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Hire NTU Facilities

At NTU, we are proud to offer a range of cutting-edge equipment and facilities to meet the needs of businesses from a broad range of industries and sectors.

Our commitment to making NTU an inspiring place to work and study has seen us invest over £420m to enhance our facilities and estates since 2003. By engaging with us, you can gain access to our state-of-the-art technology and spaces, as well as the specialist knowledge and skills to take your organisation to the next level.

What’s more, we have a proven track-record of hosting high-profile conferences, events and functions for organisations across a wide range of industries and sectors including Experian, Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH), and Browne Jacobson. Find out how we can best support your organisation by browsing the sections below.

Events and conferencing

EBEN Conference

Award-winning, accessible and unique facilities makes NTU Events and Conferencing ideal for your next commercial event.

Venues are located at the City, Clifton and Brackenhurst campuses, all bringing their own suitability to meet your events, conferencing and meeting requirements. With space to cater for up to a 1,000 delegates, these locations are suitable for bespoke events such as award evenings, exhibitions and dinner parties.

Both indoor and outdoor spaces are available, offering you flexibility in curating your desired event type, size and style.

Hosting over 500 events and welcoming in excess of 10,000 delegates during 2019, find out more about our spaces and join our list of partner businesses, such as Boots International, that have enjoyed access to our top-of-the-range facilities.

Find out more about NTU events and conferences

NTU sport facilities

Lee Westwood Sports Centre external building

Split across our City and Clifton Campuses, we have modern, performance dedicated sporting facilities available to hire, with various packages available.

Our state-of-the-art specialist and multi-purpose spaces make NTU a perfect location for your desired activity or event. Offering the latest equipment and technology, you can rest assured you are accessing the very best resources for your sporting needs.

Add to this an allocated event manager, tailored service and easily accessible locations, we can provide everything needed to make your experience a success.

Find out more about hiring our sport facilities

Equipment and facilities

Utilising cutting-edge innovation and performance technology, we are able to offer global leading, award-winning facilities and resources to our partner businesses.

Throughout our campus network, you will find modern, tailored working areas and business spaces that encourage collaboration, research and enterprise, while championing sustainability and success for all.

Our campuses are based in Nottingham city centre, Clifton, Brackenhurst (Southwell) and Mansfield, so our facilities are within easy reach of Nottingham, Derby, Leicester and Sheffield as well as all major transport routes through the Midlands.

With regional, national and global partners, our equipment and facilities are used by organisations from wide-ranging industry types and sectors.

Take a look below at what we have to offer and how our business spaces can benefit your business.

The Dryden Enterprise Centre

Opened in spring 2021, the Dryden Enterprise Centre (DEC) is the stunning new home of enterprise, collaboration and entrepreneurship at NTU. Whether you're looking to hire conference suites and meeting rooms, or enquire about a solution to start, grow or expand your business, the DEC has the equipment, facilities and expertise you need for success.

Smart Wireless Innovation Facility (SWIFt)

Implementing the latest 5G connectivity and infrastructure, our state-of-the-art Smart Wireless Innovation Facility (SWIFt) is due to be completed this autumn. Based in the engineering facility at Clifton Campus, the SWIFt represents part of our ‘smart campus’ project and will allow partners to explore and showcase how modern technologies can be used in real life situations. A flagship facility for digital innovation, SWIFt is unique to the Midlands region and offers unrivalled access to the latest advances in wireless technology and innovation for organisations based in the UK and beyond.

Medical Technologies Innovation Facility (MTIF)

Providing state-of-the art dual facilities for research and development, MTIF gives you access to the latest in medical equipment, materials and capability. Offering services designed by scientific professionals, MTIF supports you throughout your product development. Bringing together the skills from a range of partners, including Nottingham University Hospitals and Medilink East Midlands, you can gain access to knowledgeable, cross-discipline expertise.

Equestrian Centre Venue Hire

Here at the Brackenhurst Equestrian Centre, we offer fantastic riding facilities that are available for external hire.

Whether you want somewhere to practise riding independently, run classes as part of your business, or stage a dressage event, we can help you.


Law firms and in-house legal departments can access our Criminal, Family, and Civil courtrooms from the Chaucer Building, the home of Nottingham Law School.

As precise replicas of working courtrooms, organisations and firms can use our facilities to help their teams hone their skills.

Clinical legal skills are an important part of any legal career, and our courts are the perfect stage to refine your team's capabilities.

To find out more about hiring the court rooms and to check availability, please contact us at

Get in touch

Need to talk through your options? Please contact us today on +44 (0)115 848 8899 or via email at and one of our business development managers will be in touch to discuss your requirements.