Rooms Available for Hire at St Johns Site

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Set up charge is optional depending of the amount of work required from the caretaker and is £10
St Johns Church

The Church

Location: Church, ground floor.
Capacity: Approximately 300 people (lecture style)
Availability: The church is available every day except Sundays.
Features: Carpeted with central heating. Sliding partition wall separates the church from the lounge. Seating can be arranged to suit individual events. A raised platform at the front has removable communion rails. Access is either via the lounge or via a door to Mattock Lane.

Music facilities: Estonia baby grand piano. Pipe organ with four divisions (great, choir, swell and pedal). Separate area for music group with keyboard and drum kit.

AV facilities: Music quality PA system with 32 channel mixing desk, a good selection of outboard gear, four wedge fold back monitors and three stand mounted monitors. Two handheld and two lapel radio microphones. A back projected video-projector onto a hung screen plus side plasma screens and visual fold back to music area. Facilities for DVD, Power Point and Easy Worship playback. The screen retracts to the ceiling when not in use.

Accessibility: Wheelchair access through the lounge via a ramp at the front of the building, a hearing loop is installed as well as a large print projection system for song words. We also have braille copies of 'Songs of fellowship'. A disabled toilet is off the lounge. 

PLEASE NOTE: Booking the Church also includes the use of the lounge and lounge kitchen (for light refreshments only). The PA or AV system, Organ, Grand Piano or use of the kitchen for cooking can be booked for an additional one-off charge. Use of the Crypt is not included unless specifically booked as well.

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Hire charge per hour (church and lounge)              £200                                   £150                             £100

Additional Charges (per booking)
Use of kitchen for cooking                                           £40                                      £30                               £20
Use of church organ                                                     £96                                     £72                               £48
Use of church PA/AV system                                       £40                                      £30                              £20
Setting up chairs and tables                                        £30                                      £20                              £10

The Lounge:  

Location: Lounge, ground floor
Capacity: Approximately 80 people (lecture style)
Availability: The lounge is available on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays morning and weekday evenings.

Features: Carpeted with warm-air heating. Partition wall separates the lounge from the church. Independent amplification system with link to main church PA system. Adjacent to toilets and kitchen facilities.
Accessibility:  Wheelchair access is direct into the lounge via a ramp at the front of the building. A disabled toilet is also conveniently located off the lounge. 

Charges                                                                  Commercial                      Standard                      Charity
Hire charge per hour                                                        £60                                 £45                           £30

Additional Charges (per booking)
Use of kitchen for cooking                                           £40                                      £30                               £20


The Church Room:  

The Church Room 1  The Church Room 2  The Church Room 3
Location: Church Room, ground floor.
Capacity: Approximately 50 people (lecture style)
Availability: The Church Room is only available to hire during half term and school holidays. The Church Room has regular commitments at weekends and term time throughout the year.
Features: Washable hard flooring with central heating. Separate entrance via Broomfield Place or through the church garden. Adjacent to own kitchen facilities and a single toilet. 
Accessibility: Level access from main door off Broomfield Place.

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Hire charge per hour                                                      £40                                 £30                               £20

Additional Charges (per booking)
Use of kitchen for cooking                                           £40                                      £30                               £20

The Open Place:

The Open Place 1   The Open Place 2 The Open Place 3

Location: The Open Place, Crypt
Capacity: Approximately 80 people (party style)
Availability: The Open Place is available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays for the whole day except Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings and all Sunday.
Features: Washable hard flooring with central heating. A folding partition wall creates a smaller meeting area within The Open Place and this is adjacent to the kitchen. Sliding doors enable The Rock and The Gate to be used as part of the Open Place and The Vine and The Spring are adjacent. (Sole use of the Crypt is required if you need any of these additional rooms).

Accessibility:  Wheelchair access is via a ramp directly into the Crypt from Broomfield Place, and a disabled toilet is located directly off the main area. Also stairs from Mattock Lane at the south side of the building access the Open Place.

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Hire charge per hour                                                      £60                                 £45                               £30
Charge per hour for sole use of the crypt                  £100                                £75                               £50

Additional Charges (per booking)
Use of kitchen for cooking                                           £40                                      £30                               £20

The Vine:

The Vine 1    The Vine 2

Location: The Vine, Crypt.
Capacity: Approximately 40 people (lecture style)
Availability: The Vine is available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays for the whole day except Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings and all Sunday.
Features: Carpeted with central heating. Built in data projector and screen. Direct access to outside via lockable door from Broomfield Place. 
Accessibility: Wheelchair access is via a ramp directly into the Crypt from Broomfield Place, and a disabled toilet is located directly off the Open Place.

Charges                                                                  Commercial                      Standard                      Charity
Hire charge per hour                                                      £40                                 £30                               £20
Charge per hour for sole use of the crypt                  £100                                £75                               £50

Additional Charges (per booking)
Use of data projector                                                      £30                                 £20                               £10

The Spring:

 The Spring 1  The Spring 2

Location: The Spring, Crypt.
Capacity: Approximately 30 people (lecture style)
Availability: The Spring is available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays for the whole day except Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings and all Sunday.
Features: Washable hard floor with central heating. Access into the partitioned area of The Open Place and is adjacent to the kitchen.
Accessibility: Wheelchair access is via a ramp directly into the Crypt from Broomfield Place, and a disabled toilet is located directly off the Open Place.

Charges                                                                  Commercial                      Standard                      Charity
Hire charge per hour                                                      £32                                  £24                             £16
Charge per hour for sole use of the crypt                  £100                                £75                               £50

The Gate:

The Gate 1  The Gate 2 The Gate 3

Location: The Gate, Crypt.
Capacity: Approximately 15 people (meeting style)
Availability: The Spring is available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays for the whole day except Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings and all Sunday.
Features: Carpeted with central heating. Partitioned wall opens out into The Open Place. A door links through to The Vine.
Accessibility: Wheelchair access is via a ramp directly into the Crypt from Broomfield Place, and a disabled toilet is located directly off the Open Place.

Charges                                                                  Commercial                      Standard                      Charity
Hire charge per hour                                                      £16                                  £12                                £8
Charge per hour for sole use of the crypt                  £100                                £75                               £50

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