Bishop's Park Community Centre offers two rooms which can be joined together for larger functions. There is a bar area in both rooms, and a modern kitchen. Suitable for disabled and elderly. Wi-Fi available. Access to ground floor via main entrance. Access to upper floor via front stairs. Large Car Park. Kitchen accessible by both rooms. the Centre has air-conditioning in each room, The Community Centre, situated next door to Tesco Supermarket,

There are two committee rooms upstairs away from the main hub of the building, suitable for quiet meetings, yoga or meditation. These upstairs rooms are not accessible by the disabled.  There is a large outside garden which can be hired in conjuction with a room. To hirefor one off bookings please contact Tracey Gaynor on 01279 715004 ( for Regular hire contact Anne Shirley on 01279 712146 (

Dog training sessions are not permitted in this venue.Only Guide Dogs permitted in the venue

Please note that no 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th or 21st birthday parties are permitted at this venue. 

Parties ages 12+ are required to leave a £300 cash damage deposit.

NB: In the unlikely event that there is a problem with the key to Bishop's Park Community Centre, during out of office hours, contact the Caretaker who may be located at the premises: Flat 2 or telephone 07941 636114.  Further to this the Tourist Information Centre, in the Town Centre has a key and is open on Saturday between 10:00-16:00hrs.  The neighbouring Tesco supermarket also has a spare key.  In all other cases of where you cannot gain access and no one else is available please contact  07956 332814.

Pricing per hour (2020 prices in brackets)
HirerMain Hall 2019 (2020)Club Room 2019 (2020)Main Hall & Club Room 2019 (2020)Committee Room 2019 (2020)Garden (in conjunction with a room) 2019 (2020)
Private Hire, U3A, Charity, Uniform Groups*£11.00 (£11.20)£7.90 (£8.10)£18.90 (£19.30)£6.30 (£6.40)£7.30 (£7.50)
OFSTED Registered Play School*£5.50 (£5.60)£3.95 (£4.05)£9.45 (£9.65)£3.15 (£3.20)£7.30 (£7.50)
Commercial*£13.75 (£14.00)£9.88 (£10.13)£23.63 (£24.13)£7.88 (£8.00)£7.30 (£7.50)
All Hirers - after 6pm on Weekends/Public Holidays£22.00 (£22.40)£15.80 (£16.20)£27.80 (£28.60)£12.60 (£12.80)£7.30 (£7.50)
*Except Weekends/Public holidays after 6pm
The venue will be closed New Years Eve
Room Information: 
RoomCapacity (people)Dimensions
Main HallStanding 70 Sitting 6032ft x 36ft / 9.8 x 11m
Club RoomStanding 40 Sitting 3021ft x 34ft / 6.4 x 10.3m
Main Hall and Club Room
Committee Room - 4 x 4' Trestle Tables and 15 x Adult Chairs1513ft x 15.6ft / 4 x 4.7m
Cupboard in Foyer - 10 x 6' & 4 x 4' Trestle Tables, 90 Adult chairs, 4 x Kids Tables & 24 Chairs
Bishops Park Centre, Lancaster Way, Bishop's Stortford, Herts
CM23 4DA (map)
Latest News: 

Kids Lingo class starting Thursday 9 January 2020 10:30-11:00 in the Committee Room 1st floor -  for further details contact Jessica phone 07926007797 or email 

Cambridge Weight Plan 1:1 Dieting Sessions: Tuesdays 09:00-10:00 & Thursday 19:00-20:00 in the 1st floor Committee Room.  Regardless of what your weight-loss goals are, there is a program to match you!  For further details please contact

One Two Pilates - Post Natal Pilates (babies very welcome)  starting, Tuesday 14 January 2020 10:15-11:15 for further details contact Daniele email or phone 07494567627

Irish Dancing for boys & girls starting Monday 23 September 2019 in the Main Hall 16:00-17:00 for further details contact Mandy phone 07713974077 or email

"Body Speak is an activity where play is taken seriously. Play is one of the most fundamental activities for the development of a child and in the adult phase it is our inner child that makes our external life more relaxed.
Most of the time communication will be non-verbal, By being spontaneous, we create a free space for play to develop. Play is one of the main resources that allow children to expand their creativity and their individual imaginary world.
During the sessions there is space created where the child or adolescent can use their imagination to  express their emotions, fantasies, fears, conflicts, difficulties etc. They then feel comfortable, loved and accepted for who they are. Groups for ages ranging from 4 to 18 - .For further details contact Luciana Daconti  or phone 07456998937 -Classes in the Committee Room - from 15 November 2019   Fridays 16:30-18:30 and Tuesdays 7 January 2020 Tuesday 15:30-20:30,

YogaBellies starting Thursday 5 September Club room 12:15-13:45 for further details contact Melanie email or phone 07738923833 (Please not no classes between 19 Sep-24 Oct

Phonic Stars Mondays 9 September Main Hall 13:45-14:45 for further details contact Jo or phone 07515476255

Pilates Breath & Control Wednesday Main Hall 19:00-20:00 for further details contact Rebbceca email or phone 07853894544

U3A Pilates Tuesdays  11:45-12:45 in Main Hall - for further details contact Mandy email or phone 07713272664

Meditation Club Lif's Balance Classes, 18:00hrs-19:30hrs, Committee Room Starting 22nd July 2019, Meditation, Mindfulness, Relaxation, and Chair Yoga. Plus 1:1 sessions, workshops Meditation and Mindlfullness retreats. For further details telephone John Harron on Telephone Number: 07818447673 or email 

Joy Dance Fitness starting  Saturday 7 September 09:00-10:00 for further details contact Sam phone 07811038427 or email

Tai Chi for Rehabilitation from Monday11th November, 12:30-13:15, Main hall for further details contact Adrian Potts  Adriana Potts for more information 07956667434 email adrianapotts1@gmail.

Photos below from left to right: Club Room and Main Hall, Patio and Garden.