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The Kirkley Centre, Lowestoft

Community Action Suffolk’s Kirkley Centre is a unique business and community venue in Lowestoft, Suffolk. We offer a professional, friendly and flexible space to hold your next meeting, training course, community group or conference

Situated within walking distance of the train station, town centre and beach front, the centre is disabled friendly, with a portable induction loop which can be used in meetings on request, all rooms are fully accessible with a lift to the first floor and disabled toilets on each floor.

Meeting room hire at The Kirkley Centre

The Kirkley Centre offers a variety of different sized rooms that can be tailored to meet your needs, from comfortable rooms for meetings or one to one work to our bright spacious Kirkley and Suffolk Suites that can seat up to 80 delegates. Our facilities include:

  • flexible room layouts
  • flipcharts
  • projectors
  • photocopying
  • free WiFi
  • refreshments: tea/coffee, breakfasts, buffets

Room hire starts from just £25 for a half day, with discounts given to those working in the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector.

Office Space

We have various offices for lease in our modern fully accessible building.

Office space rental includes:

  • Reception Service
  • All costs included except rates and IT (free wifi available throughout the centre)
  • Access to staff room

Community Training Kitchen

Our fully equipped training kitchen has space for up to ten people (including trainer) sharing five ovens. Equipment is domestic to enable skills learned to be transferred to the home environment. Any courses booked in our kitchen with a social aim will qualify for the community rate.

Kitchen Hire from £30


There are various car parks within a short distance of the Kirkley Centre. Parking directly outside the building is 1 hour only(no time restriction for disabled badge holders). Please see our Parking leaflet to download directions and parking information.

The train station is within walking distance of The Kirkley Centre and has direct links to Ipswich, Norwich and London.

How to book

For further information on hire, office space rental, the community kitchen or existing bookings, contact:

Kareena Chapman | The Kirkley Centre Manager
[email protected]
01502 558353