HORTON KIRBY AND SOUTH DARENTH JUBILEE HALL; Horton Road, South Darenth Dartford Kent DA4 9AX (DA4 9AZ for satnav)
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

(left) The main hall, set up for a wedding looking towards the stage; (right) from the stage.

Jubilee room:

How much does it cost?
See schedule of prices in drop down menu.

How do I get in the hall?
Call or visit the Clerk the week before your event to make arrangements for key collection when the Office is open (Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 9am to 12.30pm)

What is the situation re catering?
The hirer does his/her own catering or brings in outside caterers.

Do I have to lock up and can I leave things in the hall until the following morning?
Unfortunately due to heavy demand for the hall, it is not possible to allow hirers to leave things in the hall after their booking. Hirers are expected to clear up after their event, take all items away with them and post the key through the parish office at the hall. Caterers should be informed that they must take away all their equipment at the end of the booking also.

How many does the hall hold?
Our maximum is 80guests though we only have 52 chairs(!)

What are the dimensions?
The hall measures 7m x 10m approx. The ceiling height varies from 2.7 metres at the sides to an apex of 4.7 metres.

Do you supply crockery or cooking equipment?
Unfortunately we have no crockery other than mugs for approximately 50 persons.

What facilities are in the kitchen?
A 9 litre water boiler, 1 electric kettle, a fridge and a microwave.

Do you have tables and chairs?
We have 52 chairs and 8 x 4 feet long tables (both 27.5 inches wide).

What is the parking situation?
There is parking for approximately 12 cars in the grounds but plenty of on street parking in front of the hall.

Is the hall licensed for alcohol?
Yes, the hall is fully licensed. The hirer does his/her own bar.

What are the times the hall is available for hire?
From 10 am to midnight. An extension to 12.30 am can be arranged for a Saturday booking.

Is the outside area included in the price?
Yes, there is a small fenced garden area behind the hall that you can use.

What about my rubbish?
All rubbish must be taken away at the end of your hire period and disposed of by yourselves.
A sum of £50 will be deducted from your damage fee if rubbish is left for the Parish Council to dispose of. This includes helium balloons which have escaped and are left on the ceiling.