With a convenient location and easy access, we offer a practical base for meetings, interviews, seminars and training events for any organisation or business.

Our spacious conference room can comfortably accommodate up to 20 delegates and offers an adjacent break-out room, and separate interview room. The facility boasts the latest IT conferencing technology with accessible professional support to ensure any technical hitches don’t impact on your day.

The bright and comfortable room benefits from natural light and is stylishly furnished.  Delegates may also take advantage of seating in the private court yard in clement weather and enjoy refreshments in the open air.

Our friendly office team will meet and greet your delegates and will be on hand throughout your visit.  Catering is freshly made on site to your requirements alongside our renowned complimentary hot beverages.

Your room will be set up for your preference prior to arrival and we can even have your presentation ready to go.  

Conference Suite Information

Please scroll through the slides to view the conference suites and their facilities.

The Ian Edwards Conference Suite


Live Streaming

You can screen share using the platform of your choice. 

We’re fully integrated with Zoom, Teams and Google so other delegates can join the meeting remotely if needed.

Your room includes...

  • Fully integrated audio and visual equipment set up to accommodate remote access for delegates
  • TV
  • Wifi 
  • Use of stationery
  • Lecturn 
  • Projector and screen
  • Flip chart and markers
  • Break out room (pre-booking required)
  • Complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits
  • Complimentary filtered water
  • Onsite technical support
  • Inter-connecting kitchen
  • Free onsite parking

We offer a range of room layouts from Boardroom to Cabaret, Theatre, Classroom, Pods/Clusters and U-Shape.

Alternative requirements can be accommodated.  Please contact us to discuss.

All our refreshments are made fresh to order by our in-house catering team and we strive to source produce locally where possible.

We can cater for various dietary requirements as well as vegetarian and gluen-free options. Allergen information available on request.

Refreshments can be taken in the conference room, break out room or you may prefer to enjoy the open space in our private court yard.

Breakfast and Brunch A selection of pastries and muffins
Sausage/bacon barms with sauces
Buffet Lunch A selection of sandwiches, salads (mixed leaf, pasta, special), sausage rolls, quiche, fruit, cakes and yoghurt pots
Refreshments Biscuits / Cakes / Fruit    
Beverages Complimentary tea, coffee, filtered water and biscuits.
Fresh juice and cordials 

Please refer to separate menu below and price list or email n.burkhill@priory.lancs.sch.uk to enquire.

Conference Suite Information

Food Hygiene Rating

Penwortham Priory Academy has a Food Hygiene Rating of 5. For details of the rating, please click on the link below.

Hour Conference Suite 1 - £25 \ Conference Suite 2 - £30
Half Day Call to discuss
Full Day  Conference Suite 1 - £125 \ Conference Suite 2 - £150

Rates include complimentary tea, coffee, filtered water and biscuits.

*Discounted hourly rate for half day bookings. We also offer bespoke pricing packages for multiple and regular bookings.

Please note: school holidays, weekend and evening bookings attract an additional 20% fee.

All prices are subject to VAT where appropriate.


Give us a call and we’ll talk you through what we have to offer and how we can meet your requirements

What we’ll need to know:

  • Date
  • Timings
  • Number of delegates
  • Your requirements (room layout, IT facilities, catering, refreshments)


The conference room is available all year round; during term time and school holidays including evenings and weekends.  

Please note the conference suite will be closed for the two week period over the Christmas break. 

How To Book 

For further information, to view our rooms or to make a booking, please contact Mrs Nikki Burkhill, Office Manager.

01772 320250


A copy of the booking form is available to download below (in Word and PDF format)

Conference Suite Information

Booking terms and conditions

  • Confirmation of bookings and attendees:  All bookings are provisional until confirmed on receipt of a booking form. 
  • Use of conference suite is strictly for the purpose of and in accordance with the details for your booking.  We reserve the right to make additional charges if the room is not vacated by the agreed time.
  • Use of equipment:  Customers should ensure that all equipment and materials brought into the centre comply with and are used in accordance with relevant legislation. Under no circumstances should the permanent electrical installations be altered or otherwise interfered with.  Equipment, furniture or effects should not be removed from the conference suite without consent.  
  • During the use of the conference suite, customers should not knowingly do anything that may damage the goodwill or reputation of Penwortham Priory Academy or which may bring our business into disrepute.
  • Health & Safety: The customer is responsible for the health and safety of their staff and delegates throughout the duration of the hire period. Information regarding emergency procedures, house-keeping and first aid arrangements is available from the front of house staff.
  • Liability: Penwortham Priory Academy accepts no liability for loss or damage to property. 
  • Deposits, charges and payment:  Payment must be made in full on receipt of invoice and by the payment terms stated.
  • Cancellations: We reserve the right to charge a cancellation fee if the customer cancels within 7 days of the event.

Customer Feedback

"Penwortham Priory was fantastic - just a lovely training room (the teachers LOVED the coffee machine).  The staff were amazing too."

Abacus North West Maths Hub