Cloth Hall Court has been developed by Leeds Beckett University in a response to the growing demand for conferencing services as the city was name 5th best conferencing city in the UK. The city centre £4.5m refurbishment is now open for business and is set to become a “hub for business and enterprise” in the city.


Universal AV, single source suppliers of audio visual solutions to the University were contact by contractors Overbury to help transform the former 18th century cloth trading site.

The refurbished centre hosts fresh designs and room layouts to promote productivity and collaboration within delegates. Rooms can be hired individually, by the floor, or by the centre. With 10 suites to pick from there is something to meet any meeting requirements.

From state of the art sound systems, high resolution data projection, through to interactive screens and multi-device connectivity, Universal AV audio visual solutions to meet and meeting requirements.

Clare Vidler, conferencing manager for Well Met, said: “We’re delighted with the finished article and especially proud of the work that the Well Met team put into the finishing details, which are an integral part of the overall feel of Cloth Hall Court. Investing in fantastic facilities for our customers is something we’re constantly working to provide to a high level, and we feel that we’ve achieved this with Cloth Hall Court.”

Nick Fitzpatrick, Managing Director, Universal AV Services commented: “We have worked with Leeds Beckett University for a number of years now, and were delighted to have provided innovative audio visual solutions befitting of the building and its design. The building provides Leeds with a central hub for conferencing and events for many years to come.”