Facilities to Hire at Thoresby College

Meeting and Conference Rooms in King’s Lynn


A centrally heated and fully carpeted room featuring its original hammer beam roof intact.

Approx. 32ft x 20ft
Maximum permitted number: 56
Folding tables and chairs included. Blackout facilities available, also a looped hearing system is installed.
Standard 13 amp sockets
Ideal for meetings, exhibitions, tutorials etc.
Hire charges:

Hourly rate: £24.00
Regular user discounted rate*: £18.00
Daily rate: £120.00 9am–6pm plus £18.00 per hour after 6pm

The Great Hall and Lower Hall at Thoresby College are available for hire. To book, please contact the Premises Manager on 07876 427331 or email  premises@klprestrust.org.uk

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A centrally heated room with a fully carpeted floor with oak beams

Approx. 32ft x 10ft
Maximum permitted number: 24
Folding tables and chairs included
Standard 13 amp sockets
Wall mounted projector screen
Ideal for smaller meetings, tutorials etc.
Hire charges:

Hourly rate: £12.00
Regular user discounted rate*: £9.00
Daily rate: £60.00 9am–6pm plus £9.00 per hour after 6pm
* Regular user means 6 or more bookings in any year

Information for Hirers

A fully equipped kitchen complete with cups and saucers is available for the use of hirers. There is no charge for this facility but it is booked on a first come, first served basis.

Conditions of booking

Hirers are advised that ALL facilities are strictly NON SMOKING areas.

CAR PARKING – The Trust regrets that it cannot offer ANY parking facilities within Thoresby College itself. All spaces in the enclosed car park adjoining the College are let on a long term basis to residents and others. However, ample parking is available on the South Quay or in nearby public car parks. Arrangements can be made with our Premises Manager for access for unloading, provided vehicles are not left unattended.

Thoresby College does not hold licences for either, alcohol, music or dancing. It is regretted therefore that bookings cannot be taken for discos, parties or wedding receptions.

Minimum booking is for two hours per session and may be anytime between 9am and 10.30pm, Monday to Saturday.

If using caterers the hirer must agree to arrangements with the Trust in advance and if requested complete a risk assessment to be submitted to the Trust at least one week in advance of the hiring.

Hirers must familiarise themselves with evacuation procedures and will be responsible for ensuring that they premises are safely evacuted in the event of a fire alarm.

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Layout options for Great Hall


For Large Numbers

Optimal Room Occupancy

(can be adopted to a hollow square layout)

Centrally located table

Classic layout ideal for discussion & debate

Popular for smaller meetings


Seating around 3 sides of room – good for presentations from front

Square layout conducive to discussion

Presentation space in middle

Classroom Style

Tables angled towards centre, similar to Cabaret Style

Can fit 6 per table

Ideal for small group work