The New Forest Heritage Centre has two fully accessible, classroom sized rooms available for hire. Please contact the Centre to check availability before completing a booking form.

Jack Hargreaves Room

A purpose-built classroom situated on the 1st floor, this can be set-up to seat up to 38 people depending on the room layout (layout options available here).  The room is carpeted and has black-out blinds.  A lift provides access to users with mobility problems, including wheelchair users, and there is an accessible toilet adjacent to the room. 

Barker-Mill Field Studies Room

This 1st floor room provides a meeting space for smaller groups and activities.  It can comfortably seat 12 people boardroom style or 25 theatre style with scope for adapting the layout to suit different activities. The room has a work bench with illuminated electric magnifiers, a white board, black-out blinds, a wipe clean floor and a sink.  A lift provides access to users with mobility problems, including wheelchair users, and there is an accessible toilet adjacent to the room.

Details & Charges

  • Room hire is normally available between 10am and 5pm Monday to Friday. A 9am start is possible by prior arrangement with access via the back door.  Out of hours bookings may be accommodated where possible – please contact us to discuss.
  • Provisional bookings must be confirmed by the hirer within 14 days.
  • No refund will be given on cancellation of fewer than 14 days’ notice.
  • An overrun charge of £20 per hour will apply.
  • We can provide (at no extra cost):
    • Laptop
    • Projector
    • Screen or flat wall for projecting onto
    • Wi-Fi
    • Hot water urn & mugs (for your own refreshments)
  • We can also provide tea, coffee and biscuits at an additional cost (listed below).

Prices

Room rate

Not for profit organisation / charity

Commercial organisation

Hourly

£15

£20

Half Day

£40

£60

Whole Day

£75

£100

 

Refreshments

Per head

Tea & coffee (one session)

£2

Tea, coffee, biscuits (one session)

£3

Tea & coffee
(two or more sessions)

£4

Tea, coffee, biscuits
(two or more sessions)

£5