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Use of Buildings

The Parish is happy to let out its buildings for events unconnected to our churches, subject to suitability and availability. The buildings available are our three churches and Church House, which is a parish property in the centre of Caversham (57-59 Church Street).

Since these are precious and historic buildings, we ask that you treat them with respect, adhering to all the stipulations we make. We will require some information regarding the type of event and the nature of the organisation running it.

Sometimes hire can be arranged free of charge. More usually we will make a reasonable charge. The buildings offer facilities as follows:

  St Peter St Margaret St John Church House
Type of building Church Church Church First floor hall
Capacity 300 80 300 65
Seating etc Church pews Church pews Moveable chairs Moveable chairs and tables
Suitable for Concerts, services, lectures Concerts, services, lectures Concerts, services, meetings, lectures, dances Meetings, lectures, parties, group activities
PA Yes Yes Yes No
Wifi Yes No No Yes
Use of organ By arrangement By arrangement N/A N/A
Kitchen Yes No Yes Yes
Cutlery/crockery No No Mugs Yes
Parking Street parking only Small car park Street parking only 2 spaces
Disabled parking 4 spaces No 1 space (street) 1 space
Wheelchair access Yes, internal ramp Yes, internal ramp Yes, external ramp Yes, platform lift
Accessible toilet No Yes, but outside Yes Yes

Arrangements for hiring the buildings vary. Click the relevant building name for details.