A modern, well-equipped village hall in Sandleheath
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about hiring our village hall. Download as PDF.
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Approximate measurements are:
For more details see our hall layout diagrams.
We have a large, wooden-floored, open space leading to two wide carpeted steps and a raised, carpeted ‘stage’ area. The small kitchen and toilets (including disabled facilities) are in a block to the side. See our hall layout diagrams.
Up to 80 persons are permitted to use the hall at one time. See our hall layout diagrams.
The toilets have soap dispensers, paper towels and small hand driers.
Nappy changing facilities are available in the female/disabled toilet but all nappy bags etc. should be taken home and not left in the bins.
Hirers are required to remove all rubbish other than paper towels and should bring their own rubbish bags. A broom and dustpan and brush are available for any sweeping up requirements.
Birthday cake candles are allowed, providing a responsible adult is present, but other candles are not.
Free mobile broadband (4g) is available if requested in advance. It will service up to 20 devices. The hirer should note the conditions of use in the Standard Conditions of Hire.
Not yet. Currently, if asked for in advance, we may be able to produce a microphone and speaker, a computer projector and a screen.
Obtaining a proper AVS is our current fundraising project (£16,000).
To donate, see Projects Page.
Numerous double power points are available at regular intervals around the inner walls of the hall.
The hall holds a variety of crockery and cutlery suitable for preparing and serving refreshments and snacks. See our Equipment List for the details.
No. Hirers may bring their own.
The hall has a washing up bowl, washing-up liquid, J-type cloths and a scouring brush.
There is one external double socket next to the front door.
Our Standard Conditions of Hire state:
‘The Hirer must ensure that the minimum of noise is made on arrival and departure, particularly late at night and early in the morning. On occasions when the playing of amplified music or film is permitted, it is to be kept at a low volume and not audible outside of the Hall or Garden. The playing of all music and the showing of film is to cease by 10.30 p.m.’
Yes, with prior approval. There are no nails, hooks or tacks, and there should be no damage to the building.
Yes, with prior approval. There should be no damage to the grounds or trees.
Sky lanterns are not permitted.
Fireworks are not permitted.
Fire pits are not permitted.
Barbeques may be permitted, but only with prior approval. Restrictions will apply.
There is a moveable lectern and a moveable six-panel folding display board.