Conference and Seminar Rooms

Conference Room

Conference Room

The Conference Room can accommodate up to 50 people with lecture style seating and is equipped with a data projector and PA system.

Seminar Room

Seminar Room

The Seminar Room can accommodate up to 25 people with a boardroom style set-up or up to 40 people with lecture style seating. The room is equipped with an LCD screen.

Combined Space

Whole Space

The partition walls separating the seminar and conference rooms can be opened to create a large, flexible space that can be used in a variety of ways. With lecture style seating the space can accommodate up to 90 people or with the furniture removed it is an ideal space for exhibitions and receptions.

Atrium and Green Roof


Hire of either room includes use of our circular breakout space and access to one of Sheffield’s first green roofs. The Atrium has an impressive glass ceiling and is an ideal space for lunches and wine receptions. The Green Roof comes into its own in the summer months as guests make the most of the outdoor seating.

Booking and Enquiries


To make a booking request please complete our online booking form.

The rooms can be set out in a variety of ways to suit the needs of your event. Please contact Kerry McMahon, HRI Administrator, on 0114 222 9890 to discuss your requirements.


View of the outside of the HRI building

Our meeting rooms are available free of charge to Faculty of Arts and Humanities users.

We welcome bookings from outside the Faculty and the University, please contact us for our latest hire charges.