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The Community Centre is located in Avon Drive, Brickhill, close to the local shopping parade. The Centre consists of two halls – one large and a smaller hall on the first floor. Both halls have associated facilities for making drinks and snacks and for washing up.
All parts of the Community Centre can be accessed by physically disabled people as there is a lift to the first floor.
There are gents and ladies toilets on both the ground and first floors; there is also a disabled toilet on the ground floor. There is also a small meeting room on the ground floor, with doors that lead to a paved outdoor area.
The car park has space for 20 vehicles, with additional parking space available at the nearby Avon Drive shopping parade and along Avon Drive.
The Community Centre is used by many regular hirers. (view detailed Timetable of current, regular bookings). If you are looking for a room or hall to hire, whether it is a one-off or more frequently, please contact the Community Centre Manager, Sue Stewart on Bedford 312332. The Community Centre office is open Tuesdays and Fridays, 10am-4pm. Messages can be left on the answer phone and your call will be returned. You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Main Hall
A well-lit hall on the ground floor, with a high ceiling and good quality floor. Easy access for disabled people.
There are ladies, gents and disabled toilets located along the corridor outside the hall.
A kitchen area is connected to the main hall by a counter with a roll-down shutter.
The Main Kitchen
Adjacent to the main hall. Equipped with a cooker, microwave, hot-water boiler, fridge, plenty of work surfaces.
A roll-down shutter can be raised, giving an excellent serving counter to the main hall.
The Upstairs Hall
Excellent natural lighting and a sprung floor make this popular for all forms of dance. Also used for martial arts, yoga, bridge and chess.
Access to the hall is by stairs, but there is also a lift.
There are ladies and gents toilets located directly outside the hall, on the landing. These have recently been refurbished to a high standard.
The Upstairs Kitchen
Connected directly to the hall, separated by a serving counter. This kitchen has a dish washer, microwave, hot-water boiler, cooker and plenty of work surfaces.
The Meeting Room
Situated on the ground floor, this small meeting room can accommodate meetings for up to 12 people (if sat around a central block of tables) or up to 30 people (if chairs are arranged in rows).
There is a door leading to the outside patio.
Suitable for small groups, committee meetings, training sessions and the like.
The latest hire costs for facilities at Brickhill Community Centre can be viewed here:- Brickhill Community Centre - Hire Costs
Brickhill Community Centre
Telephone 01234 312332
The Brickhill Community Centre is managed by Brickhill Community Association, a charity. The aims of Brickhill Community Association are, in addition to running the Centre on a day-to-day basis:-
Membership of Brickhill Community Association is open to all local residents. If interested in joining please contact the Chairman (details below).
The current officers of the Association are:-
Brickhill Community Association is a Registered Charity No 1062763
Brickhill Community Centre is leased by Brickhill Parish Council from Bedford Borough Council on a 99 year lease, starting in 2011