Capacity: 40
Floor: First

As one of the most popular rooms, the Somerset should be booked several months in advance to ensure availability. The Somerset benefits from a lowered ceiling, dimmable down-lighters and soft chairs. Ideal for breakouts, seminars and board room meetings.

Key features iconKey Features

  • Air conditioned
  • Online conference access
  • Disabled lift access
  • Kitchenette area
Theatre Style
Theatre Style


Classroom style
Classroom Style


Cabaret style
Boardroom Style



Length (widest point) 11.7m
Width (widest point) 5.8m
Area 67.9sqm
Height (max) 2.3m
Height (min) 2.3m


Fluorescent & Halogen Tungsten & Halogen
Control in Room Yes
Dimmers On halogen downlighter
Windows/Skylights No
Blackout facility Yes


Hearing Loop No
LAN Network Point Yes
Sound system fitted No
Air Conditioning Yes
Number of 13 amp plugs 14
3 Phase available


Street Access No
Disabled Access Yes
Kings Centre Map

Plan Your Event

For larger conferences our main hall can seat 575 delegates and is equipped with the latest audio and visual presentation equipment. We also have two further halls including a fully equipped sports hall, all of which can easily be reorganised into excellent exhibition spaces.

There are a number of other rooms accommodating 8 to 150 delegates that can be used as small conference venues, training rooms, board rooms and lecture rooms. Whatever the size of your event, there are dedicated staff that will ensure you get the most from your booking.

Kings Centre has full disabled access and is within easy reach of the main roads into Eastbourne and Hampden Park railway stations.

The Kings Centre offers in house catering. We take great pleasure in offering a high quality buffet menu for conferences at affordable prices. Menus can be tailored to your requirements.

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