We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.

Located on the 1st floor of the Visitor Centre is our Thomas Bourne Room which is available for private hire for wedding receptions, birthday parties, Christmas parties, conferences and workshops.

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"We had a great time decorating the room for our wedding reception, a blank canvas that you can truly make your own! It's an amazing building in a beautiful location."

Thomas Bourne Room

The room is a fabulous blank canvas which means you can decorate it in just about any way you like to suit your occasion!

There are kitchen facilities on the first floor available for cold preparation, storage and cleaning equipment. As there is no ventilation, outside areas can be used if you want to provide hot food.

It is the hirer’s responsibility to apply for a temporary events license from the local authority, this will also cover music on the premises too.

  • Room capacity of 200.
  • Lift available for ease of access.
  • 20 long rectangular trestle tables and approx. 50 blue conference chairs available for use.
  • Toilets are on the ground and first floors for public access. Disabled access and baby change facilities also available .
  • Access available to soft play, picnic area and wildlife garden

Wedding Reception at Standedge Visitor Centre

If you are interested in hiring the Thomas Bourne Room or if you would like a brochure and wish to view the space we can arrange to show you around. Just drop us an email at standedge@canalrivertrust.org.uk or give us a call on 01484 844298


Last date edited: 5 January 2017