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The Sands Conference Centre

Sands Centre

Sands Centre


The Sands,


Unfortunately, due to flooding, we are currently CLOSED until further notice. For updates and all the latest information, please keep an eye on our website and social media channels, or contact us using the details provided (see contact details).

We are Cumbria's premier leisure facility with a variety of spaces available for hire for conferences and meetings. Our large hall can be set out in theatre or cabaret style with the smaller spaces used as break out rooms. Our smaller spaces can also be hired individually for meetings and seminars. On site catering available on request.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsTelephone (public)Wheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impaired

We offer something for everyone from sport and leisure to live music gigs and pantomime.

Opening details

Closed Christmas Day & New Year's Day. Open Boxing Day for pantomine and catering only.


Prices on application depending on facilities required.

Events at this Venue

date event
Tue 28 Mar Caro Emerald
Fri 14 Apr Sensational Sixties
Fri 19 May Chas and Dave



See location of The Sands Centre on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: NY 401565  Lat: 54.89960 Long: -2.93557

Leave M6 at J44 if travelling from the north or J43 if travelling from the south and follow signs for city centre (also brown signs for The Sands Centre). The Sands Centre is situated on the left of Hardwicke Circus with a large car park to the front of the building. The Sands Centre is only a short distance from the railway and bus stations.

Parking: with charge


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired

We offer something for everyone from sport and leisure to live music gigs and pantomime.