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Chapter House hire

Chapter House is in an excellent location on Cathedral Walk, in the city centre and offers a variety of meeting rooms available to hire.

Due to its central location, it is the ideal venue for those travelling by train, on foot, by bicycle or car, with parking available at nearby car parks.

Recently redecorated throughout, our meeting rooms are equipped with the latest AV equipment with St Cedd’s Hall using a modern white screen and projector and the Johnson and Chancellor rooms using TV screens for displaying presentations.

Also available to hire is the Chapter Room, accessible from the first floor by stairs only but ideal for business meetings. New for this year is the Provost Room; a great breakout room for up to 4 people that is situated on the same floor as the Chapter Room.

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Our meeting rooms can offer flexible room layouts that can suit your needs, from theatre and boardroom styles to café style.

Café style of up to 80 delegates can be accommodated in St Cedd’s Hall at round tables, with cloths if required.

There is disabled access via the lift to the first floor only, where the WC facilities are located, including a disabled toilet and baby changing facilities.

Refreshments are available including hot and cold drinks and biscuits; we are also able to offer a continental breakfast of warm rolls as well as a sandwich lunch.

Dietary options are available upon request including vegetarian and vegan options.

Wi-Fi can be accessed, free of charge, during your booking and flipcharts are available upon request.

Located adjacent to the Cathedral, Chapter House also offers the flexibility to be used as a breakout space for events and concerts taking place in the Cathedral.

Click here to view on a map the location of Chapter House. The address is Chapter House, Cathedral Walk, Chelmsford, CM1 1NX. 


For full prices and details about booking please click here

Our Estate Manager will be pleased to discuss your requirements and answer any questions you may have, and full support is offered from the point of your initial enquiry to the conclusion of your booking. We welcome you to arrange a visit to the Chapter House to view our facilities and see how we can support your meeting or event.

Contact Anne Hesketh, tel: 01245 294480 or by email.

Pictured below St Cedd's Hall (largest room  ground floor), Provost Room (small meeting room), and Chancellor and Johnson Rooms (first floor).