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 322814.

Pricing per hour
HirerMain Hall/2019Club Room/2019Main Hall & Club Room/2019Committee Room/2019Garden (in conjunction with a room)/2019
Private Hire, U3A, Charity, Uniform Groups*£11.00£7.90£18.90£6.30£7.30
OFSTED Registered Play School*£5.50£3.95/£9.45£3.15£7.30
All Hirers - after 6pm on Weekends/Public Holidays£22.00£15.80£27.80£12.60£7.30
*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: 

Adult Tap Class Thursday starting 6 June 2019 -  Club room 11:45-12:45 for further information contact Ellouise email or phone 07734227479 

AKS Karate sessions in the main hall, as from 11th March 2019 will change times on Tuesdays to 18:30-19:30 hrs; Wednesday times remain the same: 17:00hrs-18:00hrs for further details contact email:  

Ladies Dance Fit  Friday Main hall  09:15-10:00 contact Helen email

Starting 3 June 2019 Active East Herts Strength & Balance Class for 65 +;  help increase your strength and balance and decrease your risk of falling, Monday 11:15-12:00 only £3 per class contact Adriana Potts for more information 07956667434 email adrianapotts1@gmail.

Wiggle wiggle  childrens dance class Friday Main hall 10:00-11:00 contact Helen email

Kaizen Martial Arts  Thursday 15:45-16:45 in Club room, for further information contact Alex 07949030241 email

AA group starting every Wednesday starting 16 January 12:00-13:00 in the Committee room 1st floor for further information look on AA website for details of group

Restore Your Core (Pilates & Yoga Class to regain strength after childbirth) starting Tuesday 22 January 2019 in the Club room 10:30-11:45 for futher details contact Emma 079967086471 email Check with Emma for class dates - No class in August

Beginners Power Yoga'  Male & Female and mixed abilities  starting Wednesday 9 January 2019 Main Hall 20:30 -21:30 for further information contact Chloe  07880353724 email

Barre Class Combining the precision of Pilates, alignment of Yoga and the grace and technique of Ballet, you'll shape and tone your legs and arms, lift your butt and flatten your abs for an all-rounded sculpted body. Full body conditioning has never been so fun! This is a non-dance class and no dance experience is necessary. Low impact and easy to follow. All ages and abilities welcome. £7.50 per class or less with our class pass scheme.    (low impact chair exercise class) Wednesdays 09:30  -10:15 - starting 9 Jan 2019 Main Hall for further details contact Adriana 07956667434 or email

Active East Herts Strength & Balance Class for over 65;  help increase your strength and balance and decrease your risk of falling,  Wednesday 10:30-11:15 only £3 per class contact Adriana Potts for more information 07956667434 email

Phonic Stars  - Education based classes for pre-school ages -Main Hall starting Monday 7 January 2019  (09:45-10:45)  For further details contact: Joyti on 07515 476255 (

Mixed Yoga Class starting Wednesday 9 Jan 2019 in the Main hall, 20:15-21:45 for further information please contact Chole phone 07880353724 or email

AA Group starting  Thursday in Club room 20:00-21:30 for further details contact Jane 07792777679 email

Pilates - Mondays. Classes for mixed abilities - females and males (19:15-20:15) in the Main Hall. Classes for mixed abilities - men only (20:15-21:15) in the Main Hall. For further information contact: Mandy Ridgwell on 07713 272664 (

Pilates Breath and  Control - Mondays for mixed abilities (18:45-19:45 and 20:00-21:00) in the Club Room. For further information contact:  Rebecca Young email mobile 07853 894544

Wiggle Wiggle, Movement to Music - Thursdays. Classes for children from ages 6 months to 4 years (09:30-10:30) in the Club Room. For further information contact: Helen Nicholls at (

Fitsteps - Thursdays 18:15-19:15 - Main Hall.  Fitsteps is a Dance Fitness Class suitable for all levels of aerobic exerciseFor further information contact: Jacqui Howard on 07731 454228 (

Babyballet East Herts and West Essex - Fridays (09:15-12:30) in the Club Room. For further information contact: Catherine or Saul Segal on 07964 570965

YogaBellies - Sundays. Pregnancy and prenatal yoga for women classes (09:15-12:15) in Club Room. For further information contact: Melanie Bliss on 07738 923833 ( Class in Committee room on10 June 2018

Toward Yoga -Tuesdays. Beginners Yoga (18:00-19:30), Intermediate Yoga (19:30-21:00) in the Club Room. For further information contact: Sarah on 07427 596961 (

Pilates  Breath and Control Thursdays. Mixed ability pilates classes. (19:15-20:15)  in the Main Hall For further information contact: Rebecca Young on

Iyengar Yoga - Wednesdays (10:45-12:15) in the Committee Room 1st Floor and Friday 10:45-12:15. For further information contact: Sharon on 07377 891488 (

Pilates (for U3A Members) - Thursdays (11.00-11:45 hrs) in the Club Room. For further information contact: Mandy Ridgwell on 07713 272664 (

Yoga (Soft Vinyasa Flow Yoga) - Fridays. For all levels (09:30-10:30) in the Committee Room, 1st Floor. For further information contact: Carole Grant on 07710 464742 (


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