The Village Hall is situated in the centre of the village to the East and adjacent to St.Bartholomew's Church, a short walk from the Fox and Hounds Public House and has the community shop in the grounds.Adjacent to the hall are tennis courts (operated by the Coaley Parish Council), and the Parish Council owned sports pitch and children's play facilities.
The main hall, which can be arranged either in theatre rows or at dining tables, boasts a sprung hardwood floor making it ideal for dancing and sporting activities. The area is marked with a full size badminton court and indoor bowls can also be played on the floor, which will accommodate two 45 foot mats. At the front of the hall is the stage, which is 8.5 meters wide and 4.8 meters deep. The stage is fully equipped for lighting and sound, has a 6 meter wide proscenium arch and an apron stage approximately one meter deep.
Capacity & Dimensions: 120 Persons (seated), 8.5m x 15.0m (excluding Stage)
The accommodation within the Hall is on two levels. The cloak rooms are accessible from the foyer, main hall floor, kitchen and annex and are all on the same level and fully accessible for push chairs and wheelchairs while the stage and jubilee room are elevated by one meter.
The maximum number of people the building can accommodate is 200, this includes kitchen or event staff, entertainers etc. on stage or in the main hall, and all guests. The premises enjoys provision for full regulated entertainment (with the exception of Boxing, Wrestling or the provision of late night refreshment) and is licensed for the sale, by retail, of alcohol.
Note that certain considerations apply when hiring the hall - please see Conditions of Hire.
The kitchen, off the main hall is equipped with a large double oven and hot plates, 2 single ovens, halogen hob, fridge/freezer, plate warmer, selection of crockery, microwave and dishwasher. Cutlery can be obtained from the Booking Clerk upon request. Adjacent to the Kitchen is a small Bar which has a serving area 1.8m long. The bar includes a cooler for canned & bottled drinks and wine and a water boiler for hot beverages.
The annex, off the kitchen, has access to the main hall, an emergency exit door and the stage and jubilee room areas. The annex will accommodate small meetings and is also useful as an overflow to the kitchen when large quantities of food are being laid out.
Capacity & Dimensions: Kitchen 3.0m x 7.0m, Annex 3.0m x 6.0m, Bar 3.0m x 2.7m
The Jubilee Room is our latest addition to the building, it can easily be set up for presentations, meetings or small conferences and is ideally suited to compliment stage productions.The room is self contained with direct access to a large car park at the rear of the Hall and can be linked with the stage area for workshops or other overflow activities. Both the front and rear car parks can be floodlit.
Capacity & Dimensions: 30 Persons, 8.5m x 4.8m