At the Cross

Situated in a very central location, close to Aberdeen's City Centre (former Queen's Cross Church, Albyn Place, AB10 1YN), and refurbished in 2018, Fountainhall at the Cross is an exceptional venue that offers flexible spaces to hire for formal and informal gatherings. Our rooms can accommodate groups from 4 people up to 350 people, from concerts and theatre performances to conferences, training days and workshops. 

With an easy access from all around Aberdeen City and its neighbouring areas, Fountainhall At the Cross can also be the ideal venue for an informal office day out or an office celebration. Our charming coffee house space can also be hired out of business hours, so imagine the endless possibilities our spaces can offer to you!

A strong Wi-Fi signal is available throughout the premises and most of our rooms are equipped with the latest AV technology. In addition, your event will be able to benefit from the hospitality services of Cognito at the Cross, the onsite café, if desired, or your chosen outside catering provider.

For further information and details of charges, contact our bookings administrator who will be happy to discuss with you your requirements.

Sanctuary at the Cross

CAPACITY: 400 people (seated). 

Equipped with a professional Audio Visual System, this space provides endless creative possibilities at a professional standard, making it an ideal venue for music and theatre performances or business seminars and conferences. 

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Main Hall at the Cross

CAPACITY: Up to 100 people in an standing reception. 

Open space where tables and chairs available can be set up. Connected to our main kitchen through a hatch. Equipped with a smart TV, portable sound system optional.

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Garden Room at the Cross

CAPACITY:  up to 40 people. 

Coffee style layout, perfect for medium size meetings and receptions, equipped with a smart TV and a ceiling sound system. Kitchenette suitable for serving teas and coffees is available under request

Access to the garden. 

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CAPACITY: Seating capacity for up to 60 people. Up to 100 people when removing the folding wall separating the coffee house space and the garden room. 

Coffee House space available to hire out of business hours.

Access to the garden. 

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CAPACITY:  Up to 50 people in a standing reception.

Tables and chairs available.

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CAPACITY:  Up to 50 people in a standing reception.

IMPORTANT: LIMITED ACCESSIBILITY. Located on the first floor of the building and accessed ONLY through a flight of stairs. Not suitable to people with reduced mobility. 

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Connected through a hatch to our Main Hall, the main kitchen can also be hired in conjunction with any other of the rooms. 

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Fountainhall at the Cross, with prior arrangement, is able to cater for most hospitality requirements. 

We strive to ensure your enjoyment whilst using our facilities to host your event. 

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Fountainhall at the Cross (former Queen's Cross Church) is located in Albyn Place, AB10 1YN. 

By car. Fountainhall at the Cross is situated at Queen’s Cross roundabout in the West End area of Aberdeen, between Albyn Place and Carden Place. Arriving from the South, follow the A90/South Anderson Drive. Turn right onto Queen’s Road, which will lead you straight to Queen’s Cross roundabout. Arriving from the North, join the A90/North Anderson Drive. Turn left onto Queen’s Road, which will lead you straight to Queen’s Cross roundabout. ​

By train/Bus. The bus station is situated in Union Square shopping centre, next to the train station. The bus 4, 5 or 6  will take you directly to Founitainhall at the Cross. 


Fountainhall at the Cross has a forecourt but access is restricted to authorised persons. ​

On-street parking is available on the many streets surrounding Fountainhall at the Cross. However, Albyn Place and Carden Place are Pay & Display streets and parking is limited to 4 hours on both streets. On other streets around Fountainhall at the Cross, parking is free and unlimited during the weekends.