prices to hire the hall

hourly

09:00 - 24:00

  • Main Hall - £13.00
  • Main Hall regular booking - £12.00
  • Local Community Group - £10.00
  • Main Hall and kitchen - £17.00

daily

08:00 - 24:00

  • Monday to Friday and Sunday - £225
  • Saturday and Bank Holidays - £275

weekend

Fri 13:00 - sun 13:00

  • £400.00

general information

Registered charities - rates subject to negotiation.

All bookings must be for whole hours or days

Kitchen facilities - Use of the kitchen is available to all hirers. If you want to guarantee exclusive use of the kitchen facilities you will need to request it.

For a function, weekend and wedding bookings, deposits and cancellation charges apply.  Please see below for the specific terms and conditions

Please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss your individual needs, we will try to be as flexible as possible to help make your day special.

standard Terms and conditions

  1. The hirer is responsible for taking reasonable precautions for the safety of the public, performers, helpers and employees and shall retain control over all portions of the premises hired. 
  2. The hirer shall ensure that suitable action is taken in the event of an emergency and shall instruct all the public, performers, helpers and employees of safety arrangements and the situation of fire exits, extinguishers and the First Aid Equipment.
  3. The hirer shall ensure that the conditions of the halls entertainment licence are met by not allowing the number of people on the premises to exceed 190 close seated or 100 at tables
  4. The hirer shall ensure that they have obtained and displayed all licences required by law for their usage of the premises.  
  5. The hall has a full premises alcohol licence.
  6. The hirer is responsible for insuring against damage or accident to or by their own equipment or by their own activities.
  7. The hirer shall ensure that noise arising from use of the premises shall not cause annoyance to occupants of premises in the vicinity.
  8. The hirer shall ensure that whilst the public are in the building fire exits and passages leading to them remain unobstructed. Fire doors must not be propped open. The hirer must ensure that the kitchen shutters are pulled down and all doors are closed before leaving.
  9. The hirer shall ensure that the premises are left clean and tidy at the end of the hire period. All windows must be closed and all taps, lights and heaters turned off. The tables must be returned to the large storage cupboard and neatly stacked on thier ends against the right hand wall. The plastic chairs must be placed on the movable racks (note that they will only all fit onto the rack arms if each chair is stacked the same way round) and the racks wheeled into the large storage cupboard.
  10. The hirer shall ensure that all rubbish is either removed from the site or is placed in a bin bag in the wheelie bins at the side of the hall and food waste placed in the grey bins provided and that all glass waste, bottles, cans, plastic and paper must be put in the relevant recycling bags/boxes. Nappies must be removed from the site.
  11. The hirer is responsible for reporting to the Booking Secretary any accidents, damage to the hall or breakage of any equipment or hall property. They must also report any use of fire extinguishers or first aid equipment.
  12. The hirer shall not bring into the building any appliances using cylinders or containers of gas under pressure and no portable heating or cooking appliances whatsoever.
  13. The hirer shall ensure that any spillages onto the hall floor are mopped up immediately and not allowed to soak into the wooden floor. When mopping the floor the minimum amount of water should be used
  14. The hirer shall not alter the central heating controls or thermostat other than to turn on boost.
  15. The hirer will leave the hall in a reasonable state of cleanliness.
  16. Cars and contents are left in the Mackenzie Hall car park at the owners risk.

additional terms and conditions for Function, Weekend and Wedding Bookings

Payment

  1. Full payment is to be made at the time of booking and a deposit of £120.00 + £20.00 against safe return of the key is also be required.
  2. The deposit will be refunded in full after the booking, providing no damage has been caused to the hall and its fitments and that the Hall has been left in a clean and tidy state. All damage repairs will be invoiced at cost less the deposit.

Cancellation charges

  1. A cancellation charge will apply to party and wedding bookings as follows. Deposits will be returned.

       Cancellation

  Charge

       Between 2 to 4 weeks of the date booked

  25% of the hire charge

       Up to 2 weeks of the date booked               

  50% of the hire charge