Trent College, Derbyshire

Trent College is a co-educational independent day and boarding school for cpupils aged 3-18 located in Long Eaton, Derbyshire.

Trent College
Derby Road
Long Eaton
Nottingham, NG10 4AD

Fine facilities in the heart of England

Dating back to 1868, Trent College is a beautiful, historic venue boasting a wide range of fine facilities for hire plus superb hospitality provision. Set within stunning grounds and conveniently located in the heart of England, close to Nottingham and Derby, whatever scale or type of event you wish to organise we can be of assistance. We are proud of the high level of quality we provide to our customers, for both business and private events. From sports tournaments to hospitality events, hire of meeting and function rooms to weddings and conferences – we can help to make your occasion successful and memorable with our competitive rates and fantastic customer service.


Services available for all facilities:

  • Wi-fi
  • In-house catering
  • Free car parking
  • Audio Visual Equipment
  • Accommodation

Dance, Drama & Music


The May Hall is a versatile space which can be used for drama or musical productions, as well as a variety of social and corporate events. Capacities: Theatre: 360, Standing Reception: 400.


The beautiful chapel at Trent College is available to hire for Christenings or Memorial Services, as well as for musical events, recitals and concerts. Seating capacity: 250.

Sports & Fitness

Astro Turf Pitches

2 x Sand Based Astros, both used for hockey, are available for hire and measure approx. 90m by 50m. From April - July they are set up for tennis (total 21 courts) and in the winter for Hockey or Football. The Catterns Astro is floodlit, the Quarry Astro is not.

Sports Hall

The Sports Hall is marked for basketball, netball and badminton (1 x full size basketball court, 3 x netball courts, 4 x Badminton Courts) 4 x Indoor Cricket lanes are also available to hire.

Sports Pitches

Six sports pitches, used alternately for cricket and rugby, are available for hire by groups and individuals, for one off or regular bookings.

Tennis / Netball Courts

2 x Hard Courts are available for hire at the Prep School, each with 3 x netball or tennis courts.

Swimming Pool

The 25yard indoor pool is available for hire by groups and individuals, for regular or one off bookings.

Celebrations & Events

Dining Hall

The modern and purpose built Obolensky hall, with its extensive views across the attractive grounds, makes it the perfect venue for larger corporate or social events. Capacities: Seated dinner: 260, Theatre: 800, Standing reception: 1000.

Function Room

The wood-panelled Fenn Room is an atmospheric space perfect for Boardroom style meetings, private dinners and Civil Ceremonies. Capacities are: Boardroom/Seated dinner: 36, Theatre: 70, Standing Reception: 100.

Function Room

The Ivy is a light and airy space, perfect for informal buffet style dinners and drinks receptions. Capacities: Dinner: 40, Standing Reception: 100.

Courses & Corporate

Function Room

Trent College’s purpose built, Obolensky building, is the perfect option if you are looking to organise an exhibition, conference, or a corporate function.With a seating capacity of 800 (or 250 seated at tables) and a separate conference room, there is plenty of space to offer in this modern purpose-built venue with extensive views across the attractive grounds.

Lecture Theatre

The Thai Lecture Theatre can be hired out for a variety or corporate, social or community events. Capacity: Theatre: 100.


A number of classrooms are available across the site to hire for various different events and meetings.



During the Easter and Summer holidays, four Boarding Houses are available for hire by groups and individuals for a variety of different residential events. A total of 171 is available.

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