Facilities at the Old Chapel Community Hall

Parking – There is one disabled space on site, and one further parking space for hirers. Parking facilites can also be found on the High Street, or in either of the 3 car parks situated just off of the High Street, charged at 50p per hour and is free after 6pm.

Dimensions – The main hall is 9.8m x 5.3m (32ft x17ft). The kitchen is 3m x 3.35m (10ft x 11ft).

Capacity – The hall’s maximum capacity is 60.

Facilities include:

  • Toilets – 3 toilets, including disabled facilities and baby change.
  • Full central heating
  • Full kitchen including cooker, microwave, fridge freezer. Mugs, plates, cutlery and glassware.
  • PA system and Audio Visual equipment (only if pre-booked)
  • 60 chairs and 6 tables.
  • Unfortunately we cannot offer any overnight storage space for hirers.

What public transport is there to the Old Chapel?
The nearest railway station is Chislehurst (1.2 miles away) and Elmstead Woods (1.5 miles away).

A number of buses service Chislehurst, with easy access to the Old Chapel:

  • The 161 from North Greenwich
  • The 273 from Petts Wood to Lewisham
  • The 162 from Beckenham and Bromley to Eltham
  • The 61 from Bromley North
  • The 160 from Sidcup to Eltham and Catford

FAQs

How much is it?
£25 per hour for a one off booking
£20 per hour for regular hirers (a sequence of 6 or more bookings in a 3 month period)
Any booking must allow for time to set up and clear up e.g. if a person is hiring for a two hour party,
they should allow half an hour either side to allow for setting up and clearing up, making a total hire
period of 3 hours.
What is the hall’s capacity?
60 persons maximum
What facilities are there?
• Kitchen facilities, to include oven, microwave, dishwasher, tea and coffee making facilities
• Audio visual facilities for presentations – more detail
• Two toilets plus a disabled toilet with baby-changing facilities
• 60 Chairs 6 Tables
Is there any space for storing equipment?
No
What times can I hire the Old Chapel from and until?
Any time from 9 am in the morning and vacation of the Old Chapel must be by 11pm.
Can we drink or serve alcohol on the premises?
Hirers may provide alcohol but they are not able to sell alcohol. The whole building is prohibited from
obtaining a license for the sale of alcohol.
Can I have a DJ?
You are permitted to hire your own DJ but we do ask that you are considerate of our neighbours in
terms of the levels of any music. All music must be terminated by 10.30pm.
Is there any car parking?
Included in the hire is one space for the hirer and a drop off provision. You should advise any visitors
that there is no parking and they should make use of the public car parks at Hornbrook House (just
beyond Barclays) and Chislehurst High Street (just after the Church in the high street). There is also a
pay and display car park behind the Queen’s Head pub.
What public transport is there to the Old Chapel?
The nearest railway station is Chislehurst (1.2 miles away) and Elmstead Woods (1.5 miles away).
A number of buses service the High Street:
• The 161 from North Greenwich
• The 273 from Petts Wood to Lewisham
• The 162 from Beckenham and Bromley to Eltham
• The N163 from Oxford Circus