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Venue hire

Our award-winning campus situated in the heart of Southend-on-Sea has the facilities, space, and technology to host a wide range of events including concerts, seminars, meetings and conferences, exhibitions and even films and TV. A full catering service is also available for all events.

We also have campuses in Basildon and Thurrock, and also partnerships with other venue providers. They too have the capability to host a variety of functions ensuring flexibility to host your event in the most suitable location for your attendees.

Clients and events have included:

  • Anne Frank Trust exhibition
  • Business Link
  • Essex County Council
  • Essex Police
  • HMP & YOI Bullwood Hall
  • Leigh Film Society: featuring screenings of Lyndsay Anderson’s If... (1968) including a talk by star of the film, David Wood, and a screening of international cult hit, Czech Dream (2005) featuring a talk by the film’s producer.
  • Southend Festival’s An Evening with Darth Vader (actor Dave Prowse) and Mike Edmonds, both of Star Wars fame
  • Lynn Tait Gallery
  • Simon Woodroffe seminar (author, panellist on BBC’s Dragons’ Den, founder of Yo! Sushi Restaurants)
  • Southend Borough Council
  • Royal Air Force
  • Army Engagement Team

Dining decksAtrium & Dining Decks

The Atrium contains our 250-seat Performance Pod, ‘floating’ Dining Decks, viewing balconies and attractive social and meeting areas.

The Atrium is an innovative and flexible space suitable for hosting a variety of events and functions as well as live shows. With the option of seating up to 500 people, the Atrium is ideal for large scale events such as fashion shows, concerts and other live performance events.

500 [Atrium]
100 [Dining Decks]



London-style brasserie featuring sophisticated décor and relaxed ambience.

Fully-licensed bar, open plan tables and private booths, training kitchens.



Inside the PodPod

Performance pod/lecture theatre designed from the inside-out utilising the latest acoustic surveys.

Stage, drop down HD projector, Blu-ray, DVD, VHS and Powerpoint.
Further technical details are available upon request.



High House Production ParkHigh House Production Park

High House Production Park in Purfleet is a high quality, flexible events venue offering innovative internal and external facilities for any occasion from meetings, conferences, workshops to weddings, parties, product launches to name but a few.

If you are planning an event, get in touch and let us take care of everything for you from initial concept to execution.

For information relating to all other venue facilities contact Helga Eyers.