Answers to questions about use of the hall are provided below, if you have any other questions
please contact us.
The maximum capacity of the hall is 120 people including helpers.
The dimensions of the main hall are 14m x 7.25m.
There is a stage, and a multi-channel amplifier and speakers are installed. A cabled microphone and three radio microphones (hand held, lapel and headset) are available. Music can be played through the hall’s system via a CD player (provided) or through any other source that has a headphone (mini jack) socket.
There is no garden attached, however the hall is opposite National Trust land. It may be possible to use this in conjunction with the Village Hall – please contact the National Trust Warden on 07818 427 242
There is ample free parking. Cars can park along the public highway in front of the hall and on the Old Cricket Common opposite in designated areas.
There is seating for 120 people. The chairs are of a folding design, upholstered in a dark grey fabric.
There are 36 rectangular tables stored flat in a cupboard in the corner of the main hall.
There is cutlery and crockery: large, small plates, bowls, cups and saucers for 120 people including an ample supply of serving spoons and ladles. Glasses are not provided.
The kitchen has an electric double oven Range cooker with ceramic hob and extractor fan; a large commercial heated cabinet for casseroles and plates; 2 fridges and a dishwasher.
Hot water is provided by an electric water heater that runs all the time but may require a few minutes to regenerate hot water after being used extensively, .
The colour scheme is off white walls, grey/green stage curtains, with beige flooring.
The hall is licenced for the sale of alcohol but users must abide by the terms of our licence which runs from noon until 11:00pm daily. Users must also comply with the conditions listed in the notice “Operating a bar in the Village Hall” which can be found in the hall and on our web-site.
There is sufficient space within the kitchen for a Bar, with a separate fridge and hatch into the hall.
For children’s parties, a small bouncy castle could be accommodated, but it is not suitable for activities such as 5 a side football, because of the suspended ceiling. The ceiling height is 2.3m
The Hall is only available for teenage parties if booked by a member of Cookham Dean Village Club. The Club member is responsible for all damage, and the hire fee must be paid in cash before the event together with a cash deposit of £250.Our regulations stipulate that after 11pm the music needs to be turned down, and after 11.30 it must stop completely.