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We are responsible for a number of community centres and town halls in the borough. These facilities exist to provide for the social, recreational and sporting needs of the community. They provide the space for a broad range of community initiatives, including healthy living programmes, senior citizens groups, pre-school play groups; which enables the community sector to prioritise service provision and community development.

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Name of Facility Ashgrove Community Centre Room Capacity
Address 156 Garvaghy Road
Portadown
BT62 1EZ
Contact Number T: 028 3833 1650
List of Rooms with approximate size and cost of room hire per hour Main Hall – £13.50ph

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kitchen – £5.50ph

 

 

 

Meeting Room – £5.50ph

 

 

Pre-School – Playrooms (x2) – £5.50ph

Large hall, available for indoor soccer, badminton, tennis, birthday parties, dance classes, aerobics etc.

 

 

Well equipped, spacious room suitable for Cook It Programmes, birthday party catering etc.

 

A meeting room, available for meetings, arts and crafts, music lessons and other activities.

 

Two medium rooms, for play and learning. Available to host meetings, arts and crafts, music lessons and other activities.

Name of Facility Avenue Road Community Centre Room Capacity
Address 5 Carrick Drive
Lurgan
BT66 7DE
Contact Number T: 028 38327162
List of Rooms with approximate size and cost of room hire per hour Main Hall – £13.50ph

 

 

 

Small Meeting Room – £10.50

 

 

Kitchen – £5.50ph

 

Small hall, available for meetings, Dining, exercise classes,

 

Small room, popular for meetings

 

Well equipped, spacious room suitable for Cook It Programmes, birthday party catering etc.

Max 60

Dinning 40

 

 

Max 16

Banbridge Old Town Hall
Scarva Road
Banbridge
BT32 3DA
T: 028 4062 0232

Visitor Information 
Banbridge Visitor Information Centre is located at Scarva Street, Banbridge.
Opening Hours

Open all year round with the exception of Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s day. Banbridge Visitor Information Centre opens daily Monday to Friday: 9am-5pm and Saturday: 10am-4pm,  during which you can avail of valuable, professional travel advice whether you are heading north or south.

Services and Facilities                                                                                                   Banbridge Visitor Information Centre offers a comprehensive range of services and provides many facilities for the convenience of all visitors. These include the following:

Accommodation Booking Service

Staff at Banbridge Visitor Information Centre can help you find and book approved accommodation throughout Ireland.

Information Service

If you want to find out about what to see and do in Northern Ireland or discover what events are taking place, staff at Visitor Centre will be able to provide information on everything that you need to know. With information on top attractions and activities throughout Northern Ireland, the Visitor Centre is the ideal place to visit if you want to explore any part of Northern Ireland.

Crafts and Gifts

The Visitor Centre also sells an array of locally made craft and also stocks a good selection of maps, walking routes and books of local interest.

Genealogy Service

If you would like to trace your roots, then you can get in touch with the Genealogy and Heritage Officer who can offer advice on how to go about researching family history. All appointments can be made through the Visitor Information Centre on the number provided below.

Local Tours
The Centre can customise a tour of the local area to suit your needs. So why not get in touch when you are planning your annual group outing. Experienced tour guides will be available to make that tailor-made trip all the more interesting and informative.

Bleary Business and Community Centre
1 Deans Road
Craigavon
BT66 7AS
T: 0330 0561 024
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Bleary Business & Community Centre is managed by the Economic Development Department. The centre fits with Economic Developments number one priority of growing the economy by providing shared office space for small businesses and provision for community activity, workshops, training and events. We encourage and support entrepreneurs to rent space to set up and grow their business by offering affordable packages to suit the needs of each business.  The office, desk and workshop space is available for rent in a series of flexible options from hourly room hire to permanent fulltime and hot desks.

  • Bleary Suite – meeting room to seat 50 people theatre style or 20-25 board room style. 60” flat smart screen TV with HDMI connectivity. Rented hourly for workshops, events and meetings.
  • Deans Suite – Business rental for 4 people. Desk rental in a shared space
  • Deans Suite Office – 2 person office
  • Wells Suite – Business rental for 9 people, desk rental in a shared space
  • Kitchen – fully mod con communal area also available for events and training.
  • Multipurpose room – purpose fitted for a creche with its own entrance and office space, idea for health and fitness classes or art workshops.

Space is available to rent now so whether you want to run your business from one of our shared desk spaces, set up some activities, workshops or training, get in touch.

Desk space for business available to rent now, call 0330 0561 024 to discuss rental options

Contact 0330 0561 024

Name of Facility Brownlow Community Hub
Address 7 Brownlow Road
Craigavon
BT65 5DL
Contact Number 

Email

028 3831 3630

community.hub@armaghbanbridge craigavon.gov.uk

 

 

 

 

  Example of Activities – ie Dance Classes, events sitting x amount of guests, meetings / seminars etc
List of Rooms with approximate size and cost of room hire per hour Main Hall – £21.50 ph

Seating 300 people max – theatre style

2 court hall

 

 

 

 

Lounge – £10.50 ph

Seats 40 – 50 people – theatre style

 

 

 

Training & Craft Room – £10.50 ph

Accommodates up to 40 people theatre style

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kitchen – £8.50 ph

Accommodates 6 – 8 people for cooking / health & hygiene courses.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Studio – £10.50 ph

Seats 40 – 50 peopl

Accommodates 12-15 for an exercise / activity class

 

 

 

Meeting Rooms 1 & 3

– £7.50 ph

Accommodating up to 14 people boardroom and 20 people theatre style

 

 

 

Meeting Rooms 2 & 4

– £5.50 ph

Accommodates 2-8 people

 

 

 

Servery – £5.50 ph

 

 

 

Small office space

£5.50 ph

 

 

 

Child Care Space

– £10.50 ph

 

 

 

 

Birthday Party Packages

£65.50 per session x 2 hours

 

 

 

 

Public Play Park

Mutli-purpose hall – PA System, data projector & electronic screen, acoustic ceiling panelling. Available for a wide range of activities; children’s & youth activities, indoor bowling, activity classes e.g. circuit training, kickboxing, badminton etc and larger meetings, conferences and functions

 

 

Light and bright comfortable carpeted room, with fixed Projection screensuitable for meetings, functions, training events and activity classes such as yoga / pilates

 

 

Ideally designed room for arts & crafts activities, computer courses, training events, meetings.  Worktop benches surround the outskirts of room, washable hardwearing floor, 20+ plugs and computer points, and comes with a fixed projector screen.

It is a great space for a wide range of Arts and Crafts which makes it perfect for “messy” activities, hobby groups / classes and birthday parties. The training and craft room also has an adjoining hatch into the large kitchen and is an ideal room to book alongside the large kitchen for cooking / health & hygiene courses.

 

Top of the range Kitchen is available to hire as a training space for cooking / health & hygiene courses.

The kitchen comes equipped with 12 hobs and 2 large ovens, 2 hot water boilers, microwave and dishwasher. It also has a large catering fridge and small freezer.   We have a range of cooking utensils available to users who wish to hire this facility.  Alternatively, the training/catering kitchen is available for hire by outside caterers or by organizations that wish to provide their own refreshments.

 

Bright mirrored spacious room with hard wood floor, soundproofed and acoustically panelled, ideal for dance and drama classes, activity classes such as such as exercise, yoga / pilates as well as music events, functions, meetings & training events

 

 

 

Medium size carpeted rooms with a flexible layout to suit the activity; meetings, interviews, training events, classes and counselling etc.

 

 

 

 

Two of our smaller spaces, these rooms are ideal for smaller groups to host 1 to 1 counselling / consultations sessions, meetings, small classes etc

 

 

Located on the first floor, the Servery is available to hire if groups wish to serve or prepare their own tea, coffee or light refreshments before, during or after an activity

 

Small office room available to hire upon request with desk, meeting room table and chairs with access to free Wifi

 

 

 

Purpose built childcare space, includes medium hall, kitchen, laundry facilities, toilets and a covered outdoor play area.  Groups can also book this space for other activities such as children’s activities, meetings, training events etc.

 

 

Weekend Birthday Packages available. Includes use of Bouncy Castle in Main Hall for 1 x hour and either use of Main Hall, Training & Craft Room or Studio for 1 x hour, plus use of kitchen facilities.

Alternatively, any of the rooms can be hired for Private Parties without Bouncy Castle.

 

Free to access to a public playpark adjacent to facility, with a range of play equipment for children of all ages.

 

Name of Facility Brownstown Park Jubilee Community Centre Room Capacity
Address Brownstown Road
Portadown
BT62 3QL
Contact Number T: 028 3833 1964
List of Rooms with approximate size and cost of room hire per hour Main Hall – £13.50ph

 

 

 

Multi Use Studio – £10.50ph

 

 

 

Kitchen – £5.50ph

 

 

 

Meeting Rooms (2) – £7.50ph each

 

Large hall, available for indoor soccer, badminton, tennis, birthday parties etc.

 

Bright mirrored room with its own kitchen facilities, popular for dance, aerobics type activities

 

Well equipped, spacious room suitable for Cook It Programmes, birthday party catering etc.

 

Two large meeting rooms, including one which can be partitioned to create two smaller rooms.

200

 

 

 

60

 

 

 

N/A

 

 

 

40 (smaller rooms 20)

Craigavon Civic and Conference Centre
Lakeview Road
Craigavon
BT64 1AL
T: 0300 0300 900
E:

Situated in the heart of Craigavon and just minutes away from the M1, Craigavon Civic & Conference Centre is one of Northern Ireland’s most superior conference and function centres.

With stunning views over the picturesque Craigavon Lakes, the Civic Centre offers a suite of multi-purpose rooms with state-of-the-art facilities and a large and impressive Civic Hall. Whether you need a meeting place for 20 people, a conference venue for 220, a banqueting suite for 240 or a concert for 500, the Civic Centre will meet all your needs and expectations.

As the ideal location for a wide range of business and social events of all sizes and with dedicated staff ready to cater for your every need, why not experience our service for yourself?

COMMITTEE ROOMS ONE AND TWO
Overlooking the lakes and incorporating state-of-the-art technology, the two committee rooms in the Civic Centre offer an impressive setting for a seminar or a meeting.  Features include black-out windows, dimmer controlled lighting, induction loop system and a variety of audio visual equipment available to suit each customer individually.

THE LAKEVIEW SUITE
The Lakeview Suite boasts stunning views over Craigavon Lakes and is the perfect setting for a private function or conference. Providing superior accommodation with multi-type layout, induction loop system and sound insulated wall panelling, all business needs can be accommodated. A sound system is available on request. The suite is also perfect for a small wedding reception.

WJ MAYES HALL
The octagonal Civic Hall with its pyramidal timber panelled ceiling provides a magnificent auditorium for concerts or shows and an impressive banqueting suite for major functions and offers seating capacity for up to 520 and fully-equipped with a comprehensive lighting, curtaining and sound system.

THE LOUNGE
Offering spectacular views and comfortable sofas, the lounge is the perfect place to relax after a meal or network during a conference or seminar break. With its stunning contemporary décor and a laid back atmosphere, the lounge is the perfect retreat from a challenging conference or just a place to take some time out.

Name of Facility Dobbin Street Community Centre
Address Dobbin Street
Armagh
BT61 7QQ
Contact Number 028 3751 2004
Email
Rooms available to hire  

Non-commercial rate £
(Voluntary / Charity)

Commercial Rate £
Main Hall

capacity 70-80 people depending on room set up.

£10.50 per hour £13.50 per hour
Coffee Lounge / Kitchen

Coffee Lounge with kitchen facilities seating capacity 32 (8 tables with 4 per table)

Kitchen facilities are available including, cooker (suitable for cookery classes); water boiler, cutlery, utensils, tableware, dishwasher. (Customer brings own supplies).  Users must book kitchen facilities in advance and leave the kitchen clean and tidy after use).

£8.50 per hour £11.50 per hour
TV Lounge

up to 20 people (TV, Video and DVD Player available to hire)

 

£7.50 per hour £9.50 per hour
Activities Room
capacity 12 max.
£7.50 per hour £9.50 per hour
Counselling Room

ideal for 1:1 meetings / tuition. Maximum four people.

£6.50 per hour £8.50 per hour

Situated in the centre of Dromore Square, Dromore Town Hall is the perfect venue to host a variety of events and activities. Dromore library is situated on the 1st floor whilst the ground floor consists of a community room, kitchen and toilets. The Community Room is available to hire at a cost of £20.40 for 2 hours. Bookings can be made at Dromore Community Centre T: 028 9269 9070.

Name of Facility Killicomaine Jubilee Community Centre
Address 32A Festival Road
Portadown
BT63 5HE
Contact Number T: 028 38336816
List of Rooms with approximate size and cost of room hire per hour Main Hall – £13.50ph

 

 

 

Multi Use Studio – £10.50ph

 

 

Muti Use Room – £7.50

 

 

 

Kitchen – £5.50ph

Large hall, available for meetings, dinning, exercise classes, birthday parties etc.

 

Bright mirrored room, popular for dance, Pilates, yoga type activities

 

Can be partitioned to create two smaller rooms.

 

Well equipped, spacious room suitable for Cook It Programmes, birthday party catering etc.

Name of Facility Lurgan Town Hall
Address  2-6 Union Street, Lurgan, Co. Armagh.  BT66 8DY
Contact Number 028 38322422
List of Rooms with approximate size and cost of room hire per hour

 

Room Can Accommodate Size in Metres Price Per Hour Uses
Committee room 15 Max

 

5.5 x 5 £7.50 Meetings – Arts/Crafts – Training
Minor Hall 120 Max 22.5 x 9 £15.50 Meetings – Functions – Training – Exhibitions – Sales – Seminars – Childrens Birthday Parties – Exercise classes
Main Hall 200 Max 15 x 9 £21.50 Meals – Functions – Exhibitions – Theatrical Performance – Sales – Seminars – Training – Classes
Stage 6 x 6 £15.50 Performances – Rehearsals – Dance/Drama Classes
Basement 30 Max 14 x 8.5 £10.50 Meetings – Arts/Crafts – Training
Name of Facility Mournview Community Centre Room Capacity
Address Pollock Drive
Lurgan
BT66 8LL
Contact Number T: 028 38326020
List of Rooms with approximate size and cost of room hire per hour Main Hall – £13.50ph

 

 

 

 

 

Muti Use Room – £10.50

 

 

 

Kitchen – £5.50ph

Large hall, available boxing, wrestling, judo, karate or similar sport, exercise classes, birthday parties etc.

 

 

Small Meeting Room, birthday party room

 

 

Well equipped, spacious room suitable for Cook It Programmes, birthday party catering etc.

Max 320

 

 

 

 

 

Closely Seated 320

Dancing, Concerts 160

 

 

Max 30 seated

Name of Facility North Lurgan Community Centre Room capacity
Address Levin Road,
Lurgan
BT67 9EU
Contact Number 02838 316394
List of Rooms with approximate size and cost of room hire per hour Main Hall
£13.50 per hour 

 

 

 

Committee Room 1
£7.50ph

Committee Room 2
£5.50ph

Suitable for Play groups, after schools activities, youth groups, exercise classes, Health & Wellbeing groups, large meetings, parties etc

 

Both rooms suitable for meetings, support groups, arts and crafts, chair yoga etc

150 Seated

 

 

 

 

20 Seated

10 Seated

Name of Facility Portadown Town Hall
Address 15 Edward Street, Portadown, Craigavon, Co. Armagh. BT62 3LX
Contact Number 028 38335264
List of Rooms with approximate size and cost of room hire per hour

 

Room Can Accommodate Size in Metres Price Per Hour Uses
Committee room 40 Max 5.5 x 6.5 £10.50 Meetings – Arts/Crafts – Training
Minor Hall 100 Max 16 x 5.5 £15.50 Meetings – Functions – Training – Exhibitions – Sales – Seminars
Main Hall 275 Max 15 x 12 £21.50 Meals – Functions – Exhibitions – Theatrical Performance – Sales – Seminars
Stage 7.5 x 7 £15.50 Performances – Rehearsals – Dance/Drama Classes
Meeting Room 1 40 Max 6 x 5.5 £10.50 Meetings – Arts/Crafts – Training
Meeting Room 2 12 Max 4 x 3.5 £7.50 Small meetings – Counselling Sessions
Meeting Room 3 3.5 x 5.5 £7.50 Small meetings – Counselling Sessions
Large Kitchen 5.5 x 4.5 £8.50 Catering
Name of Facility Taghnevan Youth & Community Centre
Address Glenholme Park. Lurgan. BT66 8SL
Contact Number 02838324989
List of Rooms with approximate size and cost of room hire per hour Example of Activities – ie Dance Classes, events sitting x amount of guests, meetings / seminars etc
Hall £13.50 per hour Indoor sports, football, pickle ball etc

Birthday parties.

Discos

Dance

Martial arts

3 Rooms.

£7.50 per hour.

 

1 room can be made larger by putting divider up.

Meetings

Parent & toddlers group

Arts & crafts

Yoga

Name of Facility TMAC
Address 7 The Cow Fair, Keady
Co Armagh
BT60 3TD
Contact Number 028 3752 1810
List of rooms with approximate size and cost of hire per hour Main Hall

£21.50 per hour  (standard community rate)

 

Room capacity:

420 standing

260 concert

160 dining

 

Suitable for bowls, yoga, concerts, gymnastics, church, playgroups, parties, sit down meals.
Mill Studio

£10.50 per hour

(standard community rate)

Room capacity:

60 standing

60 seated

Suitable for dance, exercise classes, yoga, meetings, training, parties
Clea Room

£7.50 per hour

(standard community rate)

Room Capacity:

30 seated theatre

16 seated boardroom

Suitable for meetings, training, workshops
Cow Fair

£7.50 per hour

(standard community rate)

Room capacity:

24 seated theatre

12 seated boardroom

Suitable for meetings, training, workshops
Exhibition Area

£7.50 per hour

(standard community rate)

Room capacity:

36 seated theatre

20 boardroom

Suitable for training, music, sewing, art classes, demonstrations, public consultations
Treatment Room

£7.50 per hour

(standard community rate)

Room capacity:

2 people

Suitable for first aid, complimentary therapy treatments, beauty treatments

 

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If you would like to find out how accessible venues are across our Borough visit www.accessable.co.uk for more information.

AccessAble works in partnership with the Council to provide an access guide to over 190 public venues.  A range of venues are included in the guide such as leisure centres, shops, hotels, restaurants, council buildings, community centres, places of worship and many more.