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Halls and community buildings in Christchurch

Buildings available to hire in Christchurch.

Christchurch Baptist Church and Hall

  • Address: 1A Beaconsfield Road, Bargates, Christchurch, BH23 1QT
  • Managed by: Christchurch Baptist Church
  • Contact: Linda Kelland, Tel: 01202 487442
  • Main Meeting Hall - maximum capacity 200*
  • Smaller hall with upper & lower rooms
  • Disabled access
  • Phone to find out availability

Christchurch Infant School Hall

  • Address: Addiscombe Road, Christchurch, BH23 2AE
  • Managed by: Christchurch Infant School
  • Contact: Michelle Batt, Tel: 01202 485851
  • Hall - maximum capacity 100*
  • Kitchen
  • Disabled access
  • Priority given to school activities
  • Available on weekends subject to conditions

Christchurch Rowing Club Facilities

  • Address: Wick Lane, Christchurch, BH23 1HU
  • Managed by: Christchurch Rowing Club
  • Contact: Club Secretary, Tel: 01202 482902
  • Upstairs lounge and bar
  • Kitchen
  • Car Park
  • Disabled access is being put in place
  • Must be a member to use facilities - anyone can join
  • Phone to find out current situation

Christchurch Scouts' Centre

  • Address: Beauchamp Place, Off Reid Street, Christchurch BH23 2BS
  • Managed by: District Scouts
  • Hall - maximum capacity 50*
  • Kitchen
  • Disabled Access
  • Only parties for under-12s and over-50s permitted

Druitt Hall

  • Address: High Street, Christchurch BH23 1AB
  • Managed by: Christchurch Borough Council
  • Contact: Julia Whelan, Tel: 01202 495017
  • Hall - maximum capacity 100*  
  • Disabled Access

East Dorset Indoor Bowls Club Facilities

  • Address: Stony Lane (next to Two Riversmeet Leisure Centre), Christchurch
  • Managed by: East Dorset Indoor Bowls Club
  • Contact: Ivor Stanger (Chairman) eastdorsetibc.org.uk
  • Dining/lounge area & bar - maximum capacity 80*
  • Kitchen with chef
  • Disabled access
  • Priority given to club members
  • Phone to check current situation

Fire Station Community Rooms

  • Address: 105 Fairmile Road , Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 2LB
  • Managed by: Christchurch Fire Station
  • Contact: 01305 252726 or HQ reception - 01305 252600
  • Computer Suite - maximum capacity 8*
  • Room with overhead projector - maximum capacity 30*
  • Baby-changing facilities
  • Disabled access & toilet
  • Small kitchenette
  • Use - Every day 08.00 - 22.00
  • Preference to groups who don't have anywhere else to go

Grange School Hall

  • Address: Redvers Road, Christchurch BH23 3AU
  • Managed by: Grange School
  • Contact: School Office Tel: 01202 486536

Greystones

  • Address: Waterford Road,Highcliffe,Christchurch, BH23 4TS
  • Managed by: Highcliffe Community Association
  • Contact: Marie Eliker, Tel: 01425 275397 or Eric Wood (Chairman), Tel: 01425 279956

Highcliffe Methodist Church Hall

  • Address: Lymington Road, Highcliffe, Christchurch BH23 5EG
  • Managed by: Highcliffe Methodist Church
  • Contact: Mr Brian Killick, Tel: 01425 610655

Highcliffe School Hall

  • Address: Parkside, Highcliffe, Christchurch BH23 3AU
  • Managed by: Highcliffe School
  • Contact: School Office Tel: 01425 273381

Hope House

  • Address: Jumpers Avenue, Christchurch BH23 2JR
  • Managed by: Christchurch Family Church
  • Contact: Alison Maddock, Tel: 01202 470480
  • Meeting Hall - maximum capacity 80
  • Seminar Room - maximum capacity 10*
  • Kitchen
  • 10 tables to seat 50
  • Family Church activities take priority
  • Conditions of Hire apply
  • A Public Liability Insurance is required

Mudeford Community Infants School

  • Address: Queens Road, Christchurch, BH23 3HH
  • Contact: School Office, Tel: 01202 473217

Mudeford Wood Community Centre

  • Address: Pipers Drive, Mudeford, Christchurch BH23 4TR
  • Managed by: Mudeford Wood Community Trust (A registered charity managed by local community volunteers.)
  • Contact: Office volunteers
  • Telephone: 01425 272084
  • E-mail: office@mwct.co.uk
  • All-weather tennis courts
  • All-weather football pitch
  • Sports hall
  • Meeting rooms
  • For details of all activities please see the Mudeford Wood Community Centre website. (opens in a new window)

Portfield Community Hall

Priory Hall

  • Address: Princess Avenue, Christchurch BH23 1DB
  • Managed by: Priory Church
  • Contact: The Priory Verger, Tel: 01202 485804
  • Hall - maximum capacity 150*
  • Committee Room
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Disabled toilets

Priory House

  • Address: Rear of The Priory Church, Quay Road, BH23 1BX
  • Managed by: Priory Church
  • Contact: Priory Verger  01202 485804
  • 3 downstairs rooms - maximum capacity 50, 30 & 15* respectively
  • 3 upstairs rooms - maximum capacity 50, 30 & 15* respectively
  • Small kitchenette with coffee-making facilities
  • Disabled Access

Red House Museum and Gardens

  • Address: Red House Museum & Gardens, Quay Road, Christchurch, BH23 1BU
  • Contact: Tel: 01202 482860
  • Main Gallery- maximum capacity: 50
  • Smaller hall with upper and lower rooms
  • Disabled access on ground floor and gardens only
  • Phone to find out availability 
  • Website: Red House Museum, Christchurch (opens in a new window)

Please note: The Red House Museum and Gardens are administrated through a partnership between Christchurch Borough Council and Hampshire County Council.

Regent Centre

  • Address: 51 High Street, Christchurch BH23 1AS
  • Managed by: The Regent (Christchurch) Ltd
  • Contact: Eliot Walker (Manager) or Pauline Vince (room hire) Tel: 01202 499199
  • Theatre Capacity: 450
  • Studio Capacity: 64
  • Various Meeting Rooms capacity: 10 - 30 
  • Coffee & snack bar
  • Disabled access and induction / hearing systems
  • Ticketing Facilities for events both at the Regent and in the local area
  • Website: The Regent Centre (opens in a new window)

St Catherine's Hill Community Hall

  • Address: Marlow Drive, Christchurch
  • Managed by: Christchurch Borough Council
  • Contact: Jo Dunn, Tel: 01202 470247
  • Website: www.hallonthehill.org.uk (opens in a new window)
  • 1 room downstairs - maximum capacity 90*
  • 1 room upstairs - maximum capacity 50*
  • Kitchen with cooker, dishwasher, crockery
  • Disabled access downstairs only
  • Disabled toilets
  • No adult parties permitted in the evenings

St George's Church and Hall

  • Address: Jumpers Road, Christchurch BH23 2JR
  • Managed by: St George's Church
  • Contact: S Alcock  01202 471046
  • Main Hall - maximum capacity 100*
  • Small Hall - maximum capacity 20*
  • Full kitchen facilities
  • Disabled access
  • Not hiring to adult entertainment
  • Saturdays and Sundays only available for hire

St Joseph's Roman Catholic Church

  • Address: 67 Purewell, Christchurch BH23 1EH
  • Managed by: St Joseph's Church
  • Contact: Rev Michael McGhee Tel: 01202 483340

St Mark's Church Hall

  • Address: Hinton Wood Avenue, Highcliffe BH23 5AA
  • Managed by: St Mark's Church
  • Contact: Church Wardens - Paul Oastler, Tel: 01425 275384

Somerford Community Centre

  • Address: Southey Road, Christchurch
  • Managed by: Twynham Housing Association, 2nd Floor Dolphin House, 14-16 Wick Lane, Christchurch BH23 1HX
  • Contact: Pauline Fear, Tel: 01202 460460

 Stanpit Village Hall

  • Address: 162 Stanpit, Christchurch, BH23 3NE
  • Managed by: Management committee
  • Contact: Caretaker Simon Catley, simon_catley@hotmail.com, Tel: 07976 742955
  • Website: Stanpit Village Hall website (opens in a new window)
  • Main hall, with stage and kitchen, maximum seated- 75
  • Ground floor meeting room with kitchenette, seats up to 23 with access to harbour side.
  • Upper meeting room with harbourside balcony, seats up to 23
  • Premises licence
  • Disabled access downstairs only
  • Disabled parking available

Stour Cottage Youth Centre (The Lighthouse)

  • Address: 23 Barrack Road, Christchurch, BH23 1PE
  • Managed by: Dorset Youth & Community Service
  • Contact: Steve Cox-O'Rourke, Tel: 01202 588041
  • 2 small rooms
  • Coffee bar with cooker & refrigerator
  • Recording studio
  • No hall
  • No room for parties or large groups

Two Riversmeet Leisure Centre

  • Address: Stony Lane South, Christchurch
  • Managed by: Christchurch Borough Council
  • Contact: Paul Rutter (Manager), Tel: 01202 477987

Twynham Comprehensive School Hall

  • Address: Sopers Lane, Christchurch, BH23 1JF
  • Managed by: Twynham School
  • Contact: School Office Tel: 01202 486237
  • Hall - maximum capacity 200*
  • Gymnasium
  • Swimming Pool
  • Disabled Access
  • Priority given to school activities
  • Hired out to charity groups only
  • Limited availability

In addition to the above halls and community buildings the Christchurch Bandstand may be hired for the use of concerts on Christchurch Quay. 

Christchurch Quay Bandstand Hire

The bandstand is available for use for community events and local groups

Charges: Churches £18.40, Non-Churches £50.60
Contact: Mrs Christine Mockett c.mockett@christchurch.gov.uk 01202 495066

Information on Christchurch Quay Bandstand

*Note: Maximum capacity is the approximate maximum number of people that can be seated in rows in the venue

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