Chitterne Village Hall

Chitterne's Lovely Village hall, available for parties, meetings and fitness groups. 

Registered Charity No. 305489

Chitterne Village Hall 
Chitterne, Wiltshire BA120LS
bookchitternevillagehall@gmail.com

Village Hall Information 2024

FACILITIES 

FUNCTION ROOMS 

There are two main function rooms, one slightly larger than the other, which are separated by folding doors. These can be used as two separate areas, or the folding doors can be opened to make one large space which can accommodate 168 guests standing or 76 guests seated. 

EQUIPMENT • There are tables, chairs, crockery and cutlery to support up to 76 guests. • The tables & chairs can be found in the storage cupboard located at the back of the larger front hall. • The large rectangle tables can accommodate up to 8 guests, and the smaller square tables can accommodate up to 4 guests.

KITCHEN There is a well-equipped kitchen which has: a cooker; hot cupboard; two fridges; microwave; hot water urn; hostess trolley.

UTILITIES • Electricity, Lighting & Heating Please note that electricity, lighting and heating is provided via “pay as you go” meters that use £1 and £2 coins. The meters are located in a cupboard on the right hand wall of the small corridor between the main foyer and the small annexe. Instructions on how to use the meters is shown below. Please note that we would recommend that you use £2 coins as we have been experiencing issues with the meter accepting £1 coins recently. The amount of coins required will depend on the remaining credit on the meter(s) and the faciltiies/appliances being used during your event. Meter Cupboard • The left hand unit within the meter cupboard is for Lighting and Power only. • The right hand unit within the meter cupboard is for Heating only. • In the top right of each unit there is a coin slot for £1 or £2 coins. Please wait until the coin drops completely before inserting the next coin. • In the bottom left of each unit there is a display panel showing the amount of credit remaining. • Internet Access. Wi-Fi is available in the village hall and is free of charge. Username & password details can be found in the Welcome folder located in the kitchen. • Mobile. Please note that we have limited mobile network coverage in Chitterne. However, there is a Public Phone Box situated outside the Hall and a list of emergency contact numbers can be found in the Welcome Folder.

DISABLED FACILITIES Disabled facilities include a ramp to the entrance and a disabled toilet inside the Hall

CAR PARKING There is a car park to the front of the building for the use of the Hirer and their guests. As an overflow option, visitors can park along the road eg by the wall located passed the church, and alongside the village green (please do not block access to the houses). Additional Parking Additional car parking can be made available on the Chitterne Sports Field located opposite the village hall. Please note that this facility is a chargeable option. For more details about this option, please speak to the Chitterne Village Hall Booking Secretary.

REAR PATIO There is a patio area to the rear of the building for the use of the Hirer and their guests should you require additional space. This area can easily accommodate a marquee which is usually set-up for your use during the summer months i.e from June to September. If you require a marquee outside of the summer period, please contact the booking secretary.

CLEANING

  • Hirers are asked to clean the hall after use and leave it as found on arrival. For example:  
  • Please ensure that all tables and chairs are wiped down and returned to the storage cupboard located at the back of the larger front hall.
  • Please sweep the floor in the areas used and mop through (if required). 
  • Please clean any crockery or cutlery used and return to the correct cupboard (as marked on the cupboard doors). If you use the dishwasher, please make sure that this has been emptied and switched off when finished. 
  • Please clean the kitchen surfaces and clean the sinks. 
  • Please switch off fridges and appliances once not in use. N.B. Please leave the fridge doors open when you leave.
  • Please take your rubbish home with you (including the toilet bins) and replace the bin bags accordingly (these can be found in the cupboard under the sink in the kitchen).
  • Cleaning products can be found in the kitchen and the brush and mops can be found in the cupboard located in the smaller back hall clearly marked “Cleaning Cupboard”. Cleaning Service 

We also offer Hirer’s the option of a cleaning service, but please note that this is a chargeable option. If you would like to find out more about this option, please speak to the Chitterne Village Hall Booking Secretary. 

CHECKLIST FOR WHEN YOU LEAVE..... HAVE YOU? 

  • Shut all the doors and windows that have been opened, including the skylights. 
  • Swept the floors. 
  • Mopped the floors, if necessary. 
  • Cleaned and turned off any appliance used in the kitchen
  • Emptied the water heater, if used. 
  • Emptied the dish washer, if used. 
  • Cleaned the kitchen surfaces. 
  • Cleaned the sinks. Unplugged the fridges and left the doors open. 
  • Collected the rubbish bags to take home (including those in the toilets).
  • Replaced the rubbish bags in the bins (including those in the toilets). N.B. Rubbish bags can be found under the sink.
  • Closed the curtains in the main hall. Turned off the lights – please check toilets & cupboards just in case the lights have been left on.
  • Locked the door and returned the key to the security box on the wall just outside the front door of the village hall.
  • Please don’t forget to scramble the numbers and close the cover. 

 

If you would like to hire our lovely village hall please email bookchitternevillagehall@gmail.com or call 01985 850334 and our booking secretary Rachel Wilkinson will send you further information. 

 

 

 

 

 

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