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The University of Southampton
Conference, Events & Hospitality

Wide Lane

The pavilion in Wide Lane overlooks the extensive sports grounds and offers 2 separate, first floor meeting rooms suitable for 25 - 60 delegates. The sports pitches can be hired and are ideal for outdoor team building activities.

The Meeting Rooms

Wessex Suite – this larger room that can hold up to 60 people caberet style (when used with the Hampshire Suite) and up to 40 theatre style. There is a in-built data projector and screen.

Hampshire Suite – this smaller space is ideal as a break out room or as an overflow catering area. There is no fixed equipment but data projector & screen can be arranged for you.

Terrace Bar - this informal space is where refreshments and buffet lunch are served with sofa seating and casual tables.

All rooms benefit from natural daylight and are temperature controlled. A small outdoor patio area overlooking the main pitches is accessible from both the Wessex Suite and the Terrace Bar.


University of Southampton Sports Ground, Wide Lane, SO50 5PE, is 2.5 miles away from the Highfield campus, is within walking distance of Southampton Parkway train station and Southampton International Airport and is just off junction 5 of the M27.


There is ample free car parking on site.

Wessex and Hampshire Suite
Wessex and Hampshire Suite
Outside Upper Courtyard
Outside Upper Courtyard
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Contact: Conference, Events & Hospitality

Telephone: 02380 592832
Postal address: University of Southampton, Building 38/40, University Road, Southampton SO17 1BJ

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