Location / Registrations / Contacts
Bradford and Cookbury Village Hall, Bradford, Holsworthy, EX22 7AB
Lottery Fund Assisted – Registered Charity No. 279546
June Pennington 01409 281 596
Pauline Jones: 01409 281 512 or 0751 9936000
Christopher Reed: 01409 281 580
History & Description
In 1997, the parish set up a Project Team to build a new village hall on land adjacent to the local primary school. Partial funding was obtained from the National Lottery Charities Board and matching grants were given by the Community Council of Devon and Torridge District Council. Over £10k was raised by the community. The new hall was opened in December 2000.
It is well maintained and equipped. Offers versatile accommodation with adjacent well lit car park with level access to premises. Accommodation comprises room for meetings (20 to 30) and a large hall adaptable for lectures, performance, parties, wedding receptions, sport, dancing, exhibition, craft sales etc. Excellent acoustics, portable staging, PA system and hearing loop.
Quality banqueting chairs and tables included to seat approximately 150. Well-equipped large kitchen for preparation of buffets and hot meals. Equipment: ovens, grill, microwave, hostess trollies, plate warming cabinets, bain marie, fridges and freezer, crockery, cutlery and glasses. Other facilities include a skittle alley and snooker room. There are many varied weekly/monthly activities based at the hall.
All rates, hourly unless specified. For local users, the following charges are discounted.
- Reductions for clubs, children’s parties, fund raising events are available on request
- Holds 20-30 people
- For hire up to 4 hours
- For hire over 4 hours
- For example, car boot sales, bouncy castles, BBQs or erection of marquee
The above charges include heating, electricity and facilities for clubs/groups to make tea/coffee
SALE OF ALCOHOL The Hall does not hold a licence for the sale of alcohol. The hirer/bar provider must obtain a temporary event notice – contact www.torridge.gov.uk/licensing.
PREMISES LICENSE (ref TDPR0025/8617) – The main hall is licensed by Torridge District Council for the following activities INDOORS – performance of a play, live music and dance, playing of recorded music, entertainment of a similar description to that falling within a performance of live music, any playing of recorded music or a performance of dance, entertainment facilities for dancing.
The licensed times for these activities are as follows
Mon-Sat 9am to 1.00am/Sun–9am to 10.30pm/Good Friday-3.01pm to 1.00am
The maximum number of persons permitted on the premises at any one time is 200.