Facilities and Charges

Updated for 2020

WiFi is available throughout for members of the KCC library

Main Hall

Size: 24ft x 48ft (7.4m x 14.6m) with wood block flooring.

Stage: Additional 24ft x 24ft (7.4m x 7.4m)

32 x 6ft trestle tables and 120 chairs.

PA system with Hearing Loop for the disabled.

Projection screens at both ends.

Lighting rig available for hire.

Licensed for public entertainment

Closely seated 200 persons

Dancing 200

Seated at tables 120

Seated/dancing combined 145

PLEASE NOTE that due to currently COVID restrictions, the maximum number of persons allowed in the Hall is limited to 30. However, depending upon the activity, this number may need to be reduced further to ensure social distancing.

Library Meeting Room

18ft x 19ft (5.5m x 5.8m)

Seats 30 – tea/coffee bar

PLEASE NOTE the Library Room will remain closed and unavailable for hire at present. This is to encourage social distancing by using the larger main hall and to prevent multiple groups in the building.

Large Kitchen

with serving hatch to inner lobby

Equipped with double electic oven, 5 burner gas hob, refrigerator

Crockery and cutlery for 100 place settings available at no extra charge

Car Park

Parking for up to 12 vehicles plus large Dover DC free car park to rear of Hall


Our 2020 Hire Charges

Adult private social functions. £100 deposit required.

£ 12

per hour BEFORE 7pm

£ 15

per hour AFTER 7pm

£ 10

per hour any time

Temporary Event Notice (TEN) for sale of alcohol on the premises must be obtained by the hirer from Dover District Council Licensing Dept:Direct line 01304 872295

Stage Lighting £10 per session

PA system (Main Hall – £100 deposit required)


Special Offers for Younger Groups

£ 8 .50

per hour

  • Flat rate for either Hall or Library
  • Hirers must hold a current CRB disclosure
£ 40

up to 4 hours

  • Ending before 7pm
  • £12 p/h for less than 4 hours