The Community Centre is open  (Covid-19 please follow the latestest Government Guidelines 19 July 2021)  

Information about the Centre

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 is a 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: 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.

Please Note: The use of helium balloons, chinese lanterns and naked flamed candles are not permitted at this community centre.

Please Note: In the unlikely event that there is a problem with the key to Bishop's Park Community Centre, during out of office hours, or contact the Caretaker on 07956 332814.
Further to this the Tourist Information Centre, in the Town Centre has a key and is open on Saturday between 10:00-16:00hrs.
Neighbouring Tesco Supermarket also has a spare key.  In all other cases of where you cannot gain access and no one else is available.

Pricing per hour
HirerMain Hall 2021Club Room 2021Main Hall & Club Room 2021Committee Room 2021Garden (in conjunction with a room) 2021
Private Hire, U3A, Charity, Uniform Groups*£11.20£8.10£19.30£6.40£7.50
OFSTED Registered Play School at Venue £5.60£4.05£9.65£3.20£7.50
All Hirers - after 6pm on Weekends/Public Holidays£22.40£16.20£28.60£12.80£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 60 32ft x 36ft / 9.8 x 11m
Club RoomStanding 40 Sitting 30 21ft x 34ft / 6.4 x 10.3m
Main Hall and Club Roomstanding 110/Sitting 80
Committee Room - 4 x 4' Trestle Tables and 15 x Adult Chairs15 sitting 13ft x 15.6ft / 4 x 4.7m
Cupboard in Foyer - 12 x 10 x 6' & 2 x 4 x 4' Trestle Tables, 80 Adult chairs, Club room children's furniture 4 x red children's tables & 24 x chairs. In Main Hall cupboard children's 5 x blue tables, 30 x blue x chairs (extra 3 red chairs and 3 yellow chairs)

Bishops Stortford Complaints Procedure (Word) 25.32 KB

Bishops Park Centre, Lancaster Way, Bishop's Stortford, Herts
CM23 4DA (map)
Latest News: 

Zumba with Laura 19:30-20:30 starting Thursday 2 December 2021 in the Main Hall  for further details contact Laura 07930050851 email

Body Machanix Pilates for All Levels, starting Tuesday  2 November 2021 - in the Main Hall 09:15-10:15 for further details contact Clair 07919283456 email

New Singing Class - Youth Create Singing Lesson starting Sunday 19 September 10:00-13:00 - 1st floor Committee room for further information contact Deborah email or Liz or phone 01279 843215

Zumba by Laura (babies welcome with parent) starting 21 September 2021 Tuesdays in the Club room 11:15-12:05 for futher information contact Laura 07930050851 email

One Two Wellness (+Pilates) starting Wednesday 3 November 2021 Main Hall 09:45-11:30 for futher information contact Daniele email or phone 07494567627

Youth Create Drama Group  Toddlers   starting Sunday 9 May for a trail class then offically starts  23 May 11:30-12:00  Club room - for further details contact Liz Evans phone 01279 843215 or email

Vinyasa Flow Yoga Class Monday 10:30-11:30 in the Main Hall  for further information contact Sam 07811038427 email web site

Youth Create Drama Group  3 -  25 years open door -  starting Sunday  10:00-13:00 Main Hall - for further details contact Liz Evans phone 01279 843215 or email 

Vinyasa Flow Yoga starting Thursday  in the Club room 18:30-19:30 for further details contact Sam email or phone 07811038427

Ladies Dance Fit - Friday  in the Main hall 11:15-12:00 for further details contact Helen or phone 07957634461

Wiggle Wiggle Thursday 6 month to 4 years Main Hall 09:30 to 10:10 for further details contact Helen email or phone 07957634461

Wiggle Wiggle Friday 6 months to 4 years Main Hall 09:30 to 10.10:55 or 10:15-11:00  for further details contact Helen email or phone 07957634461 

Karate starting Wednesday  16:00-18:15 in the Main Hall for further details contact Shauna Carroll email tel 07713866964 

Musc Bugs starting Thursday  in the Club room 09:00-12:30 Sensory music and singing classes for babies, toddlers and pre- schoolers, for further information contact Gemma 07881 595380 email

Joy Dance Fitness Monday 09:15-10:15 Main Hall and 19:00-20:00 Club room  for further details contact Sam 0781103847 email 

Pilates by Clare -  Dynamic Pilates mixed class for 18+ In the Club room on Tuesday's - 19:00-19:45 and 20:00-20:45  and Fridays 09:30-10:30  for further information contact Clare 07572072257 email

Pilates Breath & Control Main Hall Tuesday 10:30-11;30 Wednesday 18:30-20:45,  -  for further information contact Rebecca email or phone 07853894544

 Yinyasa Flow Yoga for Men & Women all levels welcome - Saturday  - Main Hall at 10:15-11:15 for further details contact Sam email or phone 07811038427 

Irish Dancing for boys & girls - Thursday in the Main Hall 16:00-17:00, for further details contact Mandy phone 07713974077 or email

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

Joy Dance Fitness Saturday Main Hall  09:00-10:00 for further details contact Sam phone 07811038427 or email 

Vinyasa Flow Yopga for Men & Woment all levels  Saturday Main Hall 10:15-11:15 for furthr details contact Sam 07811038427 or email 

Active in the Community  for over 50s Strength & Balance Class Thursday Main Hall 12:00-12:45  for further information phone Adri 07956667434 or email

Photos below from  Main Hall, Club room Patio and Garden, Kitchen and 1st floor Committee room 

photo of main hall at bishops parkphoto of club room set out with chairsphoto of Kitchen at bishops park