National Oceanography Centre


European Way, Southampton, SO14 3ZH Tel: 023 8059 6359

Map reference: 650

The National Oceanography Centre is able to offer bespoke, tailor-made packages to cater to the requirements of your event at our unique waterside building in Southampton.

Key Features

  • Unique Waterfront Location
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout the venue
  • Enclosed outdoor courtyard spaces
  • Research Facilities tour subject to availability
  • Professional in house catering team
  • Full event management packages available
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Available on request.

Directions: By car the NOC has direct links from the M3, M27 (W) or M27 (E). From Central London, join the M3 and leave at Junction 14 (the M3 splits east and west at this point but you can take either direction for the slip road to the A33 into Southampton). Follow signs to Dock Gate 4 and the Waterfront for approximately 6 miles. The journey time is approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes.

The NOC has a range of rooms and conference facilities available to hire for meetings, seminars, lectures, conferences or events. With up to 25 bookable meeting spaces and years of event-hosting experience, we are the perfect venue to host your event.

Close to the city centre with great transport links, the NOC has spaces to suit events of varying sizes. Our meeting spaces range from small boardrooms to large lecture theatres. Many of our rooms have flexible layouts enabling them to be used for custom purposes. All of our rooms feature natural daylight and access to data projectors and screens.


Number of Bedrooms NA
Maximum Capacity Theatre Style 180
Maximum Capacity Informal Reception Style 180
Maximum Capacity Formal Dinner Style 120



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