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.

 All bookings must be made on the official booking form which may be obtained from the 01789 293381 or emai;: