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Buchanan Room

Buchanan Room

About

Situated on the ground floor, the Buchanan Room has a large table that can comfortably seat up to 14 people for a meeting or 12 for a seated buffet function or private dining event.

Accessible via our main reception area or, alternatively there is access via the President's staircase.

The room was originally the office of the Deputy Secretary to the Institution of Civil Engineers. It is traditional in style with wood panelling, an ornate fireplace with vivid glossed tile work and high ceilings with large windows.

There is an interesting old clock in the room that tells the weather rather than the time. Paintings on the walls depict famous bridges that our founders and members designed and built. These include: the Royal Border Bridge built in 1847 and designed by Robert Stephenson (son of George Stephenson) and the Hungerford Bridge, the first version of which was designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, and opened in 1845.

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Features

  • Natural daylight
  • Catering and refreshments
  • Full wheelchair  accessibility,  guide dogs allowed
  • Central air conditioning
  • Complimentary superfast Wi-Fi
  • Dedicated bandwidths addresses also available
  • Other  Audio Visual  services available on request
Dimensions
Capacities
Board Room style
14
Stand Up Buffet Reception
12
Seated lunch/dinner/cabaret *
13

*Based on 6' rounds of 10

In cabaret style some people will have backs to the screen

Main Access
Lighting
Wall lights
Light Switches in Room
Yes
Dimmers
Yes
Power and Communications
Telephone Points
Yes
Wireless broadband access
Yes

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