Our Riverside Centre include a dance studio, physical activity hall, social learning space, sports analysis labs and lecture theatre.

Opening hours

The Riverside Building is open from 8.30am-9pm (Monday - Friday), 9am-3pm on Saturdays and is closed on Sundays.

Social learning space & Sports analysis labs: 8.30am – 9pm

Please book analysis equipment through the equipment booking system.



Indoor facilities at the Riverside Centre




Dance studio

High quality dance studio with sprung flooring and mirrored walls.

The space can be divided up to run multiple activates and lectures or open as one big dance studio equipped with 2 state or the art sound systems.  






Physical activity hall

Half sized sports hall designed for academic teaching, teacher training and a recreational space free for students to book.

The hall has sprung flooring, a basketball hoop and line markings for badminton courts.

Free for students use outside of academic lectures. 






Social learning space

The space is laid out to be a relaxing study area with large windows to allow natural light throughout.

PC’s stationed across the room with sectioned off group areas for teams to practice presentations, and work on group projects. On-site Pop up café and sofa’s to allow for a relaxing brake in-between study periods.





Sports analysis labs

The sports analysis labs are kitted out with Apple Macs and specialist software.

The labs can be used for coding and analysing sports performance. Students can also benefit from our supporting video editing suites.

Open to students to use outside academic hours. 






Lecture theatre

150 occupancy lecture theatre used across the institution for academic and external conferencing. The lecture theatre includes an integrated media centre consisting of delivery lectern, overhead projector, viewing monitors and sound system.



Where we are

We are located next to the University Arena on Severn Campus (WR2 5JN). When you arrive head to Main Reception and ask for directions.

For those with limited mobility there is dedicated disabled parking on site and easy access is provided throughout the facilities.