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HBC Community Centre

Outline of Proposed Facilities

We been successful with our planning application and have duly received full planning permission. As such we hope to open our new premises during Spring 2018. We are currently contacting local community members and voluntary sector organisations to discover what interest there is in using our premises. The offering will include a large conference room and a hall in the basement, both of which can be devided into two parts. Additionally there will also be two small meeting rooms. This provides flexiability to a wide range of individuals, groups or organisations who may wish to use the premises. We will be able to accept requirements from a small room for an hour through to the entire complex for a day, meeting the needs of those looking to hire suitable event premises.

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Pricing Structure

The final prices for hire will be published closer to launch however we will ensure we are competitive in pricing and will be offering large discounts to voluntary sector organisations and members of the local community. It is our fundamental aim to ensure that our rates allow local community and voluntary sector organisations to gain the full benefit of our new building. Please contact us for example charges, however please note we are looking to be competitive in pricing and quotes are subject to change.

Below are the categories of potential users and discount rates proposed:

  • Non-Local Commerical
  • Local Businesses & Local Authority (25% Discount)
  • Local Residents (50% Discount)
  • Voluntary Sector Organisations & Charities (75% Discount)

To receive the above stated discounts for organisations applications will need to include copies of governance documentation, insurance and other key documentation.

Booking by Sessions

We plan to take bookings by 4 hour blocks which provide half hour setup, 3 hour of public usage and half hour clear up. Sessions will be divided into Morning, Afternoon and Evening. Opportunities for full day usage will also available. The stardard session blocks are proposed to cover periods:

  • Morning Session
    • Access for setup at 8:30am
    • Public Session between 9am - 12pm
    • Close of clearup time 12:30pm
  • Afternoon Session
    • Access for setup at 1:30pm
    • Public Session between 2pm - 5pm
    • Close of clearup time 5:30pm
  • Evening Session
    • Access for setup at 6:30pm
    • Public Session between 7pm - 9pm
    • Close of clearup time 9:30pm

Alternative session times can be negotiated. The local authority regulate the usage of the premises and public access is restricted to remain between 7am and 12am (midnight)

Proposed Room Availability

As a company we are contracted by the onwers of the property to provide hire of the premise to local residents, volunteer organisations & charities and local businesses covering days Monday through to Saturday. The premises is not available for hire on Sundays. Our plans are to have a main conference facility on the ground floor and a meeting rooms in the basement. Details of room sizing, expected seating numbers and equipment facilities are listed below.

Main Conference Room

The main conference room can be provided a single facility or be divided into two equal parts. The conference room when divided will have independent access.

Single Facility (CR)

  • 12m Wide x 21m Long Conference Room
  • Seat approx. 250 people
  • Full Audio/Visual Facilities
    • Full PA System, Wireless and Wired Microphones will be available
    • Two Business Quality Projectors and Screens

Divided Facility

Room 1 (CR1)

  • 12m Wide x 11.7m Long Conference Room
  • Seats approx. 130 people
  • Facilities as per single facility listed above

Room 2 (CR2)

  • 12m Wide x 9.3m Long Conference Room
  • Seats approx. 100 people
  • Full Audio/Visual Facilities
    • PA System, Wireless and Wired Microphones will be available
    • One Business Quality Projectors and Screen

Large Meeting Rooms or Hall

The meeting rooms are situated in the basement and have independent access.

Single Facility (BH)

  • 8.6m Wide x 15m Long
  • Seats approx. 130 people
  • Full Audio/Visual Facilities
    • PA System, wireless and wired microphones will be available
    • Two Business Quality Projector and Screen

Divided Facility

Room 1 (BH1)

  • 7.5m Wide x 8.6m Long
  • Seats approx. 65 People
  • Full Audio/Visual Facilities
    • PA System, wireless and wired microphones will be available
    • Business Quality Projector and Screen

Room 2 (BH2)

  • 7m Wide x 8.6m Long
  • Seats approx. 50 people
  • Full Audio/Visual Facilities
    • PA System, wireless and wired microphones will be available
    • Business Quality Projector and Screen

Small Meeting Rooms

Room 1 (BM1)

  • 4m Wide x 8.2m Long
  • Seats approx. 25 people

Room 2 (BM2)

  • 3.5m Wide x 7.7m Long
  • Seats approx. 20 people

Full Audio/Visual Facilities

Both small meeting rooms will have the following equipment:

  • Business Quality Projector and/or Touchscreen Interactive Whiteboard