great hall

The Great Hall is shared with the Primary School, although not available for hire during the day in term time, it is available in the evenings, at weekends & during the school holidays. Seating - up to 150 people.

Dimensions - 17m x 9.8m.

For concerts and plays the Hall is fitted with a portable stage with remote controlled lighting, complete sound system with an induction loop & a cassette deck & CD player.

Some of the activities taking place there include:

  • Fairs, markets & other fund raising functions
  • Badmintonplan
  • Pilates
  • Concerts & shows
  • Singing groups & orchestra practice
  • Model Railway Show
  • Annual Garden Show
  • Art Exhibitions


community room

The Community Room is ideal for meetings, parties etc, it is available daytimes & evenings all year.

Seating - up to 100 people

Dimensions - 8.6m x 7.3m

It has a serving hatch to the kitchen. It is popular with many local clubs & societies.

Community Room events include:

  • Yoga
  • Weight Watchers
  • Art classesplan
  • Music groups
  • Wine Club
  • Parish Council & other meetings
  • Toddlers Groups



The Kitchen is fully equipped with a professional cooker, domestic oven and microwave, utensils, cutlery, crockery and glassware.


      • Weekly Lunch Club
      • Cookery demonstrations
      • Parties

Use is included in the room hire price and parties package.

It may be hired out separately for cookery courses (price on application).

The Parish Room is the ideal venue for business meetings or private functions in the heart of Yealmpton
Bookings are taken by Sam Pillar - 880388 (working hours Tuesday 10-2pm & Friday 10-12) parish room

Booking Form
Terms & Conditions


The office / boardroom is available for small meetings / presentations or training sessions

boardroom office




Hourly (£)

Up to 4 hours (£)

Up to 8 hours (£)


Bookings longer than the stipulated periods can be extended on a pro rata basis

Great Hall




Due to use by the school during term time the hall is only available for hire on weekends, holidays & evenings from 5.30pm

Community Room




Approx room size 8.5m x 7.5m
50 velvet chairs
14 x tables (60cm x 180cm)

Community Centre




Includes the Great Hall, Community Room & Foyer area

Office Meeting Room




Can accomodate 10 people, for business meetings, presentations etc, whiteboard & flipchart included





Includes use of cookers, appliances, utensils pots etc

NB: Yealmpton based organisations and regular hirers are eligible for a 25% discount

Heating, electricity, use of chairs, tables, crockery, cultlery etc are all included in the hire charge
Parking is free and plentiful - overflow parking is available on request
Assistance with the management of your event is available at no extra charge

South Hams Council licensing laws stipulate our venues must be vacated by midnight (11pm on Sundays)
YCA Hire Charges now include a PRS/PPL licence which allows hirers to legally play live and recorded music.
Hirers are responsible for cleaning the venues at the end of their session. However, a cleaning service is available on request at an extra charge.

Open office hours for HIRE ENQUIRIES
Tuesday: 10:00 - 14:00 & Friday 10:00 - 12:00
Contact telephone: (01752) 880388 during the above hours or



These are the Terms and Conditions which you are required to accept when you sign a Hire Agreement. Additional conditions, or variations of these terms, may be included in your Hire Agreement.
This is an Agreement between the hirer (you) and Yealmpton Community Association (YCA or we).
1. Supervision
Throughout your hire period you are responsible for the supervision of the premises including the care and safety of all fittings, furnishings and general contents and prevention of damage of any kind. You are also responsible for the behaviour of all persons using the premises whatever their capacity, including proper supervision of car parking and the avoidance of obstruction of the highway or nuisance to local residents.
2. Sub-hire
You shall not sub-hire, use the premises or allow the premises to be used for any unlawful purposes or in any unlawful way nor do anything which may endanger the premises.
3. Alcohol
You may not allow the sale of alcoholic beverages unless you have obtained all necessary licences such as a Temporary Event Notice and paid the appropriate fee. The YCA must be provided with a copy of the licence prior to the event, it must be displayed prominently during the event and all its provisions observed. (The Administrator has the necessary application forms)
4. Compliance with Regulations
You shall comply with all conditions and regulations in respect of the premises by the Fire Authority and Licensing Authority or otherwise, in connection with any event which includes public dancing or music or other similar public entertainment or stage plays, or cinematography exhibitions.
5. Damages & care of YCA property
You are responsible for leaving the premises and surrounds in a clean and tidy condition and for any damage to furniture, fixtures or fittings. Furniture must be replaced where found, all rubbish removed and no sticky tape, blue-tack or similar is permitted to be used on surfaces. A vacuum cleaner and other cleaning materials are available for your use. Please ensure windows and doors are shut, heating and lights turned off. Any problems please contact the Caretaker (number on the front door)
6. Indemnity
You shall indemnify the YCA, for the cost of repair for any damage done to any part of the premises including the grounds thereof or the contents of the building which may occur as a result of your hiring.
7. Insurance
Commercial activities are not covered by the YCA's insurers. Your goods and equipment left on the premises are not covered by YCA's insurer so it is your responsibility to ensure that adequate cover is arranged.
8. School Equipment
You may not use any school or playgroup equipment stored in the Community Centre except by prior arrangement, sought 14 days in advance through the Administrator.
9. School Buildings, School Kitchen and Grounds
The buildings, kitchen and grounds which comprise Yealmpton Primary School are out of bounds to hirers of the Community Centre, except by prior arrangement with the School or when on school business.
10. Overflow Car Park
If the overflow car park is likely to be needed, permission for its use must be sought 14 days in advance through the Administrator. See § I regarding obstruction of the public highway and nuisance to local householders. You are responsible for guiding cars to the parking areas
11. Hiring Times
If additional time is required to set up or clear away, this must be built into the agreed hire period. Premises must be always be vacated by midnight. (11pm on Sunday's)
12. Payment and Cancellation
The full hire fee is payable on signed confirmation of booking. The booking will only be confirmed on signing of the Hire Agreement. The booking fee will be refunded in the event that YCA has to cancel the booking. YCA reserves the right to cancel any booking in the event of the premises being required for use as a polling station for any Election or by-election. If you cancel a booking, the hire fee will only be refunded if the YCA is able to secure a replacement booking for that period.
13. Securing of premises
The premises must not be left unattended and unlocked at the end of the hire period. Keys must be returned to the key safe and this safe locked as per pre-hire instructions. It is the responsibility of the hirer to ensure windows are shut and exit doors locked before they leave.
14. Use of Electrical Equipment
Any electrical equipment or extension leads brought into the Community Centre must have undergone a Portable Appliance Test (PAT) within the previous 12 months and bear an label indicating when it was tested and by who. Equipment not compliant may be confiscated. You will be responsible for any damage caused as a result of faulty or non-compliant electrical equipment
15. Consequential Damages
The YCA shall not be held liable for any loss or damages sustained by the hirer in the event that the Community Centre is not fit for hiring due to any actions/circumstances beyond the YCA's control.
16. Sale of Goods
If goods are to be sold on YCA's premises, the hirer must comply with the Fair Trading Laws and any local code of practice issued in connection with such sales. In particular, you shall ensure that the total prices of goods and services are prominently displayed, as shall be the seller's name and address, and that any discounts offered are based on the Recommended Retail Prices.
17. Disabilities Act
If there are any special requirements under the Disabilities Act, please contact the Administrator 14 days in advance of the booking. Disabled access and toilet facilities are available on the premises.
18. Smoking and Smoke Devices
Smoking is not permitted by law within YCA's premises or in the adjoining grounds.. Candles and other smoke making devices may not be used on the premises due to fire regulations. (Please see attached copy of Fire regulations)
19. Animals
No animals are allowed on the premises or grounds except properly trained assistance/guide dogs in the company of the person to whom the dog has been assigned.
20. Liability
The YCA will not be held liable for hurt or injuries to any persons or damage to or loss of Hirer or guests personal property.
21. Child Protection Policy
All hirers are responsible for and expected to comply with current child protection legislation.