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Rates and Packages

We have a range of competitive packages with simple pricing to make planning and booking your event a breeze. Everything you will need is included in our pricing below.

Room-only hire

Individual rooms can be hired at The Pitt Building from as little as £35. Choose from one of our seven exceptional, flexible rooms – all flooded with natural daylight. We’re sure there will be one that suits your event perfectly. Prices are for a full day.

  • Oriel room £625
  • Darwin room £650
  • Newton room £525
  • Bentley room £600
  • Cass room £275
  • Wright room £275
  • Thomas room £210

The Oriel Room


The Oriel Room

Arguably one of the most stunning meeting rooms in Cambridge, this handsome Gothic room is perfectly suited to executive board meetings. The room features a solid oak table fixed in an open rectangle, with individual lights, generous leather chairs, an 80 inch LED screen, advanced video-conferencing facilities and, its centrepiece, the breathtaking Oriel window. Every book published by Cambridge University Press, receives its official stamp of approval right here in the Oriel Room.

The Darwin Room

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The Darwin Room

Our largest room offers the ideal environment for a variety of meetings and events. Just off The Pitt Building’s impressive reception area, the Darwin Room is a versatile and spacious ground-floor conference suite with climate control, an abundance of natural light, built-in A/V equipment and Wi-Fi internet access.

The Newton Room

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The Newton Room

Also on the ground floor, the Newton Room has a more intimate feel. With all the technical specifications of the Darwin Room, this room is ideal for training sessions or smaller boardroom meetings. The two rooms are connected by the rear reception area which can be used for refreshments or display space.

The Bentley Room

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The Bentley Room

The Bentley Room has recently been refurbished to the highest modern standards. The room is of generous proportions and offers high-specification, built-in widescreen projection facilities, Wi-Fi internet access and magnetic walls for displays.

The Cass Room


The Cass Room

One of two adjoining rooms on the first floor, the Cass Room is a light, airy room ideal for meetings and training courses. It features a wall-mounted LCD screen and Wi-Fi internet access. There is an interconnecting door to the Wright Room.

The Wright Room

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The Wright Room

On the first floor, with dual aspect windows, the Wright Room features a wall-mounted LCD screen suitable for presentations. The book-lined walls create a quiet, studious atmosphere making it an ideal space for interviews, boardroom meetings or a syndicate room for larger meetings.

The Thomas Room


The Thomas Room

A compact room on the first floor, suitable for smaller meetings. It is often hired for use in addition to another meeting room or as a conference office, and has a multi-drinks station for delegates benefit.

Delegate rates

Our simple and easy to understand delegate packages are designed to make planning your event as simple and cost effective as possible.

  • Day with lunch £52pp
  • Day (no lunch) £42pp
  • Half-day with lunch £37.50pp
  • Breakfast meeting £26pp
  • Evening reception from £21pp
  • Extra Refreshment Break £4.50pp

Breakfast meeting

We want to make sure you and your guests get the best start to your day and the most from that important breakfast meeting. Our mouthwatering breakfast menu offers:

  • Hot bacon baguettes or rolls with sauces
  • Hot sausage baguettes or rolls with sauces
  • Smoked salmon & cream cheese bagel bites
  • Continental cheese and/or meats selection with freshly baked bread
  • Danish pastries and muffins
  • Your choices of breakfast cereals or muesli
  • Yoghurts
  • Whole fresh fruit selection
  • Cut fresh fruit platter

Evening reception

Your evening events could have a no more elegant and welcoming backdrop. Award ceremonies, fundraisers, evening canapé receptions, presentations, launches – we have in-depth experience of hosting all these and more. Your guests will leave impressed and you will leave happy. Our standard evening hours are 17:30–21:00 but we are pleased to discuss an extension to these if you require it.

Standard times

Full day 8:30 - 17:30

Half day - morning 8:30 - 13:00

Half day - afternoon 13:00 - 17:30

Evening reception 17:30 - 21:00

There is an additional charge of £150.00 per hour outside of our standard times.

What's included

All seven Pitt Building rooms offer free Wi-Fi, complimentary use of the very latest audio-visual equipment, air conditioning, comprehensive office facilities and an expert conference team on hand to assist you.