Hiring St Mary’s Wivenhoe

St Mary’s Church has two spaces which can be hired – the nave and the annexe.
The nave is a large open space which has a tea point and a door into the south lobby with accessible toilets.
The annexe is a large meeting room which gives access to the kitchen.
The building has easy access for those with physical disabilities via the south porch which is available to both nave and annexe hirers.

You will find links to the Terms & Conditions of Hire and the Application form at the bottom of this page. Those documents and the details here will provide you with the majority of the information you need.


Standard rateDiscounted rateDamage Deposit if required
Church Nave£30 per hour£20 per hour£ 50
Annexe and kitchen£15 per hour£10 per hour£50
Church, Annexe and kitchen£40 per hour£25 per hour£100
ChurchyardRate negotiated depending on use£50
Use of Sound and/or AV system £60£50

The maximum number of people allowed in the Premises (including but not limited to helpers, performers and third parties) are as follows:

Church Nave160 people dependent on usage
Annexe and kitchen40 people dependent on usage
Whole Premises200 people dependent on usage

1) The Hirer shal be the person or organisation stated on the Application to Hire form and in the case of a person shall be aged 21 years or over (the “Hirer”).
2) No unaccompanied children are permitted on the premises.
3) Where children are present at a licensable event, it is the Hirer’s responsibility to ensure that they are supervised at all times.

Email to wivstmarybookings@gmail.com or telephone 07942335398

TERMS & CONDITIONS OF HIRE- click for document

APPLICATION FORM- click for editable document