West Auckland Memorial Community Centre


The Village

West Auckland is a village situated to the west of Bishop Auckland on the A68 road. The village is famous for its football team to win the first World Cup! It also has one of the largest village greens in the county.

The Hall

The Memorial Community Centre was built in 1925 as a fitting memorial to the men of West Auckland who died in the 1914 – 1918 war. Since then the original hall has been renovated and built on, and now offers a welcoming venue for residents of West Auckland and the surrounding areas.

The hall is available for hire for:

  • Meetings/Seminars
  • Social Events/Fayres and Sales
  • Rehearsals
  • Training
  • Functions
  • Parties
  • Dances
  • Sports Classes
  • Stage Productions/Concerts
  • New Activities

Regular activities ongoing in the hall include New Age Kurling, Carpet Bowls, Zumba, Piloxing, Hip Hop & Street Dance, Keep Fit, Aikido, Weight Watchers and Slimming World.

The Main Function Room is ideally suited for Children’s Parties, as it can accommodate a Bouncy Castle.

The Memorial Hall has a Premises Licence and a Performing Rights Society Licence.

Features

Rooms: Main Hall (Main Function Room) 50ft x 30ft, Stage 24ft x 12ft, Coffee Room 22ft x 16ft, Games Room 28ft x 22ft, Committee Room 20ft x 12ft, Kitchen 25ft x 13ft.

Heating: Available throughout the hall

Maximum Capacity: Main Function Room 200, Games Room 60, Coffee Room 25, Committee Room 12

Facilities: The modern Kitchen facilities include a microwave, cooker, fridge, freezer and two sinks.   There is a Stage making the hall an ideal venue for productions.     There are also Toilet facilities accessible to all.    The place is kept spotlessly clean.

Free WiFi is also available.

Equipment: The hall has adequate chairs and tables and there is ample crockery and cutlery available.    There is also a variety of sports equipment, carpet bowls, new age kurling, shuffleboard, a pool table, stage lighting and a PA system.

Parking: Designated car park with sixteen spaces.

Roadside parking is also available alongside the A68.

Access: Access for all into the hall and the premises is on one level.    There are no stairs.

Hire Charges: Membership – family group £3.00, adults/OAPs £2.00, children under 14 £1.00.
Hire charges from 9.00am – 11.00pm for all standard bookings other than sections (special rates apply after 11.00pm): Main Hall (Function Room) and Coffee Lounge £11.00, Games Room £9.00.

Kitchen rate per session – organisations and sections £2.00 added for use to make tea, coffee and drinks; hire of crockery, cutlery etc. £5.00 – £10.00 depending on requirements; organisations, sections and functions £10.00 added for use of electric ovens and gas hobs for warming food, plus £10.00 extra if kitchen is used for cooking as well. Catering – £10.00 per hour for use of kitchen facilities plus use of fridge/freezer overnight. Tables and chairs – hire charges by arrangement. Section rates £5.00 per hour for Main Hall (Function Room) and Coffee Room and apply to normal weekly bookings only. Special events for all organisations and sections charged at £17.00 per hour to cover use of the Hall, Kitchen, Games Room and Coffee Room. Special rate for children’s parties including setting up time is £37.00 for two hours – use of the Hall, Kitchen and the Coffee Room – £5.00 of this is refundable.

Registered Charity Number: 700076

Contact

Dave 01388 606499 or Mobiles 07581 283896 or 07708 350458. The Hall number is 01388 833924

Facilities

Accessible WCAccessible WC

WCWC

ParkingOn Street Parking



  • Mon
    23
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    2017
    Mon
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    2018
    1730 - 1830 hrsWest Auckland Memorial Community CentreJan Vickers 07737 679213 or janvickers@hotmail.comContact Jan for price

    Zumba is an excellent way to keep fit and to enjoy others company

  • Mon
    23
    Oct
    2017
    Mon
    22
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    2018
    1900 - 2100 hrsWest Auckland Memorial Community CentreGerald Routledge 01388 718391Contact Gerald
  • Tue
    24
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    2017
    Mon
    19
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    2020
    1000 - 1200 hrsWest Auckland Memorial Community CentreSam Tucker 07846 168316£1.30

    Growing Together, WearICare and Innovations come very week for this pleasurable activity.

  • Tue
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    Oct
    2017
    Tue
    27
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    2020
    1715 - 1745 hrsWest Auckland Memorial Community CentreStephanie Alderson 07715 568614 or dynamicdanceftb@hotmail.co.ukContact Stephanie

    This is NEW and is starting on the 7th November 2017

  • Tue
    24
    Oct
    2017
    Tue
    27
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    2020
    1745 - 1845 hrsWest Auckland Memorial Community CentreStephanie Alderson 07715 568614 or dynamicdanceftb@hotmail.co.ukContact Stephanie
  • Tue
    24
    Oct
    2017
    Tue
    27
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    2020
    1845 - 1945 hrsWest Auckland Memorial Community CentreStephanie Alderson 07715 568614 or dynamicdanceftb@hotmail.co.ukContact Stephanie

    Come along with your children and join the Dynamic Dance School on a Tuesday evening.

  • Tue
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    Oct
    2017
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    27
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    2020
    2000 - 2100 hrsWest Auckland Memorial Community CentreBernadette Rogers 01388 601177 or 07930 944810Contact Bernadette

    Enjoy a night with us at the Memorial Hall

  • Wed
    25
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    2017
    Wed
    28
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    2020
    1030 - 1130 hrsWest Auckland Memorial Community CentreBethany Webb 07494 4880584810FREE
  • Wed
    25
    Oct
    2017
    Wed
    24
    Oct
    2018
    1800 - 1930 hrsWest Auckland Memorial Community CentreJan Vickers 07737 679213 or janvickers@hotmail.comContact Jan for price

    Zumba is an excellent way to keep fit and to enjoy others company

  • Thu
    26
    Oct
    2017
    Thu
    25
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    2018
    1300 - 1400 hrsWest Auckland Memorial Community CentreJan Vickers 07737 679213 or janvickers@hotmail.comContact Jan for price

    Zumba is an excellent way to keep fit and to enjoy others company

  • Thu
    26
    Oct
    2017
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    2020
    1930 - 2130 hrsWest Auckland Memorial Community CentreGraeme Scarlett 01388 774228 or 07450 880138 or graemescarlett@aol.comContact Graeme

    Come along and join Graeme on the organ for a tea dance

  • Fri
    27
    Oct
    2017
    Fri
    26
    Oct
    2018
    1730 - 1815 hrsWest Auckland Memorial Community CentreJan Vickers 07737 679213 or janvickers@hotmail.comContact Jan

    Zumba is an excellent way to keep fit and to enjoys others company

  • Sat
    28
    Oct
    2017
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    0830 hrs & 1030 hrsWest Auckland Memorial Community CentreRochelle Holmes 07883 812469 or rochellex1@icloud.comAs per Slimming World

    Come along and join us on a Saturday morning.