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Do you need an affordable space to conduct your next course, event, meeting, or workshop? Look no further!

At Hive Training, our facilities offer the perfect solution for your business or charity. We can offer a training suite, a range of meeting rooms and kitchen facilities for hire. 

Our facilities are conveniently located in the heart of Swadlincote, with easy access to public transportation, making it an ideal location for your attendees. Additionally, our friendly and knowledgeable staff are always available to assist you, ensuring that your event runs smoothly and without any hiccups. 

The Hive comes equipped with free WiFi and accessible toilets.  There is also free accessible parking available on site at Sharpes Industrial Estate (gravel area located opposite The Hive), as well as Alexandra Road Car Park.

We do offer discounts for half-day, full-day, and block bookings and discounts for community groups, the voluntary sector, and charitable organisations.

Please enquire for further details.

Please note we do not offer catering services, but we would highly recommend Sweet Caroline’s Cafe located adjacent to our building, who offer a range of affordable catering options, delivered to our premises.  For further details please visit sweetcarolinecatering.co.uk, email enquiries@sweetcarolinecatering.co.uk or call them on 01283 904490 or 07921 835 691.

Training Suite for Hire

Board Room Layout

Up to 16 delegates

U Shape Layout

Up to 20 delegates

Theatre Layout

Up to 80 delegates

Banquet Style

Up to 30 delegates
Host your event, conference, training or meeting at The Hive. 

With state-of-the-art equipment and a spacious layout, our training suite can accommodate 16 – 80 people depending on layout.

Board Room Layout – up to 16 people.
U-Shaped Layout – up to 20 people.
Banquet Layout – up to 30 people.
Theatre Layout – up to 80 people.

The training suite is equipped with modern technology, top-of-the-range Newline 86” interactive touchscreen smart board, which carries Android 11 software, which not only enables engaging touchscreen activities but ensures your presentation is smooth and flawless. 

In addition, the training suite is also equipped with a HD Toucan Video Conference System for hosting hybrid events.

We can also provide additional extension cables and a flipchart on request.

The Training Suite is available for hire from £25 per hour.
You also have access to the kitchen if you wish to provide your own refreshments, or we would be happy to provide unlimited tea and coffee for an additional cost of £2 per person on request.

More Facilities and Rooms

Alongside the Training Suite, South Derbyshire CVS hires other rooms that serve the needs of organisations and partners.

Meeting Room for Hire

Host your meeting at The Hive. 

A perfect space for up to 12 people.  

The room includes a whiteboard, and we can also provide extension cables and a flipchart on request.

The Meeting Room is available for hire from £15 per hour.

You also have access to the adjacent kitchen if you wish to provide your own refreshments, or we would be happy to provide unlimited tea and coffee for an additional cost of £2 per person on request.

Kitchen for Hire

Host your kitchen skills, healthier eating options and food budgeting training in our well-equipped kitchen facilities. 

A perfect space for 6-8 people.  

Use of a 6-plate hob, oven, fridge, freezer and dishwasher is included but groups are expected to bring their own cooking utensils and pans.

The kitchen must also be cleaned before departure and left as found.

The Kitchen is available for hire from £25 per hour, for training purposes only.

You are welcome to bring your own refreshments, or we would be happy to provide unlimited tea and coffee for an additional cost of £2 per person on request.

The Cube for Hire

Host your advice and guidance sessions at The Hive. 

A perfect space for 2-4 people.  

The Cube is a small meeting space located within the food bank.  It is typically used by external agencies or services who are engaging with South Derbyshire CVS clients to discuss their barriers and needs, offer support on mental wellbeing, financial support and support from the foodbank.

The room includes a desk and up to four chairs.

Please note, this space is only accessible via the food bank.

The Cube is available for hire from £15 per hour.

You are welcome to bring your own refreshments, or we would be happy to provide unlimited tea and coffee for an additional cost of £2 per person on request.

1 to 1 Room for Hire

Host your meeting in our dedicated quiet space. 

A perfect space for a maximum of 3 people.  

The 1 to 1 Room is a small meeting space in a quiet area of our offices.  It is typically used by support services or practitioners that require a quiet space to deliver their service to a client. 

The room includes comfortable seating for up to 3 people.

The 1 to 1 Room is available for hire from £10 per hour.

You are welcome to bring your own refreshments, or we would be happy to provide unlimited tea and coffee for an additional cost of £2 per person on request.

Room Hire Enquiry Form


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