South Oxford Community Centre

Lake Street, Oxford, OX1 4RP 01865 242666

Room Details

 

This page describes our rooms, some of which are accessible to wheelchair users - if you're not sure which one would best suit your needs, please ask. Membership costs just £2 for individuals (£1 for OAPs), or £15 for groups. Please fill in a membership application form and return it to our administrator at the address above. If you would like to book a room/s go to the room hire page for the forms.

Please read our Standard Conditions of hire.

Price changes from 1st October 2019

Main Hall

 Daytime (to 7 pm)Evening (7 pm onwards)
Local member £11.00 per hour £15.00 per hour
Associate member £16.00 £20.00
Standard £20.00 £25.00

Ideal for: functions (up to 100 people), large group activities.

This is our largest room (16 x 10m), with a long bar/serving area and a hatch through to our kitchen. There's an ample store of chairs and tables. The room has a wooden sprung floor, which makes it ideal for dance. This is a Wi-Fi hotspot with Superconnected Oxford.

Our function rate is £200.00 (£150.00 for members).

During the Covid-19 pandemic, the capacity of this room has been reduced to 30 to ensure social distancing and good ventilation

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The Brenda Horwood Room

 Daytime (to 7 pm)Evening (7 pm onwards)
Local member £10.00 per hour £12.00 per hour
Associate member £13.00 £16.00
Standard £16.50 £20.50

Ideal for: medium-sized groups, children's parties.

This is a bright, freshly decorated room (10 x 8m), with a wooden floor. There is a kitchen area with a fridge and a good supply of crockery. Chairs and tables are available. This is a Wi-Fi hotspot with Superconnected Oxford.

During the Covid-19 pandemic, the capacity of this room has been reduced to 15 to ensure social distancing and good ventilation

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Children's Birthday Parties (5-12yrs)

Both the Brenda Horwood room and the Gill Garratt room can be hired when available for children's parties. 

During the Covid-19 pandemic, parties will be assessed based on a risk assessment basis

 Max 3 1/2 hrs 
Local member £30.00
Associate member £45.00

 

Meeting Room (Room 2)

 Daytime (to 7 pm)Evening (7 pm onwards)
Local member £8.00 per hour £10.00 per hour
Associate member £10.50 £13.00
Standard £14.00 £17.00

Ideal for: meetings!

This is a good-sized room (6 x 4m), with a long table seating 12 twelve and a whiteboard. The two large windows have Venetian blinds and there are plants and pictures. This is a Wi-Fi hotspot with Superconnected Oxford.

This room has been closed to all users at this time due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Room 3

 Daytime (to 7 pm)Evening (7 pm onwards)
Local member £8.00 per hour £10.00 per hour
Associate member £10.50 £13.00
Standard £14.00 £17.00

Ideal for: meetings, and small groups

A carpeted room (6 x 4m). Tables and chairs are available. This is a Wi-Fi hotspot with Superconnected Oxford.

This room has been closed to all users at this time due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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CONFERENCE, TRAINING AND SEMINAR HIRE

 from 
Half-day rates £70.00
Full day rates £120.00

The Main Hall, Brenda Horwood room, Gill Garratt room and Rooms 2 and 3 are available for training hire. Each room offers space for different styles of training. The cost includes flipchart, paper and pens, projector and screen. Refreshments and lunches are available contact for more details. 

All rooms are set up ready in the style requested.

During this time conference, training and seminar hire will be assessed on a risk assessment basis. Rooms 2 and 3 are not available to hire.

ANNEXE

The set of rooms listed below are in a separate building to the Main building and as such are accessed via the back gate or the side doors. 

The Gill Garratt Room

 Daytime (to 7 pm)Evening (7 pm onwards)
Local member £10.00 per hour £12.00 per hour
Associate member £13.00 £16.00
Standard £16.50 £20.50
  

Ideal for: medium-sized groups, band rehearsals and children's parties.

A large recreational room (11 x 6m) in our annexe. High ceilinged with chairs and tables available. This is a Wi-Fi hotspot with Superconnected Oxford.

During the Covid-19 pandemic, the capacity of this room has been reduced to 15 to ensure social distancing and good ventilation.

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Gill Garratt room 5

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Dojo

 

 This price includes

£2.00 for Dojo Reserve

Price after the mats

have been replaced

Local member £13.50 £15.00
Associate member £18.00

£20.00

Standard £23.00 £25.00

 

Ideal for: Martial art groups, Yoga, Pilates and other mat-based keep fit groups.

The Dojo is a dedicated room for martial arts and has padded walls and floor. The Dojo is fully heated with a heat recovery system that exchanges the air on a regular basis. Please remember no outdoor footwear to be worn in the Dojo.

During the Covid-19 pandemic, the use of this room will be assessed by risk assessment only

Changing Rooms.


We have 2 adjacent changing rooms available. 

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Dojo 2

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Kitchen

free of charge

This is available to all users of the centre. It is equipped with a fridge, sink, kettle, and electric cooker (with oven and grill). A small amount of crockery is available. Cups, saucers, mugs, plates, and an urn can be supplied on request. Exclusive use of the kitchen is only possible when a function is being held.

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Lavatory Facilities

There are toilets and disabled toilets on both floors in the main building and the Annexe. There is a baby-changing unit in the downstairs disabled toilet.

During the Covid-19 pandemic, the use of the toilets has been changed. The disabled toilets in the main building have been designated for general use and will be cleaned at regular intervals during the day. The other toilets on the 1st floor are for Main hall use only, the other toilets on the ground floor are for the Brenda Horwood use only. The annexe toilets are labeled as to the use of the corresponding room.

Wheelchair access

We have wheelchair access to our the Brenda Horwood room and The Gill Garratt Room, and to the first floor by assisted lift. There is a disabled lavatory situated adjacent to the Brenda Horwood room, first floor and in the Annexe.

During the Covid-19 pandemic, the use of the lift will be assessed on a case by case need only. We cannot guarantee that the lift will be available on the day. 

Please contact us if you have any special accessibility requirements, and we will do our best to help.