Terms & Conditions

These conditions apply to the Hirer named on the booking form and any persons given access to the Hall by the Hirer or the Hirer’s organisation during the booked session. The Hirer is responsible for ensuring that these conditions are complied with. A downloadable copy of the T&Cs can be found here.

Please make sure to read our Hirer’s guide:

1. The Hall is a place of worship. Please ensure that the Hall users’ behaviour is appropriate at all times.

2. The Hirer (or the person who is named on the booking form as being responsible for the session) must remain on the premises throughout the session.

3. The Hall may be used only for the purpose stated on the booking form. No illegal activities may be conducted on the premises.

4. The Hall capacity of 200 people must not be exceeded at any time.

5. The Hirer is responsible for obtaining Public Liability Insurance and any other relevant insurance.

6. The Hirer is responsible for obtaining and complying with the terms of any licences which may be needed from the Performing Rights Society, the local authority or any other such body.

7. The Hirer shall ensure that nothing is done on or in relation to the premises in contravention of the law relating to gaming, betting and lotteries or sale of alcohol

8. The Hall users must comply with all the conditions made in respect of the premises by the Fire Authority, Local Authority, the Local Magistrates' Court or any other such body.

9. If the Hall users are preparing, serving or selling food during the session, they must comply with all the relevant health and hygiene legislation and regulations.

10. The Hirer must indemnify the Unitarian congregation for damage or loss caused to the premises by Hall users.

11. The Hirer must ensure that any electrical appliances brought onto the premises and used there are safe and in good working order and used in a safe manner.

12. Any personal injury or loss or damage to property must be reported to the Bookings Administrator at the end of the session.

13. Smoking and vaping is not permitted on the premises.

14. The Licensee confirms that they are fully aware of the principles contained in the government documents 'Safe from Harm' and ‘Working Together to Safeguard Children’ and undertake to adopt the recommended practice in all work with children and young people under the age of 18 years. Where working with adults who may be at risk of abuse it is the expectation of the organisation that the Licensee will follow the principles outlined in ‘No Secrets’ and the ADSS document ‘Safeguarding Adults – a national framework of standards for good practice and outcomes in adult protection work'.

15. Hall users may not use the organ in the Hall, unless this has been agreed with the Bookings Administrator.

16. The booking times must be strictly adhered to, and the premises must be cleared and vacated promptly at the end of the session.

17. All keys and fobs must be returned to the Bookings Administrator within the prearranged timeframe. Late returns may result in forfeiting the deposit.

18. Any rubbish produced during the session must be removed from the hall and put in the appropriate bin or recycling containers in the kitchen/outside.

19. Nothing must be affixed to the walls of the hall with blue tack or any other form of adhesive.