Community Hall & Council Offices


The Council Office is currently closed to the public, however, our staff continue to work their normal hours and contact can be made by either Telephoning:  01626 364089 between the office opening hours of 9:30am - 12:30pm Monday - Friday or by E-mail.  The email addresses can be found on the Council Staff page.  

We apologise for any inconvenience caused but we continue at present to keep everybody as safe as possible. We will advise here when we re-open the office to the public.  In the meantime please continue to stay safe and well and look out for others, who may be elderly, vulnerable, unwell or lonely, who may just need a friendly chat or a helping hand.

Community Hall Facilities

The Council Office is situated upstairs at the Community Hall in Rydon Road, next to Rydon Primary School. The hall was built in 1985 and the Mary Hall Suite was added in 1995, we have the Rydon Room (a Porta Cabin) to the rear of the Community Hall grounds to enable a further facility for room hire for small groups.

Facilities available for hire are:

  • The Community Hall available to hire with kitchen (this may at times have to be shared, which would then be charged at a reduced rate).
  • The Mary Hall Suite (kitchen can also be hired - but it may have to be shared, which would then be charged at a reduced rate).
  • The Rydon Room - a Porta Cabin in the grounds to the rear of the car park. Room only.
The main hall is approximately 52’ by 29.6’ with a roof height of 9’ at the lowest point and 13’ at its highest point. We have seating, square tables and trestle tables available that are included in the hourly hire rate. Please advise 3 x days before your day of hire, if you require trestle tables.

The Rydon Room has tables and seating for up to 18 people.

Capacities for rooms are as follows:

  • Main Community Hall - maximum of 100 people.
  • Mary Hall Suite - maximum of 40 people.
  • The Rydon Room - maximum of 18 people. 

There is a 27 space car park for hall users including 3 disabled spaces & 8 parent & toddler.

Hire rates can be viewed or downloaded here.

Please telephone the office for bookings on (01626) 364089 during office opening hours: Monday - Friday 9:30am - 12:30pm






Community Hall