Thorpe Astley Community Centre

Please note: due to Covid-19 the Thorpe Astley Community Centre is closed.

The Thorpe Astley Community Centre is a modern facility serving the Thorpe Astley community, with sports facilities and rooms available to hire. Thorpe Astley has four rooms available to hire, suitable for groups of 10-100 people.

There is a modern kitchen available for hire, with serving hatches into the Main Hall and the Activity Room – this kitchen includes a microwave oven, fridge, tea urn, and glass washer – however, there is no cooker available.

It is a single storey building with easy access to all our rooms – no steps, and accessible corridors. We also have a full disabled toilet and baby changing room. Guide and hearing dogs are welcome.

Rooms at the Thorpe Astley Community Centre - photos coming soon.


The Main Hall

The Main Hall is available for family events, conferences meetings and recreational purposes. The hall has a wooden floor and serving hatch into the kitchen/bar. Bouncy Castles are permitted in the Main Hall with a maximum height of 2.29m (7.5').

Capacity: Capacity of 80 seated at tables, or 100 seated theater style.
Size: 13m x 9.45m (42.65' x 31') (LxW)


Committee Rooms

A selection of rooms are available for meetings or social occasions for smaller groups. The large meeting room and activity room can be combined and used as one large room if necessary. These room are fully carpeted and fitted with blinds.

A hatch is available into the kitchen from the activity room. The small meeting room can accommodate up to 10 people and can be used for meetings, trainings etc. The room is fully carpeted and fitted with blinds.

Large Meeting Room & Activity Room, combined.

Capacity: Combined capacity of 35 seated at tables.
Size: 12.26m x 5.1m (40.22' x 16.73') (LxW)


Large Meeting Room

Capacity: Capacity of 20 seated at tables.
Size: 4m x 5.1m (42.65' x 31') (LxW)


Activity Room

Capacity: Capacity of 15 seated at tables.
Size: 5.2m x 5.1m (17.06' x 16.73') (LxW)


Small Meeting Room

Capacity: Capacity of 10 seated at tables.
Size: 3.1m x 4.42m (10.17 x 14.50') (LxW)


Kitchen

There is a modern kitchen available for hire in conjunction with room hire. The kitchen has a microwave oven, fridge, tea urn and glass washer. Please note there is no cooker availabe. The Civic Centre can also provide hot flasks/cups, tea/coffee etc, bottled water for a modest charge.

Licensed Bar

We are able to provide a limited bar service at the Community Centre to suit your function by prior arrangement with the Bar Manager Rachel Carter, who can be reached on 0116 2160478. Hirers are NOT allowed to bring their own alcohol beverages.

Floorplan

A floorplan of the Thorpe Astley Community Centre

Business Hours


Customer Service Shop

The new opening hours for customer services at the Braunstone Civic Centre during Covid-19 are: 

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 9AM - 1PM, then 1:30PM - 5PM.
  • Wednesday: 9AM - 1PM, then 1:30PM - 6PM.
  • Thursday: 9AM - 1PM, then 1:30PM - 5PM.
  • Friday: 9AM - 1PM, then 1:30PM - 5PM.
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

Please get in touch for information regarding bookings. 

 

Braunstone Town Community Library

  • Monday: 2PM - 7PM
  • Tuesday: 2PM - 5PM
  • Wednesday: 10AM - 12:00 Noon, then 2 PM - 5PM.
  • Thursday: 2PM - 5PM
  • Friday: 10AM - 12:00 Noon, then 2 PM - 5PM.
  • Saturday: 10AM - 1PM
  • Sunday: Closed

Thorpe Astley Community Centre

Not available for hirings to allow NHS and childcare usage of the centre during Covid-19. 

Customer Services Shop


Braunstone Civic Centre
Kingsway,
Braunstone Town,
Leicester,
LE3 2PP

Tel: 0116 2890045
Fax: 0116 2824785

enquiries@braunstonetowncouncil.org.uk

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Our Community Centres


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Braunstone Civic Centre
Kingsway, Braunstone Town, Leicester, LE3 2PP.
Tel: 0116 2890045
bookings@braunstonetowncouncil.org.uk

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Thorpe Astley Community Centre
Off Lakin Drive, Thorpe Astley, Leicester, LE3 3RU.
Tel: 0116 2890704
bookings@braunstonetowncouncil.org.uk


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