COVID update: The centre remains open for our tenants and specific covid/lockdown complaint bookings. We are doing our best to provide a safe and well-maintained environment so essential services can continue to operate for our community.

If you would like to enquire about hiring a room or office space for your organisation or project, please contact us 



Our sessional hire spaces are suitable for training, workshops, meetings, creative classes, wellbeing and relaxation and events.  All rooms have whiteboards, tables, chairs and wifi access as standard, and a range of optional extras such as smartboards, flipcharts and projectors are also available on request.

Classroom 1

Large, bright room suited for training, workshops, meetings and talks.

  • Ceiling mounted projector

  • Capacity: 25   

  • Hourly Rate: £25.00 (£12.50 full concs.)  

  • Day Rate: £150.00 (£75.00 full concs.)  

Art room 1

Large bright room with standing height worktops on 2 sides.  Most suited to messy creative work, but equally used for training, workshops and meetings.

  • 2 large sinks

  • Capacity: 25

  • Hourly Rate: £25.00 (£12.50 full concs.)  

  • Day Rate: £150.00 (£75.00 full concs.)


​The Hall is a large bright open space with optional chairs and trestle tables available.  It is suited well for larger training sessions , meetings and events, movement based activities, film screenings etc.  Being based in our annex it is well suited for noisier activities.

  • Capacity: 65 seated

  • Hourly Rate: £35.00 (£17.50 full concs.)

  • Day Rate: £210.00 (£105.00 full concs.)    

St Pauls Library

St Pauls Library is also available for bookings when the library is closed to the public with shelves easily repositioned to create a larger space and additional seating and tables available on request

  • Capacity: 30 standing  

  • Hourly Rate: £16

All bookings taken at the Libraries discretion.

Classroom 2 (IT suite)

Smaller of our training rooms, suited well for all kinds of classes, training, workshops, meetings and talks.

  • 10 PCs (Windows)

  • Capacity: 22 (10 Computer stations and 12 at central table)

  • Hourly Rate: £25.00 (£12.50 full concs.)  

  • Day Rate: £150.00 (£75.00 full concs.)

Art room 2

​Large bright classroom surrounded by standing height worktops.

  • 1 large sink

  • worktop mounted vice

  • Capacity: 25

  • Hourly Rate: £25.00 (£12.50 full concs.)  

  • Day Rate: £150.00 (£75.00 full concs.)

Garden Room

The Garden room / AKA The Space, is a tenanted space available for hire in the evenings and weekends. It is an open bright and airy room connected to a private south facing garden.  Suited for wellbeing activities such as Yoga, Meditation, Reiki, Group therapies etc

  • Sink

  • Sofas and armchairs

  • Additional seating on request.

  • Capacity: 14

  • Hourly Rate: £20 (£15 concs.)

Rented at the tenants discretion, extra T&C's apply.

Community Cafe

The Community Cafe seating area is a hub of activity and well suited for public events such as Community consultations, drop-in support sesions, creative expression and events of community benefit.  Please contact us if you have an offering.

The Cafe is also available for exclusive hire between 7pm and 9pm Monday to Thursday.

  • Capacity: 30 Seated

  • Hourly Rate: £25

Classroom 3 (IT suite)

​Large Classroom with wall mounted screen, suited well for all kinds of classes, training, meetings and talks.

  • 5 PCs (Windows)

  • Capacity: 25 (5 computer stations and 20 at central table)

  • Hourly Rate: £25.00 (£12.50 full concs.)  

  • Day Rate: £150.00 (£75.00 full concs.)

Community darkroom

Managed by the Real Photography Company, our Community Darkroom can host both B&W and Colour work, and is available for private practice and as a training facility with membership options available.

  • 10 enlargers: 35mm, medium format, and 4 x 5 inch

  • Floor standing enlarger with height adjustable printing surface

  • Black & white printing room

  • Black & white film processing room

  • Durst Printo colour printing unit - 12 x 16 inch

  • Daylight film and print drying and finishing room with light box

  • Large UV exposure box for cyanotypes and alternative processes

For more information about the Darkroom facilities, membership, pricing and booking,  please visit the Real Photograpy Company website.  

Unitarian Meeting Hall

The SPLC Team also manage bookings for the Unitarian Meeting Hall, 3 minutes walk from the Learning Centre.  A large, bright, spacious main hall suited to a variety of activities including public meetings, private parties or social group gatherings

  • Piano

  • PA System

  • Self contained kitchen

  • Capacity: 55 seated


Projector & screen - £10 per session

Flip chart with paper (pens not included) - £5 per session

Refreshments (tea/coffee/herbal tea, non dairy milk on request) - £2 a head

(add biscuits for £1.50 per session)

Kettle & Cups (provide your own tea and coffee) - £5 per session

Hot food and snacks: Contact Glen to arrange on 0777 217 75 09/

Please tell us if you will need any extras when booking or contact us


Hallmaster Calendar

You can see if our rooms are free on any day using the calendar below. If you're a registered hirer you can use it to book our rooms yourself - please get in touch if you need any help with this

Contact Us

0117 914 54 70

94 Grosvenor Road

St Pauls

Bristol, BS2 8XJ

Opening Hours

The centre is currently only open to tenants and those attending pre-booked events

At present we are open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm to tenants and those attending pre-booked events only. We aim to accommodate outside of these hours if needed where possible.

Monday to Thursday: 9am - 9pm

Friday: 9am - 5pm

Saturday & Sunday: 10am - 5pm

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