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St Luke’s Church Hall and COVID-19 Security standards

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on 4 January (National lockdown: Stay at Home), St Luke’s Church Hall is currently closed for most purpose.  Its use for designated support groups may continue.  You can find relevant documentation here, including the Government’s detailed guidance on the safe use of multi-purpose community hall facilities, updated on 5th January, and our own risk assessment. Users interested in future use of the Hall, for example from mid-February, should carry out their own risk assessment (guidance here). Our terms and conditions of hire have been extended to meet COVID-19 requirements and restrictions. These must be signed (online).

The 2m social distance will be followed, restricting the capacity to 28 persons in the main hall and 12 in the small hall. The kitchen and committee room are closed.  Hot water for drinks is available in the kitchenette (bring your own mugs).  These restrictions will have a direct effect on users. We will consider potential hirers individually to make sure that their activity complies with the government guidelines.

St Luke’s Church Hall is situated in the heart of a residential area near the town centre of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. The Town Hall is 5 minutes walk away. The Hospital, Sandford Park and the Lido are close by.  If you are interested in activities at the Hall run by current users please look at our Hall Users page.

The Hall comprises the main hall, a small hall and a committee room. It is well-maintained with excellent catering facilities. Showers are available. During the evening and at weekends there are about 30 parking spaces for Hall users.

Rooms in the Hall are available to hire on either a regular or one-off basis for meetings, children’s parties, family parties, wedding receptions, etc.  Please check our availability page to see if the date and time you require is free.

You can find details of the Hall on our facilities page.  You may also wish to check our page on hire charges.  If you have questions or wish to visit the Hall before making a booking, please ask our Bookings Manager, Sylvia Lauder on 07792 567189 or email her.

To make a booking, please first check our availability page to see if the date and time you require is free, then use our booking request form, when you will be contacted by our Bookings Manager, Sylvia Lauder.

The Hall is run by a charity independently from church structures.  For more information, see our Charity page, also our Documents page, where you can find our policies, user guides and other details.