Room hire

The Building has 3 function rooms, the main hall, the activity room and a small Committee room, other facilities are a lounge bar, family and games room and a kitchen. There is a comprehensive bar facility with a modern cellar and beer storage area.

The main hall is licensed to hold up to a maximum of 180 people (160 seated), and has a self contained large bar area.

Our activity groups use the activity room, it is also suitable for small children's parties and is licensed to hold 30 persons.

The committee room is ideal for a small meeting room. The room can hold approximately 15 persons, and is used by small groups such as The Writers Circle, The Civil Service Pensions Association and the IT for Beginners group.

The kitchen is mostly used by outside caterers for functions in the main hall. These caterers may require bringing in extra heaters and utensils if required.

Main Hall

Activities Room

Committee Room


Hire Charges

Main hall (65' x 37')

Private
£22 Per hour - no bar
21st Birthday £280 6pm - Midnight
Weddings £270.00 ALL DAY -Midday - Midnight
Evening Function £195.00 6pm - Midnight
Hourly rate £60.00 With bar



Activities room (29.6' x 17.6')

Private
£12 Per hour

Committee room (24' x 9')

Private
£8 Per hour

CONDITIONS OF HIRE

Hirers and visitors are not allowed to bring alcoholic drinks onto the premises. All drinks including wine orders must be supplied by the Association’s Licensee.

The Hirer must notify the Association as to the caterers 14 days prior to the function. This is not applicable if family, and friends cater the function.

Deposit – 50% of the booking fee is payable at time of confirming booking and is non-refundable in any circumstance. Booking fee payable are those current at the time deposit is paid.

Payment of balance must be made before the date of function. Drinks accounts must be settled prior to function.

All property or goods whatsoever belonging to the hirer or his agent shall be removed immediately at the conclusion of the hire at his own cost.

The Association accepts no responsibility whatsoever for property or goods left on any part of the Centre. The hirer shall be responsible of his own insurance against any third party claims, which may be made against him or his organization.

The hirer, during the period of hiring, shall be responsible for supervision of the premises, fabric and contents, the safety thereof from damage however slight or other change of any sort, and behaviour of all persons using the Centre whatever their capacity, including proper supervision of car parking arrangements so as to avoid obstruction on or off the Centre site.

The use of electric heating, lighting and sound equipment will remain under the control of the Association at all times. No alterations or additions are to be made to electrical equipment and stage lighting is to be returned to the set pattern at the end of the period of hire. Special arrangements must be made when sound equipment or a piano is required. Noise volumes are to be kept below nuisance level and the Duty Person has standing instructions to switch off apparatus producing excessive noise.

Where licensed bar facilities have been requested, the Bar will close at 11.30pm.

No notices, posters, plans or decorations are to be fixed to any part of the premises without prior permission.

Deliveries should be made between 9:30am and noon on the function date.

The hirer shall be responsible for the observance of all regulations appertaining to the Centre stipulated by the Licensing Justices, the Fire Authority, and the Local Authority or otherwise and for complying with the General Rules governing the use of the Community Centre. The hirer shall not sub-let or use the Centre for any unlawful purpose or in any unlawful way nor do anything to bring onto the premises anything which may endanger the Centre, its users, licences or any insurance polices relating thereto.

The hirer shall indemnify the Association against the cost of repair or any damage done to any part of the Centre including the curtilage and contents thereof during or as a result of this booking. The hirer shall leave the Centre in a clean and tidy condition.

No gas cylinders or material creating a fire risk must be brought onto the Centre. In no circumstances must any emergency or other exit be blocked or restricted in any manner.