Houghton Village Hall Charges From September 1st 2022

Houghton Village Hall - Charges

Hire charges for Houghton Village Hall 2022-24

The village hall is licenced for hire for public entertainment between the hours of 9am and 10.30pm except on Sundays when hours are 9am to 6pm. There are two separate rooms available for hire. Ladies, Gents and Disabled toilet [with baby-change] facilities at the front of the hall are available to both rooms.

Main Hall Approx. 8 m by 16 m with additional raised stage. Attached well equipped kitchen. Tables, chairs, crockery and cutlery for up to 96 people to dine.

Multi-speaker Sound system. Projector and giant screen available suitable for movies etc.

Capacity: 96 seated at tables or seated theatre-style.

Meeting Room Approx. 4 m by 8 m Equipped with tables and 30 chairs for use as a committee room or small theatre-style layout. Data projector with large white-wall screen.

Access to adjoining room with sink and electric kettle for preparation of hot drinks.

Capacity: 20

Hire charges for September 2022 to August 2024 inclusive:


Main Hall Meeting Room
Rates per hour:
Weekday [minimum 2 hours]
Normal £13.00 £8.00
Houghton Resident £9.00 £6.00
Regular Hirer £9.00 £6.00
Weekends and Public Holidays [minimum 2 hours]
Normal £15.00 £9.00
Houghton Resident £10.50 £6.00
Regular Hirer £10.50 £6.00

[One-off additional payments on single bookings]

Fri/Sat Evening, single hire during period 6 – 10.30pm £35.00 £20.00
Fri/Sat Evening, single hire during period 6 – 10.30pm [Houghton Resident] £26.00 £15.00
Additional late opening for clearing away only [any evening] 10.30-11.00pm £25.00 £15.00
Other Charges for single-event hires
Bouncy Castle pitch on the Village Hall field £50.00
Amendments to a booking after invoice issued £10 £10
Refundable Hall Care Deposit payable for all one-off hires [varies with event] Minimum



£ 25.00



  1. To request a booking, go to the Bookings page and follow the instructions.
  2. Each event hire period must include sufficient time for setting up and clearing away.
  3. All Hires are governed by the Standard Terms and Conditions, available from the website and attached to all hire agreements.
  4. We prefer payment by bank transfer, but can accept cheques. Cash is not accepted. 

Houghton Village Hall,
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