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About Northampton Saints

Franklin’s Gardens, a standout events venue and the home of Premiership Rugby giants Northampton Saints, is located in the heart of England and could be at the heart of your next event.

The stadium has everything you would expect from a modern conference, meeting and party venue. Choose from a portfolio of stylish and comfortable suites, or the outdoors Saints Supporter Village, with complimentary Wi-Fi, bars and a premium in-house catering offering. Meanwhile, the club’s illustrious sporting history provides a unique backdrop and talking point for your guests and delegates.

Event Spaces

With large spaces, stylish lounges and a host of executive boxes at your disposal, you can put together the perfect event at Franklin’s Gardens.

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    Directors Lounge

    Capacity: 120

    Beautifully furnished lounge with its own private bar and dedicated registration desk – great for small conferences or wedding receptions.

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    1880 Lounge

    Capacity: 50

    A relaxing cocktail lounge that’s ideal for hosting meetings and small parties.

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    • Projector
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    Carlsberg Lounge

    Capacity: 40

    Flexible space with a private bar and magnificent pitch views – ideal for smaller meetings and networking events.

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    The Rodber Bar

    Capacity: 600

    The stadium’s largest space with a number of private bars and the latest audiovisual – ideal for conferences, exhibitions and dinners.

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    • PA System
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    Capacity: 150

    A new, fully refurbished space that’s ideal for networking events and informal meetings.

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    • Bar
    • Projector
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    Heroes Restaurant

    Capacity: 120

    Diverse space that’s ideal for awards dinners, Christmas parties and lunches, but also conferences and product launches.

    • PA System
    • Bar
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    Capacity: 250

    Ideal for a variety of events including conferences and meetings, as well as an excellent venue for dinners and evening receptions.

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    Directors Boardroom

    Capacity: 16

    The perfect place for your next board meeting or client presentation.

    • Natural Daylight
    • Wi-Fi
    • Projector
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    The Saints Supporter Village

    Capacity: 2000

    This multi-functional, outdoor space is ideal for team-building events, outdoor exhibitions, and trade events.

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    Executive Boxes

    Capacity: 30

    There are a number of executive boxes with amazing pitch views – perfect for anything from one-on-ones to lunch for up to 30 people.

    • Natural Daylight
    • PA System
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Capacity at a Glance

Event Space Reception Theatre Boardroom UShape Dinner / Dance Cab Lunch / Dinner Max Capacity
Directors Lounge 120 80 36 38 - 42 80 120
1880 Lounge 40 50 26 16 - 32 40 50
Carlsberg Lounge - 40 18 - - 16 40 40
The Rodber Bar 350 600 - - 350 250 400 600
Captains 150 72 64 - - 42 100 150
Heroes Restaurant 120 80 24 20 80 64 120 120
Champions 250 250 60 60 150 135 180 250
Directors Boardroom 16 - - - - - - 16
Village 2000 - - - - - - 2000
Executive Boxes - 60 40 - - - - 30


Franklin’s Gardens is just an hour away from London, Birmingham, Oxford and Cambridge, five minutes from the M1 with over 1,500 onsite car parking spaces available for free. It’s also within easy reach of a number of major airports.


  • Train - Northampton 0.5 Miles
  • Car Parking – Onsite (1,500 spaces)
  • Motorway – M1 JCT 15A 2.3 Miles
  • Airport – London Luton Airport 34 Miles


Weedon Rd, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN5 5BG

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Special offers at Northampton Saints

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    Meetings for Change at Northampton Saints

    We recognise the risks posed to the planet from climate change. That’s why, as part of our 2027 net zero promise, we have created our ‘Meetings for Change’ DDR package.

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    Christmas Parties in Northampton

    Make it a night to remember with a fantastic Christmas shared party or a Christmas private party at Northampton Saints' cinch Stadium at Franklin's Gardens!

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    Better Banquets

    We’re championing better banquets in every aspect from venue experience to sustainable menu choices!


  • MIA

    This venue is accredited by The Meetings Industry Association (mia), providing each of its clients with the assurance of excellence in business meetings and events across service, safety, health and responsibility.

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    All of our venues have been allocated Venue Directory’s Green Accreditation. Having this Green Accreditation demonstrates all of our venue’s commitment to sustainability, allowing you to book with confidence that it will be as environmentally friendly as possible and with the assurance that our venues are a greener choice for your event.

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Meeting rooms

The Northampton Saints meeting rooms are perfect for corporate conferences and Christmas parties, but also can provide the dream setting for your wedding reception or special gathering.

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Conference rooms

Choose the Northampton Saints conference venue to take advantage of Franklin’s Gardens’ transport links to the UK’s two biggest cities, London and Birmingham. You can expect to find state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment, world-class catering and amazing pitch views among the Northampton Saints conference rooms.

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Book your wedding reception at Franklin’s Gardens, where the space can be transformed into something magical for your guests, with an industry-leading catering team also already on site.


Outdoor space

The Saints Supporter Village, located behind the stadium’s South Stand, is a multi-functional space ideal for team-building events, outdoor exhibitions, trade events and festival themed fun days. What’s more, to make it easy for you we partner with team building agencies who specialise in providing an extensive range of activities, team building exercises, evening entertainment.


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Levy UK & Ireland promises to give each guest a legendary experience through premium food and beverages.  They are market leaders and pride themselves on providing high-quality catering and food services for iconic venues, sporting events, and conference centres across England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland. 

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Northampton Room


The Park Inn Northampton has 146 bedrooms available and is based just 200 meters from the town centre and less than 1km from the main train station, giving you easy access to Northampton's key sites, such as Franklin's Gardens, home of the Northampton Saints.

Guests can enjoy 24-hour room service and free access to the Pace Health Club to work out. With free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, you can stay connected whether you're staying here on business or visiting with friends and family.


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This venue recognises the risks posed to the planet from climate change and the consequences of this change being felt by people all around the world. That is why they operate a Meetings For Change promise: 

  • We believe in using fresh, seasonal products

    We aim for 80% of the ingredients on our menus to be British grown. All the chicken and milk we serve is Red Tractor assured. 

  • We believe in the power of plants

    We offer plant-forward menus, with a choice of great-tasting alternative proteins. 

  • We believe in zero waste 

    Whatever we’re cooking for your meeting or event, our approach is root-to-stem, nose-to-tail. We use recycled and reusable packaging wherever we can. 

  • We believe in ethical sourcing 

    Our teas and coffees come from responsible suppliers. Our chocolate is Fairtrade and Rainforest Alliance certified. 

  • We believe in protecting our planet 

    Our climate promise is to reach Net Zero by 2030.  In addition, this venue has further sustainable priorities. Please contact a venue expert for more information.