The Adastra Hall is set in the beautiful Adastra Park, Hassocks. It is an attractive, convenient and well equipped Hall – basically an ideal venue for all types of occasion and activity for people of all ages including weddings, dinners, film shows, lunches, meetings, coffee mornings, concerts, exercise classes, exhibitions. The hall is situated in Hassocks village and close by are many shops including Budgens supermarket, a Post Office, three Banks, a Building Society, restaurants, coffee shops, three Schools, three Churches and a Library.
The Hall can be booked by the session, (morning, afternoon and evening) by phoning or emailing the Booking Secretary (Kay Holden) (07764531246 – email email@example.com)
The hall comprises the following facilities:-
- An attractive foyer with a large notice board available to hirers for pre-publicity and leaflets, brochures for users of the hall.
- Large main hall with stage with fixed lights in front of and above the stage which provides good levels of light for most types of event. There is also a mirror ball. There is also a pull down white screen at the back of the stage. There is also a small bar area.
- Green/dressing room and all purpose room. This is behind the stage and is often used in conjunction with performances for dressing. There is also a small kitchen and a uni-sex toilet.
- Committee Room is not only used for Committee meetings but also used for Scrabble, Mah Jong, Music exams and other small events.
- The main kitchen is very large and is ample to cater for large parties. It has been totally refurbished. It houses two new Lincat water urns, a new stainless steel sink unit, new freezer, one very large fridge and one small one, dishwasher on a stand, large gas oven and a mobile Bain Marie hot cupboard. There is also a small microwave. There are two hatches, one into the main hall and the other into the foyer.
- Ladies, gents and disabled toilets are situated within the foyer area with all up-to-date facilites.
In front of the Hall there is a car park with eighteen spaces and two disabled parking spaces. This car park is for the use of the Parish Council, the hall and public using the Adastra Park. There is also parking on the road. Parking is also available behind Budgens supermarket with a parking disc, available from Orion Newsagents, Hassocks Pet Centre, Pavilion Electrics and also Hassocks Parish Council for £1. There is a three hour limit during the day. However this car park is free from 4 p.m. and on Sundays and Bank Holidays. There is also a free car park in Dale Avenue which is adjacent to Age Concern Centre now known as Pauline Thaw Centre.
The hall is disabled friendly being on one level. It has a disabled toilet.
The hall is licensed for public entertainment including plays, films, live music, recorded music, dances and for the retail sale of alcohol for consumption on the premises.