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Room statistics

Recommended capacity: 24 (classroom, cabaret), 26 (u-shape), 28 (boardroom) and 80 (theatre, reception)

Size: 75 square metres

Facilities: Comfort cooling, centrally controlled electronic blinds, free wi-fi access and refreshments

AV facilities: Mobile executive credenza unit with Smart 17" sympodium interactive display, AMX controller, Blu-ray and DVD player, digital media player, personal computer, projector, ceiling mounted Sanyo projector, Procolor fixed-frame screen and digital signage.

Named after Edgar Hooley – Inventor of Tarmac

In his capacity as the County Surveyor of Nottinghamshire, Hooley was passing a tarworks in 1901 when he noticed that a barrel of tar had been spilled on the roadway. In an attempt to reduce the mess, someone had dumped gravel on top of it and Hooley noticed that the area was remarkably dust-free compared to the surrounding road. It inspired him to develop and patent Tarmac in Britain.

Last modified on: Wednesday 13 March 2013

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