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Hertfordshire County Council

Situated near the A1M motorway and mainline train routes, our centre is perfect for conferences, training sessions, meetings and exhibitions.

 

Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage is now CLOSED

We open again today at 8am

Opening hours
Monday: 8am - 6pm
Tuesday: 8am - 6pm
Wednesday: 8am - 6pm
Thursday: 8am - 9pm
Friday: 8am - 5.30pm
Saturday: 8am - 6pm
Sunday: Closed

 

Rooms

We have 17 air-conditioned rooms, as well as a reception area, breakout areas, a restaurant and coffee bar. Take a look at our floor plan.

    Prices excl. VAT    
Room size Capacity Half day (weekday) Full day (weekday) Half day (weekend) Full day (weekend)
Medium 30 £100 £160 £145 £245
Large 50 £130 £220 £200 £325
Extra large 80 £180 £300 £275 £445
Conference hall 300 £230 £385 £350 £565

Room layout options

Square boardroom room layoutU shaped boardroom room layout

Mini boardroom style room layoutClassroom style room layout

Chevron style room layoutCircle style room layout

Horseshoe style room layoutCinema style room layout

Theatre style room layout


Equipment

Equipment included in the price your room booking

All of our rooms are equipped with:

  • wi-fi
  • LCD projector
  • mounted laptop
  • DVD and CD players
  • microphones
  • interactive white boards
  • help from our audio visual technicians at any time.


Our conference hall also has:

  • staging
  • surround sound
  • a mounted video camera
  • two plasma screens
  • a lighting rig
  • free-standing panels for exhibitions.


You can hire additional equipment or dedicated technical support for the day, including laptops, voting systems and headsets. Technician and equipment hire prices.

To book equipment or technical support:
Email our technical support officer
Call 01438 844785.

 


Catering

Our catering menu will give you an idea of the set packages available, but we're happy to create a menu suited to your individual needs and budget.

 

Directions and parking

Robertson House
Six Hills Way
Stevenage
SG1 2FQ

View on Google maps

Get directions to Robertson House


Our delegate car park is a 5 minute walk from the development centre, on the corner of Caxton Way and Bessemer Drive. View the car park on Google Maps.

Contact us

If you have any questions, email our centre management team or call 01438 845114.

 

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