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FAQs

 How much will it cost to hire the hall?

Please refer to Hire Charges

How much will my damage deposit be?

£150 for a child's party (age 0 - 12)
£300 for any event where adults or children over 12 years of age will be attending.
 

When do I have to pay?

£25.00 will be payable at time of booking. 

The balance will be payable at least 28 days before the date of hire.  At this time a damage deposit of £300 is required for adult parties/social events or £150 for parties/social events for children aged 0-12 years.
 

Am I considered a "local"?

If your home or organisation has an address in either Nettlestead or Wateringbury you are considered to be a " local".

Can I sell alcohol?

To sell alcohol you will require a temporary event license which can be obtained from Sevenoaks District Council. This is required regardless of any personal license that may be held. There is a limit to the number of licenses that can be issued for the hall in a 12 month period so please check with the Bookings Secretary at time of booking.

When will I get my damage deposit back?

The hall will be checked following your event and the deposit will be returned, less any deductions, within 4 weeks or end the next calender month depending when on date of the event.
 

Up to what time can I hire the hall?

The premises license allows the hall to be in use until 11:45pm. The hall may not be hired after this time.
 
 

What happens if I cancel my booking?

  In the event of cancellation the following charges will be applied:

a) the £25.00 holding deposit will be returned if we are notified more than 1 calendar months prior to the event.

b) the full hire cost must be paid if we are notified within 28 days of the event.

c) the damage deposit will be returned if the event is cancelled.