Hire a room

We have several rooms for hire during the week, at weekends and in the evenings. Rooms may be hired as a one-off or on a regular basis. If you are interested in regular hire please come and talk to us.

Room types

The General Activities Room (70 sq.m) fits up to 50 people. It will be available for hire for all kinds of activities, classes and events. Includes sink, toilet and outside access.

Community Room (41 sq.m) fits up to 30 people. Includes sink, children’s toilet and access to the outside. There is a removable partition between this room and the Café area which may be opened up on occasion, if requested, but at the discretion of the co-operative and there may be an extra cost incurred.

Café (52sq.m) is open to the public 7 days a week from 11 to 5 and run by volunteers.

One-off hire

Charges

The below rates are per hour. (Minimum 2 hours for private hire)

  Rate for community groups Rate for private bookings (e.g. birthday parties)
  Day Evenings and weekends Day Evenings and weekends
General Activities Room £20 £25 £30 £35
Community Room £15 £15 £20 £25

We ask you to pay a £150 of refundable deposit at the time of booking. Complete payment due latest 14 days before the event.

Equipment & Extras

The room hire includes access and use of the outside space.

Hire charges include access to tables and stackable chairs. To be arranged at the time of booking.

Bookable Extras:

  • Children’s Toy Selection Hire £15
  • Music system (if available on the day) £10
  • Projector £10
  • Laptop £10
  • Flip chart and pens £3
  • Extra fenced off outside area £30

Please talk to us about any extra items you might need.

Catering

We also offer a catering service with home-made food. Just get in touch to discuss the options for your event.

Hiring Times

Monday to Sunday 9.00am – 9pm (1am Fridays and Saturdays)

We allow for 30min set up time at no extra costs. Time for clearing up should be accounted for in your hire time.

On-going bookings

You are able to make a block booking, e.g. for courses and classes. To discuss timings and pricing please get in touch.

Access to the building and parking

The building is accessible by foot through nearby park entrances (nearest one Higham Road) which are always open to pedestrians.

There are no parking facilities at the Hub and all vehicles have to park off site. However, there is currently ample unrestricted parking in roads around the park. Access can be arranged for unloading only and for disabled vehicle access on request.

All parts of the building are wheelchair accessible via the front entrance.

Enquire about availability