West Auckland Memorial Community Centre

The Village

West Auckland is a village situated to the west of Bishop Auckland on the A68 road. The village is famous for its football team to win the first World Cup! It also has one of the largest village greens in the county.

 

The Hall

The Memorial Community Centre was built in 1925 as a fitting memorial to the men of West Auckland who died in the 1914 – 1918 war. Since then the original hall has been renovated and built on, and now offers a welcoming venue for residents of West Auckland and the surrounding areas.

The hall is available for hire for:

  • Meetings/Seminars
  • Social Events/Fayres and Sales
  • Rehearsals
  • Training
  • Functions
  • Parties
  • Dances
  • Sports Classes
  • Stage Productions/Concerts
  • New Activities

Regular activities ongoing in the hall include New Age Kurling, Carpet Bowls, Zumba, Piloxing, Hip Hop & Street Dance, After School Jujitsu and Self Defence, Weight Watchers and Slimming World.

The Main Function Room is ideally suited for Children’s Parties, as it can accommodate a Bouncy Castle.

The Memorial Hall has a Premises Licence and a Performing Rights Society Licence.

Features

Rooms: Main Hall (Main Function Room) 50ft x 30ft, Stage 24ft x 12ft, Coffee Room 22ft x 16ft, Games Room 28ft x 22ft, Committee Room 20ft x 12ft, Kitchen 25ft x 13ft.

Heating: Available throughout the hall

Maximum Capacity: Main Function Room 200, Games Room 60, Coffee Room 25, Committee Room 12

Facilities: The modern Kitchen facilities include a microwave, cooker, fridge, freezer and two sinks.   There is a Stage making the hall an ideal venue for productions.     There are also Toilet facilities accessible to all.

Free WiFi is also available.

Equipment: The hall has adequate chairs and tables and there is ample crockery and cutlery available.    There is also a variety of sports equipment, carpet bowls, new age kurling, shuffleboard, a pool table, stage lighting and a PA system.

Parking: Designated car park with sixteen spaces.

Roadside parking is also available alongside the A68.

Access: Access for all into the hall and the premises is on one level.    There are no stairs.

Venue
West Auckland Memorial Community Centre
Bishop Auckland
DL14 9HT

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