Church Hall

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St Marys Church Hall

The hall is situated close to the beach and all amenities of Dawlish Warren.  It is approx. 200 metres from the beach and is accessed via either a footbridge over the railway line or via beach road.

The hall belongs to the parish of Cofton and is administered by the church.

The hall stands in its own grounds of about two-thirds of an acre and there is ample car parking. It is also possible to pitch tents in the grounds. The hall is used extensively for community activities.


Hall Features

Entrance Lobby
With access ramp for less abled people.

Three Cloakrooms
Hot and cold water in each cloakroom and 2 shower units.

Main Hall
Approx 19 metres (57 feet) by 9 metres (27 feet), vinyl flooring, central heating. Equipment includes 10 large folding tables, a number of smaller tables, 100 chairs.

Kitchen
Approx 9 metres (27 feet) by 3 metres (9 feet) fitted with large gas-fired cooker and hob, electric hot water boiler, 3 sink units and fridge/freezer.

Store Room
With comprehensive range of cutlery, crockery and cooking utensils.

Users of the hall are asked to leave the hall as they found it. There is a report form for any damage or breakages. Please read and keep to the rules, it allows everyone to enjoy the hall.


Letting Charge
Our charge is £10.50 per hour (£7.50 per hour for church groups). Where kitchen equipment needs cleaning or where extensive cleaning is required after an event, an additional charge of £20 per event is charged.

For one off bookings a £10 non refundable deposit is required.

The cost for lighting, gas and heating is included in the charges.

Residential Bookings
Weekends only except in summer months.

We charge £4.75 per person (minimum of £50 per group for one night). The cost for lighting, gas and heating is included in the charges.

A £20 non refundable deposit is required at time of booking.

Booking
Please contact with details of your requirements:

  • Brian Hodge
  • Telephone: 01626 862445 or 07917 094495
  • e-mail: bhodgedawlish@aol.com

If he is unavailable Vanessa Hurley will deal with the enquiry.

  • Telephone:  01626 685499 / mobile 07727675944
  • e-mail:  nessaredhead@gmail.com

Please make cheques payable to "Cofton PCC".

About the Parish

Dawlish Warren is in the Parish of St Mary's Cofton which is at the opposite end of Church Road from Cockwood - post code is EX6 8RP. There are services in the church each Sunday at 11am either Holy Communion or Morning Worship, with exception of the 5th Sunday when the service is joint and at either St Mary's Cofton at 11am or St Paul's Starcross at 10am. At 9.30am each Wednesday morning prayer is said at 8 Willow Way, Beechwood Park, Warren Road, Dawlish Warren - all are welcome at any of these services.

During the summer the church is open on a Thursday morning from 11am until 1pm for visiting, when coffee and tea is served. Any further information please contact Valerie Jeffery, church warden.

From Thursday 7th July until Sunday 10th July 2016 there will be a Flower Festival at St Mary's Church in aid of Devon Historic Churches and Mission to Seafarers. The Church will be open from 10.30am until 3.30pm on Thursday 7th, Friday 8th and Saturday 9th, when light refreshments will be served,on Sunday 10th it will be open after the service from 12.30 until 3.30pm.

On Friday the 8th July there will be a musical evening with all kinds of music from classical to Jazz from Delius to Kern, something for everyone sung and played by Nicola Howard, Angus Ramsay, Anthony Powell with banjo Bob Refreshments will be available in the interval.

  • Tickets £6 and any further information from Ruth Cann 01626 864537
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