Bradshaw Meeting Room

Premiere community space available to hire for….
Meetings, Classes, Presentations, Family Gatherings, Small Functions, Community Events, Corporate Hospitality, Training, Conferences….

The Space
• Room for up to 50 people
• With digital projector, screen and sound system
• Lift and stairs access
• Catering options
• Reasonable rates
• Potential to use the gallery space

The Bradshaw Meeting Room is a generous size (10.5 x 5.2 metres) with space for 50 people comfortably. Decorated traditionally with, of course, an Axminster carpet underfoot, the Room is full of natural light, with shutters to block it out when needed.
Layout is flexible and can be set out to meet your needs.

Hire Charges
The Bradshaw Meeting Room is available to hire by the hour or by the day 09.00 – 22.00 Monday to Saturday
Standard Rate £15 per hour
Community Use (any non-profit organisation or charity) £10 per hour
Day rates are by negotiation with the Buildings Manager.

Food and Drink
You can use the kitchenette to make your own tea and coffee. For something more substantial you can organize your own caterer or you can find a list of local companies able to prepare refreshments from sandwiches to buffet meals here.
You can find details of our catering conditions here.

Interested in Hire?
All applications to hire the Bradshaw Meeting Room must be made on the Booking Form
You can see the terms and conditions of hire here.

Who is Bradshaw?
Thomas Whitty founded the town’s world famous carpet industry in 1755. HIs great, great, great, great, great grandson, Peter Bradshaw, made a generous donation and presented the only known portrait of Thomas Whitty to the Axminster Heritage Centre.
Contact us
To arrange a viewing, before making a booking or for information about the hire of the Gallery space please contact
The Buildings Manager, Axminster Heritage Centre, Silver St, Axminster EX13 5AH

T 07958 544694 (preferred) 01297 639884 or E

What People say
This well-equipped and comfortable central venue is the perfect  spiritual home for our meetings! Prices are very reasonable.. We look forward to a long association”.   Axminster Historical Association

Getting together in the Gallery with other Chambers of Commerce members worked very well. It was a refreshing change to have an informal  meeting somewhere different.. and the people on hand couldn’t have been more helpful”.
Axminster Chamber of Commerce

The Bradshaw Meeting Room provides a lovely light and airy space for us to sew in. The large tables are perfect for pattern cutting and it feels great knowing that we are creating in a space that has a textile history”. The Sewing Room

The Gallery is now Closed for Winter

We will be re-opening Easter 2018


Thomas Whitty House
Silver Street
EX13 5AH
01297 639884

Bradshaw Room


07958 544694

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