Venue Hire

Risingholme Community Centre is situated in a beautiful and peaceful English-style park setting with plenty of open space containing a childrens play area, out door seats, a drinking fountain and public toilets. The Risingholme homestead was built in 1864 and is now a multi-use facility available for hire by the community.

Please contact the City Council for permission to use the park.

Earthquake Update.
Please note – the Main House and Theatre are currently yellow stickered.  This means that we are not in a position to hire this out at this stage as both buildings sustained damage in the earthquake and need to be fixed. We will update this as we know more.

The Bull Room;  the Hawford Room and the Penney Room are currently available for hire.

Bull Room

A typical teaching room.  Seats up to 20. Suitable for workshops, training activities, classes, community group activities, meetings.

  • Trestle tables
  • Chairs
  • Whiteboard.
  • access to kitchen facilities

Click here for more information for more information on the Bull Room.

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Hawford Room

A typical teaching room.  Seats up to 14. Suitable for workshops, training activities, classes, community group activities, meetings.

  • Trestle tables
  • Chairs
  • Whiteboard.
  • Television
  • access to kitchen facilities and toilet

Click here for more information on the Hawford Room

Click here to book this venue 

Penney Room

A typical teaching room.  Seats up to 20. Suitable for workshops, training activities, classes, community group activities, meetings.

  • Trestle tables
  • Chairs
  • Whiteboard.
  • access to kitchen facilities and toilet

Click here for more information for more information on the Penney Room.

Click here to book this venue

Main House Not currently available

  • Kitchen with hot water, instant hot water system for tea/coffee making
  • Microwave
  • Small fridge
  • Sink unit.
  • Basic kitchen facilities.
  • Vacuum cleaner and other cleaning equipment available
  • Telephone available for emergency use

Crumpton Room Not currently available

  • A beautiful old-style drawing room.  Seats 30.
  • Suitable for workshops, Training activities, concerts, private functions, classes, community group activities and meetings.
  • Carpeted
  • Chairs
  • Trestle tables
  • White board available.

Edgar Room Not currently available

A typical teaching room.  Seats up to 20.
Suitable for workshops, training activities, concerts, private functions, classes, community group activities, meetings.

  • Carpeted
  • Chairs
  • Trestle tables
  • White board available.

McKenzie Room Not currently available

Smaller room. Seats up to 12.
Suitable for smaller groups, workshops etc.

  • Carpeted
  • Chairs
  • Trestle tables
  • White board available

On the Grounds

Theatre Not currently available

Comparable to an old fashioned school hall. Seats up to 200.
Suitable for workshops, training activities, concerts, private functions, classes, community group activities, meetings.

  • Wooden Floor
  • Chairs
  • Trestle tables
  • White board available.
  • Telephone available for community use.
  • A basic kitchen with hot water, instant hot water system for tea/coffee making
  • Microwave
  • Pie warmer
  • Small fridge
  • Basic cleaning equipment available.

 

Other facilities

  • Trestle tables and exhibition stands for hire.
  • Overhead projector available
  • Photocopying, laminating and fax service.

ACCESS
Two walking entrances to the park and buildings – 22 Cholmondeley Avenue and Reeves Road.
The Lyttelton bus service stops at the end of both the above streets.
Ramp access to all main buildings

99 Hawford Road can be reached either through the park or via Hawford road.

CAR PARKING

Private off-street car park with parking for 20 vehicles.
Street parking also available

RISINGHOLME IS SMOKEFREE