Room Hire

Room Hire

The Foundry is delighted to be able to offer excellent conferencing facilities for various occasions. From 1 to 450 delegates, The Foundry can host anything from small staff meetings to large corporate events. We have a variety of rooms available in different configurations to suit your needs.

Located in the centre of Widnes, within easy distance of the M62 and M56, The Foundry is in an ideal location for corporate events or community functions.

The Foundry has six rooms available to hire each with their own unique attributes. Every room rate includes:

  • Free Wifi Access
  • Tea, Coffee and Refreshments (Servings dependant on length of venue hire)
  • Tables and chairs in desired configuration
  • Flipchart and Pens
  • 120 Car Parking Spaces
Main Arena:
  • Arena with 350 capacity seating in theatre style or 200 cabaret style
  • Full PA System including Hearing Loop
  • Full lighting rig including Front of House Wash and LED Colour Strips
  • 3 Large Front of House Projector Screens
  • Rear Projector Screen
  • Elevated Stage
  • Adjoining Foundry Suite providing further 100 seating or breakout space. (Foundry Suite comes at 50% rate if booked with Main Arena)
Foundry Suite:
  • Large function room with capacity for up to 90 delegates in cabaret or 150 theatre style.
  • Portable Projector and Screen
  • Portable PA system
 Village Suite:
  • Function Room for up to 40 delegates or 30 Cabaret style.
  • Fixed Projector and Screen
  • Sound System Available
The Loft:
  • Multipurpose room for up to 40 delegates
  • Fixed Projector and Screen
  • Full PA System
Meeting Room:
  • Small room for up to 15 delegates in Boardroom Style
  • Flipchart and Pens
Sports Hall:
  • Multi-purpose Hall with Basketball hoops and fixed wall Football Goals
  • Portable PA System available
  • *Please note changing rooms are unavailable*
  • Reduced rates available for Schools/Charitable Organisations
  • Discounts available for block bookings
  • 2 servings of refreshments for half day bookings, 3 Servings for full day bookings
  • Customers are requested to bring their own laptop if they require the use of one
Room Rates

The Village Suite
Day rate (3 ½ hours +) £225.00
Half day rate £175.00

The Foundry Suite 
Day rate (3 ½ hours +) £370.00
Half day rate £305.00
(When used in conjunction with Arena, The Foundry Suite is charged at the half day rate).

The Loft
Day rate (3 ½ hours +) £180.00
Half day rate £125.00

Meeting Room
Day rate (3 ½ hours +) £90.00
Half day rate (Upto 3.5hours) £75.00

The Main Arena
Day rate (3 ½ hours +) £1,050.00 
Half day rate £850.00

Sports Hall
Price on Application


We have various catering options for you to consider when booking our facilities, whether you are simply after 'just sandwiches' or hoping for 'a whole lot more' we have some great options for you to choose from. Take a look at our catering options by clicking the link below. 


Room Hire Enquiry

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