Room Hire – Terms & Conditions

It is the responsibility of the Hirer, if preparing, serving or selling food to observe all relevant food health hygiene Iegislation and regulations.The Hirer may need to be registered with the Local Authority,

Fire exits must not be obstructed in any manner. It is the hirer’s responsibility to ensure that the fire procedures displayed in the building and verbally communicated to them are also communicated to their guests / clients.

All electrical equipment brought into the premises must have a current P.A.T. Certificate.

Hirers are responsible for ensuring that the noise level of their function is not such as to interfere with other activities within the building nor to cause inconvenience for the occupiers of nearby houses & property.
Fireworks and candles are not allowed, either for internal or external use with the exception of birthday cake candles.


Responsibility for the premises and the key rests with the Hirer during the period of access to the Centre. The premises must not be accessed outside of the agreed hire period and must be vacated promptly, and the keys returned at the end of the hire. Please arrange to collect keys for evening & weekend bookings between: 09:30 – 16:00 Monday -Friday.

Unless one weeks notice has been given a late booking cancellation fee may be charged up to 50% of the booking fee.

Please only use the ONE parking space which is allocated to the room you are using. There is additional parking for Disabled Badge
Holders using the centre in the court yard near to the back door.

If you require setting up or clearing away time, this MUST be included in your booking time. All furniture, equipment and other possessions belonging to the hirers shall be removed from the premises by the hirers immediately after each booking unless special storage arrangements have been agreed with the Centre Coordinators beforehand.

The hirer shall be responsible whilst using the premises for the preservation of order and shall take all practicable steps to ensure that nothing shall occur at the premises which might offend against any statute or by-law or any regulations respecting the hiring of the premises.

Any activities involving potential risks should be discussed with the Coordinators beforehand.
In the case of non-observance or non-performance by the hirers of any conditions, or in the case that management shall be of the opinion that there is any interference with the Centre users or staff, or that the wear and tear of the premises, furniture, or fittings is excessive, Centre staff may terminate the hiring at any time without notice.

The free Wi-Fi is intended for lawful purposes only. This service may not be used to violate any standards, Laws or regulations. The user hereby releases the Christopher Centre from all liability arsing from any content accessed via the wireless network. The Christopher Centre shall not be held liable for any damages to user equipment (laptop, hand-held etc.) or for modifications made to hardware necessary to access this network. Centre staff do not provide any technical support with this access.

You need to be covered by a valid TV Licence if you watch or record television programmes as they’re being shown on TV This includes the use of devices such as a TV, computer, mobile phone, games console, digital box or DVD/VHS recorder. Proof that you hold a current TV licence for the Centre would need to be provided beforehand.

The Christopher Centre reserves the right to amend or revoke these Conditions of Use or any part thereof without notice.