The hall is available for daytime children's parties, fundraising events, funeral wakes, cultural celebrations, meetings, training and classes.

 

Venue hire

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, prices on application. (Please pre-book these facilities. Price on application.)

 

The Basement Hovis Room (up to 21 people) – From £7.00 an hour, from £8.00 from 6p.m. and from £10.00 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.
 
The BasementMulti-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.

 

Read the descriptions below or contact us for more details:

 

To make an enquiry please use our Google form. To check the required room availability please browse our calendar.

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 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 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, bubbles, candles or fireworks be used inside or outside the building.

 

The prices 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, 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 hall is well maintained and is a light, clean environment. 

 

The stage is fitted with a black backdrop cloth and sliding curtains operated by a pulley.  There is access to the stage from the hall and also from two changing room areas backstage.  There are separate gents and ladies cloaks.

Spotlights and stage lighting are available and a bespoke sound system is fitted. 

 

We have the PIONEER PD-271 CD player and the InterM PAM-120 Public Address Amplifier (120W) that are located on the stage.

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 and a white board can be requested.

This room is available for hire from £7.00 an hour, raising to from £8.00 from 6p.m. and from £10.00 an hour on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

 

The car park at the front of the building holds approximately 8 vehicles.

 

Enquiries from new users are always welcome and we will be very happy to show you around.

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. 

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.

 

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, to make drinks, use the dishwasher, and use the larder fridge, but full use for food preparation and heating/warming/cooking food must be pre-booked, as well as the catering china and cutlery. (Price on application.)  

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.

There is no WiFi at the Hall, but 3G and 4G connections should work.

 

Both are quiet rooms sharing a separate side entrance mainly on the level with a couple of steps down.

Disabled facilities


Morton Hall can be accessed by a ramp at the rear of the building which leads into the main hall. 

 

There is an accessible toilet on the ground floor behind the kitchen. This is also fitted with baby changing facilities.

 

The main hall also has a hearing loop.

Car Park


The car park at the front of the building holds approximately 8 vehicles. It is free, there is no extra charge for parking for users of the Hall

 

Enquiries from new users are always welcome and we will be very happy to show you around.

 

Contact us for more details or to make a booking enquiry go to our Google form

 

To check the required room availability please browse our calendar.

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.

Please note:

  • It is expected that you leave the Hall and all areas you have used in a clean and tidy condition ready for the next hiring.
  • All external doors must be kept closed to prevent noise disturbance to our neighbours
  • There is no refuse collection from Morton Hall.  Therefore, please take all rubbish off site
  • You may decorate the hall with balloons and banners but please ensure you only use blu-tack or similar to attach these to walls (no sellotape) and they are taken away afterwards.
  • Noise can be a nuisance to our neighbours, so please keep the Hall doors closed.
  • Fireworks are not permitted inside or out nor candles, except on the Birthday Cake.
  • Playing football or other ball games is not permitted inside or outside the Hall. Nor is dry Ice, smoke, snow, or bubbles. Please make your entertainer aware of these restrictions
  • The terms of our license require all users to exit the hall by 11p.m at the latest. We do not have bar facilities nor are licensed to sell alcohol.

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Address

Morton Hall Community Centre

Union Road  
Macclesfield
SK11 7BN

 

Regular bookings (e.g. classes): Patty Callaghan  pc@mortonhallcommunitycentre.co.uk

 

Bookings (parties & events): Jacqui Whibberley  bookings@mortonhallcommunitycentre.co.uk

Company No. 4700429

Reg. Charity No. 1105157

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