Room hire

Contacts

See below for information about pricing, terms and conditions, and refreshments.  When you’re ready to book please contact the staff at the library of your choice.

The Centre @ Burnholme

The Centre @ Burnholme has twelve high quality rooms available to hire with spaces ranging from 3 people up to 250. Businesses pay £20 to £80 per hour. Discounts are available for regular and repeat users and for not for profit groups who pay from £13 to £45 per hour. Download our leaflet.

Andrew 01904 552657 / 01904 552655 / 01904 554403

or burnholme@exploreyork.org.uk

One of the meeting rooms at The Centre @ Burnholme

York Explore

Andy, Janet or Rebecca (01904) 552828 or roombookings@exploreyork.org.uk

Marriott Room, York Explore

Acomb Explore

Katie or Vicky (01904) 552652 or acomb@exploreyork.org.uk

Room 1 at Acomb Explore

 

 

 

 

Pricing

Profit making organisations

Room Max Occupancy Theatre Style Max Occupancy Board Room Style Day Hourly
Burnholme – Main Hall 250 N/A £560 £80
Burnholme Room 1 (Sensory Room) 8 8 £160 £25
Burnholme – Room 2 or 6 14 8 or 12 £160 £25
Burnholme – Learning Kitchen 28 £315 £45
Burnholme – Room 7 22 14 £315 £45
Burnholme – Room 8 20 12 £210 £30
Burnholme – Room 9 4 £140 £20
Burnholme – Room 11 50 20 £315 £45
Burnholme – Room 14,15 or 16 50 12 £270 £40
York – Marriott Room 50 25 £300 £40
York – Garden Room 40 18 £250 £35
York – Brierley Room 20 15 £200 £30
York – Archives Reading Room 40 25 £250 £35
York – Family History Mezzanine 15 8 £100 £15
Acomb – Room 1 30 20 £200 £30
Acomb – Room 4 20 15 £175 £25

Day (applies to all bookings of 4 hours and above)

Hourly Rate (applies to bookings of less than 4 hours)

Non-profit making and Explore Community Members

Room Max Occupancy Theatre Style Max Occupancy Board Room Style Day Hourly
Burnholme – Main Hall 250 £315 £45
Burnholme Room 1 (Sensory Room) 8 8 £105 £15
Burnholme – Room 2 or 6 14 8 or 12 £105 £15
Burnholme – Learning Kitchen 28 £210 £30
Burnholme – Room 7 22 14 £210 £30
Burnholme – Room 8 20 12 £140 £20
Burnholme – Room 9 9 4 £91 £13
Burnholme – Room 11 50 20 £210 £30
Burnholme – Room 14, 15 or 16 50 12 £175 £25
York – Marriott Room 50 30 £175 £25
York – Garden Room 40 25 £120 £20
York – Brierley Room 20 15 £100 £15
York – Archives Reading Room 40 25 £150 £20
York – Family History Mezzanine 15 8 £80 £12
Acomb – Room 1 30 20 £160 £25
Acomb – Room 4 20 15 £140 £20

Day (applies to all bookings of 4 hours and above)

Hourly Rate (applies to bookings of less than 4 hours)

IT Suites

Room Profit Making Hourly Non-profit Making Hourly
York – IT Suite £300 per day £45 £200 per day £30
Acomb – IT Suite £300 per day £45 £200 per day £30
Clifton – IT Suite £250 per day £35 £150 per day £25

Day (applies to all bookings of 4 hours and above)

Hourly Rate (applies to bookings of less than 4 hours)

All rooms include use of free wi-fi, use of IT equipment (PC, digital projector and screen) and flipcharts & PA available on request.

Garden Room at York Explore
Garden Room, York Explore

Out of hours use of libraries

Available at libraries excluding Dunnington, Fulford and New Earswick. Please contact the library for further information.

Cancellation Charges

More than 21 days before event incurs no charge. Between 21 – 7 days before event there will be a charge of 50% of the original price. With 7 days or less remaining before the event, a full charge will be incurred.

Please read through our full terms and conditions before you reserve a room.

Refreshments

Tea and coffee £1.20 per person per serving, or £1.50 with biscuits.

Brierley Room
Brierley Room, York Explore

Buffets

We provide a professional, high quality and friendly service.  Whether it’s a working lunch or a celebratory party,we will work closely with you to cater for all your needs and dietary requirements.  We always use the freshest ingredients and work with local producers and businesses to ensure that you receive the very best quality.

The Working Lunch  £4.50 per head

A selection of sandwiches served on soft white and malted granary bread. All served with a dressed salad and handmade Yorkshire crisps. Gluten free options also available. Please choose 3 fillings from the list below:

  • Zesty Tuna. Tuna in a lemon and chive mayonnaise
  • Gammon Ham with Caramelised Onion Chutney
  • Mature Cheddar with an Apple and Ale pickle
  • Mozzarella with Tomato & Pesto Mayonnaise
  • Egg Mayonnaise – made with Free Range Eggs and Cress
  • Brie & Cranberry
  • Hummus with Sundried Tomatoes and Rocket

Add Various homemade cakes at £1 per head.

Add Chilled Fruit Juice at £1 per head.

The Slightly More Indulgent – £7.95 per head

A selection of sandwiches and canapés served with dressed salad and cakes with a choice of fruit juices.  Gluten free options also available.

  • Selection of Sandwiches With Salad Garnish.  Please see menu above.
  • Chorizo & Cream Cheese with Sliced Tomato
  • Homemade Hummus, Cucumber & Rocket Wraps
  • Selection of Individual Quiches
  • Handmade Yorkshire Crisps
  • A variety of Homemade Tray bakes
  • Chilled Fresh Orange & Apple Juice

The Extravagant –  £10.95 per head

Generous portions of carefully sourced meats, homemade pate and hummus, served with Mediterranean olives and tomatoes, dressed salads, handmade crisps and freshly baked bread, followed by a selection of homemade cakes. All served with a choice of fruit juices. Gluten free options also available.

  • Platters of British and Continental Meats served with Pickles and Chutney.
  • Homemade Sweet Potato Pate
  • Homemade Hummus
  • Olives and Sun Blush Tomatoes
  • Selection of Freshly Baked Individual Quiches
  • Green Salad Dressed with Olive Oil
  • Tomato & Mozzarella Salad drizzled with Olive oil & herbs
  • Freshly Baked Bread Rolls and Butter.
  • Lightly Salted Handmade Yorkshire Crisps
  • Selection of Homemade Tray Bakes
  • Chilled Fresh Orange & Apple Juice