The Main Hall floor measures 21.5 m long x 11.5 m wide (71 ft long x 40 ft wide) with a 2.5 m (8 ft) carpeted area down either side.
It has a solid maple floor ideal for dancing and is among the best dance floors in the area.
At the rear of the hall is a newly refurbished retractable seating unit comprising of 279 seats. Further seating can provide an auditorium to seat a maximum of 480. Maximum numbers for the hall is 480(fully standing).
Numbers vary depending on the seating/table arrangements e.g. disco/party up to 300, fashion show 450, wrestling/boxing up to 450.
The hall features brand new multi channel LED wall uplighters that can be used with LED ceiling spots to create an effective ambiance of your choice. Fluorescent lighting is also available enabling maximum light ideal for rigging and setting up. This is controlled separately and can be isolated or reduced and used with the coloured LED lighting. A mirror ball also adds a decorative touch for dances and discos.
There are 6 stage spot lights on the hall lighting truss and 4 side bar spot lights on both sides of the stage. Lights are controlled from a lighting room to the left of the stage. Space is available on the truss for additional lighting subject to your requirements.
The erecting and dismantling of tables and chairs is done by the hall staff prior to and after the function. Cleaning after the function is the responsibility of the Hirer.
The hall may be decorated to your requirements but all proposals should be discussed in advance with the Hall’s Duty Manager.
The stage is perfect for any small to large sized production and has played host to a number of amateur dramatic concerts over the years. The stage has also hosted performances from Paul Weller, Ocean Colour Scene, The Mission and Terrorvision.
Stage dimensions: 14m wide x 6.3m deep deck at 1m high (29ft x 21ft x 3.6ft)
Available lighting: Par 64 (18 of). 4 truss lighting bars. Load for each bar 100kg evenly distributed.
Power: 2x 63a 3 phase supplies
The kitchen was installed in May 2012 and contains brand new top of the range equipment which comprises of:
If it’s quality dining and value for money you are seeking then our local recommended caterers will provide an excellent, professional quality service to meet your catering requirements.
The Licensed bar is run and licensed by Victoria Hall staff and is supplied at no extra charge. We stock a wide range of drinks including:-
Drinks packages can be made available on request should hirers have any special requirements.
The bar lounge is an open plan area measuring 7m x 5.5m (24ft x 19.5 ft) which is used as a lounge/break out area from the Main Hall and is included in with the hall hire charge. Refreshments and buffets can also be set out in this area.
The Bar Lounge can also be hired out (subject to availability) solely and is ideal for meetings, training or a small social gathering. Maximum numbers approximately 40 depending on seating requirements.
The Dining Room measures 16.5 m x 5.5 m (54 ft x 17 ft) and can be used for a café area, dressing room, break-out room. There is access directly onto the stage and into the Main Hall. There is also access from this room up into the Bridge Room which can also be used as a dressing room.
The Bridge Room measures 7.1m x 5.4m (23ft 3" x 17ft 7") and can be accessed from either the Main Hall or the Dining Room. It is mainly used as a dressing room or for small meetings or training. Access to this room is not obvious, however once up in the room it is self-contained. This room can only be accessed via stairs. The Bridge room has access to a small kitchenette area and male and female toilets.
The Veterans Room measures 10.3m long x 3.5m wide (34ft x 12ft 9") and is mainly used as a dress-ing room. Access to this room is through the Dining Room. Included in this area is a toilet and hand wash basin.
Victoria Hall has ample free car parking for over 200 cars. 2 disabled car parking spaces are available directly at the front of the hall.
The following disabled access facilities are available at Victoria Hall:
Access is not available to The Bridge room, Veterans room or stage though a lift can be arranged for wheelchair access onto the stage upon request and providing sufficient advance notice is provided.