The information found in this section does NOT form part of our Terms and Conditions and is simply provided to answer some of the most common questions we receive regarding the booking of Kenton Hall.
You will be required to read the FULL TERMS & CONDITIONS OF HIRE which will be sent to you with quote or booking proposal.
To book the venue you will need to complete an Online Enquiry Form on our web site, we will then respond (by Email) with a quotation and all details on how to confirm a booking.
We do not reserve any dates unless a holding deposit has been paid.
Deposit required for Main Hall hire is £500, deposits are required to secure any date, if we have not received deposit or full payment your requested booking date can be cancelled at any time without notice.
Full payment is normally due within 14 days of deposit payment or as advised.
A further security deposit will be required and held until the end of the hire and refunded within 14 days, less any deductions that may be applicable.
The maximum capacity of the entire venue is 330 persons.
(this includes any third party staff - i.e. caterers/DJ's etc)
If a banquet type event with all guests seated on large round tables the capacity in the main hall is reduced to 250 – 280.
IMPORTANT: If the Maximum Capacity of 330 is exceeded at any time the hire will be instantly terminated.
Please note that any time required for table dressing, decorating, layout etc. including removal or restoration of such items by you or any third party must be completed WITHIN the hire period.
Any and all participants of the booked event have to vacate the premises WITHIN the hire period, this includes any performers, DJ’s, Caterers, staff etc.
Please make sure timings are adhered to as you will incur extra cost and this amount will be deducted from your security deposit.
Our preferred and safest method of payment is by direct bank transfer (BACS/Faster Payments), our account details are:
Barclays Bank plc
Account Name: GAA London
Sort code: 20-72-33
Account No. 13416631
Please make sure to put your surname and date of hire as the reference (SURNAME-DDMMYYYY).
The person who books the venue on the application form may not necessarily be the main contact during the event therefore we will require one contact point person named in the application form, who will need to be available during the whole hire period to liaise with concerning any requests/directions by either party.
Please specify any and all type of decor you may intend to use to the management staff when confirming your booking as there may be restrictions; please refer to the terms & conditions of hire.
No pyrotechnics are allowed.
No confetti or confetti bombs are allowed.
Absolutely no staples / nails / screws etc to be used by decorators. Any damage will be your responsibility
No candles, only one tea light per table, in a safe and suitable holder. (LED type candles are allowed)
We provide at no extra charge, high backed cushioned chairs and large round tables which measure 1.7m (66″) in diameter which will comfortably accommodate 10 seats; we do not provide any type of table dressing or decor.
Unless you have contracted and paid for setup/setdown service, it is your responsibility to remove and replace furniture items from the storage area within the period of hire.
Any chairs not stacked properly will incur a re-stacking fee as will any damage to any of the furniture
Unless you have contracted us to setup/down, you are responsible for arranging the table and chair layout to your requirement, hall staff will be at hand to oversee and guide you, you are also responsible to return all tables and chairs to the storage area at the end of the hire.
Please be aware that chairs MUST be stacked correctly as found and a minimum of two people will be required to position and put away each large round table.
If your hire includes usage of the Kitchen, we have a separate entrance for your caterers, please ask them to liaise with us for further information.
No fats or oils are to be disposed of down the drains or in the grounds outside. Please ensure your caterer brings containers to take away and dispose cooking oils, surplus or waste.
You will be responsible for the kitchen to be left in a clean and hygienic condition at the end of hire, Ensure your caterer is fully aware of this and leaves the kitchen in clean and hygienic condition at end of hire. We reserve the right to charge you should this not be the case.
We have FREE 'on-site' car parking for over 100 cars.
A limited number of cars with disabled passengers holding blue badges are allowed to park in front bays, all other vehicles are to park in the main car park at the rear of the hall.
There is no access to our grounds for coaches; passengers arriving by coach must be dropped off on Woodcock Hill.
Once capacity is reached drivers will be asked to find alternate parking
If any helium balloons are brought into the venue and are accidentally released and end up floating on our ceiling BE AWARE there is a minimum charge of £50 to have them removed.
Use of confetti bombs IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED; there will be a minimum charge of £50 for removal of any confetti that has not removed by hirer by the end of hire period.
If you intend to use any form of sound amplification (DJ, live band etc) please be aware that the hall is located within a residential area and we have to keep very stringent control on the sound levels generated, the management will advise you if the levels are too high. We do operate a cut out system which will shut off power to all PA systems should sound levels exceed the maximum advised.