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Emirates Riverside (Durham Cricket)

Durham Cricket, County Ground, Riverside, Chester-le-Street, County Durham, DH3 3QR
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If you are looking for function rooms in Durham, there is nothing like hosting your event with a backdrop as timeless as the County Durham riverbank. No matter what the occasion Emirates Riverside is the perfect venue for an intimate family gathering or huge Celebration!

Our accredited meeting spaces are some of the most versatile and visually stunning spaces in the North East for your meetings and conferences, ensuring your message is heard as we take care of the details to ensure a seamless event.

Our highly professional team of advisors will be on hand to help you organise and manage your event. You get time to enjoy the experience and we will make sure it’s truly memorable.

Our events team will look after every detail from the point of booking before handing over to our operations team who will be on hand to help with every request on the day. You will have a dedicated Event Manager who will look after your event ensuring you receive first-class service throughout.

Castle View Suite
Max Capacity 120

As the name of this suite suggests, it focuses on the fantastic 18th century castle positioned directly in front of the room.

Whether it’s a frostbitten morning or mid-summer night’s dream, the Castle View is the perfect pitch facing solution for either small intimate gatherings or for slightly larger numbers up to a maximum capacity of 120. The contemporary design of the room lends itself to a classic conference or the most glamourous of evening events.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 120
Boardroom 40
Cabaret 80
Classroom 40
Dinner Dance 100
Reception 150
Theatre 100
U-Shape 40
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
20.50 11.00 8.00
Riverside Suite
Max Capacity 240

The Riverside Suite is our largest within the stadia, and as its name suggests it overlooks our four acre pitch and surrounding views of the County Durham riverbanks.

There is no comparison to the Riverside Suites unique 160-foot,glass-fronted panoramic view of one of the most picturesque settings in English sport providing the backdrop to an unrivalled events space. Seating a maximum of 240 people for a dinner, it is the perfect setting for the grandest of events. Whether you’re looking for a conference, private dinner, exhibition or school prom our Riverside Suite could be the dramatic setting your event needs to give that WOW’ factor.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 220
Cabaret 200
Dinner Dance 200
Reception 250
Theatre 300
U-Shape 50
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
51.00 8.00 2.43
Cathedral Suite
Max Capacity 150

The Cathedral Suite features high ceilings creating a large open and airy space. Its square design provides flexibility for anything from conference to wedding ceremonies, it is our most versatile space. The floor to ceiling windows optimise natural daylight to highlight the contemporary design of the room.

Having a large open car park opposite the room lends itself to creating a ground floor event with indoor or outdoor exhibition space for vehicles, shell schemes or play equipment! The square design allows rows to be created for your guests to weave in and out of.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 120
Boardroom 40
Cabaret 120
Classroom 50
Dinner Dance 100
Reception 150
Theatre 150
U-Shape 50
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
13.70 14.00 9.00
Colin Milburn Lounge
Max Capacity 45

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 40
Boardroom 35
Cabaret 40
Classroom 25
Reception 40
Theatre 50
U-Shape 20
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
14.50 6.00 2.28
Lumley Lounge
Max Capacity 45

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 40
Boardroom 35
Cabaret 40
Classroom 25
Reception 40
Theatre 50
U-Shape 20
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
14.50 6.00 2.28
Graveney Lounge
Max Capacity 45

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 40
Boardroom 35
Cabaret 40
Classroom 25
Reception 40
Theatre 50
U-Shape 20
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
14.50 6.00 2.28
Fosters Lounge
Max Capacity 45

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 40
Boardroom 35
Cabaret 40
Classroom 25
Reception 40
Theatre 50
U-Shape 20
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
14.50 6.00 2.28
Executive Box's (15 on site)
Max Capacity 12

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 12
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
6.00 4.00 2.28
Directors Boardroom
Max Capacity 22

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 22
Boardroom 22
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
11.50 5.00 2.43
The Glass House Suite
Max Capacity 500

The Glass House is our largest suite with a capacity of up to 500 delegates in one space.

Perfect for keynote speeches, conferences and larger private events. The glass fronted room overlooks the sports complex adjacent to the stadium where our first class cricketers train, and world class players have been developed. To enquire about your bespoke booking in our new space please contact our events team.

The glass house is part of our training facility and is extremely popular, early enquiries and bookings are advised.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 500
Cabaret 500
Dinner Dance 400
Theatre 1000
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
35.00 18.50
Finchale Lounge
Max Capacity 60

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 40
Boardroom 30
Cabaret 40
Theatre 60
U-Shape 20
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
12.50 6.00

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