The Community Hall, which was the original worship space, remains part of our church building. It can hold up to eighty people and is available for private hire. It hosts a number of organisations, including: -
In the last ten years, the Community Hall has been improved by essential renovation work for which St Jude's obtained a grant funded through the Landfill Communities Fund of the Waste Recycling Group (WRG) administered and distributed by Waste Recycling Environment (WREN).
CONDITIONS OF HIRE
The rooms will only be open at the times booked. It is important to allow for setting up and clearing up when working out how much time you require. If the booking overruns by more than 15 minutes, an extra half hour will be charged.
Damage & Breakages
All damage and breakages must be reported to the Hall Booking Secretary. Charges for any damage or breakages (including any handling costs) will be invoiced.
Loss, Injury and Safeguarding.
No person connected with the Church can be held responsible for any loss or injury to persons using the building.
Please ensure that
1) children and adults who may be vulnerable are protected at all times by taking all reasonable steps to prevent injury, illness or damage occuring.
2) you have full liability insurance for your activity / function.
If alcohol is to be sold at a function, then documentary evidence of a Justices Licence must be given to the Hall Booking Secretary not less than 24 hours before the event. Written notice of the person in charge will also be required.
The use of the kitchen for light refreshments is included in the booking fee.
The kitchen should be left clean and tidy, and any equipment or crockery that has been used should be washed and returned to its place of storage. Please bring rubbish bags and remove all rubbish from the premises.
Please respect our neighbours by keeping music to a reasonable level and by leaving the premises quietly at night
All fire exits must be kept clear at all times.
The building should be left clean and tidy, and any furniture that has been used should be returned to its original position. Check that lights are turned off and all windows / doors (including fire exits) are closed and locked.
Termination of Hire
One month’s written notice is required. Please ensure keys are returned to the Hall Booking Secretary.