Bookings and FAQ

 

The whole booking process is done online. Below you will find the answers to our most frequently asked questions. If there’s anything missing, don’t hesitate to drop us a line!

 

Terms and Conditions

If you’re hiring Wheatsheaf, you’ll need to read and abide by our Terms and Conditions of Hire.

 

PLEASE NOTE: WE ARE CURRENTLY UNABLE TO ACCEPT BOOKINGS UNTIL FEBRUARY 2021 AT THE EARLIEST.

To check if a date is available, please visit our availability calendar. You can request a quotation to use the hall using this form.

In the Spotlight

Our Facilities

We have four fantastic spaces for hire, together or separately, making this the perfect venue for celebrations of all kinds, concerts, rehearsals, meetings and classes.

HIREABLE SPACES

CHAIRS

DANCE FLOOR

tables

Features

Your Questions Answered

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Availability

Our spaces are available for hire between 0830 and 2300, Monday-Sunday. The building must be vacated by 2300.

We are normally closed between Christmas and early January. 

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Deposits

We charge a deposit based on the number of spaces hired and the duration. All deposits are returnable, with deductions for damages, 7 days after the time of hire.

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Setting Up and Cleaning

We don’t provide cleaners, but we can recommend reliable contractors. Contact us for more details. If you don’t use a cleaning company, you’d better get a dustpan and brush out!

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Cancellations

Cancellations must be done in writing. you must inform us in writing. If you give more than 14 days notice, Wheatsheaf Hall will refund you everything that you have paid. If you give less than 14 days notice, Wheatsheaf Hall will repay the hire charge but keep the deposit.

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Kitchen

The kitchen must be hired in advance. Do your own catering or bring in a catering company. Hire includes use of range with double oven, fridge freezer, microwave and two sinks. Hirer must supply own cooking equipment and utensils.

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Decorations

You are welcome to decorate the hall for your event. Please ensure you include decorating time in your booking request. See our gallery for some inspiration!

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Tables

Main Hall – 10 5 X 3 ft & 2 3ft square tables
Main Hall – 4 Trestle tables (stored in the office – please ask!)
Small Hall – 2 5 x 3 ft & 2 small 3ft square tables

If you move tables around, please return them to where you found them!

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Helium

It’s a big NO. No helium balloons or canisters permitted in the building – sorry!

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Chairs

 We provide 165 chairs in the main hall for sit-down events. Please ensure you stack the chairs safely after your event. If you move chairs from room to room, please return them to where you found them. Remember we’re a volunteer-run organisation and don’t have 100s of staff.

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Parking

There is very little parking in the neighbourhood. You are liable to be fined and/or towed if you park in the lane.

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WiFi

We provide free WiFi and access to a smart TV for meetings and presentations. You will need to bring your own laptop! We also provide a flip chart stand for the more traditionally minded.

 

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Parties

Unfortunately we can’t accept party bookings for people aged between 12 and 21 under any circumstances.

Testimonials

What People are Saying

“Spectacular”

The Wheatsheaf is a spectacular hall to rehearse in and Vauxhall Voices are so fortunate to be able to sing in this resonant space which is very supportive for creating beautiful harmonies with confidence. It is run by a committed and friendly team of tireless volunteers who are dedicated to keeping this a truly community space

Janna Goodwille, Choir Leader, Vauxhall Voices

“Fabulous space & helpful volunteers”

We were blown away by the space and the helpful volunteers “

Joyce C

“Another successful event”

We’ve been holding our meetings and celebrations at Wheatsheaf for years. Why go anywhere else?

Joan

“So happy”

My wife and I are delighted we chose Wheatsheaf to celebrate our wedding. It’s an ideal space for friends and family to gather.”

James