St Sidwell’s Community Centre is located in the heart of Exeter, with easy access for public transport. We are located within a five minute walk of the main bus station, a 10 minute walk from Exeter Central Rail Station and 15 minutes drive from the M5 motorway. Cycle parking is available onsite.

We offer room hire at competitive prices. We have a variety of rooms suitable for meetings, lectures, training, workshops, community activities and much more.

We offer an on-line booking process, which can be accessed here.

Room hire is available 9am-5pm Monday to Friday. Outside of these hours, room hire is available at the discretion of the Centre, and there may be an additional charge outside our core hours. For weekend availability please contact us to discuss.

For parties, we offer a special rate of £150.00 for exclusive hire of the centre for four hours (use of the main kitchen is charged additionally Total cost £200.00 for 4 hours including use of the commercial kitchen). Use of the kitchen is dependant upon proof of at least a Food Hygiene level 2 qualification being held by the hirer.

Room hire cost details

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RoomRoom SizePrice
Per Hour
Max in a CircleMax in a Boardroom
Max in a Theatre

The Harry Hems Room


11ft wide,
25ft long

The Peter Hennis Room


11ft wide,
20ft long
Old Chapel


13ft wide,
20ft long


16ft wide,
36ft long


as at March 2022


23ft wide,
19ft long
Café Space
(After 5pm Mon-Fri)
N/A £25.00 Including use of the small kitchen to make drinks
(Discuss with staff)
Main Kitchen
(After 5pm Mon-Fri)
N/A £30.00 (Discuss with staff)
The hirer must have experience of using
a commercial kitchen and at least a level 2 Food Hygiene Qualification

Download room hire details here.

Equipment and facilities available

All rooms, apart from Sidwella, have free access to the internet and have access to a whiteboard.

  • Tables and chairs – just let us know how you want them set up. The Hennis room is pre-set to a boardroom style with 12 chairs and cannot be altered.
  • Laptops
  • Wi Fi in rooms and/or Ethernet Connections
  • Digital Projectors
  • Printing and photocopying facilities
  • Full disability access, disabled toilet
  • Tea and coffee can be purchased from the small kitchen all day.
Other equipment we can provide Cost
Projector with screen£8.00 per session
Laptop£8.00 per session
Flipchart with paper£6.00 per session
Teas and coffees (as per our menu)from £1 per person per cup
Hot water & 10 mugs for your own tea/coffee (One pump jug fills 10 cups)£5 per session with free re-fills

Just let us know what you need and we will do the rest.

Refreshments can be purchased from our café during opening hours. If you want to bring your own tea and coffee, we will provide a pump jug of hot water and 10 cups for the one off cost of £5.00, with free re-fills. If you require 20 cups then you must order 2 pump jugs at a cost of £10.00.

Buffet catering can also be arranged through the café.

Booking a room at St Sidwell’s

Please email, or call us on 01392 666 222, or fill out this form to enquire about booking a room.

Book a room through our on-line booking system