Melton Borough Council

Children's centres

The Cove

Due to the Corvid-19 virus the Children's Centres are closed until further notice. For support please do visit our dedicated Community Support Hub.

Sysonby Street
Melton Mowbray
LE13 0LP
Tel: 01664 502437

Melton Borough Council customer service advisors are no longer operating a drop in service from the Childrens' Centres. However if you have correspondence for MBC you can put it in the mail boxes at the centres, as mail is collected from the mail boxes on a daily basis. Children's and community activities are still on going and the centres will be open for these specific activities. 


The centres are available to hire between the hours of 8am and 10pm, 7 days a week

View room booking charges 

Room booking enquiry



The COVE consists of two main halls for large group activities, one on the ground floor and one on the first floor, with disabled & child friendly access to both floors via lift.  The centre also incorporates an early years education area with enclosed outside play space and separate kitchen, a multi-purpose family room, consultation rooms and a reception.  A larger community kitchen is accessible on the ground floor. 




  • IT and internet training
  • arts & crafts
  • sports, social events
  • youth club


The COVE offers a wide range of activities for the local community including:


Activities will be tailored for all sections of the community, from the under-5s to pensioners, with an aspiration that as far as possible the activities and services will be free for local residents.