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Hire our Facilities

WSF runs Britannia Village Hall and Royal Wharf Community Dock and these are the only community centres in the area. We offer flexible spaces for hire, whether you are a group of 20 people or 200. We often work with:

  • Individuals and families hosting parties and other celebrations
  • Practitioners seeking a space to run fitness and wellbeing classes
  • Organisations hosting meetings, seminars and exhibitions
  • Groups seeking a venue for arts and craft activities, adult learning or sessions for children

Our prices are affordable and provide great value for money.

We also offer a 10% discount to Britannia Village Service Charge payers at BV Hall and a 25% discount for Royal Residents at the Community Dock (upon presentation of address) There are also discounts for anyone booking multiple rooms together; and anyone who makes regular bookings and pays monthly in advance.

The income we receive from hire goes to improving our activities and services. So when you making a booking with us, your local community benefits too!

Download our room specs and rates:

BV Hall If you want to discuss your needs with us first, please call 020 7511 6118 between the hours of 9am to 6pm and ask for our centre manager, or email us at manager@wsfroyaldocks.org

Hire rates for BV

Community Dock The easiest way to contact us is by emailing bookings@wsfroyaldocks.org

Community Dock space info and rates document 

Please read our Terms and Conditions of hire

BV Hall

Main Hall

Our large hall is airy with a high ceiling, giving a great sense of space. It has a sprung wood floor and is ideal for larger parties and celebrations, exhibitions, and fitness activities. It can host up to 230 people. It also comes with a stage, which is available for hire at a small extra cost.

Other spaces

Our Hub Room is a medium-size space which can be flexibly configured for parties and celebrations, group activities and meetings. It is best for groups of up to 50 people.

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Main-hall

Community Dock

Main Space

A large bright, modern space with full length windows along one wall.  Can be set up with tables and chairs that can be cleared for the hires that need the full floor space. Up to 200 standing.

A flexible event space capable of supporting a range of functions including public meetings, consultations, training, Can be used in conjunction with the Activity Centre to create a larger area..

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Activity Centre

A unique, self -contained space separated from the main area by a soundproof divider and door. The cheerful space benefits from having its own toilet and kitchenette area (no cooking facilities).
Can be hired in conjunction with the Main Space, with or without the divider. 30 standing, about 10-12 with exercise mats

Suitable for: workshops, exercise classes, meetings, training sessions, small children’s parties.

Activity Centre
Activity centre kitchenette area

Meeting Room

Bright, airy meeting rooms with smart TVs available for presentations.
There are 2 separate meetings rooms available, both a similar size. They can also be hired as one large room with the divider stored away at the side of the room.

Max 12 seated at table or 24 seated in rows in double room or max 6 seated at table in single room

Suitable for: Meetings, training sessions, workshops, group work and breakout space, private 1-1 sessions.
Please note exercise or art/craft sessions are not suitable for these rooms and we do not allow parties in them.

Meeting Room (3)
large meeting room A and B

More information

Access

Both buildings are have ground floor access and accessible toliets.

Parking and transport links

AT BV Hall there is a car park. You must check with the Centre Manager before parking.

There is Newham Council controlled parking on the street around the Village Hall from Monday to Sunday between the hours of 8am and 6.30pm.

There is no parking at Royal Wharf Community Dock. Parking is not managed by Newham Council but by a private company and is in force 24 hours a day, all week.  We do not have any parking spaces or ability to arrange them. There are notices on lamp posts beside parking bays with details about how to pay.

West Silvertown DLR station is just a few minutes’ walk away from both centres, and the 474 bus stops nearby.

Catering

At BV there is an onsite kitchen which is available for bookings with the Main Hall at £50 for the duration of your event. It is perfect for serving hot and cold drinks, cakes and snacks. There is a cooker, fridge, microwave, hot water urns and a dishwasher.

There is not a kitchen for use by hirers at Royal Wharf Community Dock. You can use outside caterers but remember there is no where to heat food up or keep it warm.

If you’re looking for help with catering, our friends at the Garden Community Café can provide a range of tasty and affordable cold food options including sandwiches and wraps, snacks, fruit and cake. For menus and prices, please contact the friendly café team on 020 7511 1232 or gardencommunitycafe@gmail.com

You are welcome to bring your own alcohol but must not sell it.  Please note that WSF does not have a licence to sell alcohol and it is strictly forbidden to sell alcohol at your event yourself.

Terms and Conditions

See our full conditions of hire for more details.