Room Hire

Southlands Methodist has a variety of rooms available for booking,  from small intimate spaces, to large venues, suitable for concerts and productions.   To see which spaces are free, for different times in the week, then click our Room Calendar.

Prices also include Free Wifi, and additional equipment, like DVD players, amplifiers and projectors may be available on request for an additional fee.

For details of each room, see the links below.

Prices are as follows:-


Price per hour*

Community Centre
Church Hall or Church
Room 1 Room 2 Room 3
Occasional Bookings £26.00 £20.00 £13.00 £13.00 £11.00
Regular Bookings £20.00 £18.00 £11.00 £11.00 £9.00

In Addition:-

The Church and New Hall Combined, can be let for £130 for three hours, plus £40 for each additional hour.

The Gallery & Loft Studios (for artists) are let at £80 a month for a full bay (half bays also available).

*Our prices allow for 15 mins before and after the letting period to setup-and clear away. Discounts may be available depending on the period of hire and the time of day.

Church Foyer

Church Foyer Room

The Church Foyer, which is adjacent to Bishopthorpe road entrance is usually only used on a Sunday morning, or evening when services take place. It is, however, large enough, well lit and independently heated, sufficiently well that it is often used as a meeting space for small groups. Situated on the ground floor, it is … Continue reading Church Foyer Room

Room 1

This room, which is accessible at ground level is one of the most heavily used rooms in the premises and is particularly useful for meetings and activities, on a regular or occasional basis.   The room is carpeted and well-lit and it accommodates up to 50 people, depending on setting.Facilities include a double power socket at … Continue reading Room 1

Room 2

This room is on the first floor at the top of the main staircase and also has stair-lift access.   Like Room 1, which is immediately below, it is carpeted and accommodates up to 50 people, depending on setting.   Facilities include a double power socket at both ends of the room, a pull-down screen mounted … Continue reading Room 2

Room 3

This room, on the first floor with staircase and stair-lift access, is the smallest of our meeting rooms, but it is carpeted and will accommodate up to 20 people, depending on setting. Facilities include double power sockets on two walls, a pull down projector screen, and an upright piano. WiFi free in the building. Additional … Continue reading Room 3

Community Centre

This space is not carpeted but has a modern oak-block floor at ground level on which 80 people can be accommodated. It has the advantage of direct access to toilets for men and women and a toilet for the disabled (Radar key required). If needed an upright piano can be wheeled out of an adjoining storeroom. … Continue reading Community Centre

Church Hall

A new hall has been created at ground level by shortening the Worship Centre or Church.   The room is divided from the ‘church’ by a moveable divider, so either the whole space can be booked, or just the hall. At one side of the hall, are some comfy leather armchairs (and sofa occasionally) and a … Continue reading Church Hall

Combined New Hall & Church

The church itself can be booked as a stand alone space.   The church is equipped with a built in projector system, with HDMI and sound inputs at both the lecturn, and rear control desk. The projector, and screen and selection of inputs is performed through an easier to use switch panel at the rear. We … Continue reading Combined New Hall & Church

General Terms & Conditions

General Information The following are general terms and conditions of letting our premises.  If you need to discuss these more, please contact us. 1. No alcoholic drinks are allowed on the premises (This is a stipulation of the Methodist church nationally in order to preserve an alcohol free space in the community). 2. Any group needing  … Continue reading General Terms & Conditions

Booking Forms

This page contains links to the forms and documentation required for a booking. Safeguarding Form E SafeguardingPolicy070618 Std Booking Form

Room Calendar

The following Google Calendar shows our present room bookings and availability.  Select the tabs to see, week, month or agenda view.   To view specific rooms only, then click on the down arrow to the right of the Agenda Tab, where different Rooms can be selected and de-selected.