This centre is now open and available for hire to groups that are not exempt (please refer to the Government Guidance for the list of exempt groups/activities). 

Note: Private parties and social gatherings are currently not permitted with the exception memorial services following a funeral i.e. a wake, and this is limited to a maximum of 15 people.

Information about the centre

Havers Community Centre offers two rooms which can also be joined into one large room. There is also a committee room for quiet meetings, yoga or meditation. Suitable for the elderly and disabled. Rates from £5 per hour.

Havers Community Centre offers two rooms which can also be joined into one large room. There is also a committee room for quiet meetings, yoga or meditation. Suitable for the elderly and disabled. If you have children, enjoy quizzes, sporting activities, drama or simply wish to socialise with your friends and neighbours, we look forward to seeing you at The Havers Community Centre soon. The centre has a large hall, which can be divided to make a main and a smaller hall, available for hire separately or as a whole. A large functional kitchen has serving hatchways into the main hall. There is also a good size committee room, which would be available for one-to-one use or for committee meetings. This room is equipped with several desk-height electrical sockets for IT use and Wi-Fi, making it ideal for teaching or club use. 
To hire, contact Tracey Gaynor 01279 715004 ( for regular bookings contact Anne Shirley 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 Havers Community Centre, during out of office hours, please contact the Tourist Information Centre, in the Town Centre Tel No 01279 715001, they have spare keys and are open on Saturdays between 10:00-16:00hrs. 
In case of emergency please contact Mrs Forrest 07840 095991 or Mr Wyllie on 07799 595045.

Pricing per hour
HirerMain Hall 2020/2021Baden-Powell Room 2020/2021Main Hall + Baden-Powell Room 2020/2021Committee Room 2020/2021
Registered Charity/U3A & Private Hirers*£10.40£8.40£16.70£5.20
OFSTED Playschool, & Uniform Groups*£7.80£6.30£12.53£5.20
Business & Commercial*£15.60£12.60£25.05£5.20
Weekends and Public Holidays after 6pm - All hirers£16.64£13.44£26.72£5.20
*Except Weekends/Public holidays after 6pm
Room Information: 
Room Capacity (people)Dimensions
Main Hallnormally 70 / however during Covid-19 - max standing = 26 @ 2m 37.8ft x 30ft / 11.5x9.1m
Baden Powell Roomnormally 40 / however during Covid-19 - max capacity = 17 @ 2m37.8ft x 19.5ft / 11.5 x 6m
Both Hallsnormally 130 / however during Covid-19 max capacity = 30 @ 2m unless by special arrangement with BSTC
Committee Roomnormally 6-8 / however during Covid-19 max capacity = 4 @ 2m 3mt x 3 mtr
Tables & Chairs in cupboard opposite toilets in corridor 76 x Adult, 38 x kids chairs 8 x 6', 4 x 4', 2 x 3' tables 3 x blue tables 5 x kids tables - 6 around table
Waytemore Road Bishop's Stortford Herts
CM23 3GR (map)
Latest News: 


Wiggle wiggle under 4 dance class starting Thursdays 11:15 - 12:15 for further information contact Helen 01957624461 or email

 Jiggly Wrigglers, Music and Movement for Babies and Toddlers Fridays in the Main Hall 10:30-12:30 (Starts 18 September 2020) Jiggy Wrigglers is a musical wonderland intended to introduce your child to music, develop their sensory capabilities, and become sociable. Jiggy Wrigglers is all about using awesome music to learn as well as for games and other forms of activity for kids between the ages of 0-5years.  For further details contact Kim Cooper at email: or Telephone 07917796075

Dylans Soccer School starting Wednesday 23 September  2020 Main Hall 16:00-17:00 ages 4 to 12 years for further information contact Dylan 07896177970 or email

Tango Dance Class - Tangueando starting Sunday Date to be confirmed September  2020 Baden Powell Hall 16:30-18:00 for further details contact Flo 07511685545 or email

Adult Ballet  - starting Tuesday 15 September 2020  in the Baden Powell Hall  10:15-11:15 for further information contact Rachel email phone 07789144939 or Gill email phone 07968376293

MIxed Ability Fitness Pilates starting Friday  Main Hall 09:-15-10:15 for further information contact Mandy email or phone  07713272664

Puppet Club, Friday evening from 18:00.  For ages 8 -18 years. For further information contact:- or telephone Claire 07532285522

Belly Dance Classes - Thursdays Main Hall, 20:30-21:30 for further details contact Debbie Baker 07904198309 or email

Fitness Pilates Wednesday 09:30-10:30- Main hall contact Mandy Ridgewell 07713272664 

Babyballet   Monday Main Hall 13:00 - 14:45 and 16:00-16:45

The award-winning babyballet Song and Dance Academy is a wonderfully exciting educational movement to music programme for pre-school boys and girls from 6 months to 6 years.  Contact Catherine 07984124404 or email


Photos from left to right: Outside view of Havers; Both sides of hall i.e. Main Hall and Baden Powell Room (this can be split into two by a closing folding partition wall (Main Hall (large side) Baden Powell Room (small side) - Hirers can book one or two sides of hall;  Kitchen (hirers have shared use of kitchen when hiring one side of hall).




outside photo of  havers community centre building