For further information on the Hall and its facilities, or to come and look round, before or after making a booking, please email Sylvia Lauder or phone/text her on 07792 567189.  Lesley Thomas, tel 07942 965981 is our Facilities Manager. You may also find the information in our Guide for Users helpful.


  • all entrances suitable for disabled people
  • accessible toilet with facilities for disabled people, including a shower
  • baby changing unit in this toilet
  • a separate shower room
  • the main hall and small hall are separated by a soundproof wall
  • the Hall is Wi-Fi enabled with broadband Internet
  • external bicycle rack
  • During the evening and at weekends there are about 30 parking spaces for Hall users
  • During the working day parking is more limited (about 10 spaces) , but there is a public car park and paid on-street parking nearby.


The Main Hall is approximately 50 x 30 ft / 15 x 9m with a hardwood floor

  • An Audio Visual System comprising:
    • a 2.7m screen and 4 speakers. For video you will need to bring a laptop computer with connecting leads (HDMI or VGA + audio).
    • 4 wireless microphones (2 handheld, 2 beltpack + lavalier / neckband mics)
    • audio from a mobile phone or laptop using wireless (bluetooth) or wired connection.
    • An audio induction loop system (AFILS) for the hard of hearing.
    • Detailed instructions  are posted next to AV system
  • The lower level lighting can be controlled by dimmer switches to suit requirements.
  • Coloured lighting (in various modes) can be used.  (Instructions posted next to controller) – see video.


The main kitchen has a serving hatch to the main hall and offers:

  • extensive working surfaces
  • double sink
  • modern range cooker with two ovens
  • commercial cooker hood / extractor fan
  • commercial-grade dishwasher
  • hot and chilled water dispenser for drinks
  • refrigerator
  • microwave oven
  • crockery and cutlery (100 plus items of each)
  • kitchen utensils.


The Small Hall is approximately 30 x 20 ft / 9 x 6m and may be hired separately.

The small hall can be divided into two rooms (for example dressing rooms) by means of a soft folding central partition, each room having its own door to the main hall.  (On occasions our Bookings Manager may arrange to let just one half of the small hall while the other half is in use as an annex to the main hall).

The Small Hall contains 3 tilt-topped tables (1400 x 800mm) that can be tilted and wheeled aside when not needed, and 12 comfortable chairs (6 of which can be stacked).  Other tables and chairs are available (see below).

An audio induction loop system (AFILS) is provided for the hard of hearing.


A second small kitchenette close to the small hall has a microwave oven, coffee making facilities including hot water dispenser, and double sink, allowing users of the small hall to provide refreshments independently of the main hall and kitchen when required.


The Committee Room is approximately 13 x 9 ft / 4 x 2.7m and may be hired separately.

It includes a large whiteboard


  • Gopak tables
    • 10 large (1830 x 760mm) (approx 6ft x 2.5ft)with trolley
    • 10 small (915 x 610mm) (approx 3ft x 2ft) with trolley


  • Other tilt-topped tables in small hall (see above)


  • Chairs
    • Approx 100 fully upholstered folding chairs, with trolleys
    • 12 chairs in small hall (see above)



  • Yamaha, seven octave digital piano
  • Television aerial (licence needed)