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Rent a room for your event at Business First

07 Aug 2019 –– Events
Meeting rooms available for hire in Lancashire, Liverpool and Paisley

Make a big impression on your guests by booking a boardroom or training room at one of our modern, stylish business centres.

We have room hire facilities at our business centres in Burnley, Blackburn, Padiham, Blackpool, Preston and Paisley.

Whether you're organising a simple meeting, an interview session, group training, networking meetings or anything else, we have rooms suitable for your event available to hire.

Our rooms and facilities vary slightly at each centre, so we have put together a guide below to help to determine which centre location is best for your event and your specific requirements.

Padiham meeting room hire - Group First House

We have two business centres located on Shuttleworth Mead Business Park, Padiham. Both of these centres, Ribble Court and Group First House, have Padiham meeting rooms available to rent for meetings, events and training.

At Group First House, we have two boardrooms for hire, both of which seat ten people. One of these Padiham meeting rooms is located on the ground floor, while the second is situated on the first floor. 

Meeting room facilities at this centre include projectors which connect to HDMI cable, as well as complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits.

We also have an interactive whiteboard available for your meeting, training or event at our Padiham business centre, Group First House. 

Smart Kapp is the “share-as-you-go” whiteboard which lets users share notes with up to 250 people at a time, wherever they are in the world, by emailing them via JPEG or PDF. 

Remote, joint working has never been easier and you’ll save valuable travel time and costs by interacting in this way. Use of the interactive whiteboard and other facilities are included in the cost to rent a meeting room at Group First House, Padiham

Both of our Shuttleworth Mead, Padiham, business centres benefit from close proximity to Simply Classic bistro, which can cater your meeting or event and deliver food directly to the centre.

The cost to hire boardrooms at our Group First House centre is £60+VAT for a full day or £40+VAT for half a day. To book, email

Padiham meeting room hire - Ribble Court 

Our Ribble Court business centre is also situated on Shuttleworth Mead, immediately on your left as you drive into the business park.

Here, we have one Padiham meeting room which seats eight people, with free tea, coffee and biscuits available for guests.

Like all of our business centres, our Ribble Court centre offers free parking to tenants and guests on-site.

The cost to hire the boardroom at our Padiham Ribble Court centre is £40 for half a day and £60 for a full day. To book it, email

Burnley meeting room hire

If you're looking for a Burnley event venue or meeting room for hire, look no further than our Burnley business centre, which is situated off Liverpool Road, on Empire Way.

At our Burnley centre, we have two boardrooms for hire which seat around six people each. 

We also have two Burnley training rooms available to let to external companies, both of which seat around 18 people.

Facilities on offer at our Burnley meeting rooms for hire include wireless presentation software. 

ClickShare by Barco is a wireless presentation system which enables users to project onto our large screen easily and quickly. Use your laptop or mobile device to share what’s on your screen at the click of a button, or download the app to share remotely. 

This technology means no more cables, no more embarrassing technical mishaps, just smooth and professional presentations to wow your guests.

Other facilities include complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits for all guests.

The cost to hire boardrooms or training rooms at our Burnley business centre, which is located close to the M65 and rail and bus links, is £60+VAT for a full day or £40+VAT for half a day. To book, email 

Linwood meeting room hire 

Located at Linwood Point, our Paisley business centre has two boardrooms available to hire for meetings, training, interviews or networking events.

One of our Paisley boardrooms seats 10 people, while the other meeting room is suitable for 14 people.

Both of these meeting rooms at our Paisley centre feature television screens which users can connect to laptops, as well as WiFi and complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits.

As the centre is close to Glasgow Airport, our Paisley meeting rooms are a convenient choice for businesses with international connections. 

The cost to rent a meeting room at our Paisley centre is £40 for a half day or £60 for a full day. To book, email 

Blackburn meeting room hire

Our Blackburn business centre, located just off the M65 motorway on Centurion Way, has two boardrooms available to let to anyone looking for high quality, modern Blackburn meeting rooms.

Both of the boardrooms to rent at our Blackburn centre are located on the ground floor, just off our reception area for easy access.

Facilities include WiFi and TV screen with whiteboards and markers included.

There is also complimentary team, coffee, sugar, biscuits and milk available to guests who book one of our Blackburn boardrooms for their meeting or event.

These air-conditioned boardrooms seat six to eight people, with extra chairs available if required.

The cost to hire our Blackburn meeting rooms is £40 for a half day or £60 for a full day. To book, email 

Blackpool meeting room hire

Blackpool Business First centre is located on Amy Johnson Way, within the Blackpool Enterprise Zone. Here, we have two Blackpool boardrooms to rent, both of which seat between six and 10 people.

When booking our Blackpool meeting rooms for hire, guests can enjoy facilities including a projector which can connect to laptops, as well as free tea, coffee and biscuits.

Rates for hiring our Blackpool meeting rooms are £40 for half a day and £60 for a full day. To book, email

Preston meeting room hire

At our Preston business centre, we have boardrooms available to rent in Millennium Way development.

Two Preston meeting rooms are available to hire here, both seating between six and 10 individuals.

Guests are welcome to use presentation facilities as well as enjoying free tea, coffee and biscuits.

Choose from a half day booking for £40, or a full day at £60. To book, email

Benefits of booking a meeting room with Business First

When you choose to book a meeting room for hire at Business First, you benefit from more than just a venue.

All of our business centres are situated in prime locations, with easy access from motorways and great public transport links for your guests or delegates to find the venue quickly and easily.

Each centre has free parking available on-site, so there's no need to worry about permits or fines.

Business First centres are home to buzzing business communities, so there's always the opportunity to network with other businesses when you come to one of our centres, whether you're an office space tenant or a guest.

Another huge benefit of booking meeting rooms at Business First business centres is the free promotional marketing package we offer to help you promote your event. 

We have an in-house marketing team at our head office who can design and distribute email marketing and posters, as well as publicising events on our social media channels. 

So, if you're keen to create a buzz about your event to attract as many people to sign up as possible, speak to us about how we can help you to make it happen.

Book a boardroom for hire at Business First

To book a boardroom at any of our business centres, simply find your local centre here and fill out the form to contact your local centre manager. 

All of our boardrooms, training rooms and conference facilities are available to hire at the cost of £40 for a half day or £60 for a full day, with free tea, coffee and biscuits, WiFi, the latest audio-visual presentation equipment and the option for our in-house marketing team to promote your event free of charge.