PORLOCK VILLAGE HALL    SCALE OF CHARGES

All prices include the use of the kitchen, crockery & glasses, if the hirer requires their use, they must indicate so on the
Booking Enquiry form. In addition cutlery and a soup tureen is available on request.

Where the large and small halls are booked by different hirers, those booking the small hall should be aware that users of
the Large Hall can access and use the kitchen via the linking passageway. The use of the kitchen will inevitably produce
noise which could impact upon the use of the Small Hall.

All functions MUST finish by midnight, except for Sundays when they must finish by 10.30 pm.

Definitions:
Local is defined as any person or organisation with an address within the Postal District TA24 8.

Private Users -this means a purpose for which no charge is levied by the hirer on any participant in the booking,
(e.g. Wedding receptions)

Local Groups - those with charitable and/or non-commercial status or for the benefit of the local population, for which
admission charges may be made on some or all participants. (e.g. Museum talks)

Commercial Users & non-local organisations. - This will include political organisations, elections, auctions, trade &
craft fairs, etc.
Rate

Hall

Morning
8.00 - 12.30
Afternoon
13.00 - 17.30
Evening
18.00 - 22.30
or Evening
18.00 - 24.00


Private Users


Local Groups


Commercial Users

Large
Small

L
S

L
S


20.00
15.00

17.00
12.00

30.00
25.00


30.00
20.00

17.00
12.00

30.00
25.00


30.00
20.00

17.00
12.00

40.00
35.00


40.00
30.00

22.00
17.00

N/A
N/A




 
 





Meeting Room - The cost of hiring the Meeting Room is £5 per session (No discounts apply)

Public Address System:
In conjunction with the main P.A. system a “Speech Enhancement System” (hearing loop) is
available in the large hall. This facility must be requested on the Booking Enquiry form.

Car Park: Sole use of the Parish Council car park adjacent to the Village Hall may be booked given at least 30 days
notice. This is at the discretion of the Parish Council and the Village Hall Management Committee. A chained off
area of the car park is now reserved for Village Hall users, at no extra cost, the key to this area is provided with the
building key.

Payment: Payment for the use of the hall should be made when the booking is confirmed and payment slip received.
A damages/cleaning deposit of £100 may additionally be levied. If an invoice has to be raised by the Treasurer an
additional charge of £2.00 will be made. The Management Committee reserve the right to impose a cancellation fee.

Sale of Alcohol: The Hall premises are Licenced for the Sale of Alcohol, but it must be noted on the Booking Enquiry
form.

Hall Capacity Guidelines:
The following numbers provide the realistic number of persons that can be accommodated in the Halls.

                                                             Small Hall           Large Hall
Closely seated audience                              60                    180
Dancing                                                                               120
Seated at tables                                                                   120

Discount Structure:
Sessions booked and paid for quarterly in advance can have the following discounts applied.
12-23 sessions in any calendar year - 10% discount
24+ sessions in any calendar year - 15% discount