Rent our space

Organising a workshop or a lecture in the CBD? Looking for a space for a hen’s day or a birthday party? Or maybe you want a space to practice music or art. You can rent Laneway Learning Central!

Located at the iconic Nicholas Building in the CBD and with lovely views to Flinders Station, our unique space combines Melburnian flavours with versatility and flair.

Please see our private events terms and conditions here.

Venue details

Size: 7m x 7m. No bathroom available on premises, but communal bathrooms in every floor.
Capacity: Up to 30 people seated at tables, 45 people theatre style, or 60 people standing.
Layout: Chairs and tables can be easily moved to give any layout.
AV and equipment hire: Projector, speakers, whiteboard and other equipment can be hired.
Accessibility: Elevator to the space. Accessible bathroom located in level1.
Public transport: Closest train station is Flinders Station, trams through Swanston St or Elizabeth St.
Parking: Street parking is available on Russell and Exhibition Streets or a secure car park is located at Flinders Street. 15-minute parking is available nearby for unloading.

We can also arrange a private or corporate event for you, tailored to suit your needs.


Community use/NFP:

  • Half day (4 hours 9am-1pm/ 1pm-5pm) – $85 excluding GST
  • Full day – $150 excluding GST

Commercial use:

  • $40 per hour excluding GST
  • Special prices for our teachers (contact us for more information)
  • AV rental: speakers $20 and projector $40 (plus a refundable security deposit)
  • Key and cleaning deposit: $50 (fully refundable if the venue is left clean and tidy)

Check out this amazing 3D Tour of the Nicholas Building created by Ross Coulter! You can select different floors and studios to see how they look inside. You can also see how LLCentral looks in real life.


To request a booking, or for more information, please contact us using the form below.

In your message please let us know:

  • a brief summary of your event (e.g. type of event or purpose, number of people attending)
  • your preferred date(s)
  • start and end times for your event (booking time must including the time you require to set up and pack down)
  • equipment required
  • a contact phone number
  • any other details about your event.