Amenities & Facilities
Conferencing & Catering
Culham Conference Centre is managed by the award-winning BaxterStorey; one of the UK’s catering, hospitality and facilities management organisations.
BaxterStorey has a reputation for delivering excellence and is passionate about providing great food, excellent customer service and exceptional value to its clients and customers.
The 6 meeting rooms of various capacities, password-free wifi and a 234 tiered seat lecture theatre complete with audio visual capabilities, will more than cater for your needs AND you don’t need to be based on-site. These facilities are available for external hire. Please contact the Conference Centre Manager for details.
01235 46 6260
Culham welcomes a new catering contractor, BaxterStorey, who were successful in gaining the catering contract after a competitive tendering exercise.
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Weekly menus will be available for you to plan your lunchtime meals in advance.
If you have any special dietary requirements, please let us know in advance and we will be pleased to address them for you.
Should you be bringing guests with you, we of course will be delighted to accommodate them and would be grateful of advance notice of large parties.
We encourage feedback so if you have any comments regarding the catering services, please contact the Catering Manager
“Culham Science Centre has its own Catering Forum attended by a cross section of staff. If you would like a copy of the Minutes, please email the Secretary
You may like to know that Avenance care about the environment too.
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The Catering Department now has a Twitter account
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When 100 followers are reached all names will be entered into a prize draw for a mystery prize!!
01235 46 6260
Costa Coffee is situated within the E3 main foyer of the Conference Centre building.
Open from 07.45 to 15.00 hrs Monday to Friday.
As well as offering the finest coffee, Costa has a wide range of alternatives including hot chocolate, teas, fruit infusions and iced coffees.
Did you know you can customise your coffee for no extra charge? Just let us know and we'll make your coffee using any of the following:
• Decaffeinated coffee
• Skimmed milk
For a small extra charge, we can add syrups to your coffee. Why not try vanilla, hazelnut or caramel for a touch of indulgence?
In addition there are a selection of fresh cakes, pastries and a variety of Costa's Italian biscuits to accompany your coffee.
Our bistro style seating area is very popular at all times of the working day as an area to relax or have an informal meeting whilst enjoying our array of products.
Simply Delicious Restaurant
01235 46 6260
The ultimate ‘grab and go’ outlet situated next to the Simply Delicious Restaurant in Building E2, is open from 0815 to 1430 hrs Monday to Friday, selling everything from essential items for that morning cup of tea; something for lunch; picking up that anniversary card or even sorting your headache out. Culham’s own ‘Corner Shop’ can supply most of your basic needs and is a useful alternative to the Deli Bar, Restaurant and Costa Coffee outlets.
Simply Delicious Deli Bar
01235 46 6260
Have you visited the refreshed Simply Delicious Deli Bar?... Open from 1030 to 1300 hrs, there is a great new range of items, try a delicious made to order baguette, bap or sandwich with an extensive variety of fillings including speciality fillings and a selection of salads and dressings. Also available at the Deli Bar:
• Made to order paninis
• Homemade soup of the day
• Jacket potato with a hot filling of the day
• Made to order salads
• Fruit, yogurt and dessert pots
• Fresh fruit smoothies and freshly squeezed juices
• Self service Costa Coffee machine
Hospitality Delivery Service
01235 46 6494
Culham Conference Centre offers a hospitality delivery service to all on-site tenants, UK Atomic Energy Authority departments and contractors.
Whether it is a small office meeting, staff briefing or training, or even a leaving presentation, we can offer a variety of refreshments to cater for these occasions. To find out what is available, please take a look at our Hospitality Brochure or contact the conference team on 01235 466885, alternatively e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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To book a room/s in the conference centre, download and complete the Booking Form
Ample non-allocated parking
Overflow parking for coaches/special events
Covered bike shelters
HGV Delivery/Courier-friendly site
Designated disabled parking spaces
Campus Development and Buildings and Facilities Management are pleased to announce that the site now has Electric Vehicle (EV) charging capability. Currently there are 2 charging points available as follows- they are clearly marked and will be available to use from 21st June. All charging points are Fast Charge and are intended to be used as a top up.
This is a private charging network supplied through BP Pulse . To join simply send an email entitled “I’d like to Join the EV charging network at Culham” to EVcharging@culham.org.uk If you already subscribe to the BP Pulse Nationwide network, you still need to do this as your current RFID device is not enabled for our private network.
Once you have joined you will be sent an RFID device that will enable you to use the charging points. Alternatively, you can download an App which gives the additional benefit of notifying you when your vehicle has been fully charged.
The tariff set is currently 20p per kWh in line with BP’s standard nationwide tariff.
There are 2 marked bays by each charging point allowing 2 vehicles to charge at the same time. They are for vehicles using the chargers only and not general parking spaces. If you are parked in a EV charging bay and your vehicle is not plugged in, you will receive a parking ticket. Once charging is complete you must move your vehicle. If your vehicle is plugged in to a charger but the charger indicates the vehicle is not currently being charged Patrol will return after an hour has passed and issue a parking ticket. These measures are to ensure fair use of the chargers.
Manned 24 hr on site security
Site pass system for all employees
Electronic access controlled buildings
Main Gate Reception (Visitor Welcome and ID Check)