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We no longer take bookings for private parties

Our facilities are available to hire for meetings.
For all enquiries, please contact Philip Walsh at

or telephone 01772 745409

St. Leonard’s Church, Penwortham Preston  PR1 9JA

You can find us to the south west of the City of Preston ( Directions - MAP)

 Room Sizes

Main Hall   21m x 8.54m  (69' x 28'     12'5" high)
Hard flooring and holding a maximum of 200

Small Hall  5.94m x 3.3m (19'6" x 10'6")
Carpeted and with tables and chairs, this holds a maximum of 32 people seated.

Access into the halls is wheelchair friendly.

 Male and female toilet facilities as well as a disabled toilet.

There is a secure outdoor play area for children accessible from the hall.

A well-equipped kitchen is available, with oven, hob, microwave and fridge, included in Hire.

St Leonard's Church does not have a licence for the sale of alcohol.

Car Parking for 30 cars



Charges for Halls from March 2018

 Main Hall (Max 200)                                                                69’ x 28’ (walls 12’ 5”)

Small Hall (Max with tables and chairs - 32)                  19’6” x 10’6”


A session shall be classed as 3 hrs or part thereof.

Outside Organisations / Individual lets

Monday to Friday     

                                                                          Main                                       Small  

   Morning Session                                               £44.00                                     £22.00

      Afternoon Session                                             £44.00                                     £22.00     

   Evening Session                                                £46.00                                     £23.00

 All day inclusive for both halls (8 hrs)    £120.00

 Saturday and Sunday

Morning Session                                               £49.00                                      £25.00

Afternoon Session                                            £55.00                                      £27.00

Evening Session                                                £76.00                                     £38.00


(Sunday hired out at Vicars discretion)


The following rates apply to all days

Each hour or part thereof over 3 hrs                                £15.00 (pro rata)                       £7.50   (pro rata)

 Where the Caretaker is required to lock up the hall after 10.30pm he shall be paid an extra £8.25 to be charged to the hirer.


 In cases where a let involves setting up by the Caretaker

Charge per hour or part thereof                          £9.00                                     

Where the caretaker is required to lock up after 10.30pm hw shall be paid an extra £9.00 to be charged to the hirer.


Where the hall requires cleaning after a let, then a charge of £40.00 will be made to the hirer.


At the discretion of the Vicar for profit making events £50.00


All breakages and damage will be charged at current repair or replacement costs

The cost of laundering table linen will be charged in full to the user.

 A non-returnable deposit of 50% will be charged to Non-Parochial hirers except regular daily and weekly lets.


Special Charges for Halls from March 2018

External Groups

Brownies Large Hall Short Evening Session £11.50

Kidzco Large Hall Afternoon Session £35.20

Small Hall Afternoon Session £17.60

Playgroup Large Hall Morning Session £35.2


Church Groups (Meetings Only)


Toddler Group Large Hall Short Afternoon Session £11.00

Mothers’ Union Small Hall Afternoon Session £11.00 Evening £11.00

G & S Group Large Hall Evening Session £23.00


            NB Fund raising for own Group events charges at £50% of standard fees
            Exceptions to charges
            Church Committee Meetings
            Sunday School (Messy Church)
            Deanery Meetings
            Churches Together in Penwortham meetings
            By order of St. Leonard’s Parochial Church Council
           23 January 2018












A well-equipped kitchen is available, with oven, hob, microwave and fridge.