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Private Hire Overview

Steeped in local history, our Grade II listed building not only comes with the grandeur and elegance to impress your guests, but it also offers all the important facilities you need to make your special occasion or event simply perfect! Look out for our own events throughout the year too.

Whether you're planning a big celebration with up to 200 guests or a slightly smaller gathering, we can set up the Assembly Room to compliment your plans.  

Be it a milestone birthday party, anniversary celebration or gala dinner, the room can be set up to your specific requirements. And, when it comes to award presentations, charity events and high school proms to name but a few varied events, we've got everything you might need including a PA system, audio visual equipment and stage platform. 

Eat, drink and be merry


Whether you opt for a formal three-course dinner, sumptuous buffet, afternoon tea or something completely different it's entirely up to you! 

Your chosen caterer will have use of our fully equipped kitchen and all crockery, cutlery, glassware for a small additional charge. Table covers should be provided by your catering company or can be hired from us (prices on application). 


Bar facilities are provided by M & M Bars. They offer a range of beers, spirits and soft drinks and can accommodate drinks receptions, cocktail nights and pre-ordered table wine. The bar is licensed until midnight.  

Be Merry  

Whether it's strutting your stuff to your favourite disco anthems or tapping your feet to a string quartet, we are licensed to have live and recorded music played throughout. Entertainers should have public liability insurance and PAT certificates (if applicable). 

All suppliers must have adequate public liability insurance cover and PAT certificates (if applicable). Catering companies will be required to have a minimum of 4 star food hygiene certificate. 

Choose from the Supper Room, Assembly Room, or the Atrium and Foyer

Private Hire of the Supper Room

Situated at the top of the Town Hall's spectacular, sweeping staircase, the Supper Room with its vaulted ceiling and picture windows is ideal for a pre-dinner drinks reception for up to 70 guests. 

Private Hire of Assembly Room

Words alone cannot describe the beauty of this fabulous room. Steeped in history, this stunning room simply oozes grandeur and opulence.

Such a versatile space for large celebrations of up to 200 guests, this room can also be configured to create a more intimate atmosphere for gatherings of 40+ guests. 

Private Hire of Atrium and Foyer

The central Atrium can be used with or without the main Foyer to welcome your guests with a pre-dinner or party drinks' reception. 

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