Jennett's Park Community Centre is available to hire from 9am through to 10pm, depending on availability. Hire is in blocks of 15 minutes.
The rate you are charged depends on the circumstances of your hire - recognised charities and local groups receive cheaper rates - and details of our charges appear below.
Set-up and clearing-up time is chargeable at your standard rate and MUST be included within the hire times you specify - if you overrun you risk losing your security/insurance deposit.
Hire categories and rates
Local Charities, Voluntary Associations, education and recreation groups.
Any Commercial and/or business enterprises
Private (non-commercial) hire - residents of Jennett's Park, Wykery Copse and Peacock Cottages
Private (non-commercial) hire
Special circumstances - agreed with JPCA Management Committee
Current at 25-Nov-21
Security / insurance deposit
An ‘insurance deposit’ is taken from hirers to protect the Community Association against any loss or damages suffered by or caused to them as a result of a hire. This may include cleanliness of building, over-running hire time, damage to building, annoyance to neighbours or any breach of our terms and conditions of hire or your hire agreement. Your deposit may be withheld in full or part-returned
The deposit is payable not less than 28 days prior to the date of your hire – late payment may result in your hire being cancelled and any monies already paid being forfeited. It is YOUR responsibility to ensure it is paid on time.
There are differing rates of ‘insurance deposit’ and are applied as follows ;
DEPOSIT LEVEL 0 - £Nil
No security deposit payable – hirer agrees to be invoiced for all costs normally associated with hire (over running, cleaning, damage, etc). This is generally only offered to recognised Charities and Businesses
DEPOSIT LEVEL 3 - £150
Occasional hire, end of hire after 9pm
DEPOSIT LEVEL 1 - £50
Occasional hire, end of hire before 6pm
DEPOSIT LEVEL 4 - £200
Occasional hire, end of hire after 9pm where alcohol is consumed but not sold
DEPOSIT LEVEL 2 - £100
Occasional hire, end of hire after 6pm but before 9pm
DEPOSIT LEVEL 5 - £300
Any event, irrespective of timings, where alcohol is sold -or- any event at the discretion of JPCA Management Committee
Paying for hire
Once a booking has been accepted we will send you a hire agreement to sign and return as well as an invoice. A booking deposit of £30 (or 50% total hire cost, whichever is the greater) must be paid NOT MORE THAN 10 days after your invoice date. If the deposit is not received your booking will be cancelled without notice.
The balance is due not less than 28 days before your hire date and if this is not received you booking may be cancelled.
We can accept payment by the following methods ;
CASH - please leave in an envelope marked with your name and booking reference number, as shown on your invoice, in the letterbox to right of front door at Community Centre and email to let us know you have left money there
PAYPAL - to make your payment via PayPal for the total invoice amount, please follow the instructions on your online invoice. To make a partial payment please use our PayPal email address of firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your booking reference number
BACS - you can make an online bank transfer (BACS) payment to our account. The sort code is 40-13-10, account number 72013282. Please remember to quote your booking reference number.
CREDIT CARDS - we don't accept credit cards at the community centre but please follow the appropriate link on your invoice to pay by credit card using our provider, Stripe