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Host an event at the Urban Innovation Centre

Designed to be a collaborative hub for businesses, academics, city leaders and entrepreneurs to connect, develop and create smart city solutions, the Urban Innovation Centre is currently home to the Connected Places Catapult and some of the world’s best urban innovators.

From small meetings to multi-day conferences, if you’re planning an event about cities or transport, the Urban Innovation Centre is the space you’ll want to use.

Your event could be about urban or transport innovation in its broadest sense or a very specific issue – either way, we’ll be very happy to hear from you.

Scroll down to find out more about our event spaces.

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The Workspace

Level: Ground Floor

Size: 108 SQM

Capacity: Workshop 35, Boardroom 24, Theatre 50, U-shape 28

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Demonstration Space & Café

Level: Ground Floor

Size: 213 SQM

Capacity: Standing 120, Theatre Style: 50

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Auditorium & Break-out Space

Level: Lower Ground Floor

Size: 320 Sqm

Capacity: Auditorium Workshop 60, Theatre 80, U-Shape 25, Board Room 30, Break our space (standing) 120.

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Igloo – Shared Virtual Reality Experience

Includes 6 metre diameter, 3 metre high aluminum truss frame. Showtime fabric outer skin. High gain tensioned fabric, fully immersive 360º projection screen.

Level: Second Floor

Size: 20 SQM

Capacity: 10

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How to Find Us

By Public Transport 

Our closest rail station is Farringdon, served by the underground and mainline national rail services. We are a 25-minute walk from both King’s Cross and Liverpool Street. We are also a two-minute walk from Clerkenwell Road, which is served by various bus routes.

By Bike

We have showers, changing facilities and indoor storage for those arriving by bicycle. Please ask at reception for access. Clerkenwell is accessible via numerous designated quiet routes and you will find a Santander Cycle Hire docking station at the south end of Sekforde Street.

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