Melton Borough Council

Community centre room booking charges

Applicable from 1st April 2016 – 31st March 2017

Main Hall (including kitchen) at The Cove, The Edge or Fairmead Centre's

 Commercial hire rate*  Community hire rate**
 £23 for 1 hour  £12 for 1 hour
 £34 for up to 2 hours  £18 for up to 2 hours
 £45 for up to 3 hours  £24 for up to 3 hours
 £56 for up to 4 hours  £30 for up to 4 hours
*Over 4 hours an hourly rate of £25 will apply for each additional hour *Over 4 hours an hourly rate of £12 will apply for each additional hour

Commercial Hire Rate*

This applies to all business users and private functions. A business user is defined as a limited company/partnership/sole trader. A private function is defined as an event organized by an individual or group where entry is by invitation only. This includes Children’s parties. 

Community Hire Rate**

This applies to all hirers including community groups and charities, excluding business users, private functions and special conditions. 

Room hire

Rooms will not be let for political meetings or rallies. The management committee decision regarding room hire charge is final.  For special conditions and circumstances you must write to the management committee who will consider each application on a case by case basis.

Weekend hire

Weekend bookings are subject to caretakers being available, which will be confirmed when the booking is made.

Children’s / Birthday parties

All party bookings will incur costs as shown above and at a minimum charge of £30.00.


All groups using the facilities are asked to bring their own tea/ coffee and refreshments.


Flip chart/ TV/ DVD/ Whiteboard/ Projector facilities are available on request subject to availability.

Room hire application

All room hire is subject to the terms and conditions of hire, and a signed room hire application form must be completed for each booking.  


For one off bookings (e.g. children’s parties) full payment must be made by cheque or other established means (payable to ‘Melton Borough Council’) at least one week before the booking is due to commence.  Payment must be made with or prior to submission of a signed room hire application form.  

For regular or long term bookings payment is to be made in monthly installments one month in arrears.