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Halls for Hire

Welwyn Parish Council maintain a number of venues for use by the local community. These include the Whitehill Centre and The Pavilion on Ottway Walk (AL6 9AT) as well as its own Parish Centre in Lockleys Drive (AL6 9NT). In addition the council leases the Civic Centre in Prospect Place (AL6 9ER) as a hire venue from Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council as well as housing the Library and an NHS office area.

The Whitehill Centre is available to hire 7 days a week from 9am to 10pm and has a large hall (maximum capacity 60 people) and small hall (maximum capacity 40 people) for hire, with shared kitchen facilities, wifi, parking, toilets and cloakroom.

The Pavilion overlooks the playing fields on Ottway Walk and is available to hire 7 days a week from 9am to 10pm. It is mainly hired by football and cricket teams , exercise groups and smaller meetings (maximum capacity 40 people). Facilities include a small kitchen, changing rooms with showers (home and away), car parking, toilets and a main carpeted room.

The Parish Centre is available to hire for hire from 9am to 10pm 7 days a week and has one main carpeted meeting room (maximum capacity 25 people), kitchen, wifi with projector and screen, parking and toilets.

The Civic Centre is available to hire from 9am to 11.30pm 7 days a week and can be used for a wide range of activities including badminton, fitness classes, weddings and other special functions, dramatic productions and dance shows, society meetings and other private functions . Facilities include a main hall with stage and projector, sound and lights for theatre style productions (maximum capacity 200 people), small hall with projector and scree (maximum capacity 70 people), toilets, committee/green room, wifi, kitchen with catering equipment and car parking.

Halls can be hired at subsidised rates for community use. Commercial rates and regular hire opportunities are also available.
Please click here to view hire charges and conditions of hire.
To find out more about our venues and current availability you can visit our dedicated website:

To make a booking enquiry

For all enquiries please visit which includes details of everything from photographs of the venues through to floor plans.

Or contact Susan, our  Office Administrator,  at Welwyn Parish Council Offices, Lockleys Drive, Welwyn, Hertfordshire, AL6 9NT,

or by email or telephone  01438 716706

Office opening hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm