St Thomas’ Church Hall

St Thomas’ Church Hall is situated in Wickham Close, just off Bennetts Road South. There is ample car parking in front of the Hall, and a bus stop (No 16/16A route) on Bennetts Road South, just at the end of Wickham Close. Alternatively you may walk through the churchyard from the Tamworth Road.

Picture of St Thomas’ Church Hall taken from Wickham Close. Showing the Church Hall on the left hand side and the Scout Hall on the right.

At the back it is just possible to see the roof
of the larger “Main Hall”
On the left hand side
is the “Small Hall”
In the centre (foreground) is the main entrance,
next to the Kitchen and Toilet facilities.
On the right hand side is the Scout Hall

The Church is a large hall with approximately 9 x 7.5 metres (29 x 24 feet) of usable space (with a stage), (there is permanent storage of nursery items which takes up some space at the rear of the large hall). There is a kitchen, a lobby and a range of toilet facilities including an accessible toilet. There are 8 tables, seating for 50 adults and 20 children. The seating is functional but please note has been in constant use over many years.

Regular Groups

Please contact these groups directly for information about their costs, times or joining these groups

Little Nutkins @ St Thomas’ – Day Nursery

Meet Monday to Friday providing a range of care and early learning for children of pre-school age. Ring (024) 7633 8237 during opening hours, or visit their facebook page here.

Rainbows, Brownies and Guides

Meet on different evenings (Monday to Thursday), in the Church Hall. Contact Mrs Nicola Woodrow for more information (024) 7667 6474.

Beavers, Cubs and Scouts

Meet in the Scout Hall, contact Martin Goodwin (group chairman) for more information (024) 7633 5311

Beaver Scouts (ages 6-8) Friday 6.00pm – 7.30pm
Cub Scouts (ages 8-10) Monday 6.45pm – 8.30pm
Scouts (ages 10-14) Tuesday 7.00pm – 9.00pm

Other Hall Bookings

It is possible to hire the Church Hall for children’s parties only on some Sunday afternoons and evenings when there are no regular bookings. The hall is available after 1.30pm and has to be vacated by 10.00pm.
The cost for non-commercial hiring is £15 per hour (or part hour) for a minimum booking of 4 hours (£60), if you are interested in exploring this possibility then please contact our office.
If you wish to see the premises we can arrange for one viewing. Any further viewings will incur a fee of £10 paid in advance.
We require at least two weeks notice of any booking.
Below you can download a copy of the Hall hire terms and conditions.
Terms & Conditions and Additional Notes must be agreed prior to the key being given out.

The hall must be left in a clean and tidy condition ready for the next hirer.
There are a number of items in the kitchen which belong to Little Nutkins nursery under no circumstances are they available for use.
There is permanent storage of nursery items which takes up some space at the rear of the large hall, these items are not available for general use.
We require a £40 deposit returnable against the safe return of the key and the hall being left clean and tidy.