Find out about booking the Parish Room

This excellent facility is available for hire. It is available for wedding receptions, anniversaries and birthdays, fundraising events, children's parties, society meetings, etc. Have you thought about hiring it for your event or meeting?

Parish Room

Hire Charges

All day wedding reception £200
Friday and Saturday Morning or afternoon £50
Friday and Saturday evening £100
Sunday to Thursday evening £60
If you live in the Parish of Amberley these rates are reduced by approximately 20%


The main hall is 17m long and 13m wide with headroom of 3m. A soundproof partition divides the space into two halls. The larger one adjacent to the kitchen is 10m long leaving a smaller one of 7m. There is gas fired radiator central heating.

There are 96 folding seats and 18 2m by 1m folding tables and 10 1.5m by 1m folding tables all stored on trolleys, a piano and other benches and tables.

The main access is via steps but there is also a back door reached by a path that is accessible by wheelchair.

Car Parking
There is space for eight cars in the grounds and adequate road parking nearby.

In addition to separate facilities for men and women, there is a toilet that is accessible by wheelchair.

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The Kitchen

4m by 5m with extensive stainless steel work surfaces, and a serving hatch to the halls
Equipment includes

  • a large double sink, a utility sink and a hand washing sink.
  • a large commercial gas cooker with six rings and a full extractor hood
  • a microwave oven
  • two small refrigerators
  • a hot water urn, two gas kettles and two electric kettles
  • crockery and cutlery for approx. 120 settings.
  • a mobile heated cupboard trolley and a mobile work top trolley.


Parish Room


The Parish Rooms is licenced for the sale of alcohol, live music, recorded music and dancing


Parish Room

Booking the Parish Room

If you would like more information, please contact Clare Weaver - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 01453 872602
If you want to book, you can download the various forms below and send them to Clare at Rectory Cottage, Amberley, Stroud. GL5 5JG



Download this file (Alcohol_Ageement.pdf)Alcohol Agreement[Needed if you want to sell alcohol]53 kB
Download this file (hire_agreement.pdf)Hire Agreement[The hire agreement for one-off bookings]72 kB
Download this file (Hire_agreement_Regular_users.pdf)Hire Agreement - Regular[The hire agreement for regular bookings]49 kB
Download this file (Hiring_conditions.pdf)Hiring Conditions[Full details of the hiring conditions]82 kB

Given the current situation, it is impossible to distribute the Parish magazine.
All magazine content is now online under the 'Magazine' heading on the Amberley church website here.

 This includes not only all the latest news and articles (updated as they come in rather than just once a month) but also the complete set of  many past series of articles such as 'Meet your Neighbour' and Recipes.

The Public Consultation regarding the changes to the church for the Amberley Shop in the Common are available here

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