Community Centre - Church Lane
|Author: Laura Charnock||Published: 4th January 2012 16:17|
Church Lane Community Centre
147 Church Lane
Bedford MK41 0PW
Caretaker and Booking Secretary - Tel: 07816 044007
Computers with internet access and printer are available here for use by the local community.
Church Lane is the biggest community centre in the area, the accommodation is on two floors. There is a security button entrance into the Centre.
The foyer has comfortable seating.
The ground floor houses a well managed polish hall floor for dancing. There is also a Badminton court marked out.
There is a separated purpose built bar area.
There is a very large well equipped kitchen with catering facilities.
On the first floor there is a good size education/committee room, a sink and facilities for making refreshments. Also on this first floor there is an IT Study Room with 10 Computers which can also be hired for education courses.
After the building of the new Aldi Store at the front of the centre there is now a lot more lighting at night and the area is covered by good CCTV. This makes it much more pleasant to visit in the evening now.
1100 - 1800 Lower Hall Available for Hire
0930 - 1030 Lower Hall Zumba for Adults (from September)
1900 - 2100 Lower Hall Slimming World
0800 - 2200 Upper Hall Available for Hire
1300 - 1730 Lower Hall Available for hire
0930 - 1230 Lower Hall Goldington Family Centre Teens and Tots tel. 353512 (Term Time)
1300 - 1700 Lower Hall Available for Hire
0800 - 2200 Upper Hall Available for hire
1000 - 1200 IT Suite Informal Learning Café Cyber *CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE*
1800 - 2100 Lower Hall Youth Club (Twice a month)
0800 - 1800 Lower Hall Available for Hire
0900 - 2200 Upper Hall Available for Hire
1830 - 2000 Lower Hall Karate
0800 - 1300 Lower Hall Available for Hire
09.30- 11.30 Comp Room Computer Training BPHA (Term Time)
1030 - 1230 Upper Hall Art
1230 - 1430 Comp Room Computer Training BPHA
1300 - 2200 Upper Hall Available for Hire
1400 - 1600 Lower Hall Over 55's Club Social and activities (New members welcome -
for info. tel: 07929945157)
1800 - 1930 Lower Hall Table Tennis ( Junior 10-17yrs) *August only at the moment*
1930 - 21.20 Lower Hall Table Tennis
0930 - 1430 Lower Hall Healthy Caribbean and Asian Cookery course *10 weeks from 23rd Sept.
1000 - 1200 Upper Hall John Bunyan Adult Education Art Class (Term Time)
1230 - 2200 Upper Hall Available for hire
1930 - 2100 LowerHall FTM (From 7th Sept)
1500 - 1900 Lower Hall Available For Hire
Saturday Lower &Upper Available For Hire
1000 - 1400 Lower Hall F I F Church Group
1700 - 2300 LowerHall Available for Hire
0800 - 2300 Upper Hall Available for Hire
We would welcome enquiries from groups for conferences, classes, and other activities. We also have a modern computer room for hire.
Please note minimum hire 2hours. Please be advised that the upper floor is only suitable for meetings, conferences, churches, classes etc, not suitable for dance or yoga due to the furniture and size.
All one off bookings must be signed and paid for before the event.
Please watch local posters for more events.
All of our hire charges are reasonably priced, with a special rates for voluntary groups.
Main Hall Saturday £22 per hour for parties
Weekday's dependent on type of usage.
Kitchen £8 per hour for cooking
£2 per hour for light use, tea and coffee etc. £4 for the warming and serving of food.
Non-Profit groups: Price negotiable
Room A & Room B £11.00 per hour
Room A & Room B £13.50 per hour
Room C (Computer Room) £7/£10 per hour (Includes use of printer and paper)
*Price for computer room will also depend on the type of use.
The Centre has been designed to accommodate disabled people, there is a lift in the foyer for the disabled to access the first floor and a toilet on the ground floor, equipped for the disabled.
There is a large car park shared with users of the local shops situated next to the centre. There are security cameras in the car park area.
The Number 5 bus stops quite closely to the Needwood Road entrance and the Number 7 bus closely to the Church Lane entrance.
The telephone at the Centre is for 999 Emergency calls only
**THE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE WOULD LIKE TO CONFIRM THAT CHURCH LANE COMMUNITY CENTRE WILL REMAIN OPEN DURING THE VARIOUS STAGES OF THE REDEVELOPMENT OF THE SITE AND WILL CONTINUE TO WELCOME NEW HIRERS TO THE CENTRE. PLEASE NOTE THAT CURRENT HIRERS WILL HAVE THE FIRST OPTION TO HIRE ROOMS IN THE NEW BUILDING, ANY NEW HIRERS WISHING TO ADD THEIR NAME TO THE LIST WILL BE SELECTED ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS**