Venue Hire

Venue Hire

Design West offers inspiring spaces to host memorable events. From team meetings to networking, presentations & workshops, our historic building on Bristol harbourside is designed to bring people together & share ideas.

We’ll make sure your event runs smoothly with superfast broadband & a range of presentation equipment available to hire including a PA system, microphones & projectors. Our Café Bar The Architect will keep you fueled with tea & coffee, freshly made sandwiches & a selection of great wines & beers.

As a registered charity, our venue hire income goes directly towards supporting our innovative public engagement & education programmes.

The Assembly

Up to 60 people.

Our newly launched flexible space is perfect for networking, presentations & workshops.

The Boardroom

Up to 20 people

A bright & light meeting space for fresh, focused thinking.

Boardroom space for hire.

The Architect Café Bar

Up to 100 people (networking)

Our stylish café bar is open 6 days a week & caters for venue hires at Design West. The Architect is available to book for design & culture related meetings, talks & events (Monday to Thursday only).

The Architect Bar Interior

Download our Venue Hire information (pdf) and contact our Venue Manager to make a booking:

Read our Terms and Conditions for Venue Hire.

Become a member today & benefit from discounted venue hire.

Design West is an accessible venue & we aim to make your visit as easy as possible. Please let us know of any specific access requirements at point of booking.