Hire Charges

Civic Suite Hire Charges

We require a minimum of six hours for a Monday to Sunday booking, and a minimum of eight hours on Bank Holidays.

The rates include:

  • The hours of function time
  • Hire of the kitchen
  • The furniture laid out to your specification
  • Cost of the steward on duty for the duration of the event
  • VAT

 

 

Civic Suite hire

2016/17 rates

The 2016/17 rate period is effective from 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017.

Basic rates

  • £1,295.00 – Mon-Fri (9am-3pm for minimum 6 hour booking)
  • £1,620.50 – Mon-Wed Evening Function (6pm-midnight)
  • £1770.50 – Thursday and Friday Evening Function (6pm-midnight)
  • £3045.50 – Saturday and Sunday Booking (min 6 hours)
  • £3919.50 – Bank Holiday Bookings (min 8 hours)

We require a minimum of six hours for a Monday to Sunday booking, and a minimum of eight hours on Bank Holidays.

The rates include:

  • The hours of function time
  • Hire of the kitchen
  • The furniture laid out to your specification
  • Cost of the steward on duty for the duration of the event
  • VAT

Booking additional hours

Extra preparation time

  • £83.75 per hour – Monday to Friday (During office hours – 9am-5pm)
  • £110.75 per hour – Monday to Friday (Evenings – after 5pm)
  • £169.50 per hour – Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays

Extra time for your function

  • £162.50 per hour – Monday to Friday 08:00 – 18:00 (Day)
  • £214.50 per hour – Monday to Wednesday 17:00 – 00:00 (Evening)
  • £239.50 per hour – Monday to Friday 18:00 – 00:00 (Evening)
  • £452.00 per hour – Saturdays, Sundays and Bank holiday (9am to midnight)

On Fridays and Saturdays we allow an extension from midnight to 2.00 am, at £558.25 per hour

These hours must be in addition to your six hours function time.

Kitchen – £320.00

Hiring additional facilities

PA system for a one off payment of £170.00

The PA system has speakers throughout the building with the facility to isolate sound from certain areas. Music can be played through the system using the CD player or the socket used to attach an MP3 player, iPod or laptop. We have microphones and stands for speeches or announcements and there are microphone sockets in various areas of the Civic Hall and Banquet Hall.

Projector and 4m Wide Screen

Projector – £296.00

Projector Screen – £72.00 (You are welcome to bring in your own projector)

 

Our projector is ceiling-mounted and is easily accessed by plugging in your laptop to the necessary extension cable on the stage. The screen is four meters wide and can accommodate the latest widescreen formats, which will be determined by your laptop specification.

Tablecloths for £6.50 per table

These are high quality white linen cloths, which would be set out on the tables before your arrival (the furniture will be set out according to your pre-agreed floor plan).

Robing Room, for a one-off payment of £78.00

This is a small lockable room on the ground floor, which hirers find useful during functions. The steward is responsible for the key, which would only give access to people you have approved. There are many uses for this room. Here are some examples:

  • Civil marriage/partnership ceremonies
  • Photography
  • Room for the bridal party to get changed
  • Room for gifts, cards, flowers and anything else that needs to be stored securely
  • Break out area for group meetings or presentations.

Deposits

We will require an £1,200 deposit within ten days of making a booking. Once this has been paid, if you subsequently change or cancel the date, you risk losing the deposit if the date is not re-let. However, if you go ahead with the booking, your deposit will be returned to you provided you meet our Terms and Conditions of Hire, which include the following:

  1. No damage is caused
  2. No one smokes on the premises and
  3. You don’t over run the time of your booking

 

Civic Suite Hire Charges

2017/18 rates

The 2017/18 rate period is effective from 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2018.

Basic rates

  • £1,342.50 – Mon-Fri (9am-3pm for minimum 6 hour booking)
  • £1,674.50 – Mon-Wed Evening Function (6pm-midnight)
  • £1824.50 – Thursday and Friday Evening Function (6pm-midnight)
  • £3122.00 – Saturday and Sunday Booking (min 6 hours)
  • £4068.00 – Bank Holiday Bookings (min 8 hours)

We require a minimum of six hours for a Monday to Sunday booking, and a minimum of eight hours on Bank Holidays.

The rates include:

  • The hours of function time
  • Hire of the kitchen
  • The furniture laid out to your specification
  • Cost of the steward on duty for the duration of the event
  • VAT

Booking additional hours

Extra preparation time

  • £86.25 per hour – Monday to Friday (During office hours – 9am-5pm)
  • £114.25 per hour – Monday to Friday (Evenings – after 5pm)
  • £175.50 per hour – Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays

Extra time for your function

  • £168.75 per hour – Monday to Friday 08:00 – 17:00 (Day)
  • £221.75 per hour – Monday to Wednesday 17:00 – 00:00 (Evening)
  • £246.75 per hour – Monday to Friday 18:00 – 00:00 (Evening)
  • £463.00 per hour – Saturdays, Sundays and Bank holiday (9am to midnight)

On Fridays and Saturdays we allow an extension from midnight to 2.00 am, at £571.75 per hour. These hours must be in addition to your six hours function time.

Hiring additional facilities

PA system for a one off payment of £175.00

The PA system has speakers throughout the building with the facility to isolate sound from certain areas. Music can be played through the system using the CD player or the socket used to attach an MP3 player, iPod or laptop. We have microphones and stands for speeches or announcements and there are microphone sockets in various areas of the Civic Hall and Banquet Hall.

Projector and 4m Wide Screen

Projector – £300.00

Projector Screen – £75.00 (You are welcome to bring in your own projector)

 

Our projector is ceiling-mounted and is easily accessed by plugging in your laptop to the necessary extension cable on the stage. The screen is four meters wide and can accommodate the latest widescreen formats, which will be determined by your laptop specification.

Tablecloths for £6.50 per table

These are high quality white linen cloths, which would be set out on the tables before your arrival (the furniture will be set out according to your pre-agreed floor plan).

Robing Room, for a one-off payment of £80.00

This is a small lockable room on the ground floor, which hirers find useful during functions. The steward is responsible for the key, which would only give access to people you have approved. There are many uses for this room. Here are some examples:

  • Civil marriage/partnership ceremonies
  • Photography
  • Room for the bridal party to get changed
  • Room for gifts, cards, flowers and anything else that needs to be stored securely
  • Break out area for group meetings or presentations.

Deposits

We will require an £1,200 deposit within ten days of making a booking. Once this has been paid, if you subsequently change or cancel the date, you risk losing the deposit if the date is not re-let. However, if you go ahead with the booking, your deposit will be returned to you provided you meet our Terms and Conditions of Hire, which include the following:

  1. No damage is caused
  2. No one smokes on the premises and
  3. You don’t over run the time of your booking

 

Civic Suite Hire Charges

2018/19 rates

The 2018/19 rate period is effective from 1st April 2018 to 31st March 2019.

Basic rates

  • £1,390.00 – Mon-Fri (9am-3pm for minimum 6 hour booking)
  • £1,728.50 – Mon-Wed Evening Function (6pm-midnight)
  • £1878.50 – Thursday and Friday Evening Function (6pm-midnight)
  • £3228.50 – Saturday and Sunday Booking (min 6 hours)
  • £4186.50 – Bank Holiday Bookings (min 8 hours)

We require a minimum of six hours for a Monday to Sunday booking, and a minimum of eight hours on Bank Holidays.

The rates include:

  • The hours of function time
  • Hire of the kitchen
  • The furniture laid out to your specification
  • Cost of the steward on duty for the duration of the event
  • VAT

Booking additional hours

Extra preparation time

  • £88.75 per hour – Monday to Friday (During office hours – 9am-5pm)
  • £117.75 per hour – Monday to Friday (Evenings – after 5pm)
  • £181.50 per hour – Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays

Extra time for your function

  • £175.00 per hour – Monday to Friday 08:00 – 17:00 (Day)
  • £229.00 per hour – Monday to Wednesday 18:00 – 00:00 (Evening)
  • £254.00 per hour – Monday to Friday 18:00 – 00:00 (Evening)
  • £479.00 per hour – Saturdays, Sundays and Bank holiday (9am to midnight)

On Fridays and Saturdays we allow an extension from midnight to 2.00 am, at £591.50 per hour. These hours must be in addition to your six hours function time.

Hiring additional facilities

PA system for a one off payment of £180.00

The PA system has speakers throughout the building with the facility to isolate sound from certain areas. Music can be played through the system using the CD player or the socket used to attach an MP3 player, iPod or laptop. We have microphones and stands for speeches or announcements and there are microphone sockets in various areas of the Civic Hall and Banquet Hall.

Projector and 4m Wide Screen

Projector – £310.00

Projector Screen – £78.00 (You are welcome to bring in your own projector)

 

Our projector is ceiling-mounted and is easily accessed by plugging in your laptop to the necessary extension cable on the stage. The screen is four meters wide and can accommodate the latest widescreen formats, which will be determined by your laptop specification.

Tablecloths for £6.50 per table

These are high quality white linen cloths, which would be set out on the tables before your arrival (the furniture will be set out according to your pre-agreed floor plan).

Robing Room, for a one-off payment of £84.00

This is a small lockable room on the ground floor, which hirers find useful during functions. The steward is responsible for the key, which would only give access to people you have approved. There are many uses for this room. Here are some examples:

  • Civil marriage/partnership ceremonies
  • Photography
  • Room for the bridal party to get changed
  • Room for gifts, cards, flowers and anything else that needs to be stored securely
  • Break out area for group meetings or presentations.

Deposits

We will require an £1,200 deposit within ten days of making a booking. Once this has been paid, if you subsequently change or cancel the date, you risk losing the deposit if the date is not re-let. However, if you go ahead with the booking, your deposit will be returned to you provided you meet our Terms and Conditions of Hire, which include the following:

  1. No damage is caused
  2. No one smokes on the premises and
  3. You don’t over run the time of your booking