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Where we are

ARC is based in Stockton town centre 100 metres from the High Street. There are good public transport links near by with bus stops located within 0.5miles away and both Stockton and Thornaby train stations located 0.8 miles away. There is a taxi rank located 30 metres away. There is also access to a number of near by parking facilities.

For more information on how to find ARC, parking and transport, click here.

What we offer

Spread over five floors, ARC is home to some of the most flexible, accessible and adaptable spaces in the region with the ability to host any type of function from corporate hospitality to conferences or exhibitions, private cinema screenings or Christmas parties. Our spaces for hire are:

  • The Point - a 550 capacity entertainment space
  • a 246 seat Theatre
  • a 97 seat Studio Theatre
  • a 131 seat digitally equipped Cinema
  • a 100 square metre Dance Studio
  • a versatile Workshop Space
  • our modern vibrant First Floor Bar
  • a bright and accesible Gallery

The unique and flexible spaces that ARC offers allow you to create a truly memorable event that is sure to impress your attendees. Our technical team use the best technology in the industry to ensure even the smallest event demonstrates the highest level of professionalism.

You can expect support each step of the way from our programming team, and a warm welcome and great customer service from our knowledgeable Box Office Assistants, Ushers and café bar team throughout your event.

We offer a full catering service which can be supplied to all rooms in the venue; we also offer a variety of food and drink throughout the day from our Café Bar, No 60.

For more information on the spaces available, please visit our individual pages.

If you would like more information, a tour of our facilities or to view technical specifications, please contact:

Stephen Laing
T: 01642 525186

Community Programme Coordinator


The Point

This versatile space can accommodate up to 390 people seated theatre style, 100 cabaret style and 550 standing.


We can offer hire of our fully equipped professional theatre. This accessible theatre seats 246 guests, making it ideal for performances, conferences, training and private events for all audiences.

Studio Theatre

Our Studio is a blank canvas space, offering a versatile well proportioned room with excellent facilities. The space can welcome 97 people theatre style, 40 cabaret style or can be set up flat floored as a large rehearsal space.

The Cinema

The cinema seats 130 people and is bookable for private film screenings, networking events, training, seminars, conferences, celebration events and private parties.

Dance Studio

The dance studio is fully accessible and well equipped. At 80 sqft the space comfortably welcomes 30 dancers, and consists of a wooden sprung floor, full length mirrors, a PA system and seating around the edges.


The workshop is a great space for creativity and productivity, the space provides a well equipped setting for choirs, crafts, workshops, training sessions and meetings.

First Floor Bar & Top Floor Gallery

The airy space, highlighting the stunning architecture of ARC, is an ideal setting for working lunches, dinners, drinks and networking.

Meeting Rooms

ARC has two meeting rooms available for hire, which are perfect for small meetings, interviews and strategic planning sessions.