CoRE Centre of Refurbishment Excellence

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Why not host your event at the UK's living example of low energy building perfection.

Based in Stoke-on-Trent and transformed from a Victorian pottery factory, this international standard venue offers a 110 capacity conference centre with a spacious café and roof terrace providing extra space for lunches and break-out areas. The vast exhibition space is a showcase where launches can be staged to engage audiences.

 All rooms include Smart screens and free WiFi throughout. The glazed walls and exposed brick creates stunning and inspiring environments which blends heritage whilst embracing 21st century technology.

Whatever your event, CoRE is the perfect venue for company meetings, corporate away days, product launches, exhibitions and conferences with a dedicated team ready to ensure your event is a success.

  • "A" rated Building (EPC)
  • 100% of water used in WC's is from recycled rain water
  • 100% of electricity comes from renewable sources
  • 100% of heat comes from renewable sources
  • 5 National and Local sustainability and building awards
  • Stunning Grade II listed building
  • ZERO Carbon Foot Print

"I want to say how much we appreciated the opportunity to see the CoRE complex and to give a personal thank you for all your work and effort to make it a good visit. Everyone was inspired by the project with its incorporation of the former pottery building & bottle Kilns & the dedication to sustainable new building. The Centre's facilities enabled us to have a high class presentation."

Room Details

Theatre Style
Cabaret Style
Boardroom Style
Banquet Style
Natural Daylight
Air Con
Sustainable Conference Room

Venue Information

Airport Manchester 42 miles; Birmingham International 55 miles, East Midlands 49 miles
Main Line Station Stoke-on-Trent 3 miles; Longton 800m
Motorway M6 J15 5 miles
Major Road A50 0.5 mile
Parking 40 plus, access to more at Gladstone Pottery Museum (free of charge)
Conference Rooms 1
Extra Break Out Areas Spacious cafe area and roof terrace
Rooms for Private Dining Yes
Outdoor Space Team building, marquees
Disabled Facilities Toilets, parking, lift, hearing loop



CoRE Centre of Refurbishment Excellence, Normacot Road, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent. ST3 1PR

T: +44 (0) 1782 233388