Conditions of Hire

  1. All lettings are made at the discretion of the Parish Hall Management Committee (the trustees of the hall.)

  2. TPH MANAGEMENTS COMMITTEE’S RESPONSIBILITY is:

    1. To provide the Hirer with clean premises, equipped with the facilities made known to the Hirer on booking

    2. To maintain the premises and facilities in a safe condition which complies with prevailing Health and Safety legislation subject to the Hirer doing nothing to invalidate those conditions

    3. To obtain and Entertainment/Alcohol License at cost if required.

3. THE HIRERS RESPONSIBILITY will be to ensure:

  1. Safe parking of vehicles during the period of hire.

  2. The general behaviour of those present during the Hire should not cause the Hall’s Health and Safety compliance to be invalidated in any way.

  3. No smoking is allowed in the Hall.

  4. No loud music should be permitted during the hire and there should be NO NOISE AFTER MIDNIGHT.

4. ON VACATING THE HALL THE HIRER is required to ensure:

  1. Hall, toilets and kitchen are left clean and tidy (It is acceptable that this be done after the hire, subject to prior agreement. Failure to comply may result in a charge being made.

  2. All windows and outside door must be secured and locked.

  3. All lights must be turned out, heating and kitchen appliances turned off.

5. FINANCIAL CONSIDERATIONS:

    1. All breakages and/or damage to building fabric or contents must be paid for.

    2. If the Hall is booked and then not used there will be a minimum charge of £20 unless seven days cancellation notice is given.

    3. The balance of the Hall Hire will be paid within 14 days of the TPH invoice.

    4. Parties for adults – a deposit of £100 payable to Thornham Magna Parish Hall is required in advance of the booking. Deposit for a children’s party is £50. The deposit will be refundable against the Hall Hire less any charges for breakages or extra cleaning due to the state of the Hall on the Hirer’s departure.

    5. It would be appreciated if any maintenance issues could be reported, e.g. faulty light bulbs, broken door bolts etc.

6. Hire Rates: Hourly rate £6 April-Sept £8 Oct-March
                                       (minimum hire period two hours.)

Day rate £60 April-Sept £80 Oct-March

Chairs & table hire can be hired for use elsewhere (collection and return by hirer)

Rates: Plastic chair £0.50 (upholstered chairs not to be taken out of Hall)

6ft Trestle Tables £10

If the Hall’s tablecloths are used there will be a charge of 50p per item.