HR & Employment Services

South West Councils' team of professionally qualified and experienced specialists offer high quality independent Employment Advice and Support to help you manage challenging people related issues and build your workforce wellbeing and resilience.

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South West Councils

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Members and Meetings

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Dennett House Conference Facilities

Dennett House is a listed building in a central Taunton location, 15 minutes from the station and from Junction 25 of the M5.  Office space is available for rent for individuals or organisations of up to 25 people.  Dennett House, Taunton

Meeting Rooms at Dennett House are also available for hire.

Meeting Room 1
Full day: £120
Half day: £70

Board Room Layout  seats 14
U-Shaped Layout  seats 12
Theatre Layout  seats 24

Meeting Room 2
Full day: £140
Half day: £80

Board Room Layout  seats 16
U-Shaped Layout  seats 14
Theatre Layout  seats 25

Meeting Rooms 3 and 4
Full day: £70
Half day: £40

Board Room Layout  seats 8

Hire includes unlimited teas and coffees, flipcharts, multi media equipment in rooms 1 - 3 and
a car parking space when booking rooms 1 and 2 (please ask if more required).

Discounts may be available for regular bookings.

Please note half day hire equates to 4 hours (either morning or afternoon) whilst a booking for 4+ hours is regarded as a full days hire.

For more details or to make a booking please email