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 Bilpin District 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 OutsideBilpin Hall Inside

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

Bligh Park

The Bligh Park 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 ParkInside Bligh Park

Hire Information

Capacity: 80 seated

Contact: Office Administrator 
4 Sirius Road

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.


Hire Information

Capacity: 150 - seated
30 - Meeting Room

Contact: Office Administrator
4 Sirius Road

Phone: (02) 4572 5898

Address: 139 Colonial Drive
Bligh Park NSW 2756

Hawkesbury Skills Centre

Hawkesbury Skills Centre is located in Bosworth Street, Richmond and within easy walking distance of public transport and the Richmond shopping precinct.

Front of BosworthMeeting RoomTutorial 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)


Phone: 0403 225 291

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 here.

Playgroup meets every Tuesday during School term.


Hire Information

Capacity: 60 Seated

Contact: Bowen Mt Park Management Committee (BMPMC) Chairman

Colin Chesterman

Phone: (02) 4572 1710

Address: Lieutenant Bowen Rd & Bunya Cres

Bowen Mountain NSW 2753

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.


Hire Information

Capacity: 50 seated (each hall)

Contact: Management committee

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.


Please contact the Centre for further details.

114 March St
Richmond NSW 2753
Phone:  (02) 4578 2072

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.


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

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).


Hire Information

Capacity: Main hall 100 standing
Meeting room up to 10


Hawkesbury City Council
Community Services Team
Phone: (02) 4560 4444

Address: 1 Philip Place,
McGraths Hill NSW 2756

Online Bookings are available for McGraths Hill Community Centre.

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


Phone: (02) 4571 1909

Address: 33 William Street
North Richmond NSW 2754

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.


Hire Information

Capacity: 50 seated, 75 standing

Contact: Administration Assistant
20 West Market Street
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

Richmond Community Centre Hall 3 The Annex 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.


Hire Information

Capacity: 50 standing

Hawkesbury City Council
Community Services Team 
Phone: (02) 4560 4444

Address: 20 West Market Street
Richmond NSW 2753

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.


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).


Hire Information


  • 80 seated
  • 150 standing


Primary Contact:

Fiona Kelly - Booking Officer
0467 720 887

Secondary Contact:
Ed John
0412 540 884

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.


Hire Information

Capacity: 120 standing, 80 seated

Contact: Customer Service
Phone: (02) 4560 4444
Address: 366 George St Windsor

Yarramundi Community Centre

Yarramundi Community Centre 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.


Hire Information

Capacity: 100 Standing
80 sitting

Hawkesbury City Council
Community Services Team 
Phone: (02) 4560 4444

Address: 54 Thornbill Way
Yarramundi NSW 2753

Online Bookings are available for Yarramundi Community Centre.

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