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Great Hall (A132)



Centrally managed lecture theatre with retractable raked seating (or tables & chairs for University Exams).

The Great Hall Foyer (holds approximately 60 people) should be requested specifically if required for events and/or catering (the Great Hall and Foyer are always booked together).


College Building: First Floor (overlooking St Johns St entrance)


442 fixed seating (not currently in use)

72 exam style (please allow sufficient time either side of exam to change the set up)

72 at 1m+ social distancing using tables and chairs

Revised COVID Room Guidance (PDF)


AV Pod (including PC, DVD/CD/cassette player, speakers, laptop connection and visualiser)

Lecture Capture*

Data projector

Portable whiteboard


Natural light and curtains


Portable stage: this is to aid access from the main stage. It is intended to be left out for teaching during term-time

Limited step-free access (assistance may be required to use stair lift; see image below).  The Hall is accessible using the stair lift, but the stage is only accessible via a small staircase.


Emergency Evacuation Assistance

The Evac-chair and emergency call point for wheelchair users or persons requiring emergency assistance are located by the refuge area (near the staircase) in the Great Hall Foyer.

Layout Options

The Great Hall should remain set up for lectures with the raked seating out throughout term time.  Any changes to this need to be agreed in advance with Property and Facilities (Timetabling and Portering).

Exam Layout (210 capacity)



GH Fair

Foyer (Catering Table Options)

GH FoyerGH Foyer