Photographs by Bob Pitchford

Hiring the Main Hall

This table shows the particulars for our Main Hall, please contact us for availability:

Dimensions (Hall)Dimensions (Stage)CapacityNotes
51′ x 30′
(15.5m x 9.1m)
30′ x 12′
(9.1m x 3.7m)
200 (including 70 seated in the balcony)
(Ground floor fully accessible and disabled friendly. No disabled access to balcony).
The Hall includes a tiered balcony, which seats 70. It is licensed for public dancing, singing, music, indoor sports, and theatrical performances.The Hall contains a piano, a PA system and a projector and screen.

Hiring Meeting Rooms

This table shows the particulars for our Meeting Rooms – three of which are normally available for hire:

Hire Charges

Library space can be used outside of library hours. Enquire at the Hall office for my details. Fully accessible from library entrance. No wheelchair access from Hall.

Penpole Room20′ x 19′
(6.1m x 5.8m)
(no disabled access)
Normally available
Springfield Room12′ x 15′
(3.7m x 4.6m)
8GroundNormally available
Bradley Room15′ x14′
(4.6m x
(restricted wheelchair access)
(Illustration Below)Normally available
Horseshoe Room12′ x 9′
(3.7m x 2.7m)
(no disabled access)
Not normally available

Bradley Room Illustration

This table shows the rate £ per hour for the Hall and Meeting Rooms, before and after 6pm (Community/not for profit groups 50% of usual charge)(minimum charge: 1 hour):

Week DaysWeekends
Before/After 6pm Before/After 6pm
Main Hall17.60/24.2023.00/36.30
Penpole Room, Portway Romm13.20/19.8018.17/18.70
Springfield Room9.90/11.009.90/11.00
Horseshoe RoomNot normally available for hire
Inclusive charges for weekend events in the Main HallBefore 6pm, 3hrs eg children’s party: £105 plus refundable damage deposit of £70Large event for 50 or more needing daytime and evening: £600 plus returnable damage deposit of £250
Bradley Room11.00/13.2012.10/14.30

Additional Facilities

The following additional facities are available for a small charge. More details upon request.

  • A small kitchen, suitable for preparing hot drinks and light refreshments.
  • A digital piano
  • A PA system with both wired and wireless microphones

Booking Form and Conditions of Hire: