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Engineers' House

Engineers' House
The Promenade
Clifton Down
Tel: 0117 906 4800

  • Up to 170 delegates
  • 16 meeting rooms
  • Shuttle bus
  • 115 parking spaces
  • Free 100MB wifi

Engineers’ House is an impressive Grade II listed conference venue in Bristol, located in the prestigious suburb of Clifton Down. This Bristol venue is AIM accredited, the industry national standard for quality of service and facilities you can expect to find. Engineers' House offers visitors a free shuttle service - for more details of this, parking and directions, download our travel guide.

Conference and meeting room hire in Bristol

The building of our Bristol conference centre has a 19th century elegance and charm and the picturesque grounds overlook Westbury Park.

Engineers’ House offers 16 fully versatile meeting rooms which can be configured to your personal needs. Our largest room, the Clifton suite can accommodate up to 170 delegates in a theatre style layout with ease of access through an elevator.

The meeting rooms in Bristol all have natural daylight and leading edge technology – 100MB free Wi-Fi, data projectors, in-room computers, DVD and audio conferencing technology. We can also provide multiple laptops for training sessions at no extra cost.

Refreshments, stationery, flipcharts, phones and whiteboards are included as standard and there are no hidden extras at our Bristol conference venue.

Our team are on hand at all times to tailor a solution specific to your requirements, to look after the technology, organise refreshments and provide a responsive and seamless service that will ensure your event runs smoothly at our function rooms in Bristol.

"Engineers' House is an excellent choice based on location and services offered, as a host I am always warmly welcomed and provided with excellent support, my delegates love the friendliness and professionalism of the staff."

Deborah Gemmell, Training Manager, Business Centric Services Group

Our meeting rooms






Clifton suite






Stothert Room






Lister Room






Board Room






Bow Room






Executive Suite 1

75 30 27 26 50

Executive Suite 2






Executive Suite 3

25 12 20 16 18

Executive Suite 4


10 13 12 14
Executive Suite 6
30 14 16  15 20
Executive Suite 7


10 10 10 12
Executive Suite 8
 30 14 16 15 20
Executive Suite 9
 30 16 20 16 24
Executive Suite 10
 16 10 13 12 14





Our dishes change on a daily basis, and an example of our offering can be found in our latest menu

Every EEF conference venue places a strong emphasis on high quality, nutritious and delicious food and Engineers’ House meeting room hire is no exception through our team of skilled chefs. The atmospheric Vaults restaurant offers an expansive and appetizing two course hot and cold buffet lunch created by our team of skilled chefs.

We also cater for private dinners and canapé receptions for up to 150 people and the idyllic grounds lend themselves to marquee events whether it be a conference or a function.

All dietary needs are catered for, so please advise us in advance of your specific needs.

Our Bristol venue hire benefits from a number of spacious lounges offering a plentiful supply of homemade cakes and pastries, fresh fruit, juices and free-flowing teas and coffees.

Our reputation for customer service is unrivalled through a team of passionate people who are committed to and focused on ensuring you achieve your objectives while having a memorable experience.

"Engineers' House is a superb venue, easy to find, centrally located and offering value for money. We have been impressed the professional and friendly service received from the staff, the well-equipped rooms and the quality of the meals."

Allison Hill, National Administrator, Pillars Leadership Training


Engineers’ House is ideally situated for businesses looking for a conference venue in Bristol and the South West.

Travelling by car

Engineers’ House is easily accessible from the M4 and M5 within a 10 minute drive. Parking is available on site as well as a regular complementary shuttle service operating to and from West End Car Park in the city centre.

Travelling by rail

Bristol Temple Meads mainline station is a short distance from Engineers’ House. Taxis are readily available from outside the station, and we have a shuttle service running throughout the day (as mentioned above).

Local Bus services

Check and plan your routes here.

Travelling by air

Engineers’ House is a 20 minute drive from Bristol City Airport.

Download our comprehensive Travel Guide

"This is the first conference I have run at Engineers' House and I will look no further for future events. The standard of service, facilities and the relaxed atmosphere of the venue are second to none and the venue received very high ratings from our delegates in the conference feedback forms."

Kate Dougherty, KJD Communications, Organiser of the annual Bristol Patient Safety Conference

Awards and accreditations

Engineers' House has won a number of prestigious awards and accreditations.

 AIM gold

AIM is the UK’s nationally recognised standard for accredited venues and service providers in the meetings, conferences and events industry.

Engineers' House, and all our other venues, have achieved the highest level of accreditation offered by AIM: their AIM Gold Standard.




BDRC Continental, the UK’s meetings sector research specialist, holds an annual celebration to announce the list of venues that achieve the  VenueVerdict Accreditations.  These accreditations are based entirely on genuine, verified customer feedback, these accolades reflect the cream of the nation’s meetings providers.

EEF Venues won the No.1 Small Group award, given to the groups that record the highest overall scores in each size category. Find out more here.

 conferencecentresofexcellence All EEF Venues are members of Venues of Excellence, the UK’s leading sales and marketing consortium of specialist venues for meeting, training and business events. Before joining, venues have to meet stringent quality criteria in terms of facilities, accommodation and customer care. There is also ongoing quality assurance, administered independently, ensuring customers have a guarantee of the highest quality standards when using Venues of Excellence.
 113x79-GTsilver Green Tourism is the largest sustainable certification programme of its kind. They assess hundreds of fantastic places to stay and visit in the UK and abroad every year

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Engineers House in the press

Incentive Travel & Corporate Meetings
EEF Venues’ Engineers’ House conference venue in Bristol, is to host a conference on 14th June to support a campaign by Wood for Good to showcase  how timber construction can help to solve the current housing crisis.

Bristol Post
Engineers' House has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Bristol Post Business Awards 2016, in the Customer Service category.  The venue are in esteemed company with the best of Bristol being represented.

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