Halls for hire

Halls and community centres are available to hire across the Borough for every occasion. Whether you are organising a wedding, party, conference or exercise class, take a look at our range of venues below.

For further enquiries, to arrangement an appointment to view a hall or if you would like to make a booking, please contact Places for People Leisure Ltd on 01932 254750 or email Places for People Leisure.  

Large halls

King George's Hall

High Street, Esher, Surrey KT10 9RA

Capacity: 190 people


  • large hall - suitable for weddings, parties and fairs

  • Sandown Park Room - a medium size room with kitchenette, suitable for meetings, exercise and after-school classes

  • Claremont Room - a small meeting room which can accommodate up to 10 people

  • badminton court

  • 30 trestle tables

  • 8 small tables

  • 180 chairs in main hall

  • 18 chairs in Sandown Park Room

  • PA system

  • piano

  • kitchen with two ovens, fridge, water heater, crockery and cutlery

Note: hall hirers wishing to park in the small car park immediately in front of King George's Hall will need to apply in advance for a parking permit. This also applies when loading/unloading a vehicle at the beginning/end of a let. Please ask for more details at the time of booking.

The Cecil Hepworth Playhouse

Hurst Grove, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, KT12 1AU

The playhouse is equipped for professional theatrical, dance and music productions, including:

  • box office

  • large stage

  • large main hall

  • professional lighting and sound system

  • orchestra pit

  • lounge/bar area

  • 3 changing rooms/dressing rooms

  • separate toilets for performers and guests


  • main hall capacity: 180 people (standing), 150 people (chairs only), 90 and 84 individual chairs (raised seating)

  • car parking capacity: 20 cars (additional parking available a Sainsbury's car park (until midnight) and Drewitt's Court (opposite Sainsbury's - 24 hours)

  • bar facilities

  • kitchen including fridge and water heater

  • retractable seating

  • 12 trestle tables

  • piano

  • PA

Small halls

Elmgrove Hall

Hersham Road Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, KT12 1LH


  • parking in front of the building

  • large multi-use main hall (capacity: 200 standing or 90 seated)

  • meeting room (capacity: 15 people)

  • large kitchen, including 15 trestle tables, 90 chairs, four hob oven, fridge, water heater

Vine Hall

East Molesey, Surrey, KT8 9LF


  • main hall with a stage area (capacity: 195 people)
  • parking spaces for around 12 cars
  • kitchen
  • 16 trestle tables
  • 90 chairs
  • two small dressing rooms
  • piano
  • four hob oven and grill
  • fridge
  • water heater


 Hall/day/time Fee/hour  King Georges Hall - fee/hour
 Large halls - weekday daytime  £20.80  £17.65
 Large halls - weekday evening  £23.80  £20.30
 Large halls - Saturday daytime  £31.30  £26.65
 Large halls - Saturday evening  £41.80  £35.60
 Large halls - Sunday  £31.30  £26.65
 Small halls - weekday daytime  £14.10  £12.00
 Small halls - weekday evening  £16.35  £13.90
 Small halls - Saturday daytime  £19.45  £16.45
 Small halls - Saturday evening  £27.90  £23.75
 Small halls - Sunday  £19.35  £16.45
 Committee room - Elmgrove  £7.45  
 Hire of kitchen  £15.15  
 Hire of crockery  £15.15  
Playhouse sound deck  £15.15  
 Playhouse block booking per day (6 consecutive days or more)  £155.80  
 Playhouse PUC block booking per day (6 consecutive days or more)  £148.30   
 Playhouse dress rehearsals as part of a block booking  £16.45  

Please note all commercial bookings are double the usual rate.

Additional information 

  • For permission to sell alcohol or provide entertainment (including music, dancing and occasional plays), you will require authorisation in the form of a Temporary Event Notice (under Licensing Legislation) or you may require a lottery licence.

  • All halls are to be cleared and vacated by 11.30pm (8pm on Sundays).

  • The Council reserves the right to demand a deposit in all circumstances.

  • A returnable deposit is required for all social functions. The Council reserves the right to vary the fees at any time.

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