boardroom and Training. Both the Boardroom and the Larchfield meeting rooms have a fixed boardroom layout. The 3M Room also has whiteboard walls perfect for creative discussions.

Yes, when enquiring about meeting room hire, please ask one of the events team for our catering options. We will aim to accommodate any dietary requirements that you have, please let one of the events team know during booking.

The Firth Street East Car Park adjacent to the 3M BIC is owned by the University of Huddersfield. Subject to availability, we can offer up to three spaces in the Firth Street East Car Park per meeting room booking. The closest Pay & Display Car Park is the NCP Huddersfield Colne Road Car Park, that has over 200 spaces and is just a five-minute walk from the centre.

Our regular opening hours are between 08:00 – 17:00. Please liaise with the 3M BIC’s Events Team for any booking that may fall outside of these times and we can try and accommodate.

Yes, you can. When making your booking just let the 3M BIC Events Team know and they will check availability. Additional charges may apply.

We understand that a last-minute booking maybe necessary. If this is the case, please contact the 3M BIC Events Team who will be able to check for any available meeting space.

Yes, our Events Team will be on hand throughout your event, so if any issues occur, please let us know.

Each meeting space has access to an ultrafast wi-fi network. This is included in the price of the meeting rooms.

Each meeting room has both HDMI & VGA ports to connect your device(s) to. We also have BARCO Clickshare systems that can be used for wireless connectivity.

There is a bike storage facility at the front of the building in the Firth Street Car Park. Please note that any property is left at the owner’s risk.

There is disabled access to every meeting room in the 3M BIC, there are also disabled toilets on each floor of the building. There are two Disabled Parking Bays to the front and one to the rear of the building, although these cannot be reserved.

We strive to do all we can to improve our carbon footprint and hope our visitors will endeavour to do the same. Each of our meeting rooms have recycling bins and a food waste bin and would appreciate all our visitors to ensure they put their waste in the correct bin. We aim to use only products which are Fairtrade certified and try to reduce our use of plastic where possible by using wooden stirrers and paper plates at events.

We require both meeting room hire and catering to be paid for in full before we can confirm a booking.

Once you have received an invoice for your booking payments can be made by either Credit/ Debit Card or BACS.

Booking cancellations made more than 6 working days before the event will be refunded but will incur  an administration fee of £70 (ex VAT). Alternatively, a new date can be booked with no admin fee payable. If a cancellation or any downgrades to your booking are made within 3-5 working days of the event, 50% of the total cost of the booking may be refunded. If a cancellation or any downgrades to your booking are made within 48 working hours of the event, 100% of the total cost of the booking will be non-refundable.

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