Facilities

FACILITIES

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.  You may also find the information in our Guide for Users helpful.

GENERAL FACILITIES

  • 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.

MAIN HALL

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

  • An Audio Visual System with 2.7m screen and 4 speakers. For video you will need to bring a laptop computer with connecting leads (HDMI or VGA + audio).
  • Audio is available from a wireless microphone (please ask) or from a mobile phone or laptop using wireless (bluetooth) or wired connection.
  • An audio induction loop is provided for the hard of hearing.
  • Detailed instructions (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.

KITCHEN

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
  • coffee percolator (80 cups) (available on request)
  • crockery and cutlery (100 plus items of each)
  • kitchen utensils.

SMALL HALL

The Small Hall is approximately 30 x 20 ft / 9 x 6m and may be hired separately.
It contains 2 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).
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.

KITCHENETTE

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

COMMITTEE ROOM

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

TABLES AND CHAIRS

  • 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)

 

OTHER ITEMS

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