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Choose Royal Wootton Bassett's premier facility for your next business meeting or conference.
Choose Royal Wootton Bassett's premier facility for your next business meeting or conference.

Central location

Royal Wootton Bassett enjoys excellent connectivity to major cities and transportation hubs. It is conveniently located near the M4 motorway, providing easy access for attendees traveling from different parts of the country. Its proximity to airports and railway stations further enhances accessibility for both domestic and international guests.

Nestled in the heart of this charming town, our venue offers a professional and inspiring setting to host your corporate event. With its convenient location and exceptional amenities, our facility is the perfect choice for companies seeking a venue for a productive and memorable experience.

Ballards Ash for business

At our venue, we understand the importance of creating an atmosphere that fosters innovation and collaboration. Our well-appointed meeting rooms and conference spaces are thoughtfully designed to cater to the unique needs of businesses, providing a conducive environment for brainstorming sessions, presentations, and networking opportunities. Whether you're hosting a small team meeting or a large-scale conference, our versatile spaces can be tailored to accommodate your specific requirements.

Our dedicated team of event professionals is committed to delivering a seamless experience from start to finish. From assisting with event planning and logistics to providing technical support, we go above and beyond to ensure that every detail is taken care of. With their expertise and attention to detail, you can focus on your agenda while we handle the rest.

What else?

Beyond the exceptional event space, Royal Wootton Bassett offers a delightful backdrop for your attendees to explore during their downtime. From historic landmarks to charming shops and restaurants, there is no shortage of attractions to discover in this picturesque market town.

When you choose to hire our facility in Royal Wootton Bassett, you're choosing excellence in service, attention to detail, and a remarkable environment that inspires productivity and success. Let us be your partner in hosting an unforgettable business meeting or conference. We look forward to welcoming you and your guests to our exceptional venue.

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Catering and bar

We offer comprehensive catering options to enhance your business event when you choose to host it at our venue. We can provide a selection of cold drinks and chocolate bars for breakout sessions, while our comprehensively-stocked licenced bar makes a great space for a break-out area and can be made available at agreed times throughout any business event.

Special package deals

Package deals are available for the hire of multiple facilities or repeat bookings. Please let us know your specifics and we will quote a competitive offer.

Contact us today

Interested? For a fast quotation, please call or email us to discuss your requirements and reserve your next business date.

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It was refreshing to have so many staff behind the bar who were not only extremely efficient but also very pleasant to engage with. People who hadn't been there before were very complimentary about the venue and the staff. Thank you one and all.
Gerry

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Competitive rates of hire

For a fast quotation, please call our Business Development Manager with the details of your event on 07483 115 267, or email businessmanager@rwbrfc.club

Discounts for RWBRFC members

Favourable discounts are available to members of Royal Wootton Bassett RFC. Please let us know if you are a current member when making a booking.

Catering

We offer comprehensive catering options to enhance your event when you choose to host it at our venue. Browse sample seasonal menus below:

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We had a really good meeting yesterday and I am sure it was helped by your facilities and the lunch being so great.
Local solicitor
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Convenient location

Ballards Ash is situated just 2 miles west of North Wiltshire Crematorium - a new facility offering the communities of Swindon and North Wiltshire a place of peace and seclusion for a funeral.

Discounts for RWBRFC members

Favourable discounts are available to members of Royal Wootton Bassett RFC. Please let us know if you are a current member when making a booking.

Catering

We offer comprehensive catering options to enhance your event when you choose to host it at our venue. Browse seasonal sample menus below:

"
It was refreshing to have so many staff behind the bar who were not only extremely efficient but also very pleasant to engage with. People who hadn't been there before were very complimentary about the venue and the staff. Thank you one and all.
Gerry
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Meeting Spaces, Conferences and Workshops

View our facilities

To arrange a tour and discuss your plans, please call our booking team on 07483 115 267, or email businessmanager@rwbrfc.club

Discounts for RWBRFC members

Favourable discounts are available to members of Royal Wootton Bassett RFC. Please let us know if you are a current member when making a booking.

Catering

We offer comprehensive catering options to enhance your event when you choose to host it at our venue. Browse our seasonal sample menus below:

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We were incredibly happy with every part of the event and the professionalism of your team. It's a great venue and from our side every aspect went well. I am fairly sure we will be back again next year.
Lyneham Air Cadets

FAQs

Are dogs allowed at Ballards Ash?

No. As Ballards Ash is the home of Royal Wootton Bassett Rugby Club and is primarily used for sports events, we run a strictly NO DOGS policy on the site.

What are your eco-credentials?

We take great pride in the venue's green credentials and commitment to sustainability. One of our standout features is our extensive use of solar panels, harnessing the power of the sun to generate clean and renewable energy. This not only reduces our carbon footprint but also sets an example for others in the community.

Recently, we underwent an RFU energy efficiency review, where we were awarded an impressive B grade. This outstanding result underscores our dedication to operating a highly efficient facility.

Our outdoor space is also home to approximately 50,000 bees in discretely placed bee hives. Around 800 native plant species rely on bee pollination, which is why this busy insect is such an essential part of our ecosystem.

We continuously strive to minimize our environmental impact and create a space that aligns with eco-friendly practices, ensuring that our guests can enjoy their events while knowing they are contributing to a greener and more sustainable future.

Is there car parking available?

We also offer ample free car parking for your guests during events at Ballards Ash, accomodating up to 300 vehicles. The car park includes allocated disabled parking bays directly outside the entrance to the building.

Have you got audio visual equipment we could use?

Integrating audio visual equipment into your business meeting or conference enhances communication and engagement, enabling dynamic presentations and immersive multimedia experiences that captivate attendees.

Our venue is equipped with state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment, high-speed internet access and a large drop-down projector screen.

Catering

We understand just how important food and drink is to complement your business event. Our catering service can offer a range of food and beverages to suit your meeting requirements and can include bottled water upon arrival, biscuits, tea and coffee to order.

We can also offer lunch - from sandwich platters to hot cooked dinners. Should you be considering a more comprehensive range of food and beverages then we can also provide anything from canapés or formal dinner, to buffet, BBQ or hog roast.

Our team have contacts with an excellent range of caterers who can support a wide range of budgets. We have access to chefs who have created the most delicious choices of seasonal menu options, each made with fresh locally sourced produce, for you and your delegates to enjoy.

Our team will be more than happy to meet with you in the planning stage, to arrange for you to discuss your menu selection and to discuss any specific dietary requirements which can be catered for. Just ask us when you book.

View our sample menus

Is there a capacity limit for the venue?

Suggested max capacities for the Main Function Room:

  • Drinks reception: 250 people
  • Dining set up: 130 people
  • Boardroom set up: 80 people
  • Theatre set up: 150 people
  • Cabaret set up: 100 people
  • 'U' shape set up: 80 people
  • Classroom set up: 120 people

Suggested max capacities for the Meeting Room:

  • Drinks reception: 50 people
  • Dining set up: 40 people
  • Boardroom set up: 25 people
  • Theatre set up: 40 people
  • Cabaret set up: 50 people
  • 'U' shape set up: 25 people
  • Classroom set up: 25 people
Choosing the right space

Boardroom – ideal for formal meetings

Cabaret – great for collaborative working

Theatre – for professional presentations

Classroom – a comfortable education environment

'U' shape – enables and encourages open discussion

Flexible spaces

You can arrange our meeting rooms for all kinds of business occasions by picking a layout that fits your requirements.

Each of our rooms are air-conditioned, with natural light and high ceilings. Room layouts can be tailored to suit the most demanding delegates. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the building, we have a choice of LCD TVs and Projection facilities and some presentation aids can be provided.