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Room Hire at Leigh Community Centre

The hire or Leigh Community Centre is currently suspended until further notice. Staff are working on a re-opening strategy to ensure the building is COVID-Secure and safe for all of our hirers and visitors. Regular hirers have been sent guidance and a re-opening survey to help us move ahead to a gradual return to our normal provision. 

If you are interested in hiring the centre, please be aware that you will be required to provide a full COVID risk assessment and that our room capacities are currently reduced to reflect Government advised social-distancing rules. These capacities will be adjusted as the guidance is updated. 

Rooms have been measured by our Facilities manager and capacities worked out using approx 10 sqm (as per guidance) per person with adjustments made for furniture storage and room shapes.

Room Number Size in M2 Capacity
Donald Fraser Hall 200 16
Room 1 52 7
Room 3 39 5
Room 4 82 10
Room 5 42 5
Room 6 32 6 (at desks)
Room 7 77 13
Room 8 42 4

acities as at 17 Jul

Function Rooms

Leigh Community Centre has nine rooms available for hire, catering for groups of 20 up to parties of 300. We also offer a variety of services to suit your needs, such as flasks for hot drinks, projectors, PA systems and much more. Where possible we will also set the rooms up to your requirements prior to your hire.

If you are interested in hiring a room at the Centre for any occasion, be it a party or a regular class, please contact us to check for availability. Community rates are available for those who make more than 6 bookings per year. 

Please note that hire cannot be given to anyone under the age of 18. We are also unable to take bookings for parties for any groups aged between 12 - 21. The Centre has it's own licensed bar facility, and all alcohol for events must be purchased on the premises.

If you are looking for a place to hold meetings or a fundraising event and are part of a community based or not for profit group or charity we may be able to assist you with room hire charges through the Council's Grant Awarding Scheme that offers bursaries to groups in need. Please contact us directly at for more information.

We have a variety of portable items that can be booked at no additional charge for the room you are hiring (subject to availability). These include: 

  • Projector
  • Projector screen
  • Flipchart
  • PA system
  • Extension leads

A Variety of Events!

Adult Birthday Parties | Anniversary Parties | Baby Showers | Bah Mitzvahs | Band Nights | Bridal Showers | Classes & Clubs | Children's Birthday Parties | Concerts | Engagement Parties | Craft Fairs and Shopping Events | Family Reunions | Fundraising Events | Going Away Parties | Hen Nights | Meetings | Naming Ceremonies | Performances | Quiz Nights | Retirement Parties | Talks & Presentations | Wakes | Weddings | Workshops & Courses | and much more!