Sheen Lane Centre venue hire

74 Sheen Lane
East Sheen
SW14 8LP

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This modern purpose-built community hall with facilities suitable for a wide variety of functions.

There is a large hall which can be divided into two smaller areas. This flexibility makes it ideal for concerts, market research, meetings, dinner dances and exhibitions.

The whole hall is 19 metres by 14 metres. It has a basic stage and stage lighting and amplification equipment are also available. The total space can hold 300 people seated theatre style and 200 people seated for a formal dinner.

Once divided, the larger stage end can seat 180 people theatre style or 120 for a formal dinner. The small hall can seat 95 people theatre style and 80 for a formal dinner.

There is a kitchen which is available for use by outside caterers.

All rooms are on the ground floor with access for the disabled.

Hall availability

  • Monday - Thursday 9am - 11pm
  • Friday - Saturday 9am - 11.30pm
  • Sunday 10am - 6pm

The hall is not available to hire on Bank Holidays.

Travel arrangements

There is a pay and display car park available close by the hall. Mortlake Station is nearby in Sheen Lane and a number of buses serve the area.

Frequently asked questions

What sort of events can be held at the hall and what is the maximum number of people that can be accommodated?

The hall is ideal for events such as dinner dances, parties, meetings, concerts and community events. The whole hall can be split into two smaller sections. The maximum numbers are:

  • 300 people theatre style
  • 200 for a formal dinner for the Large Hall
  • 180 people theatre style
  • 120 for a formal dinner for the Stage End
  • 95 people theatre style
  • 80 for a formal dinner for the Small Hall

How can I arrange to view the hall and facilities?

If you then wish to arrange a viewing or have any queries regarding a date email halls@richmond.gov.uk.

How much does it cost to hire the Sheen Lane Centre?

For a list of charges see the Sheen Lane Centre Standard Prices 2014-2015(pdf, 91KB), and the Sheen Lane Centre Private Function Prices 2014-15(pdf, 66KB).

There is a minimum hire period of six hours for a one off booking and two hours for a regular booking. For any further queries please contact us.

Do you provide any furniture, tableware or cooking utensils?

Tables and chairs are provided but you, or your caterer, will need to provide all the linen, crockery, glassware and cooking/serving utensils etc.

Can I serve alcohol?

If you wish to provide alcohol to your guests free of charge then you are welcome to do this. If you are organising a charity event contact us for information on a Temporary Event Notice.

Is there parking available?

There is a public pay and display car park outside of the hall which has 40 spaces (2 disabled). There is a maximum stay of 3 hours, Monday to Friday, between 9.30am to 6pm. Further information can be found on the car parks page.

What equipment can I bring into the hall?

You are permitted to bring items of play equipment on to the property but do so entirely at your own risk. No liability will be accepted by the council in respect of claims arising from loss or damage to privately owned equipment or arising from its use. No personally owned items of play equipment must be allowed to block doorways, passageways, entrances and exits and the hirer is required to remove any item of equipment we consider to be causing an obstruction or hazard.

What equipment is available in the hall?

There is an amplification system which is suitable for speeches. It is not suitable for music of any kind. There is stage lighting available. These can only be used with hire of the whole hall or stage end. When hiring the whole hall or the stage end there is also a small kitchen available for use. This is not available with hire of the small hall.

What facilities are available on the onsite kitchen?

  • Hotplates
  • Small domestic oven
  • Small fridge
  • Work surface area

Contact the Lettings Officer

Lettings Officer
London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames
Environment Directorate
York House
Richmond Road
Twickenham
TW1 3AA

Telephone: 020 8831 6108
Fax: 020 8891 7939
Email: halls@richmond.gov.uk

Updated: 2 May 2014