UCB Facilities

UCB is one of the best resourced study centres in the United Kingdom. In this section, you will find details of some of our excellent training facilities.

The UCB Restaurants

UCB has two public restaurants at the Summer Row site, each providing an excellent choice of food at very reasonable prices. To make a reservation and check opening times please call 0121 604 1010 during term time.

The Atrium Restaurant

The fine-dining Atrium Restaurant is open in the evenings from Monday to Friday and also offers a fixed price menu from Monday to Friday lunchtimes. It is situated on the Ground Floor.

* Bookings for the Atrium require a £10.00 per person, non-refundable deposit.

The Brasserie

Also situated on the Ground Floor, the Brasserie restaurant is open for lunch and offers a Table d’Hôte menu and daily specials in the bar area. In the Spring and Autumn terms, the Hospitality Degree Students stage themed evening functions which are also open to the public.

Facilities open to students, staff and the public

The Cakes & Bakes Shop

Situated in the Ground Floor foyer area in Summer Row, the shop is open daily in the week, selling ready-made meals, desserts and a selection of breads, pastries and cakes.

Coffee Pod

Self-service refreshments outlet, selling hot and cold drinks, sandwiches and snacks. Seating area is available on the Mezzanine level.

Student and Staff Restaurants and Facilities

The Café – Summer Row Site

Situated on the 5th Floor of the Summer Row site (for students and staff only), the Café serves breakfast and lunch, snacks and drinks. The lunch menu changes daily and always offers a vegetarian option. There is also a salad bar and a range of other foods available. Opening times are displayed outside the Café.

Rooftop Coffee – Summer Row Site

UCB’s High Street-style Coffee Shop on the 8th floor, offering hot and cold drinks, smoothies and light snacks.

The Café – Richmond House

Situated in the basement at Richmond House, the Café serves a wide variety of hot and cold snacks including baked potatoes, sandwiches, pastries and drinks. There is also a vending service. Opening times are displayed outside the Café.

The Spa at Richmond House

At Richmond House you will find three state-of-the-art hairdressing salons, which all contain the latest equipment and are run in a professional manner by our highly trained staff and students.

Also available are three beauty therapy suites, which offer an extensive range of treatments, and The Spa area, which consists of two make-up studios, a steam room, sauna, spa pool and a dry flotation room. There are also changing room and shower facilities provided for the comfort of clients. In addition, we offer a selection of sports therapy treatments in our two sports injury clinics ranging from pre-event massage to remedial massage and injury treatment.

EatSpace at McIntyre House

UCB's newest social space for staff and students, EatSpace is based on the Ground Floor of McIntyre House on Holland Street. EatSpace offers hot and cold meals and snacks, cold drinks and hot drinks provided by Starbucks.  There is also an extensive, comfortable seating area where students and staff can relax and socialise.


UCB’s Spa Fitness Club in Richmond House includes a fully equipped gym, sauna, steam room and spa pool.

The Sports Hall, situated at the Maltings, is available for students to book free of charge. The Sports Hall is suitable for a wide range of activities including table tennis, badminton, tennis, volleyball, basketball, 5-a-side football and indoor cricket. Equipment for all these activities can be provided. The fitness room, within the Sports Hall, provides a training facility for those wanting to train for general health, fitness and sports performance. In addition, a programme of fitness classes adds to the wide variety of leisure activities on offer.