Parish Centre


The Parish Centre is situated to the rear of St. Andrew’s Church in Church Lane, Shottery, close to Anne Hathaway’s Cottage. There is a car park for approximately 50 cars, with wheelchair access to the Centre.

The Centre, which was opened in March 1997, comprises the following:

Welcome Area (Promenade) Area:
For safety reasons this area must be kept clear at all times, and must not, therefore, be set up with chairs and tables.

The Hall measures 11.9 x 6.1 metres and has a portable stage made up of wix 4ft x 4 ft sections. There are six folding tables 6ft. x 2 ft., fourteen folding tables 4ft x 2ft and three tables 2.6ft x 2 ft. There are 80 upholstered chairs.

There is a Bentley piano (upright) and stool which may be used upon request.

Choir Vestry/Small Meeting Room:
This room holds a maximum of ten people.

Male, Female and Disabled. There are also baby changing facilities.

Hire Charges:
The Centre may be hired Monday to Friday – 9am to 10pm, and on Saturdays 9am to 5pm. The cost is £15. per hour (or part of).    The hire charge includes the use of the kitchen for making tea or coffee . However a further charge of £17. 50 is made for more substantial use of the kitchen.

Booking of full complex - £195

The charge for the Small Meeting Room is £15 per session.

Saturdays:  £15 per hour or part thereof, with an additional £5 if caretaker is needed.  All Saturday requests must be agreed by the Parish Centre Management Committee before a booking is accepted.

There are no special rates for charities.

The use of the hall for children's parties is only available for church families.

 All bookings must be made on the official booking form which may be obtained from the Parish Office.