Godalming Borough Hall

The Borough Hall in the centre of Godalming is an ideal venue for parties, wedding receptions, concerts, theatre productions, craft fairs, exercise classes, and more.

The main hall accommodates up to 285 guests and the court room and bar area accommodates up to 50 guests.

Address and location

Godalming Borough Hall
Bridge Street
GU71 HR 

Hall availability and costs

 Days Available
Times Available

Court Room & Bar Area (Max 50 guests)

 Main Hall  (Max 285 guests)

Combined Main Hall & Court Room (Max 300 guests)

Thursday Evenings

 4pm to 6pm

 6pm to 10pm

 £32 p/h

£41 p/h

 £41 p/h

£49 p/h

£54 per hour

Friday Evenings

 4pm to 6pm

 6pm to 12am

£32 p/h

£38 p/h

 £41 p/h

  £49 p/h

£55 per hour

All day
 9am to 6pm
 £32 per hour
£41 per hour
£46 per hour

Saturday/Sunday Evening

 6pm to 12am
£41 per hour £49 per hour £54 per hour

Facilities at the Borough Hall



Licensed Bar
 7pm to 11pm
Bar Extension
 Extra 45mins    £21.00
Temp Event Notice (TEN)
Application must be received 10 working days prior to Event
Apply for a TEN



30 trestle tables 180cm by 68cm

12 round tables 5ft (152cm diameter)

7 small trestle tables 90cm by 68cm
Download Table Plan examples
Free use
Upholstered dining chairs
160 people
Free Use
Tiered Seating
Theatre style
235 people
  • Catering oven
  • Warming oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigeration
  • Plumbed in water Urn
Please note crockery, utensils and cookware are not provided. £62.00 per session
Mobile Ovens
Extra ovens for large Catering Functions
  £31.00 each
Flip Chart
With Paper
Projector & Screen
Sound system


We have a loading bay available to your caterer giving access to the kitchen area. We also have an unloading bay giving access directly to the stage suitable for the unloading of entertainment equipment. Parking is also available locally in Waverley Council Office grounds for your guests, (please be aware that during certain periods it is used as a pay and display car park).


Godalming Borough Hall recycles glass but does not provide waste disposal. The hirer or caterer will be expected to remove the hirer's rubbish and waste.


Godalming Borough Hall is a non smoking facility.

How to book

Please read the Hiring Regulations, once you are happy with the Terms and Conditions

1. Discuss your ideas

2. Check date availability

3. Costs incurred

4. Arrange a viewing of the Hall

5. Receive Booking Form

  • Arrange site viewings for your
  1. Caterer to view facilities and produce Hygiene Certificate.
  2. Entertainment to view facilities and produce PAT Insurance Certification.
  3. Florists and decorators if required.

  • Two weeks after initial enquiry
  1. Return signed booking form with 25% deposit to confirm your booking.
  2. Return signed copy of Hire Regulations

  • Twenty eight days prior to your event date
  1. The Balance of the total hiring cost to be paid in full to Waverley Borough Council.
  2. Return a copy of your Public Liability Insurance.

How to Pay

  • Deposits
  1. Payable by Cheque made payable to 'Waverley Borough Council'
  2. Credit or Debit card payments can be made by calling the Borough Hall Manager who will take payments over the phone.

  • Balance

An Invoice will be sent for the final balance, which will be due for payment at least 28 days prior to your booking. Using the invoice number you can:

1. Make payments online at http://www.waverley.gov.uk/payments

2. Call the 24 hour automated payment hotline Tel: 01483 861498

3. Make payments at outlets in the borough

4. Send a Cheque made payable to 'Waverley Borough Council' to Godalming Borough Hall

Page owner: Jacqui McDonald. Last updated: 10/08/2015 10:43