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Woodside Community Centre

Photo of the Woodside Community CentreThe centre is suitable for:

  • social occasions
  • meetings
  • seminars
  • parties
  • dances
  • keeping fit
  • wedding receptions.

Main features include:

  • a hall capacity for 100, 1 meeting room
  • a kitchen with a cooker, microwave oven, fridges, kettles and an urn
  • two meeting / outreach rooms
  • toilets, including toilets for disabled people
  • a changing room
  • baby-changing facilities
  • parking for four cars plus one disabled space Photo of the interior of the Woodside Community Centre
  • 30 trestle tables and 200 chairs
  • an on-site halls attendant.

Other equipment can be requested.

Current users include:

  • play groups
  • a slimming club
  • Zumba

Laying out the equipment

People hiring the hall should let the Halls Attendant know, approximately a week before the function, how they want the room laid out and the tables and chairs will be set out out for them. Please Contact the Halls Attendant on 01634 337277. The hirer must take responsibility for any decorations they wish to put up in the hall.

Getting into and out of the building

The building will only be staffed during the time specified on the booking sheet. Staff will arrive approximately 15 minutes before the function if the booking is less than three hours and 30 minutes before the function if the booking is three hours or more. The latest finishing time for a booking is midnight, which means the bar (if one has been booked) must close at 11.30pm, the music must stop by 11pm and all the guests must leave by midnight. The hirer then has half an hour to clear away their belongings.

Cleaning up afterwards

Hirers must remove all their equipment, food and personal belongings from the building and leave the building clean and tidy in the time allowed.

How to book

These facilities are available to hire:

  • Monday to Saturday 8am to midnight
  • Sunday 8am to 10.30pm.

Bookings can be made by phoning 01634 256397 or email dawn.goddard@medway.gov.uk. Full payment is required at least 7 days before function. Prices start from £23.00 per hour, with discounts for regular groups and are subject to change annually.

Woodside Community Centre
Chestnut Road
Strood
Kent ME2 2LH

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