The Exchange is our fully accessible community building based on the ground floor of the historical Old Telephone Exchange in the heart of the town centre in Albert Street. It is used for our day opportunities service during the day and available to hire Monday-Friday 4.00pm onwards/ Bank Holidays all day/ Weekends all day.

The Old Telephone Exchange
32-42 Albert Street
CV21 2SA

01788 577586

Meeting Room Hire

If you need a meeting room for group meetings, board meetings, educational classes and AGM’s in Rugby town centre The Exchange has rooms of varying sizes available.

Event Room Hire

If you are looking for somewhere for an event The Exchange is a great place for venue hire. We have accommodated craft fairs, recruitment days, Christmas fairs, exercise classes and dance classes.

Function Room Hire

The Exchange makes an ideal  place for a celebration and party venue. We have a kitchen available and a large room to facilitate your requirements.


Please see our charges set out below. New Directions (Rugby) Ltd reserves the right to change these charges without prior written notice. A minimum charge of 1 hour applies to all rates. Half hour rates also available after the minimum 1 hour has been booked.

Exclusive use of building is £5 extra per hour

Health and Safety Policy Statement

Environmental Policy

Clover Room

  • Size 15ft x 30.5ft
  • Board room style: 16 people
  • Informal workshop: 24 people
  • Lecture style: 30 people
  • £15 for first hour and £10 per hour thereafter

Daisy Room

  • Size 13.5ftx12ft
  • Board room style: 10 people
  • Informal workshop: 12 people
  • Lecture style: 12 people
  • £15 for first hour and £8 per hour thereafter

Lily Room

  • Size 11ft x 14ft
  • Computer station set up: 10 people
  • £15 for first hour and £8 per hour thereafter


  • Use of kitchen included
  • Refreshments can be provided at an additional charge or you can use an external caterer

Orchid Room

    • Size 14ft x 11ft
    • Maximum capacity: Soft seating: 8 people
    • £15 for first hour and £8 per hour thereafter

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