Details of our facilities and equipment are provided below. For the relevant hire charges see hire charges.
Our Village Hall offers two rooms.
The Chanctonbury Room
Our largest room with a stage, kitchen with serving hatch, toilets, including a disabled toilet and ambient lighting. Most suitable for functions, wedding receptions, birthday parties, large meetings, sports etc.
The floor is a multi-use composite floor complying with Sport England specifications and line marked for a badminton court, making it suitable for playing a range of indoor sports.
The room has a sound system and stage lighting.
The Room Size
13.80 x 6.60 x 3.85 m high (to base of gable windows)
Stage with lighting 5.80 m wide x 4.50 m deep
Sitting – theatre style 60
Sitting – tables 90
The Dore’ Room
A smaller room with disabled access, a kitchen with serving hatch, toilet and ambient lighting. Most suitable for small private functions, meetings etc.
8.20 x 5.80 m
Sitting – theatre style 40
Sitting – tables 50
microwave (on request)
Both rooms, kitchens and toilets are provided with a mix of gas and electric heating.
Both rooms and the Chanctonbury toilet have disabled access.
Crockery & Cutlery
Tea cups, saucers and side plates for 120
Place settings for main meals 80
16 Large tables 1830 x 685 x 698 mm high – seat 8
16 Small tables 915 mm x 685 mm x 698 mm high – seat 4
Tables may be hired by residents of the parish for private use outside the Village Hall
98 plastic stacking chairs
60 upholstered chairs
The plastic chairs may be hired by residents of the parish for private use outside the Village Hall
2 Table Tennis Tables
Lectern and light
Flip Chart and pens
The opening hours of the Village Hall are everyday 00.00 – 00.00.
The Village Hall is licensed for the following activities everyday 10.00 – 23.45:
- the exhibition of a film
- a performance of live music music
- any playing of recorded music
- the sale by retail of alcohol, except Good Friday and Christmas Day. See Provision of Alcohol
20 spaces adjacent to the Village Hall, including a reserved space for disabled parking, and additional roadside parking.
Use of Parish Council Facilities
Combined with any booking of the Village Hall we can offer, with the approval of Washington Parish Council:
- the hire of the adjacent recreation ground for the use of, for example, a marquee, bbq etc.
- the hire of a Multi Use Games Area (MUGA) for basketball, football etc.