Skainos is an urban regeneration project offering a wide range of hi-tech, low cost room hire and conference facilities in an award winning venue. Spaces include Auditorium, Community Hall, Montrose, Mountforde, Baskin Room and Roof Terrace

Easily accessible for voluntary and community organisations and others, Skainos is the ideal venue for conferences, functions, meetings and training courses. The meeting rooms at Skainos are fully-equipped and set within a contemporary modern energy efficient environment with ample on-street parking. They are suitable for interviews, meetings, functions and conferences as well as sporting, arts and cultural events. As a social enterprise all profits support the work of East Belfast Mission changing lives by offering a range of support services to those in our community who are in need.

Project of the Year at RCNI Awards 2013

Social Enterprise NI Member

The Queen’s Award For Voluntary Services 2019

There is limited parking on site which is available at the rear of Skainos, accessed via Montrose Street. Spaces cannot be guaranteed. There is ample on street car parking close to Skainos.

Location Distance from Skainos
Belfast International Airport 0
George Best Belfast City Airport 0
City Centre (Belfast City Hall) 0
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Key Facts

  • Delegate Capacity: 250
  • Max. Exhibition Area (m2): 368
  • Syndicate Rooms: 4
  • Parking Spaces: 10
  • Skainos Square
  • 239 Newtownards Road
  • Belfast
  • Antrim
  • BT4 1AF


Layout Capacity
Banquet 160
Classroom 100
Theatre Style 250

Community Hall

Layout Capacity
Cabaret 200
Classroom 110
Exhibition 368
Theatre Style 250


Layout Capacity
Cabaret 40
Classroom 30
Theatre Style 60


Layout Capacity
Cabaret 40
Classroom 30

Baskin Room

Layout Capacity
Cabaret 50
Classroom 30
Theatre Style 80

Roof Terrace

Layout Capacity
Cabaret 30
Classroom 30
Theatre Style 50

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