The East of England Co-op Education Centre


East of England Co-op General store

Situated in central Ipswich, our Education Centre is available for hire for meetings and events, at very competitive rates. 

  • Wifi in in all rooms
  • Car parking for up to 50 vehicles
  • Digital projectors and screens, TV, video and DVD player
  • Flip chart stands and display boards
  • Lounge for refreshments and catering
  • Self service or prepared Fairtrade refreshments
  • Disabled access to the ground floor is available from the car park at the rear of the building. All ground floor rooms are accessible for wheelchairs.
  • Easy access to main toilets on the ground floor, additional toilets are located on the first floor.
Our Rooms
  • The Robert Owen Room has three computers with internet access and printer.

  • The Pioneer Hall can accommodate board style meetings for 24-36 people or up to 80 people when set up in a theatre style. Flexible staging is available and the room has a hearing loop.

  • The Small Meeting Room (3-4 people capacity) is ideal for quiet work, one-to-ones and interviews.

  • The George Hines Room and the Joseph Gee Room are both located on the first floor accessed by stairs and each will accommodate 12-15 people.

  • The John Castle Room is located on the first floor accessed by stairs and can accommodate 15-18 people.

Room Hire 

Rooms are available for hire from Monday to Thursday 09:00-21:30, Friday 09:00-16:00.

For room hire charges and more information, please call us on 01473 280316.

You can also download our room hire brochure here.