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Civic Community Hall Hailsham

The Civic Community Hall in Hailsham has been extensively refurbished and now provides an attractive, up-to-date venue at affordable prices for gatherings of up to 240 people.

A stage area and kitchen facilities are available as well as ample free parking. A range of different seating configurations can be provided as can drop-down projection screens and audio and lighting. Bar facilities can be arranged.

The Civic Community Hall is also used by Wealden District Council for civic meetings at certain periods during the day time. Please check availability below, before booking.

General Hall Information

Civic Community Hall Hailsham

Dimensions

21 by 12 Metres

Capacity

240 people

Room layouts

Civic Community Hall Layouts (pdf) 

Choose a layout or create your own. Please read before requesting a booking

TEN - Temporary Event Notice (for the sale of Alcohol)

If you wish to supply or sell alcohol you must apply for a Temporary Event Notice. You may book your event first, but will have to prove to us 30 days prior to the event date that you have the correct licence or we will cancel the booking.

Further details including an application form can be found on our Temporary Events page.

Terms and Conditions

Bookings of the Civic Community Hall will be subject to these Terms and Conditions.

Costs

The cost of hiring the hall will differ on whether it's during peak or non-peak times, and whether the booking is for commercial organisations or charities/non-commercial.

Peak Times

  • Monday-Friday: 18:00 to 23:00
  • Weekends: All day

Non-Peak Times

  • Monday-Friday: 09:00 to 18:00

Charges - Commercial

  • Peak: £30.00 per hour
  • Non-Peak: £22.50 per hour
  • Block Booking Discount (30 bookings): 20% discount

Charges - Charities and Non-Commercial

  • Peak: £20.00 per hour
  • Non-Peak: £15.00 per hour
  • Block Booking Discount (30 bookings): 20% discount 

Extras (per booking)

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  • Staging (Heights - 27cm, 50cm, 72cm, 95cm, steps, safety railings): £20.00
  • PA System (including roaming microphone): £30.00
  • Microphones (available on application): Charge based on number of microphones required
  • Plasma Screen, 2 available (wall-fixed): £15.00 per screen
  • Projector, 2 available (wall-fixed): £15.00 per projector
  • Kitchen facilities (suitable for tea, coffee, cakes, cold buffets - no hot food to be prepared in the kitchen facility): £10.00
  • Crockery and cutlery Cups, saucers, plates, serving platters, glasses, spoons and non sharp knives are provided. It is the responsibility of the hirer to clean these and return them in a ready to re use state. There is a dishwasher and detergents and cleaning materials are provided.
Deposit (per booking)
  • Refundable cleaning or damage charge deposit: £00.00 - £50.00 (amount dependent on nature of event). Including breakages of china and cutlery.
  • Damage to the Civic Community Hall Flooring i.e. by stiletto heels, will be chargeable and may be in excess of the deposit held.

Availability

  • Monday - 09:00-18:00: Priority given to Wealden District Council.*
  • Monday - 18:00-23:00: Bookings on a first come, first served basis.
  • Tuesday -  09:00-23:00: Priority given to Community bookings.*
  • Wednesday - 09:00-18:00: Wealden District Council bookings only.
  • Wednesday - 18:00-23:00: Bookings on a first come, first served basis.
  • Thursday - 09:00-18:00: Wealden District Council bookings only.
  • Thursday - 18:00-23:00: Bookings on a first come, first served basis.
  • Friday - 09:00-13:00: Bookings on a first come, first served basis.
  • Friday - 14:00-18:00: Priority given to Community bookings.*
  • Friday - 18:00-23:00: Bookings on a first come, first served basis.
  • Saturday - 09:00-23:00: Bookings on a first come, first served basis.
  • Sunday - 09:00-23:00: Bookings on a first come, first served basis.

*Non-Council/Community bookings can be made within 5 days of the event, please enquire using the contact details below.

Booking the Hall

Request a booking of the Civic Community Hall.

Contact Car Parking & Facilities

Contact Form: Contact the Car Parking & Facilities Team

Email: civiccommunityhall@wealden.gov.uk

Telephone: 01323 443359

Address:
Wealden District Council,
Car Parking & Facilities,
Council Offices,
Vicarage Lane,
Hailsham,
BN27 2AX

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