The Matford Centre

The Matford Centre, Matford Park Road, Marsh Barton Trading Estate, Exeter, Devon, EX2 8FD

Tel: 01392 665480

Grow Show, Matford Centre


The Matford Centre is one of the South West's largest exhibition and entertainment venues. A unique complex designed as a regional exhibition centre yet also ideally suitable for entertainment events for up to 1500 people, corporate functions, product launches, exhibitions or conferences, these versatile facilities lend themselves to almost any kind of event.  

Smaller meeting, conference, training & interview rooms available from 2 delegates to 50 delegates in various layout styles to accommodate.  The centre also has a new ‘Studio’ which is a versatile multi use space or can be used for meetings from 2 to up to 100 delegates with various layout options with its own kitchenette.  The Centre is level access and has ample FREE PARKING available for customers.

Your event is as important to us as it is to you.  Our team of experienced and helpful staff will provide you with a professional and personal service. Tell us what you want, when, and what your budget is, and we'll do everything we can to make your event the success you want it to be.


Map & Directions

Road Directions

Located on the site of the Exeter Livestock Market next to the "Park & Ride" and about 5 minutes drive from J30 on the M5. Exit Junction 30. Take 3rd exit at roundabout onto A379 Exeter/Marsh Barton for 3 miles. At 3rd roundabout take last exit onto B3123 Marsh Barton/Bad Homburg Way. Exit 1st left at next roundabout (signs for Livestock Market) and the Matford Centre is 200 metres on the left.

Public Transport Directions

By bus from Exeter St David's Railway Station - Bus service "H" runs from the station to the City Centre High Street every 15 minutes during the day. Then go to Fore Street for the Park & Ride service described below:

By bus from Exeter City Centre -Park & Ride Green Route service every 10 minutes from the top of Fore Street in the centre of Exeter to Matford Park & Ride right outside the Matford Centre.


Small Meeting Room - 6 - - - -
The Boardroom - 243050 - -
The Studio - 5060100 - -


Small Meeting Room Boardroom
The Boardroom Boardroom
The Boardroom Classroom
The Boardroom Theatre
The Studio Boardroom
The Studio Classroom
The Studio Theatre



  • Complimentary car parking for delegates


  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • Cater for Special Diets
  • Catering by approved caterers
  • Catering by in-house Caterers

Establishment Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Air-conditioning throughout
  • Areas for Team building
  • Available for wedding receptions
  • 'Break-out' Space for Informal Meetings
  • Business facilities
  • Central heating throughout
  • Flipchart and Pens
  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Microphone / Amp System
  • Multimedia / Digital Projector
  • OHP and Screen
  • On-site car parking
  • Open All Year

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • Free Car Parking
  • On Bus Route
  • On-Site Coach Parking
  • Parking (free)
  • Parking On Site

Payment Methods

  • Booking essential

Room / Unit Features

  • Some rooms offer natural daylight

Opening Times

The Matford Centre (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

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