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Hylands Estate

London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8WQ

SET IN OVER 500 ACRES OF GLORIOUS PARKLAND HYLANDS IS THE PERFECT VENUE FOR A MAGNIFICENT EVENT.

Hylands offers a choice of spaces to suit every occasion from conferences and team building away days to weddings and celebratory parties. It’s hard to imagine a more unique and memorable setting for what we hope will be an inspiring and unforgettable occasion.

Hylands Estate gives you and colleagues the much needed time and space to escape every day pressures and help achieve your event plans. Our venue is superbly positioned with great transport links, with both stunning period and contemporary interiors and is surrounded by over 500 by acres of parkland.

Offering a rich heritage with grand and contemporary interiors, Hylands presents a unique combination, well placed to meet the needs of any guest. Our events team will be happy to discuss your ideas for a truly inspirational function to include awards evenings, product launches, charity fundraisers and networking events.

At Hylands we really do offer the best of both worlds, meticulously restored period interiors and a contemporary Grand Pavilion all of which makes an impressive setting for small and intimate meetings through to large and lavish celebrations.

VENUE HIGHLIGHTS

* Excellent transport links, Hylands is just minutes away from the A12 and M25 and a short taxi ride to Chelmsford City railway station
* Free and ample car parking, taking the stress out of late arrivals and additional guests
* Flexible: we can tailor our package and accommodate up to 300 guests depending on your needs
* Surrounded by majestic parkland and glorious gardens, to inspire and refresh

The Banqueting Room
Max Capacity 100

The meticulously restored neo-baroque Banqueting Room is ideal for a variety of events from personal or business use.

The room is lavishly decorated with 24 carat gold leaf swag and scroll decorations, silk lined walls and hand painted wall motifs, completing the luxurious look is a French marble fireplace.

Its floor-to-ceiling windows let the light stream in and give a stunning view of the back lawn, parkland and Serpentine Lake beyond.

The Banqueting Room can have a variety of different layouts in order to provide the best arrangement for your event.

The opulent yet intimate space of this special room creates a beautiful backdrop for any celebration or an impressive setting for a business event.

It’s hard to imagine a more unique and memorable setting for you, family and friends or colleagues.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 80
Boardroom 40
Cabaret 50
Theatre 100
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
12.00 7.00
The Small Dining Room
Max Capacity 40

Part of the original Georgian house and dating back to 1730, the Small Dining Room is a splendid choice to host a drinks reception or as extra meeting space. Light floods in the beautiful bay windows, which overlook neatly clipped lawns and parkland beyond.

It’s open plan room layout is ideal for small receptions because it links with the Entrance Hall and the Grand Staircase bar. It also benefits from attractive and interesting architectural features including Ionic pillars, an Adam-style fireplace and a striking Rococo-style mirror.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Theatre 40
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
7.00 5.50
The Libary
Max Capacity 70

The Library with it’s grand Victorian mahogany table is ideal for a formal boardroom meeting.

The room is opulently decorated with 24 carat gold leaf swag and scroll decorations with the original Italian marble fireplace completing the luxurious stately look.

It’s windows let the light stream in and give a magnificent view of the flowing landscape from the side and front the house.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 20
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
11.00 6.50
The Drawing Room
Max Capacity 70

The extraordinary Drawing Room is a remarkable space to host a ceremony or business event.

The Drawing Room has a fabulously ornate and gilded ceiling, which is complemented by the gorgeous hand-painted wall motifs and stunning marble fireplace.  The room is completed by the 1500 piece elegant Victorian chandelier. The result is an attractive room with the utmost in style and sophistication.

The Drawing Room is dual aspect overlooking beautiful parkland towards the Serpentine Lake and, because the french doors open up onto the East Terrace, it gives a wonderful view of the parkland beyond, making it feel like you are bringing the beautiful outside in.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 20
Theatre 70
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
11.00 6.50
The Study
Max Capacity 10

The sumptuous study is ideal for smaller informal meetings for up to 10 guests. The wood paneled walls and floor oozes affluence and grandeur. Although an intimate room, the large windows flood the study with light.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 10
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
5.00 4.30
The Terrance Room
Max Capacity 60

Following off The Entrance Hall is the elegant Terrace Room making it perfect for drinks receptions & as a refreshment area.

This bright and airy room links with the Grand Staircase bar and the Entrance Hall and is perfect for dancing and socialising for evening parties.  It’s architectural detailing is simple, yet stylish, offering you a blank canvas for any bespoke theme you wish to create.

For business events it is an ideal space for tea & coffee breaks and lunch.

The floor-to-ceiling windows overlook the terrace, lawns and landscaped parkland towards the Serpentine Lake. During warmer days or evenings, your guests could mingle outside, enjoying the stunning views, or even take a stroll to the Pleasure Gardens.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 60
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
13.70 5.50
The Repton Room
Max Capacity 30

As you reach the top of the Grand Staircase you are greeted by The Repton Room in front of you.

The three windows in the bay let the light stream in and give a stunning view of the back lawn, parkland and Serpentine Lake beyond.

It’s hard to imagine a more unique and memorable setting for a meeting space or a small gathering.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 16
Theatre 30
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
7.00 5.50
Hanbury Suite
Max Capacity 12

Situated on the first floor at the front of the building is The Hanbury Suite with it’s own private refreshment area. Set out as a boardroom this space is ideal for smaller meetings for up to 12 people where you would like your own private, undisturbed space.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 12
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
3.60 3.59
The Grand Pavilion
Max Capacity 300

The largest and most flexible space at Hylands Estate is the modern Grand Pavilion. It provides the perfect setting for a large variety of events and functions.

Complete with sparking chandeliers and ivory drapes, The Grand Pavilion offers a contemporary celebration space, perfect for you to decorate in your own unique way.  The floor-to-ceiling windows allow natural light to wash over the room whilst guests enjoy private views of the courtyard garden with steps leading to the Pleasure Gardens and landscaped parkland beyond.

As a business venue this impressive space is perfect to host seminars, meetings, large shows and exhibitions. It was completed in 2014 with a stunning bar, PA sound system and atmospheric mood lighting.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 300
Cabaret 200
Dinner Dance 300
Theatre 300
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
25.00 18.00

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