The Main Hall and the four other areas are available to hire on a weekly, term-time only, six monthly, or for a one-off basis for daytime children's parties, exhibitions, fundraising events, funeral wakes, cultural celebrations, meetings, rehearsals, filming, training and classes. The Community Centre is closed over Christmas and for the New Year, and for all Bank Holidays and Bank Holiday weekends.
MAIN HALL (up to 100 people) – From £15.00 an hour. From £20.00 an hour after 6p.m., from £30.00 an hour for Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Full use of the kitchen for food preparation, heating/warming and cooking food. (Please pre-book this facilitiy. Price on application.)
NB For Regular Bookings these prices have remained the same since January 2018
The Basement Hovis Room (up to 21 people) – From £10.00 an hour, from £12.00 from 6p.m. and
from £15.00 an hour on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
The Office (up to 6 people; located under the stage) and The Committee Room (up to 6 people also under the stage) both from £5.00 an hour. Both these areas are accessed via the side entrance.
The Basement – Multi-purpose Room – with its own separate entrance – from £10.00 an hour; from £15.00 an hour after 6p.m. and from £20.00 Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Ideal for Training and Meetings where more space is required, when the Main Hall is not available
The Main Hall (The Morton Hall)
Dimensions: 9.4 m x 17.6 m including stage
empty floor space is about 9 x 9.4 m
The Main Hall is a large, flexible space suitable for a variety of uses. It has a capacity of 200 and will hold up to 100 people with tables and chairs, or one or two bouncy castles at a children's party. Please note that playing football (and similar ball games) is NOT permitted. Nor may dry ice, smoke, snow, bubbles, candles or fireworks be used inside or outside the building. Ride-ons, scooters, bikes, and wheelie trainers may also not be brought into the building.
The prices for regular bookings start from £15.00 an hour, and increase to from £20.00 an hour after 6p.m., and from £30.00 an hour for Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Includes use of the stage, and of the kitchen to make drinks and use of dishwasher. Full use of the kitchen for food preparation and cooking, heating/warming food, prices on application.
With vertical blinds to all windows, the room has a high, domed ceiling which has been fitted with specialist acoustic panelling to make it an ideal venue for music groups wanting to rehearse or perform here.
The room has a polished wooden floor suitable for dancing and at the back of the hall there is a soft seating area. The main hall is linked to the adjoining kitchen by an electronic serving hatch.
The Downstairs Meeting Room (The Hovis Room)
Situated in the basement of the building, this room is accessed via a separate staircase. It is 9m x 6m. This windowless room is ideal for private or business meetings, keynote presentations, and can seat up to 21 people in Board Room Style. (New photograph to follow)
It is carpeted and has recently been furnished with office tables and chairs. A flipchart, a white board, and projector and screen are also available on request.
This room is available for hire : up to 6p.m. from £10.00 an hour, after 6 p.m.from £12.00 an hour, and Friday, Saturday and Sunday from £15.00 an hour.
The small car park at the front of the building only holds approximately 12 vehicles. Land behind the Hall does not belong to us, but there is also street parking.
Enquiries from new users are always welcome and we will be very happy to show you around.by appointment.
This room has a special reinforced ceiling which was designed when Morton Hall was originally built as an air raid shelter and social club for the nearby Hovis Mill workers back in 1939.
Its usual setting is "Board Room" not shown here, but can sometimes be booked to be used in "Theatre Style" as shown here or "Class Room" style.
The Basement Multi-Purpose Room
This is a fairly newly released area previously rented out long term to a local Snooker Club, and shares the special reinforced ceiling with the adjacent Hovis Meeting Room.
In the Basement, it is a large spacious carpeted room is 3/4 of the size of the Main Hall. It can seat up to 40 people and has its own separate side entrance it comes with the use of the nearby Committee Room for "break outs" or to make hot drinks.
The Multi-Purpose Room It is very suitable for training days, presentations, meetings, rehearsals, and smaller classes. Priced from £10.00 an hour up to 6p.m. and then £15.00 an hour from 6p.m. and from £20.00 an hour on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. An alternative to the Main Hall when not available.
Can be equipped with a white board, flip chart holder, projector and screen on request.
Image to follow
New Commercial Kitchen
The Kitchen was rebuilt and re-equipped to commercial standards in August 2017. It is now linked by an electronic hatch into the Main Hall, and the entrance door and the hatch both are linked to the fire alarms and they will automatically close when the fire alarms sound.
The kitchen is now fitted with a commercial double sink for pan and food wash, a hand wash sink, a further sink for washing up by hand, a commercial cooker, a dishwasher, a commercial larder fridge, an automatic water boiler providing constant boiling water, and a range of stainless steel food preparation tables, and shelves, as well as a pan rack, and a commercial electronic insect killer, and window mesh. There is also a range of pans and cooking equipment.
Thanks to a grant from Macclesfield Town Council we were also able to purchase a large range of additional cooking equipment such as a commercial toaster, commercial microwave, commercial colour coded chopping boards, a soup kettle, a commercial blender, catering size tea pots, an Airpot, a catering trolley, and a range of pans and other smaller items of catering equipment etc.
Thanks to a grant from Cheshire East, we were also able to purchase a good range of white catering china to include side plates, soup dishes, dinner plates, dessert plates, cups and saucers, and stainless steel cutlery for 100 covers to match the seating capacity of the Hall which is up to 100.
Use of the kitchen is included free of charge for two or more hour bookings in conjunction with the Main Hall, as well as use of the larder fridge and dishwasher to make drinks and to store food. However, full use for food preparation and heating/warming/cooking food must be pre-booked, as well as the catering china, cutlery, and additional cooking equipment. Full use is charged at £10.00 an hour
The Office (approx 4m x 2.5m)
Located under the stage, at ground level, with its own separate entrance, the room is ideal for small meetings, 1-2-1 classes, or training sessions for small groups.
The room seats up to 6 people. There is a window, and a small toilet adjacent to the room. There are no kitchen nor tea making facilities in or near the room, but the hirer can use the Hall's kitchen located on the opposite end of the building.
The Committee Room
Also located under the stage is also at ground level and is of a similar size, and can seat 6 people. It does have tea/coffee making facilities, and can be booked in conjunction with the Multi-purpose Room as a "break out" room or to make refreshments.
The hire fee for both these rooms starts from £5 per hour.
The car park at the front of the building holds up to 12 vehicles. It is free for users of the Hall. Please note that the land at the back of the Hall is not owned by us, and should not be used except for access via the ramp
Enquiries from new users are always welcome and we will be very pleased to show you around with any obligation to book.
To contact us to make an enquiry go to the section Booking Enquiry Form.
RED = The Main Hall (The Morton Hall)
YELLOW = The Downstairs Meeting Room (The Hovis Room)
BLUE = The Office (the smallest room under the stage)
PURPLE = The Multipurpose Room (downstairs)
PINK = The Committee Room
Address: Morton Jubilee Hall, Union Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 7BN.
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Morton Hall Community Centre
To make all booking enquiries please first check our published calendar which shows availability and then complete our Enquiry Form providing full details of your requirements.
Please remember to include setting up and clearning away time e.g. a two hour children's party will require a MINIMUM of 3 hrs. We then get back to you asap to confirm continued availability and a price.
We look forward to hearing from you!