Council Chamber

Furnished to a high specification using traditional fixtures and fittings, the Council Chamber provides an excellent venue for prestigious events such as important or high-profile meetings, banqueting and dining.

This room is the Chamber for The Cleveland Institution of Engineers.

Room Layouts

Theatre layout

Boardroom layout

Classroom layout

Room Booking

The Council Chamber is available to book for either half-day or full-day events, it may also be available for hourly rate bookings. If you have other requirements, such as an evening booking, please contact our events team to discuss this.

The times for full-day, half-day and evening bookings are shown below

Full-day 8.00am -  5.00pm
Half-day (Options) 8.00am - 12.30pm
1.00pm -  5.00pm
10.00am - 2.00pm (Subject to availability)
Evening 6.00pm -  11.00pm

To make an enquiry, or for any additional information, please complete the Room Enquiry form by clicking on the button below.

Room Enquiry

Alternatively, please contact us on 01642 382000 or email us at

Break-out Room

If an additional break-out room is required, the Council Chamber is located very close to the Fitzgerald Room, which includes its own Reception. Our events team will be happy to discuss requirements.

Equipment and Facilities

A range of support equipment is supplied for your event including:

  • LCD screen or projector
  • Flip charts
  • WiFi
  • Portable Hearing System

Catering and Refreshments

The Council Chamber is suitable for formal dining. If you are hosting an event where formal dining is required, our events team will work with you to meet your specific needs.

For other events, event catering options include Breakfast Packages, Lunch Packages, Finger Buffet and Hot and Cold Beverages.

To confirm your event catering requirements please contact the Event Management Team.

Client Testimonials


Excellent access links and free on-site parking for more than 200 cars make the Materials Processing Institute one of the most convenient venues in the Tees Valley to hold meetings or events.

Located next to the A66 near Middlesbrough, we are close to regional and national road and rail networks and close to Teesside and Newcastle international airports.