About the Albany

The Albany Learning and Conference Centre is a dedicated development centre for Glasgow’s Third Sector. The Albany opened in 2008 and is owned, operated and managed by Glasgow Council for the Voluntary Sector.

At the Albany Centre, GCVS provides training and customised learning delivered by Third Sector experts and tailored to meet the needs of staff, managers, volunteers and Board members.

The Albany is a welcoming venue for meetings, events and conferences. Our rooms are all light, airy and fully equipped and can be arranged to meet your needs. And our professional, welcoming staff will be available before your event and on the day to make sure that everything goes perfectly!

Venue Hire

The Albany Centre has six different spaces available for hire individually or in combination, to perfectly match your requirements.

Conference Room

Available layouts
Boardroom, Cabaret, Classroom, Theatre, U-shape
Capacity Up to 55 people

Dewar Room

Available layouts
Boardroom, Classroom, Theatre, U-shape
Capacity Up to 30 people

The Jennie Lee Room

Available layouts
Boardroom, Classroom, Theatre, U-shape
Capacity Up to 30 people

The Meeting Space

Capacity Maximum 4/5 people

The Woodlands Suite

Available layouts
Boardroom, Cabaret, Classroom, Theatre, U-shape
Capacity Up to 120 people

The Woodlands Training Rooms

Available layouts
Boardroom, Cabaret, Classroom, Theatre, U-shape
Capacity Up to 40 people

Contact us

Become a Member

GCVS is the main development agency and advocate for voluntary and community organisations in Glasgow and a key partner in Glasgow’s Third Sector Interface. We help voluntary organisations unite to make a strong collective voice in Glasgow.

Finding us

The Albany Centre is situated in the Woodlands area of Glasgow, minutes from Charing Cross train station and St Georges Cross underground.

Albany Centre, 44 Ashley Street, Glasgow, G3 6DS