Availability and Booking

COVID-19 Update, October 2020

1st Place is currently not available for ad-hoc single event bookings.

To discuss a new regular booking please contact:


Do you need a venue for a birthday party, special event, or family party?

1st Place can offer you exclusive hire of the whole venue at weekends and during school holidays. See our Facebook page for lots of pictures.

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Availability of the Hall

To enquire about booking 1st Place, please complete the on-line booking enquiry form.

1st Place Booking Form and Conditions of Use

A £50 deposit (cheque preferred), and signed conditions of hire are required before keys will be provided. Keys should be returned immediately after the event to the bookings clerk. The deposit will be returned/cheque destroyed after the hire provided there is no need for repairs/replacements etc.  Contact bookings on:

Hire of the hall for community users is usually £16.00/hr, with a discounted flat rate of £50 for a half day.  Overnight hire is also possible – please contact us to discuss your requirements.  We would also welcome enquires about longer term hire for groups or classes – please contact us directly to discuss availability and terms. We already host a karate class on Sunday mornings.

Terms and Conditions
The Terms and Conditions are within the booking form.  For the purposes of hiring, the landlord of 1st Place is 1st Winchester Scout Group, Executive Committee. A Building Sub-Committee acts on behalf of the Executive to take day-to-day decisions for maintaining, booking and managing the building.