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The Apex

The Apex

This award-winning venue in Bury Saint Edmunds brings you state of the art design and up to the minute facilities; just perfect for private parties and celebrations, and for business events and meetings of all sizes.

If you’re looking for adaptable space for an exhibition, product launch, presentation, conference or seminar then the Auditorium will fit the bill perfectly. With 372 square metres of flexible floor space this huge room seats 516 delegates in theatre style or 270 for a dinner, with capacity for 600 guests for a standing reception. The light and airy first floor Atrium is a stunning space with full length windows, a vaulted timber clad ceiling and internal and external balconies; with an ambience of its own it’s a superb venue for a dinner for 243 people, or a reception for 350.

There are also 3 studios completely geared up for smaller meetings and for break out space. Studio 1 has capacity for 60 people in theatre style, for dinners or receptions, and for 28 in boardroom set up. Studios 2a and b accommodate 80 delegates for a dinner, reception or when seated in theatre style, and can host classroom configured events for 63 people or board meetings for up to 44. For additional break out or refreshment space, or for parties, networking events or receptions, hire the spacious café bar.

The venue has high speed wifi and provides full technical support, with facilities to include projectors, PA equipment, lighting, flipcharts and laptops. Day delegate packages are very reasonably priced, and you’ll have an experienced events team to assist with the organisation of your event and make sure that all runs according to plan. A very tempting range of menus are brought to you by Sodexo Prestige, renowned caterers who cover all types and sizes of corporate and private events and allow for all dietary requirements.

With parking beneath the venue and nearby, the Apex can be found in Charter Square, Bury Saint Edmunds, easily reached from J42 of the A14. The nearest railway station is Bury Saint Edmunds, within 10 minutes’ drive, and the closest airport is London Stansted, about an hour distant.

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Venue The Apex
Capacity 600 guests
Address 1 Charter Square
Bury St Edmunds
IP33 3FD
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Function Rooms & Event Spaces (4)

The Auditorium - The Apex

The Auditorium

  • Max Capacity: 516
  • Full Details

    This room can accommodate up to 516 guests when set up as a theatre style and it is located on the ground floor of the Apex. It is known for its acoustic excellence and best audio visual facilities in the region. The Auditorium is a perfect space for a large conference, networking events, weddings and special occasions as well as corporate dinners and Christmas parties.


    • Theatre: 516
    • Banqueting: 270
    • Dinner & Dance: 230
    • Cabaret: 180
    • Classroom: 200
    • U-Shape: 150
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The Lounge - The Apex

The Lounge

  • Max Capacity: 350
  • Full Details

    The Lounge is an airy and light space located on first floor of the Apex. It is perfect for networking events, weddings and open meetings.


    • Reception: 350
    • Theatre: 120
    • Banqueting: 240
    • Dinner & Dance: 240
    • Cabaret: 80
    • Classroom: 100
    • U-Shape: 60
    • Boardroom: 70
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Studio 2 - The Apex

Studio 2

  • Max Capacity: 80
  • Full Details

    This room is located at the back of the Apex and it is perfect for theatre style meetings and boardroom conferences. The Studio 2 is fully equipped with ceiling projector and screen.

    If you need a smaller space, it is good to point out, that this room can be divided into 2 smaller rooms by using the partition wall. This way Studio 2a and 2b can accommodate up to 40 guests set up as theatre style, up to 24 guests boardroom style and up to 30 U-shape style.


    • Theatre: 80
    • Cabaret: 24
    • Classroom: 63
    • U-Shape: 60
    • Boardroom: 44
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Studio 1 - The Apex

Studio 1

  • Max Capacity: 60
  • Full Details

    This room is based at the back of the Apex. It is a very light and well equipped space with ceiling projector and screen. This room is perfect for private boardroom meetings for up to 60 guests.


    • Theatre: 60
    • Cabaret: 16
    • Classroom: 45
    • U-Shape: 30
    • Boardroom: 28
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Venue Features (11)

  • AV Equipment
  • Disability Access
  • Family Friendly
  • In-house Catering
  • Late Licence
  • Licensed Bar
  • Local Public Transport
  • Music Licence
  • Parking
  • Smoking Area
  • Wi-Fi Access