Orsett Village Hall is situated at the junction of High Road and Mill Lane, Orsett, Essex.
[View map]. It was built in 1972, with a meeting room Annexe added in
The hall measures approx. 11 x 16 metres with
a maximum capacity of 150 persons (130 comfortably) and parking for 30 cars. Additionally, there's
a fully fitted kitchen, a raised stage, a bar room, men's, ladies and
disabled toilets, baby change table, cloakroom, meeting room and safe
outdoor play area for children. You can see photos and find out more
about the room sizes and facilities by visiting the
The front entrance now has a very accessible push
button entry door, wide enough for wheelchairs and double buggies. The
entrance, kitchen door and fire exit doors were upgraded in 2015; we
were very fortunate to secure funding towards the hall improvements and
repairs from Veolia North Thames Trust.
The hall is home to Orsett Playgroup, various clubs including Orsett
Women's Institute, badminton and indoor bowls, and is hired on a regular
basis by religious, dance, theatre and fitness groups. You can find out more about
who uses the hall by visiting the What's On page.
If you're looking for a new venue for your club,
Orsett Village Hall now has midweek slots available
in the afternoon/early evening and Sunday evenings are also available
for weekly hire. If you are interested in setting up a new or
established club at our village hall on a regular weekly basis we would
love to hear from you. For further information please
come along to the hall on a Monday evening between
7:45 and 8:30 pm (not Bank Holidays) to discuss with committee members.
The hall is available to hire on Friday nights, Saturdays and Sundays
for weddings, dances, parties and other events. The Annexe can be
hired at the same time as the hall for an additional fee if required.
From 1st January 2019
Saturday/Sunday day time (8-4pm): £22 per hour
Saturday/Sunday evening (4pm-close): £25 per hour
Friday evening (4pm-close): £25 per hour
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF BOOKING
1. COVID UPDATE
Following Government guidelines we cannot take
party bookings for the time being. Please be patient with this
situation and contact us if you have any queries
To enable us to sanitise the hall between bookings
please leave a gap of 30 mins between the
previous event and the start of yours when booking it. E.g. if the
previous event ends at 2pm yours cannot begin until 2:30 pm. We reserve the
right to change the time booked if this is not adhered to and payments
will be forfeited.
Click here to view the Covid Special Conditions of
2. BOOKING RESTRICTIONS
The hall is not available to hire for teenage parties (13th,
18th etc.) and 21st Birthday parties are at the discretion of the
Full payment for your hire is due at the time of booking payable by
credit or debit card.
You must make your guests aware of
the following parking rules. Fines may be issued to the named hirer if
there is a breach in this condition of hire.
Park within the car park - Parked cars at
the Village Hall MUST NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES obstruct Mill Lane.
This lane is not only used by local residents, it is a route
of access for Emergency vehicles.
Mill Lane is a ONE WAY ROAD - cars must
NOT turn left out of the hall car park to access High Road, they must
turn right and follow the one way
5. FINES & ADDITIONAL CHARGES
We do not take a security deposit in advance of the event, but we
reserve the right to charge you afterwards in the event of breakages,
damage (including accidental), loss of contents, excessive
noise/disturbance, abuse to the premises, or if the premises are left in
an unsanitary condition.
Our booking system records and retains your credit/debit card
details and any fees for the above will be charged to the same card. We
will contact you before we charge any damages/losses to your card.
Extra Cleaning - we will charge you £20 per hour if extra cleaning is
needed after your event
Breach of T&Cs - we will charge you £250 if you breach the
terms and conditions of hire (Fireworks, abuse of the
Breakages – we will charge replacement/repair costs for larger items
6. FULL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
click here to read or print the full Terms & Conditions
of Hire before booking
The meeting room (the Annexe) is available to hire at the same time as
the main hall if required, but not on its own.
The hall is leased from the local council and is run by a Management
Committee made up of local residents, mostly volunteers. They oversee
the day to day running of the hall and manage bookings, cleaning,
repairs and maintenance. You can find out more about how your local hall
is run by reading the minutes and the constitution. If you would like to
have a say in the running of the hall or have any ideas you'd like to
share please come along to the AGM or drop us an email. You'll find more
information on the
Committee Members page.