Ashford in the Water Village Hall


Ashford in the Water Village Hall

Ashford War Memorial Institute Hire Charges

Rates as from March 2024

Hire of Main Hall and Kitchen (excluding the Snooker Room and Mary Jackson room)


Minimum Hire CostExtra Hour(s)Whole Day (8 Hours)
Ashford WMI Organisations (2 Hour Minimum Hire)£19£9.50
Classes (1 Hour Minimum Hire)
10% Discount available if booking 6 or more sessions
Social Events, Children’s Parties, All Gatherings (3 hours Minimum Hire - please ensure that time is allocated for set-up and clearing-up)£65.00Village Residents £15.00
Non-Residents £20.00
Village Residents £120
Non-Residents £150
Registered CharitiesPrices on Application
Weddings (3 Days Hire)£850
Snooker RoomAvailable for use by snooker club members and booked using the on-line booking system

Alternatively exclusive day rate hire for events of £150, with an additional refundable £100 damage deposit.  All damages to be paid for by hirer.
Other CostsUse of crockery & cutlery is included when hiring the hall.  Breakages will be charged for, and a deposit may be requested. 

Village Residents may hire crockery & cutlery, chairs and tables for use in their own homes for a charge of £30.00 

If table linen is used it must be laundered and returned at the hirers cost.
WakesThe Hall is free to use for the Wakes of Village Residents (we ask for a donation, if at all possible)
Non-residents need to reserve the Hall using the ‘All Gatherings’ rate above.


For block bookings (6 or more events booked at the same time) a 10% reduction will be given. Registered Charities need to contact the Institute to discuss available Charity Rates.

Village Residents

Ashford-in-the-Water Village Residents are those with the following postcodes:

DE45 1NH, DE45 1NJ, DE45 1PY, DE45 1PZ, DE45 1QA , DE45 1QB , DE45 1QE , DE45 1QF , DE45 1QG , DE45 1QH , DE45 1QJ , DE45 1QL , DE45 1QN , DE45 1QP , DE45 1QQ.

If you consider yourself a village resident but your postcode is not included above then please contact us. 


We prefer deposit payment in full at time of booking.

For bookings under £50.00 full payment must be received before the event.

In other cases, a deposit of 50% of the fee will be invoiced on reservation and the remainder due by the booking date.  We will refund your deposit in case of cancellation minus a £5.00 for administration.

In the case that Government restrictions are imposed impeding you from carrying out your booking we will refund your deposit or payment entirely.

Where ever possible we try to facilitate requests for changes to dates, days and hours for reservations.   If this is not possible, and a deposit has been paid, we will refund the deposit minus £5.00 for administration costs.