Community Action Suffolk at The Kirkley Centre

Community Action Suffolk’s Kirkley Centre is a unique business and training 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, 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 small meetings or one to one work to our bright spacious Kirkley Suite that can seat up to 80 delegates. Our facilities include:

  • flexible room layouts
  • flipcharts
  • laptops
  • projectors
  • photocopying
  • free WiFi
  • IT suite with 8 fixed PCs (for IT or internet training)
  • 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
  • Free mid-sized Meeting Room Hire once a month and reduced rates for additional meetings
  • All costs included except rates and IT (free wifi available throughout the centre)
  • Access to staff room with free tea & coffee

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


Clifton Road Car Park is a large pay and display car park with a rate of £2.80 for the whole day. There is additional parking available on the beach front. Please note, parking directly outside the building is short stay only. Kirkley Centre 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
01502 558353