our facilities

Whether you are looking for somewhere to hold a class or activity for a group or need a small private meeting room for interviews – there’s a space to suit at the William Collyn Community Centre. Here’s a summary of what is on offer.

The Gordon Hall

The Centre’s spacious Hall is suitable for a wide range of activities and events including social gatherings, wellbeing support and exercise classes, children, young people’s and older people’s clubs, dance and performance arts, training and conferences. The Hall has glass doors, opening onto a terrace which overlooks the Bowls Club next door.

Additional information:

Dimensions17.5m x 9.5m
CapacityCabaret style up to 120
Theatre style up to 136
Exercise classes up to 40
TechnologyFree Wi-Fi
BlindsFully-automated black-out blinds
KitchenTwo hatches lead from the Hall into the kitchen
Use of the kitchen for tea/coffee making is included in the hire rate
Full use of the kitchen will incur an additional cleaning charge
Minimum bookingOne hour
Please noteFor insurance reasons, Bouncy Castles and Helium Balloons are not permitted in the Hall.

The Scrine Meeting Room

The Centre’s meeting room is suitable for small, private meetings of up to six people.

Additional information:

Dimensions2.85 x 3.5m
CapacityBoard Room style - up to six people
TechnologyFree Wi-Fi
KitchenUse of the kitchen for tea/coffee making is included in the hire rate
BlindsPrivacy blinds are fitted at the windows
Minimum bookingOne hour


Centre staff on site at all times to provide support with bookings

Disabled access throughout building

Male, female and accessible lavatories with baby-changing facilities

Changing rooms with lockers and showers

Storage lockers available for regular hirers

Thirty-six car parking spaces


The Centre’s audio-visual equipment can be hired for a small additional charge, with support provided by staff

Data Projectors at both ends of the Hall

Screen at both ends of the Hall

Hand-held and lapel wireless microphones

Presentation remote control

Sound system

65-inch colour TV

Induction hearing loop

We are committed to the health, safety and wellbeing of our users at the William Collyn Community Centre. In order to achieve this, we have a suite of policies and procedures relating to the safe and efficient management of the Centre. If there is any aspect on which you would like further details, please let us know and we’d be pleased to share the relevant policies and procedures with you.