The River Centre

The River Centre
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The River Centre
Medway Wharf Road
Town of Tonbridge, Kent
United Kingdom
Tel: 01732770707
Fax: 01732770909

Tel: 01732770707

About The River Centre

The River Centre

The River Centre is a prestigious, state-of-the-art venue, ideal for conferences, exhibitions, product launches, roadshows, meetings and private events.

Located in the centre of historic Tonbridge, at the heart of the South East of England, The River Centre offers some of the largest and most versatile facilities across Kent.

No matter what type of event you are looking to hold The River Centre can assist you to make sure it is a complete success.

Our fantastic foyer is the perfect place to have welcome drinks, receptions or networking.  Then you can move up the impressive staircase to our amazing auditorium, which will wow your guests, this can be laid out to suit your event so whether you are having a seated conference for 750 or an awards ceremony with sit down meal cabaret style for 300, the choice is yours!  Maybe you would like to hold an exhibition of some kind, we have moveable walls that will offer a variety of layouts including the whole ground floor space which is 408sqm or you may want something smaller for a general meeting or training, we can fit up to 200 theatre style and 100 cabaret in our Grand Meeting Room, or smaller meetings to fit 100 theatre style and 50 cabaret, our smallest rooms will fit up to 25 theatre style… you tell us what you would like to do with the space and we will have it ready for you when you get here!

Why not contact us to find out how we can help you with your event? Let us make your function one to remember…


Conference Centre

The River Centre is a prestigious, state-of-the-art venue, ideal for major conferences, exhibitions, product launches, training events and meetings.

Located in the centre of historic Tonbridge, The River Centre offers some of the largest and most versatile facilities in the south of England. Purpose-built, its stylish design is complemented by advanced audio-visual technology.

The River Centre’s experienced Conference Team are always on hand. Enthusiastic and proactive, we’ll work closely with you at each stage to ensure your event’s success.


Modern & stylish conference facilities

Standing on the banks of the River Medway, the aspirational, award winning design of The River Centre makes it the ideal venue for meetings and exhibitions.


Historic town

The River Centre is situated in the heart of Tonbridge, once an Iron Age river crossing. The Normans built a castle here and the surviving medieval gatehouse is one of the finest in the country.


Easy to get to

The River Centre is less than 10 minutes from Tonbridge station, with regular services to London taking only 45 minutes. It is within easy reach of the Channel ports and London’s airports.

On site are 94 complementary secure parking spaces, with five additional car parks nearby in the town centre.



• M25 (junction 5) 15 mins

• Maidstone 30 mins

• Gatwick 45 mins

• Heathrow 1 hour



The River Centre works with a wide variety of clients to deliver first class conferences, meetings, product launches, seminars and celebrations.

On the ground floor, there is over 400m2 of adaptable space. Wide and high, this area makes a perfect exhibition area or banqueting room. Through the use of superior quality movable and soundproofed walls, it can be seamlessly adapted into separate rooms and breakout spaces, great for smaller gatherings.

With abundant natural light, or black out if required, Meeting Rooms 1 and 2 make ideal training rooms too.

The double staircase takes you to the impressive Main Auditorium on the first floor (seating 750), which offers a fully integrated audio-visual system and stage. Its high ceiling and easy accessibility also make it perfect for presentations and displays. Adjacent to the distinctive auditorium is Meeting Room 3, just right for small meetings, receptions or as a preparation area for speakers.


Some of the Services we Offer Include:

Conference Centres Tonbridge • Exhibition Centres Tonbridge • Conference Rooms and Halls Tonbridge • Product Launches Tonbridge • Roadshows Tonbridge

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