"Quakers respect the creative power of God in every human being and in the world around us. We work through quiet processes for a world where peaceful means bring about just settlements."

Room Hire

QUAKER MEETING HOUSE DEVIZES

Follow this link to download the brochure Hirings Brochure

Devizes Quaker Meeting House offers a quiet and attractive location alongside the Kennet and Avon Canal and close to the town centre. The building comprises two main rooms and a well-equipped kitchen. The building offers good facilities and a congenial and harmonious atmosphere with full access for people with disabilities. Quakers understand the need for peace and quiet. If you particularly need seclusion, you can be assured that your sessions will not be disrupted.

MEETING ROOM

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 This is an octagonal room facing the garden and canal with 50 upholstered chairs and circular table, privacy blinds and heavy duty curtains for black-out conditions. A hearing aid loop system and screen for presentations are also installed.                 

MARSDEN ROOM  

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A smaller rectangular room with folding chairs. It can be fully closed off from or opened out to a small lobby with a folding door and is convenient for the kitchen. Capacity up to 20 people.

KITCHEN

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Kitchen equipment includes: electric oven, microwave oven, double sink, instant hot water, refrigerator, plenty of preparation surfaces, kettles, large urn and 50 sets of crockery.      

IN GENERAL

The rooms may be hired separately or as a whole.

Hirers need to arrange their own catering, however there is a Traidcraft stand where Fairtrade tea, coffee and biscuits may be purchased.

No alcohol please

There is central heating throughout.

There are toilets for men and women with facilities in both for people with disabilities.

A flip chart is available and extra folding tables are stored in the entrance lobby.                   

OUTSIDE

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A small secluded garden lies between the Meeting Room and the canal side and this is also accessible from the Marsden Room.

ACCESS

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There is parking space for twelve vehicles on site and public car parks may be found a short walk away on Station Road. There is a bus stop directly opposite the entrance to Sussex Walk for bus numbers 273, 272, 49 and 33.

Further instructions for finding the Meeting House can be found on our Contacts page. 

 

INSURANCE

We have public liability insurance to cover faults in the building and surrounding grounds but it is the hirer’s responsibility to take out third party insurance to cover their activity.  

CURRENT HIRING CHARGES

You will find our rates compare favourably with other venues. follow for hiring charges

For further details contact our Hirings Manager using our room hire form (LINK) or

telephone 01380 722560.

If you phone and the hirings manager is not available please leave a clear message and your call will be returned as soon as possible.

 HIRING CHARGES  

The whole building for the day - 9.00 to 17.00 
Both meeting rooms and the kitchen    £80 
The whole building for half a day (four hours)   £50 
The large Meeting Room first 3 hours £35
each additional hour  £10
 all day  £75
for regular users one hour only £12
each additional hour   £10
The Marsden Room per hour      £7

Use of kitchen is included but the provision of all refreshments is the responsibility of the organisation hiring.

Please note: there will be a charge of 50% of the agreed fee for cancellations within one month from the date booked.

To secure your booking, please contact the Hirings Manager or use our booking form.

Tel: 01380 722560

Email: bookings@devizesquakers.org.uk

 

Contact: Devizes Quakers 

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