The Cut Conference Centre

The Cut Conference Centre

3 rooms
Flexible layouts
Full & half day rates

The Cut Conference Centre is housed within a 13th Century building within walking distance of Shrewsbury's town centre and train station. Nestling in a wildlife garden with the added benefit of a cafe and shop, this venue really is unique.  Three rooms are available for hire, all distinguished spaces for your event, business meeting, seminar or training day.

The venue is centrally located in Shrewsbury on Abbey Foregate with ample car parking and is easily accessible from the M54 and A5.

Disabled access to all ground floor meeting spaces (Darwin suite and Garden room). Lift access to the upper floor Abbeygate Hall.

Shropshire Wildlife Trust

193 Abbey Foregate



Abbeygate Hall

A large hall with two beautiful stain glass windows. Ideal for talks, presentations, staff away days or training courses.

Abbeygate Hall

Abbeygate Hall 


Room size: 15m x 7m

Capacity: 40 cafe style, 25 boardroom and 70 theatre style

Overhead projector, presentation screen, PA system and induction loop

Garden Room

Built into the cloisters, this room is almost part of the garden with a glass wall that floods natural light into the building. It's a great venue for small meetings or workshops.

Garden Room theatre style

Garden room


Room size: 7m x 3.5m

Capacity: 12 boardroom style or 16 theatre style

Mounted presentation screen

Darwin Suite

The Darwin Suite consists of two rooms: The Beetle room, which is larger and The Barnacle room, which is great for serving refreshments or as a break out space. 

Beetle room

Beetle room


The Beetle room

Room size: 7m x 6.75m

Capacity: 25 cafe style, 20 boardroom and 40 theatre

Mounted presentation screen

Barnacle room

Barnacle room


The Barnacle room

Room size: 5m x 5m

Capacity: 8 boardroom style or 16 cafe style

We can also organise:

Refreshments are available. We offer a selection of ethical teas, filter coffee and biscuits

We can provide recommendations for local caterers

Equipment: digital projectors, laptops, portable hearing loop, speakers, conference phone and flipchart pad can be pre-booked (subject to availability)

Free wireless broadband

Contact us

To enquire about booking either room, please complete the below form or contact or call 01743 284280.

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Very impressed with the service and facilities at The Cut...we can rely on everything to be organised at the other end
The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

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Thank you for helping to protect Shropshire’s wild places

Your booking will support the work of Shropshire Wildlife Trust, the county’s leading environmental organisation. We work across the county to protect Shropshire’s wild places and encourage people to discover and enjoy our beautiful landscape.