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Shipley Room

RSA House Shipley Room

The Shipley Room is a first floor, classically decorated room with a beautiful Adam ceiling and fixed purpose-made boardroom table. Ideal for board meetings, breakout space and presentations.

Room capacity

  • Boardroom: 12

About hiring this space

Situated amongst five interconnecting meeting and events spaces on the first floor, the Shipley is well connected and is an ideal smaller breakout room for larger conferences. It also allows privacy for standalone meetings.

Audio-visual inclusions

Included in the room is a built-in 65” screen and Clickshare USB facility, enabling easy connection for presentations. Audio and video conferencing packages are also available on request.

Did you know?

The Shipley Room is named after William Shipley who founded the RSA in 1754. The chimneypiece and doorcases are from Bowood House and were installed in the 1950s.

Make an enquiry

Contact us to discuss your requirements.

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