Room Hire Cardiff

We provide room hire in Cardiff, available 7 days a week for community use or private hire; large hall, meeting rooms, music practice rooms, and cafe.

There are lots of events going on at the centre in the near future including private birthday parties, wedding parties, and charity fundraisers.

Main Hall

Large hall for hire

Our spacious main hall is ideal for: Dancing, birthday parties, community events, live music, meetings, conferences and many other activities.

  • Available Times: 10am till 11pm, earlier on request
  • Capacity: 150
  • Dimensions: 17m x 10m
  • Features:
    • Tables
    • Chairs
    • Staging
    • PA System
    • Party/stage Lights
    • Kitchen (more details below)
  • Tariff:
    • Meeting/conference Rate (available during weekdays from 8am to 6pm):
      • £18 Hourly
      • Music rooms reserved to ensure no disturbances
      • Audio and video equipment available at no extra cost
    • Activity Rate:
      • £15 Hourly
      • For activities such as dance, arts, and fitness
      • Music Rooms and main hall social space will be available to other groups during booked time. Part of the main hall is needed for access to the music practice rooms
    • Party / Event Rate:
      • £20 Hourly
      • For events with food / drink / music performance etc. Bookings can use the kitchen at no extra charge
      • Music Rooms and main hall social space will be available to other groups during booked time. Part of the main hall is needed for access to the music practice rooms

Please get in touch if you’d like to find out which rate is suitable for your booking! (contact us)

“Bingo Hall” (2nd Large Hall)

The “bingo hall” is largest space within the Community Centre (note: no longer used as an actual bingo hall). The hall was disused for 20 years after closing and has recently been brought back into use by the community. The space is regularly used as a venue for arts, music, cinema, drama, meetings and sports.

The bingo hall consists of two distinct spaces the large hall area with high ceiling, and cozy space with sofas and bar.

 

  • Dimensions:
    • Hall Area:
      • 18m x 11m
    • Bingo Hall Social Area (including bar):
      • 10.5m x 8.0m
  • Capacity:
    • 150
  • Rates:
    • Activity Rate:
      • £15 Hourly
      • For activities such as dance, arts, and fitness
    • Party / Event Rate:
      • £20 Hourly
      • For events with food / drink / music performance etc.
  • Features:
    • Tables
    • Chairs
    • PA system
    • Party/stage lights

Main Hall Social Space

The main hall social area is a multi-functional space, used regularly by our youth clubs, casual meetings and for arts and craft. This room joins the main hall, kitchen and bingo hall.

  • Dimensions:
    • 17m x 11.5m x 5m Triangular
  • Capacity:
    • 30
  • Rates:
    • £7.5 hourly
  • Features:
    • 20+ chairs
    • 14 small tables
    • Pool table

 

Upstairs Meeting Room & Landing

Ideal space for Meetings, classes and small events. With views out on to Cathays terrace and the community centre garden.

 

  • Dimensions:
    • Meeting Room:
      • 4.0m x 5.5m
    • Landing:
      • 2.6m x 8.0m
    • Capacity:
      • 20
  • Rates:
    • Weekdays before 6pm:
      • £6.00 Hourly
    • Evenings & weekends:
      • £8.00 Hourly
  • Features:
    • 5 Tables*
    • 16 Chairs*
    • Flip chart holder
      *more available on request

Small Meeting Room, “The Den”

Ideal for small meetings. Also open for use by café customers in trading hours.

  • Dimensions:
    • 3.5m x 3.5m
  • Capacity:
    • 8
  • Rates:
    • £5.00 Hourly

Cafe

The embassy café serves the public seven days a week. Outside of trading hours the café is available to hire.

  • Dimensions:
    • 5.5m x 6.5m
  • Capacity:
    • 25
  • Rates:
    • £9 Hourly

Kitchen

Our kitchen is available to hire alongside activities in the main hall, bingo hall or meeting room. Or can be hired independently. The kitchen is regularly used by the community centre’s youth clubs, play group and community events.

 

  • Features:
    • Kettle
    • Sink
    • Electric stove
      Small fridge
    • Microwave Oven
    • Cups/mugs and cutlery
  • Rates:
    • £5 Hourly
    • Or FREE if used in conjunction with the main hall (see above)

Music Practice Rooms

The community centre has two dedicated music practice rooms available for musicians and bands to hire. Youth bands can practice for just £1 a per person during the Saturday youth club session (2.30 to 4.30).

  • Rates:
 Hourly rate Three hour booking
Adults (Peak time)£7£20
Adults (Off peak)£6£15
Under 18s  (Peak time)£6£15
Under 18s (Off Peak)£5£12
Soloists (Peak time)£7£20

Soloists (Off peak)

£4£12
Under 18s Saturdays between 9am and 2:30pm£1 per person£3 per person
Under 18s Saturday Music Youth Club – 2:30pm to 4:30pm – £1 per personN/AN/A
    Cymbal hire: £1 per hour
    Instrument hire: £1 per hour
    Peak time = 6pm onwards.
  • Features (each room):
    • 5 Piece drum kit
    • 3 Guitar combo amplifiers
    • 1 Bass guitar combo amplifier
    • Microphones and PA system

The practice rooms are run by the Under Construction music project.

Studio 2 (Recording Studio)

Studio 2 was created to give musicians of all abilities the opportunity to create professional and affordable recordings. Users of the studio have the option of working with one of the community centre’s trained sound engineers or taking the controls on their own.

  • Rates:
    • Basic rate:
      • £2.50 hourly
    • Assisted:
      • £7.50 hourly
  • Equipment available:
    • Yamaha HS8 Studio monitors
    • Yamaha HS8 Studio monitors
    • Focusrite 8 Channel interface
    • Rhode Vocal Condenser microphone
    • Shure Drum mic set
    • Guitars, Basses and Keyboard

Studio 2 is run by the Under Construction music project.

HOW TO BOOK

Booking Procedure

 

  1. Before applying for a booking please familiarise yourself with our terms of hire
  2. Check availability. You can check availability of the main hall, bingo hall, music practice rooms, and meeting room using our online tool else you can call, email or visit us
  3. Discuss your booking application with us. Either by phone, email or in person.
  4. Complete our online booking form, we’ll calculate the cost of the booking and send an invoice via email
  5. Pay deposit (within one week of receiving invoice) & pay full booking cost (7 days before booking commences). Payments can be made by cash, card (on site and over the phone), and bank transfer.

Booking Policy & Deposits

How is the deposit calculated?

Deposit = (£50.00 + 30% of booking cost rounded to the nearest multiple of £10)

Refund / Cancellation policy

For the Halls, Café and Meeting room:

  • If more than two weeks’ notice is given all monies will be refunded minus £10 admin fee.
  • If less than two weeks’ notice is given, 50% of booking fee will be charged, all other monies refunded.
  • If less than one weeks’ notice is given 100% of booking fee will be charged all other monies refunded.

For practice rooms, Den, Kitchen, Studio 2:

  • In the event of cancellations within 24 hours of the booking the hirer is responsible for the full booking fee.
  • In the event of cancellations within 48 hours of the booking the hirer is responsible for the half the booking fee.

Terms of Hire