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Community Halls

Council provides 18 community centres and halls in the Hawkesbury. Some are directly managed by Council, with the remainder managed by volunteer local committees of management. The role of these Committees is to manage and promote Council's Community Centres and Halls.

Community centres vary in size and the facilities that they offer. Each centre aims to provide services and activities that appeal to a broad cross-section of the community.

These include:

  • Casual hire for functions, meetings, and conferences
  • Regular hire for Clubs and other Community Groups
  • Recreational activities for adults and children
  • Classes and seminars for adults and children in a range of topics

Listed below are council owned Community facilities & their details for hire.

Bilpin District Hall

The hall is surrounded by bushland but with close residential neighbours so noise & time restrictions apply. The kitchen is a large domestic style with stove & oven & the hall can seat a maximum of 100. It is ideally suited to workshops, presentations, plays, musical recitals & other cultural activities. It has been used for Tai Chi, Pilates, Yoga, group exercise training, Bridge lessons, Polling Booth, Theatre Company,Flower Show, art classes, government information & various exhibitions & has many more uses.

Disabled access to all areas of the centre and toilets.

Bilpin Hall Inside Bilpin Hall Outside

Hire Information

Capacity: 100 seats

Contact: Management committee
C/- Bilpin Post Office Bells Line of Road BILPIN

Phone: (02) 4567 1881

Address: 2596 Bells Line of Road

Bilpin NSW 2758

Blaxlands Ridge

Blaxlands Ridge Community Centre is located next to the Rural Fire Service shed on Blaxlands Ridge Road. The centre has two halls and a meeting room available for hire for function or meetings.

A fully equipped kitchen offers an oven, stove, microwave oven and refrigerator. The centre can also provide crockery, cutlery, tables and chairs for up to 110 people. A full enclosed children’s play area is located beside one of the halls. A tennis court located next door is also available for use.

Disabled access to all areas of the centre and toilets.

Blaxlands Ridge Inside Blaxlands Ridge Outside

Hire Information

Capacity: 110 Standing
55 Seated in each hall

Contact: Management committee

Phone: 02 4576 1226

Address: 227 Blaxlands Ridge Road
Kurrajong NSW 2778

Bligh Park

The neighbourhood centre is located next to the Bligh Park Shopping Centre. The adjacent car park provides parking for 40 vehicles, with additional street parking at the front of the centre.

The centre has a high roof set with windows to provide excellent lighting with fans provide cooling when needed while heaters provide warmth during the winter months.

The main hall is available for hire and can cater for seating for up to 80 people and has a room divider to split the area, if required. Double doors lead into a small, safe children’s play area (with an additional public play area located behind the car park). The hall has a gallery style kitchen with stove, cook top, oven, microwave and refrigerator, and adequate bench space and two serveries facing into the hall. Also available for separate hire is a lounge area that can accommodate 7 to 10 people.

Bligh Park Inside Bligh Park

Hire Information

Capacity: 80 seated

Contact: Office Administrator 
4 Sirius Road
BLIGH PARK NSW 2756
mainoffice@blighpark.org.au

Phone: (02) 4572 5898

Address: 4 Sirius Road
Bligh Park NSW 2756

Bligh Park - Tiningi Community Centre

Tiningi Community Centre is located on the corner of Colonial Drive and Rifle Range Road, Bligh Park.

The centre is set in a natural bush setting with its own car park.

Tiningi Hall is available for hire and caters for up to 150 people with hire including use of all facilities; fans, heaters, tables, chairs, large kitchen with catering oven and microwave, fridge/freezer and servery into main hall. Several glass double glass doors lead onto a flat terrace and grassed area surrounded by a child-safe fence. Access gates provide easy street delivery of large equipment. Also available for separate hire is a meeting room that can accommodate up to 30 people.

Amenities are modern and spacious, including ladies, men’s and disabled toilets, showers and a nappy changing room.

Inside Kitchen

Hire Information

Capacity: 150 - seated
30 - Meeting Room

Contact: Office Administrator
4 Sirius Road
BLIGH PARK NSW 2756
mainoffice@blighpark.org.au

Phone: (02) 4572 5898

Address: 139 Colonial Drive
Bligh Park NSW 2756

Hawkesbury Skills Centre

Located in Bosworth Street, Richmond and within easy walking distance of public transport and the Richmond shopping precinct.

Front of Bosworth Meeting Room Tutorial Room

Hire Information

23 Bosworth St Richmond – Two spaces available for specific times on either a regular basis or for a single occasion.

Meeting Room: Size 8.9m x 4.6m Included – 6 tables, 30 chairs, Whiteboard, Air-conditioned

Meeting Room - Bosworth St Richmond

Tutorial Room: Size 7.5m x 4.4m – 4 tables, 15 chairs, Whiteboard, Air-conditioned

Tutorial Room - Bosworth St Richmond

Also available (shared facilities):

  • Off street parking
  • Kitchen
  • Verandah
  • Male, female and disabled amenities

Note: The facility is not suitable for parties. It is suitable for meetings or small groups only.

Contact: Lorraine Turtle (Chairperson)

E-mail: lorrainet@iprimus.com.au

Phone: 0412 512 812

Bowen Mountain

Bowen Mountain Park overlooks the Macquarie Towns of Richmond and Windsor and is central to the surrounding Bowen Mountain area. The park, about 450 metres above the Hawkesbury plain, offers panoramic views across the coastal plain from the dividing ranges to Blue Mountains National Park.

The park is available for picnics with electric BBQ facilities and toilets. The community building can be hired for private functions (hire time includes set up and clean up time). View the Bowen Mountain Park website for additional information.

The Bowen Mountain Park Management Committee (BMPMC) is a committee delegated by Hawkesbury City Council with authority to maintain and upgrade the park. The volunteers on the committee also administer the hiring of the community Building. See the website for the calendar showing availability, conditions of hiring and contact details for the Community Building.

Booking for the Community Room can be made at http://www.bowenmountain.org.au/index.php/park-bookings.

Playgroup meets every Tuesday during School term.

Outside Verandah

Hire Information

Capacity: 60 Seated

Contact: Bowen Mt Park Management Committee (BMPMC) Chairman

Colin Chesterman

bowenmountainpark@gmail.com

Phone: (02) 4572 1710

Address: Lieutenant Bowen Rd & Bunya Cres

Bowen Mountain NSW 2753

Colo Heights (Horrie Eley) Hall

Horrie Eley Memorial Hall is located next to the Colo Heights Rural Fire Brigade shed and Colo Heights Public School in Colo Heights Reserve at Colo Heights.

The centre is available for hire for functions and meetings. The centre has a fully equipped kitchen offering stove, oven, microwave, refrigerator and continuous Zip hot water heater. Also available for use for functions are crockery, cutlery, table and chairs for up to 55 people. The centre has a fully fenced playground at the rear, backs on to an oval and has an adjoining tennis court.

Disabled access to all areas of the centre and toilets

Kitchen Inside

Hire Information

Capacity: 55

Contact: Management committee
Bob Klien

Phone: (02) 4565 0218

Address: 2996 Putty Road
Colo Heights NSW 2756

Glossodia Community Centre

Glossodia Community Centre is conveniently located right beside Glossodia Shopping Centre and Woodbury Reserve on Golden Valley Drive at Glossodia

The centre has two halls available for hire. Facilities available include a fully equipped kitchen suitable for use for functions, tables and chairs to seat up to 50 people in each hall and modern amenities, including disabled access.

The centre also has an enclosed play area and a 20 place car park at the front door.

Glossodia inside

Hire Information

Capacity: 50 seated (each hall)

Contact: Management committee
glossodiacc@ihug.com.au

Phone: (02) 4576 5542 (BH)

Address: 162 Golden Valley Drive
Glossodia NSW 2756

Hawkesbury Leisure and Learning Centre

Hawkesbury Leisure and Learning Centre is set in the centre of Richmond, close to the shopping precinct and the train station.

Hawkesbury Leisure and Learning Centre is available for hire and caters for up to 200 people with hire including use of  facilities such as tables, chairs, large kitchen with catering oven and microwave, fridge/freezer . There are several rooms for hire such as studio/art room, large activity rooms, meeting rooms, AV room, and consultation room and lounge area. Each room has varying capacity. Several double glass doors lead onto a covered courtyard area. There is a designated drop off zone, making easy street delivery of large equipment.

Amenities are modern and spacious, including ladies, men’s and disabled toilet, shower and a nappy changing room.

Note: not suitable for general functions/events e.g. parties, christenings, birthdays etc.

outside inside building

Please contact the Centre for further details.

114 March St
Richmond NSW 2753
Phone:  (02) 4578 2072
Email: hllc@peppercorn.org.au

Kurrajong Community Centre

Surrounded by parkland Kurrajong Community Centre is located in McMahon Park, Kurrajong.

The centre available for hire for functions and meetings. Offering a fully equipped kitchen with stove, oven, microwave, Zip hot water heater and servery the hall is ideal for use for functions. With its parkland setting and large playing oval, it is ideal for large family functions.

Kurrajong outside

Hire Information

Capacity: 100 seated

Contact: The Booking Officer, Angela, Monday Tuesday and Fridays 9am-4.30pm

Phone: (02) 4573 1166

Address: 30 McMahons Park Road
KURRAJONG NSW 2758

Maraylya Hall

Maraylya Hall is located in Maraylya Park on Boundary Road, Maraylya

The centre available for hire for functions and meetings. Offering a fully equipped kitchen with stove, oven, microwave, Zip hot water heater and servery the hall is ideal for use for family functions. The facility also has its own enclosed play area while the neighbouring park has a tennis court (available for separate hire) and a large playing oval.

The centre is not available for functions such as 18th and 21st birthday parties, high school after parties and ‘rages’. All bookings will be accepted at the discretion of the Booking Officer and may be cancelled without notice for any breach of hiring conditions.

Disabled access and toilets.

Maraylya insidekitchen

Hire Information

Capacity: 100

Contact: Carolyn McInness
PO Box 3002
MARAYLYA

Email: Maraylyahall@gmail.com

Address: 346 Boundary Road
Maraylya NSW 2765

McGraths Hill Community Centre

McGraths Hill Community Centre is located behind the shopping centre in McGraths Hill.

The centre is carpeted, has ceiling fans and heaters and a fully equipped kitchen (fridge, oven, microwave, Zip hot water heater etc.) and a separate foyer area. It is available for hire for use for functions and other activities. The hall also provides access to a fenced, grassed outside play area. Additionally, the building has a seven place car park and disabled access.

Also available for separate hire are two smaller office areas that would be suitable for small meeting or gatherings (up to 10 people).

inside Outside

Hire Information

Capacity: Main hall 100 standing
Meeting room up to 10

Contact: Patricia Sundin
Hawkesbury City Council
366 George Street
WINDSOR
psundin@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au

Phone: (02) 4560 4576

Address: 1 Philip Place
McGraths Hill NSW 2756

North Richmond Community Centre

Surrounded by parkland North Richmond Community Centre has three halls available for hire for functions and community meetings.

There is a children’s playground next to the Centre, and the Main Centre has a fenced outdoor area accessible from both halls.

The two halls in the Main Centre have their own fully equipped kitchen, including stove top, oven, fridge, instant hot water heater and crockery and cutlery. Tables and chairs are included in the hall hire.

The centre also has ample parking on site as well as disabled access and toilets.

Hire Information

Capacity: Hall 1 100
Hall 2 50
Hall 3 50

Contact: Mandy Conradi
Hall Hire & Centre Administration
PO Box 34
NORTH RICHMOND
nrcc@northrichmond.org.au

Website: www.northrichmond.org.au

Phone: (02) 4571 1909

Address: 33 William Street
North Richmond NSW 2754

Richmond - The Band Room

The Band Room is on the corner of West Market and March Sts. Richmond, behind Richmond Branch Library.

This community facility is available for hire for rehearsal of the performing arts. The facility has a raised/tiered area for a small orchestra or choir to rehearse. Also available is a small kitchenette with tea and coffee making facilities.

BandRoom Inside

Hire Information

Capacity:

Contact: Hawkesbury City Council
Patricia Sundin
366 George Street
WINDSOR
psundin@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au

Phone: 02 4560 4576

Address: 137 March Street,
Richmond NSW 2753

Richmond Community Centre

Conveniently located in the heart of the Richmond Shopping area Hall 1 at Richmond Community Centre caters for 50-60 people and has a kitchen with a dishwasher, sink, urn, commercial oven & hotplates, a fridge and loads of bench space.

This hall has vertical blinds on all windows and doors, ceiling fans, air-conditioning & heating. Use of tables, chairs & kitchen are included in hire fee.

The centre is just a short five minute walk from Richmond Railway Station (past picturesque Richmond Park with its historic grandstand) and offers disabled access and amenities.

Richmond Kitchen

Hire Information

Capacity: 50 seated, 75 standing

Contact: Administration Assistant
20 West Market Street
RICHMOND
admin@rcsi.ngo.org.au
M – Th 9.00am to 3.00pm

Phone: (02) 4588 3501

Address: 20 West Market Street
Richmond NSW 2753

Richmond Community Centre Hall 3 The Annex

Community hall for hire for functions, activities and meetings and is located behind the CWA hall in West Market Street, Richmond, beside Richmond Park

The hall can accommodate 50 people standing and has a small kitchenette with tea and coffee making facilities. The hall has ceiling fans for cool in summer and wall mounted heaters for warmth in winter. Sliding doors provide access to a small, enclosed paved area. Tables and chairs are available at no extra cost.

kitchen inside

Hire Information

Capacity: 50 standing

Contact: Hawkesbury City Council
Patricia Sundin
366 George Street
WINDSOR
psundin@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au

Phone: (02) 4560 4576

Address: 20 West Market Street
Richmond NSW 2753

South Windsor Family Centre

The Centre is wheelchair accessible and has free multi-space off street parking. There is a large community hall and meeting room with adjoining kitchen area.

SW Family Centre

Greenhills Way (off Stewart St)
South Windsor NSW 2756
Phone: (02) 4587 0222
Emailfrontdesk@psinc.com.au

St Albans School of Arts

Nestled in a delightful setting, with views of the beautiful Macdonald River from the forecourt, the St Albans School of Arts Hall is a journey to Australia’s past.

Built by local residents in 1936 and lovingly cared for by the St Albans community, it is one of few remaining charming community buildings of this type. The simple corrugated iron exterior, reminiscent of our colonial heritage, gives way to a large interior space with good amenities, including disabled access, a small stage and an excellent floor for dancing.

Interior Kitchen

The hall can be hired for a variety of functions, either as a basic space or with full access to a workable kitchen (including cutlery, crockery and glassware) for weddings, parties and reunions. Free parking is available adjacent to the site. The St Albans School of Arts Hall is located within the village of St Albans and is approximately 20 km from the town of Wisemans Ferry. From there it can be accessed by bitumen road, via Webbs Creek car ferry (operating 24 hours per day).

Hall Building

Hire Information

Capacity: 80 seated
150 standing

Bookings

Primary Contact:

Kate Stuart

(02) 4568 2042

st.albans.school.of.arts@gmail.com

Secondary Contact:

Rikke Hansen

(02) 4566 4693

st.albans.school.of.arts@gmail.com

Address:

7 Upper Macdonald Road

St Albans NSW 2775

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Wilberforce School of Arts

Wilberforce School of Arts was officially opened in 1930 and is located on Wilberforce Road, just near the intersection with King Road.

The hall is available for hire daytime or evening for parties, functions, meetings etc. The building comprises a large hall with a stage and a smaller side annex. A large kitchen offers a stove (oven and 4 hotplates), dishwasher, refrigerator and microwave, and servery. Access through the kitchen leads to a back patio area ideal for photo opportunities.

kitchen Inside

Hire Information

Capacity: 120 standing, 80 seated

Contact: The Booking Officer
709 Sackville Road
Ebenezer

Phone: (02) 4579 9292

Address: 531 Wilberforce Road
Wilberforce NSW 2756

Yarramundi Community Centre

The building is surrounded by parkland and has an 18 place car park (including a disabled spot) at the front.

The centrepiece of the building is a 95 square metre hall (fully equipped with tables and chairs) that will comfortably accommodate 100 people standing or 80 sitting. It also has a large kitchen (with pantry and servery), an office area, internal and external storage facilities and male and female amenities with a disabled access toilet.

Outside Inside

Hire Information

Capacity: 100 Standing
80 sitting

Contact: Hawkesbury City Council
Patricia Sundin
366 George Street
WINDSOR

psundin@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au

Phone: (02) 4560 4576

Address: 54 Thornbill Way
Yarramundi NSW 2753

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