Our Parish Hall with its three rooms (see below) and a small pavilion is licensed and available for hire for almost all types of event.
(To see a plan of the hall layout click HERE)
(To see a location map click HERE)
CLICK HERE for a Parish Hall or pavilion application form and conditions
or ask for a copy at the Parish Office. (01491 825038) Note that these facilities are heavily booked so you will need to apply with as much advance notice as possible to avoid disappointment!
Our Youth Hall IS NOT licensed for the sale and consumption of alcohol but is available for hire for a wide range of activities and events. All Youth Hall hire applications are welcomed, but priority is usually given to children and youth events.
CLICK HERE for a Youth Hall application form and conditions
Crockery and Cultlery Hire
Crockery and cultlery is provided for use in the hall but for special occasions you may like to hire our new Churchill white crockery and Harley cultlery. For details of this click here
Items such as screens and flipcharts (bring your own paper and pens) are provided. But we also have an excellent, new Benq digital projector available for a deposit and modest rental fee. Please phone for details 01491 825038.
Main Hall LHS Main Hall RHS Main hall decorated for a wedding
Main hall decorated for a Christening Table decorated for a wedding
New roundtables available
BENSON PARISH HALL
The modern, well equiped Parish Hall with extensive parking space is available for hire. The Main Hall measures 12m x 22m (40ft x 72ft), the Lounge 6.5m x 7m (23ft x 30ft) and the Committee Room is 7m x 9m (23ft x 30ft)
Main Hall with stage. Its capacity is
All Seated: 300 (including the number of performers present).
Seated at Tables: 200
Dinner Dance: 180 (including the number of caterers and staff present).
Barn Dance: 150 (including the number of performers present).
Antique Fair: 100
This is an alternative meeting room with wheelchair access and a hatch to the kitchen/bar area. Its capacity is Seated 45, seated at Tables: 30.
THE COMMITTEE ROOM
This is an upstairs room with, we regret, no access for wheelchair users. Very suitable for small classes, conferences etc. Its capacity is Seated 45, Seated at occasional tables: 30. The council table seats 12 adults.
A modernised, regularly inspected and well equipped kitchen with serving hatches to the Main Hall and meeting room for catering or bar purposes. In general, hirers are allowed to use the kitchen as part of their hire contract. Please ask the office if you require further information about this.
THE YOUTH HALL
The Youth Hall is located in Oxford Road. It IS NOT licenced for alcohol but it has a small kitchen and is quite suitable for a range of activities, with a green outside where children can safely play under supervision. Please note that parking is somewhat limited at the hall itself.