Opened in September 1998 and recently refurbished, the Town Hall is a modern, well-appointed building with excellent accessibility with on-site parking (free after 4pm Monday to Saturday and free all day on Sundays) and a lift up to the first floor. We are located in the heart of the Town Centre, providing fully-equipped function rooms for meetings, parties, conferences and classes. Each room has kitchen facilities fully stocked with cutlery, plates, cups and saucers for complimentary use.
We have four rooms available for hire:
The Lowndes Room
Located on the First Floor, the Lowndes Room is a very versatile space of 61m2. It can accommodate 50 people theatre-style and 25 people boardroom style and boasts a wonderful view of Lowndes Park.
There is an en suite kitchen, with kettle, fridge and microwave; ideal for arranging light refreshments.
The room is ideal for small parties, boardroom conferences, small exhibitions, social events, children's groups and educational classes.
The Council Chamber
Located on the First Floor, the spacious Council Chamber (135m2) can seat a maximum of 100 people theatre-style and 30 boardroom-style.
The adjoining kitchen, with fridge, kettle, urn and microwave, is available for your use for preparing light refreshments.
The Chamber is suitable for conferences, meetings, training days, exhibitions, AGMs, seminars and educational classes. With its views over Lowndes Park, it is a lovely venue for a variety of events.
The Community Hall
Located on the Ground Floor, the Community Hall is 128m2 and can accomodate 90 people seated theatre-style or 80 for seated receptions. The Hall benefits from an adjoining kitchen (with serving hatch) that was fully refurbished in 2013 and contains a range cooker, dishwasher, microwave, tea urn and fridge.
The Community Hall is an ideal venue for parties, including birthday parties with entertainers or a small bouncy castle, performances, exhibitions, training days, social events, quiz nights, dance classes and conferences.
The Meeting Room
Located on the First Floor, the Meeting Room can accommodate 8 people seated boardroom-style. The room contains kitchen facilities suitable for making light refreshments.
The Meeting Room is ideal for small, private meetings, interviews and one-to-ones.
To enquire about a room booking, or to request a show round of our facilities, please phone 01494 774842 (Mon to Fri 10am to 4.30pm) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Charges are per hour and include use of kitchen, tables, chairs, crockery, cutlery, screen and flipchart (as available). We also have microphones, a data projector, laptop and wi-fi available for hire. A VAT invoice will be issued upon request. View our Room Hire Charges for 2019-20 (PDF, 263KB).
A 25% discount will be given to regular hirers booking 10 sessions or more.