The venue

The bespoke meeting and seminar spaces for hire at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists include a highly specialised skills training centre, a lecture theatre and boardroom spaces.

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists is conveniently located at 18 Stephenson Way in central London, a short walk from a variety of underground stations and Euston national rail station. The building has the following meeting spaces available:

Lecture theatre

In theatre style, this space can accommodate up to 60 delegates. There are 3 HD LED screens – one 80” and two 65” – which can display a host of inputs, including HDMI/VGA/Blu-ray/Freeview/Crestron air media. There is also a Cisco HD camera allowing video/audio recording should you require this facility. You will be provided with MP4 format files to do with as you wish.

Contact [email protected] for booking enquiries.

RCOphth Lecture Theatre

Council room

The council room has a capacity of up to 40 people in boardroom style. It features four strategically placed 55” LED screens for maximum viewing capabilities. It has inputs for HDMI/VGA/Freeview/Crestron air media and also boasts a Sennheiser microphone system. The microphones are also integrated with the Cisco Video Conferencing system.

Contact [email protected] for booking enquiries.

RCOphth Council Room

Skills centre

The skills centre comprises 12 microscope workstations with facilities for microsurgical skills acquisition at all levels.

Full facilities include Zeiss operating microscopes, a full range of microsurgical instruments and equipment for phacoemulsification. The phacoemulsifiers in the skills centre have the most recent specifications with capability to work at high vacuum levels with the most modern modalities of phaco delivery. The College runs courses for all sub-specialities in ophthalmology and suitable equipment for each of these areas is available.

Contact [email protected] for booking enquiries.

RCOphth Skills Centre

Training room

This room is adjacent to the skills centre and can accommodate 12 people in boardroom style (expanded to 20 with additional seating). It features a 65” LED screen with standard HDMI and VGA inputs for external sources. This room is quite versatile and can be used for meetings too.

Contact [email protected] for booking enquiries.

RCOphth Training Room


Lunch and refreshments can be organised through the College. The menu is available on request.


Room Capacity Day delegate rate Corporate/ commercial room rate Charity/NHS room rate College member room rate Half day room rate (4 hours)
Council room 40 £59 £800 £720 £640 £575
Lecture theatre 60 £59 £950 £888 £760 £650
Training room 12 N/A £760 £684 £608 £380
Skills centre 12 N/A £1,640 £1,540 N/A N/A

Day delegate rate includes lunch, refreshments and room hire.

A discount will apply to the room hire only rate for the following groups:

  • UK registered charities
  • Ophthalmic membership groups
  • Ophthalmic trainees
  • NHS groups

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