Over one hundred years ago, this was a working flour mill helping to feed families across Bedfordshire - now it’s converted into an award winning space for the national charity Youthscape and opened by Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in August 2016. The £3.2 million project has transformed this five-storey building retaining the beautiful original features and adding the latest technology and facilities for Youthscape’s work with young people. Alongside its day-to-day work, Youthscape makes parts of the building available to external hirers. Call Tiffany on 01582 748967 or email her at tiffany.chan@youthscape.co.uk to ask a question or book a room.

The Conference Floor

Our biggest and most flexible space - three rooms on the ground floor adjacent to the main entrance and reception. The largest is the stunning main conference room that seats 80 and is suitable for receptions, exhibitions, conferences and training days. There’s a full sound system and large screen projector. Plus we have two adjoining rooms for breaks or extra sessions included. Three high-def cameras fitted in the main conference room give you the option of recording or live-streaming your event.

Half day: £490 / Full day: £980

Space:

75 sqm – main conference room
45 sqm – breakout 1
27 sqm – breakout 2

Capacities*:

100 reception
80 theatre
*Main room not including breakout rooms

Features – main conference room:

–  Fibre-optic wifi
–  Natural day light and black-out blinds
–  Large screen projector for presentations
–  Sound system and amplification
–  Optional capacity to record or livestream

Features – break out rooms 1 and 2

–  Fibre-optic wifi
–  Natural day light 
–  Large screen TV for presentations
–  Magnetic glass board for writing and drawing
–  Comfortable informal seating

Food and drink

–  Coffee, tea & water included
–  We can set you up with local caterers to 
     provide food including lunches

The Den

Our larger meeting room with a stunning glass wall and beautiful red-brick industrial interior. There’s plenty of space for 10 around the table.

Hour: £30 / Half day: £90 / Full day: £180

Space:

15sqm

Capacities*:

10 boardroom style

Features

  • Fibre-optic wifi
  • Natural day light
  • Large screen TV for presentations
  •  Magnetic glass board for writing and drawing
  • Shared kitchen and lounge area
  • Optional conference call phone

Food and drink

  • Coffee, tea & water included
  • We can set you up with local caterers to provide food including lunches

The Bunker

Our medium sized meeting room also with a stunning glass wall and beautiful red-brick industrial interior. There’s room for 6 around the table.

Hour: £25 / Half day: £75 / Full day: £150

Space:

10sqm

Capacities*:

6 boardroom style

Features

  • Fibre-optic wifi
  • Natural day light
  • Large screen TV for presentations
  • Magnetic glass board for writing and drawing
  • Shared kitchen and lounge area

Food and drink

  • Coffee, tea & water included

The Snug

Our cosiest room and the perfect place for 3 to get together for a meeting. The glass wall looks through onto the shared kitchen space where you can help yourself to drinks.

Hour: £10 / Half day: £30 / Full day: £60

Space:

7sqm

Capacities*:

3 boardroom style

Features

  • Fibre-optic wifi
  • Natural day light
  • Large screen TV for presentations
  • Shared kitchen and lounge area

Food and drink

  • Coffee, tea & water included
  • We can set you up with local caterers to provide food including lunches

The Art Room

A lovely large room that showcases this old mill to its very best. It’s perfect for training, presentations and meetings. Like the other rooms on this floor, you can make use of the shared kitchen and lounge areas.

Half day: £120 / Full day: £240

Space:

50sqm

Capacities*:

16 boardroom style
32 theatre style
24 cabaret style

Features

  • Fibre-optic wifi
  • Natural day light
  • Large screen TV for presentations
  • Magnetic glass board for writing and drawing
  • Shared kitchen and lounge area
  • Plenty of flexible folding tables

Food and drink

  • Coffee, tea & water included
  • We can set you up with local caterers to provide food including lunches

Conferences & Events

Bute Mills is a great place to host your conference or event for up to 80 delegates.

  • – Digital projector, large screen & sound system
  • – Coffee, tea and chilled water through the day
  • – 50 metres from the train and coach stations
  • – 50 metres from airport drop off
  • – Nearby hotels and low cost parking
  • – Livestream or recording facilities

Our main conference room is on the ground floor where delegates can walk straight into your event. Two breakout rooms provide space for coffee & tea during breaks or smaller seminar rooms. The main space has a digital projector and large screen plus a full sound system whilst the breakout rooms have large screen TV’s for presentations. We provide coffee, tea and chilled water through the day included in the hire charge and we can also introduce you to some great local caterers if you want to arrange for lunch or snacks.

Luton has some of the best transport links in the UK. Bute Mills is less than 50 metres from the train and coach stations and the airport drop off. It’s surrounded by hotels and low cost parking. An exciting additional option is to use our facilities to livestream or record your event: three cameras in the main auditorium can capture both speakers and the audience, enabling you to broadcast to a wider group or give delegates a full recording of your event.

Want to make a booking or have questions? Just call or drop us an email and we’ll be happy to help make your conference a brilliant day for everyone.

Directions & Travel

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Booking Form / T&C's

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Location

Bute Mills  74 Bute Street  Luton  LU1 2EY

Town centre location 50 metres from main train & coach stations and airport drop-off 1 mile from junction 10, M1. 600 space car park adjacent to Bute Mills.

About us

Youthscape is a national young people’s charity founded in 1993. Our face to face work is with young people in Luton, but we share our approaches and ideas across the UK through training and resources. We’re especially focused on helping young people facing big challenges in their lives like being in the care system or dealing with a mental health issues.

In 2012 the charity had outgrown its old premises and began a campaign to purchase and renovate Bute Mills. Working with HOK, one of the world’s most presitigious firm of architects, and supported by companies, churches and the local community, the building has undergone a dramatic and impressive transformation before opening in April 2016.All funds from the hire of facilities go to support the work of the charity with disadvantaged young people. You can find out more about our work at youthscape.co.uk.

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