Dorset Council facilities for hire include Community Halls and Recreation Venues.
Council have the following facilities available around Dorset for hire:
The following buildings are Council owned, but bookings are made via Hall Caretakers - please contact Council for information on who to contact:
To hire a Council facility, the Facility Hire - Terms and Conditions must be read and an Application for Facility Hire Form (see below) must be completed.
There is also provision for hirers to purchase casual public liability insurance from Council when hiring a Council facility, subject to meeting eligibility criteria.
Since the 2017/18 financial year, Council decided to remove fees for the use of community halls and facilities when being used for community purposes, and the entry fees into the Scottsdale and Branxholm swimming pools have also been removed. Council's 2022/23 Fees and Charges Schedule is available here.
For assistance in completing an Application for Facility Hire Form, or for further information including availability, contact the Council Office on 03 6352 6500.