Old Basing Village Hall

Here we have listed some frequently asked questions that we receive.  We hope that this helps.

What is the Post Code for the Village Hall?
RG24 7DA

Can I hire the hall by the hour?
You can hire by the hour (or divisions of 1/4 hour).

How many parking spaces are there?
Over 60.

Is there disabled access?
Yes, there is a disabled parking space near the door and there is also a ramp up to the main entrance.  We also have disabled toilet facilities.

Can I use my own bar?
In order to comply with the licensing laws the rules are:- If you wish to give alcohol away that is fine. If you wish to have a bar to sell alcohol on your behalf then you will have to use our designated bar. We will supply you with his paperwork when you book and you discuss your needs with him. He will charge you for this service.

 How many tables and chairs are there?
We have over 200 chairs.  There are 11 round tables which seat 8 people.  We have 36 oblong tables which seat 6 people.

What size is the hall?
The main is hall is divided by concertina doors which can be opened up to create a larger space or left in situ. They have opening doors to accommodate free movement between the halls.

The main hall is 60 feet by 34 feet. The small hall is 15 feet by 34 feet.

What facilities does the kitchen have?
We have 2 x 5 burner double oven gas cookers, a microwave, a small fridge and some crockery, although we do not guarantee numbers. There is also an instant access hot water boiler that can provide up to 90 cups.

Do you have a stage?
 Yes we have a stage with curtains.

Does the hall have internet access?
Yes, the hall has a broadband connection and can provide internet access through wifi.

How many people does the hall accommodate?
For an evening function we recommend 150 for comfort 200 at a squeeze.

We have a fire limit of 300 people which is for a concert or meeting layout for chairs and includes 20 people on the balcony.

Can I have a bouncy castle?

Can I have a BBQ?
Yes in the car park

How much deposit do I have to pay?
You have to pay half as a deposit ( unless it is less than a month away when the full payment is required). The balance is payable two weeks before the events date.

We also ask for a post-dated( to the date of the event) damage deposit cheque for £200, which we do not bank. We will return the cheque the day after your booking.

Payments can be made via BACS and this information will be provided with the booking form.

If I have to cancel will I get my money back?
We will refund the deposit if we are able to re-book the date. If we unable then you will lose your deposit.

What is the latest time I can hire the hall?
Midnight is our latest. If you book on a Saturday night we will give you a free hour (9am/10am) the next morning to finish clearing up.

How many people does the Frank Goddard Room hold?
This custom-built meeting room is only accessible by a flight of stairs and has a fire limit of 50 people.