Rooms for Hire


The centre is not staffed but can be booked from 8am-11pm, six days a week (depending on availability, closed on Sundays). It can be used for fitness and education classes, clubs, groups, social activities, events, conferences, meetings, functions, wakes, weddings, and celebrations.


  • Five sections/rooms available for hire, suitable for a variety of purposes.
  • Outside enclosed courtyard, available for groups hiring ground-floor rooms.
  • Well-equipped and flexible rooms with chairs, tables, full catering and kitchen facilities available for use by groups hiring rooms.
  • Car parking available with space for around twenty cars.


  • All ground-floor facilities and rooms in the building are accessible by wheel-chair. More details are available in each room description.
  • Disabled parking at front of complex.
  • Disabled toilet and nappy-changing facilities.


The Oast has five rooms/sections available for hire, for use by groups and individuals for clubs, parties and other events.

Wakeley Hall

Wakeley Hall
Wakeley Hall event
Wakeley Hall wedding reception

In many ways the flag-ship hall of the centre, with a terrific aspect, the ground-floor Wakeley Hall has enough space for up to one hundred seated guests. It has its own bar and its own entrance for private functions and easy wheelchair-access. Ideal for weddings, engagements, meetings and general celebrations that require a larger space. Dimensions: 14m x 5.5m.

Oast Tea Rooms

Oast Tea Rooms
Oast Tea Rooms event
Oast Tea Rooms kitchen
A cosy room which boasts kitchen facilities and enough space for a maximum of twenty-five guests.
Ideal for morning coffee groups, baby showers, leading itself to afternoon tea-parties. Situated on the ground floor of The Oast, the room has wheel-chair access and access to a disabled toilet. The area also overlooks a enclosed courtyard. Dimensions: 6m x 4.5m.

Car parkingDisabled accessToiletsBaby changingDisabled toiletKitchen sink

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Willow Room

Willow Room
The Willow Room has a special sort of character and with room for up to sixty people offers a different sort of space, great for meetings, small parties and other events. The room has the benefit of access through the tea rooms if required and side access from the driveway. Ideal for Christenings, Wakes and general functions with the option of catering facilities through the tea rooms. This room also leads itself to use as a meeting board-room or small conference room. Dimensions: 12m x 4m.

Car parkingToiletsBaby changingDisabled toilet

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Granary Bar and snug

Granary Bar
Granary Bar drinks
Granary Bar darts board
Our first-floor general bar facility has ample room for up to eighty seated. Ideal for all celebrations and events with room for live music for a more intimate event. This room also has a snug available for a buffet area. Access to toilets are available on this floor. Dimensions: 4m x 12.5m opening out to 6.5m x 3.5m.

Car parkingToilets
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Oast Hall

Oast Hall
Oast Hall conference seating
The grand Oast Hall is the largest hall at The Oast with a capacity of 175 guests seated. A fabulous space for large events such as weddings, larger gigs, conferences and parties. Ideal for recreational use such as dancing, yoga and indoor sport. The hall has its own bar facilities and kitchen. Dimensions: 17m x 6m.

Car parkingToiletsKitchen sink
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Hourly Rates for New Oast Bookings from August 2020

Max.       Capacity
Community Hire
Public Sector Hire
Commercial Business Hire
Wakeley Hall 100 £19 £40 £50
Oast Tea Rooms 25 £13 £30 £40
Willow Room 60 £19 £40 £50
Granary Bar 80 £19 £40 £50
Oast Hall 175 £19 £40 £50

Party Hire

Childrens Party (4 Hours) 
Max.       Capacity
Monday to Thursday
Friday to Saturday
Wakeley Hall 100 £65 £75
Oast Tea Rooms 25 £50 £65
Willow Room 60 £65 £75
Granary Bar 80 £65 £75
Oast Hall 175 £65 £75
£50 Deposit required when booking.
Charge based on up to 4 hours. For additional time the hourly rate applies.
Adults Party (6 hours)
Max.       Capacity
Monday to Thursday
Friday to Saturday
Wakeley Hall 100 £125 £200
Oast Tea Rooms 25 £90 £165
Willow Room 60 £125 £200
Granary Bar 80 £125 £200
Oast Hall 175 £125 £200
Deposit required when booking: Monday – Thursday £50. Friday – Saturday £100.
Charge based on up to 6 hours. For additional time the hourly rate applies. Charge includes 2 bar staff.

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