The West Hall

Capable of housing an audience of between 500 and 2,500, the West Hall can either be completely self-contained or used in conjunction with the Great Hall or Palm Court.

Built to exclude all daylight, with an uninterrupted floor space, this is a perfect venu for exhibitions, product launches, banquets and large-scale conferences.


  • Heating and ventilation - Ducted warm air system
  • Floor loading - 20kN/m2
  • Roof structure - Steel lattice space frame of 9 trusses
  • Roof loading - 1.5 tons max overall vertically per truss only. A number of suspension points, have each been tested to take 500kg per loading point, up to a maximum of 1.5 tons per truss.
The west Hall


Length (to face of piers) 62.6m/205ft
Width (to face of piers) 43m/141ft
Area 2,740m2
Height (max) 10.5m/34ft
Height (min) 7.6m/25ft


Conference (Theatre) 2,500
Conference (Classroom) 1,200
Lunch/Dinner 500-2,000
Dinner Dance 500-2,000
Reception 2,500


Loading dock door height 4.4m
Loading dock door width 3.2m
No of loading dock doors 2


Metal halide and/or fluorescent with phased switching.
Full blackout facility.
Lighting to max 500 lux.


Public address system fitted.


  • No. of 13 amp sockets (30 mcb protection per socket)
  • Also busbar provision of larger facility up to 2,500 amps can be made available, depending on hall usage. 3 phase available.


  • Connections to services - including electrical power, telecommunications, water and waste - are housed in floor ducts.
  • Electrical and water services ducted.
  • Electrical power and telecommunications - available in all areas of the hall
  • Mains cold water and waste plumbing available.
  • Telephone points - max 500.
  • Outside broadcast facility.