Venue & Room Hire

Community Voluntary Services Tendring have several rooms that are available to hire throughout Tendring.

Community Information Centre – Clacton

The centre has a unique and pleasant reception area where your visitors will be welcomed by our friendly and helpful team.

Included in room bookings to all hirers is a warm and friendly reception service manned by a member of staff and trained volunteers (within office hours) and free advertising for your event! All rooms are fully accessible including disabled toilet facilities. You also have access to fully equipped kitchens for the making of tea, coffee and light snacks. Refreshments and catering can be provided at an additional cost. We think you’ll find our facilities really excellent value.

Please call on 01255 425692 or Email to book your room or for further information.

We have the following meeting rooms to cater for all requirements from a conference room for 60 people to an interview room for 2 people. Click here to view a room layout guide.

Sam’s Hall

Sam’s Hall seats up to 80 people (depending on the layout). It is ideal for meetings, training, seminars and functions.

Facilities available:

  • Modern kitchen, fully equipped and including serving area
  • Comfortable seating
  • Disabled access and toilet
    • Facilities for internet connection / wifi
    • Powerpoint
    • Flipcharts etc
    • The hall is equipped with a loop system


    • £11.00 per hour for affiliated organisations
    • £16.00 per hour for statutory organisations
    • £31.00 per hour for commercial organisations

    Scott’s Garden Studio

    Scott’s Garden Studio seats up to 30 people (depending on the layout). Visit our Garden Suite and take the opportunity to experience a relaxing environment to hold activities. It is practical for workshops, self-support groups, meditation, counselling and interviews. It has a small patio outside with garden furniture which is enjoyed by our groups in good weather.

    Facilities available:

    • Modern fully equipped kitchen
    • Wifi
    • Privacy panels for small groups
    • Disabled access and toilets


    • £10.50 per hour for affiliated members
    • £14.00 per hour for statutory organisations
    • £26.00 per hour for commercial organisations

    Catalyst I.T Suite

    The Catalyst I.T Suite seats up to 16 people.

    It offers 10 PC’s and 4 laptops (available on request).

    This room has all the facilities you need for computer and I.T. training for your staff and volunteers, including internet and wifi.

    Other facilities include:

    • Modern kitchen
    • Disabled access and toilets


    • £10.50 per hour for affiliated members
    • £14.00 per hour for statutory organisations
    • £31.00 per hour for commercial organisations

    Please click here to view our Terms and Conditions.


    Resource Centre

    Come along to Jaywick Resource Centre, Brooklands Gardens, Jaywick where you can join in our popular activities such as the Friendship Café and Seated Dance. There is car park available on site.

    St Christopher’s
    Church Hall

    Located on Meadow Way, Jaywick, St Christopher’s is the place for our Barn Dance and Seated Yoga activities. It is easily accessible by bus, and there is also a carpark alongside the church.


    Dovercourt & Harwich Hub

    We offer venue hire in our Dovercourt & Harwich Hub, 276 High Street, Dovercourt, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3PD

    If you are interested in viewing the centre to hire for our group or activity please contact us on 01255 554115 or

    We are here to discuss your needs if you are looking to hire a central venue for your events. We offer one off bookings or block bookings, enabling flexibility in the use of the facilities.

    Our aim is to empower the communities we are here to support and facilitate with this great new venue. This facility has been generously granted for the benefit of local community use.


    Community Centre

    We hold several activities including, Walton It Club, Bereavement & Friendship Cafe and My Weight Matters at the Community Centre on Standley Road, Walton-on-the-Naze.

    Columbine Centre

    Walton’s Friendship Cafe is held at the Columbine Centre located on Princes Esplanade, Walton. 

    YMCA Red Triangle Club

    Come along to Barn Dancing and Seated Yoga at the YMCA on Portobello Road, Walton-on-the-Naze. 

    Book a Venue

    If you would like to book a room or venue please call 01255 425692 (Clacton, Jaywick Sands & Walton) or 01255 554115 (Dovercourt & Harwich) to find out availability.

    Alternatively, please complete the form and a member of the booking team will respond during office hours.

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