Hire Fees


The minimum hire period for a session is 3 hours; each additional hour will be charged at an hourly rate.

The preferential hire rate is available to:

  • Residents of Maldon town for private functions
  • Local not-for-profit groups and Charities.


MAIN HALL min. per hr min. per hr
Monday to Friday (8.00am to 6pm) £66.00 £22.00 £42.00 £14.00
Monday to Friday (6.00pm to 12 midnight) £81.00 £27.00 £48.00 £16.00
Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays £90.00 £30.00 £54.00 £18.00
Monday to Friday (8.00am to 12 midnight) £33.00 £11.00
Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays £39.00 £13.00
If hired separately £21.00 £7.00



Hire of Kitchen

Tea and coffee making facility – no charge
£15.00 per session for cooking

Bar Licence for the sale of alcohol to be obtained by Hirer, after consultation with Town Clerk.
Hire of Equipment

Free of charge:
Drop down screen, portable screen, overhead projector, equipment in the Conference Room and hand held microphones.

Per session charges
Use of sound equipment               £12.00   inc vat 
Use of projection equipment          £12.00   inc vat
Use of both sound and projection   £18.00   inc vat    
Use of lights on lighting bar           £24.00   inc vat

Indemnity against damage Surety fee of £150 required for large scale events such as band nights, parties etc. refundable if no damage
Discount for regular hirers (approx 40 weeks) 10%
Deposit and cancellation charges
  • 50% deposit  to be submitted with booking form
  • Cancellation 2 full weeks before event FULL REFUND
  • Cancellation 1 full week before event 50% REFUND
  • PAYMENT IN FULL is required if a booking is cancelled with less than one week’s notice.
  • An administration fee of £10 is charged on refunds
Young peoples events Only allowed with adult supervision and £150.00 surety fee – refundable if no damage occurs
Large scale events An extra cleaning charge of £60.00 inc vat is added to the invoice for large scale events such as parties
Additional notes In order to keep the hire costs at a reasonable level, the Town Council does not have technical support staff on site to assist hirers.   

Hirers must:

  • be competent to use any equipment hired
  • ensure that equipment required is booked in advance
  • ensure that any equipment brought in to connect into the Town Hall systems has regular  portable appliances tests (PATs)


pdf attachment icon Town Hall Hire Charges - Download a document giving details of the cost of hiring rooms at the Town Hall. [pdf 126kb]
pdf attachment icon Standard Conditions of Hire -  Download a document giving details of the standard conditions of hire. [pdf 109kb]
pdf attachment icon Temporary Events Licence -  Download a form to apply for a temporary events licence to hold a licensable event in the Town Hall. [pdf 30kb]

css# Accessibility