Village Hall

The Village Hall is situated in the heart of Puncknowle village at the junction of Church Street, Looke Lane and Clay Lane.  It is a Community facility serving the villages of West Bexington, Swyre and Puncknowle.

It is available for hire by individuals for private functions, by clubs and other associations, by commercial ventures, companies, charities, public bodies and other organisations and by those who wish to start up new activities for the benefit of the people of the three villages and beyond.


· Crockery and cutlery etc. for approx. 60 people.

· Fully fitted kitchen

· Tables and chairs,

· disabled access

· disabled toilets and baby changing facility

· Small enclosed yard

There is seating and crockery/cutlery for approximately 60 persons, but many more may be accommodated when seating for all is not required.

ENQUIRIES to the BOOKINGS SECRETARY: telephone: 01308 897544


Hire charges for new bookings for the Village Hall will be as follows:

Individuals, organisations and/or clubs etc. from the villages of Puncknowle, Swyre and West Bexington. £5.00 per hour

Individuals, organisations and/or clubs etc. from other than the villages of Puncknowle, Swyre and West Bexington. £6.00 per hour

Costs for Government, Local Government and other official bodies, and commercial enterprises are available on application to the Bookings Secretary.

There is a minimum hire period of two hours.

Setting up and cleaning up are to be carried out and completed within the hire period, unless otherwise agreed with the management committee.

The kitchen may be used for the preparation of tea/coffee/soft drinks and the use of appropriate crockery and cutlery etc. at no extra charge.  Use of the kitchen for preparation/cooking/serving of food, will atttract a supplementary charge of £10.00 for each booking.

The hall is licensed for entertainment and for the sale of alcohol.  Permission for hirers to sell alcohol is at the sole discretion of the management committee.  Subject to such permission, a supplementary charge of £10.00 for each booking will be levied.

At the discretion of the Management Committee, concessionary rates may be granted for Registered Charities and fund raising events for them, for a start-up period for a new club/association, for bookings of 4 hours or more, and on block bookings of 6 or more.

All hirers of the hall are required to complete the Hiring Agreement.  To read/download the Hire Agreement, conditions of hire and other important information, click on the links below:

Hire Agreement v4:    Standard Conditions v5:      Supplementary Information v3

(Registered Charity Number 1105233)