Academies

We want to attract and retain the best people and also give our staff the skills they need to deliver outstanding customer services.

Our Academy at Lipton House in Glasgow.

Our unique, purpose-built learning, team-building and conference centres in Glasgow and Edinburgh help our staff reach their full potential.

Primarily for the benefit of all Group staff, our facilities are also available for commercial hire at very competitive rates.

Our staff are on hand to provide the perfect environment for your meetings and events, helping you deliver your next event or meeting.

All Academy facilities are available for hire for your conferences, events, team-building sessions, training, seminars and meetings. We offer value for money, affordable, transparent packages that will match your budget.

For more information, or a complimentary viewing, please email TheAcademy@wheatley-group.com

Find out more about our Academies below.

Wheatley Academy – Wheatley House, 150 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1DW
 

The modern, self-contained facility is right in the very heart of Glasgow city centre. The Academy is just off George Square and is about five minutes’ walk from both Queen Street and Central railway stations. Facilities include:

  • a fully staffed reception desk with separate registration area
  • a large waiting/networking area with refreshments
  • a large conference room, suitable for up to 125 delegates. Equipment includes LCD projectors, three large screens (independent or linked), stage with lectern and roaming microphones, connected buffet/catering section
  • two meeting rooms with SMART Boards, holding 20 delegates each
  • an IT suite with SMART Board, 14 terminals and keyboards
  • excellent IT infrastructure with in-house IT department on site
  • in-house catering facilities.

Lipton Academy – Lipton House, 170 Crown Street, Glasgow G5 9XD
 

Based in the Gorbals, the Lipton Academy is a short walk from Glasgow city centre. This Academy is an eclectic mix of modern, innovative spaces within one purpose-built facility. It includes:

  • a 30-seat ‘horseshoe’ seating area with LCD projector
  • a standing area circular whiteboard static space
  • 30 low seats (couches and chairs) with LCD projector
  • A 12-seated circular meeting space.

NMR Academy – 8 New Mart Road, Edinburgh, EH14 1RL
 

The NMR Academy can be found next to the Edinburgh Corn Exchange in Slateford and approximately 3.6 kilometers (2 miles) to the south west of city centre. It is the newest addition to our Centres of Learning. This Academy boosts both traditional and modern facilities for our visitors. It includes:

  • a fully staffed reception desk
  • a large waiting/networking area with refreshments
  • breakout areas, including two booths, a standing area circular whiteboard static space and an array of sofas and separate seating areas
  • a large conference room, suitable for up to 125 delegates. Equipment includes LCD projectors, two large screens and a lectern with static microphone.